Purchasing A New Furnace

How To Clean Both Sides Of Your Condenser Coils

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Your air conditioner is naturally going to become less efficient over the years. The condenser unit is particularly vulnerable to losing efficiency because it is located on the outside of the house. Certain components will get dirty from being outdoors, causing them to run less effectively and putting more stress on your condenser motor. This article explains how you can clean your condenser coils for a more productive AC system. Read More»

How To Install A New Blower Wheel In A Prepped Electric Furnace

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Your heating and air conditioning unit has a motorized fan that blows the heated air out of the furnace and through your house. The fan assembly contains the motor and a blower wheel that acts as the fan. If your furnace has stopped blowing out hot air and you narrowed the problem down to the blower wheel, your first step would be to remove the assembly from the furnace and pull out the old wheel. Read More»

How To Remove And Replace A Broken Pressure Switch In Your Furnace

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A pressure switch is a safety sensor inside your heating and air conditioning unit that checks to make sure the proper air pressure is present for combustion gas ventilation. If the air pressure isn’t present, the switch will keep your unit from turning on because the combustion could either fail or cause harmful gasses to release into your home. If the pressure switch breaks, the furnace will either start shutting off quickly after starting or will fail to turn on at all. Read More»

Buying an Older Mobile Home? Be Alert to These Potential Plumbing Issues

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Mobile homes are the less-expensive step into home ownership and many of the most modern mobile homes are designed to be almost as efficient as any traditional house. However, mobile homes that were built several years ago are not always up to today’s standards, and many of the older ones you find on the market could have an array of problems, especially where plumbing is concerned. To ensure you don’t invest in an older mobile home and end up with a host of plumbing problems, there are a few signs and symptoms of trouble you should be looking for while you shop. Read More»

How To Remove The Broken Blower Motor In Your Furnace

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The blower motor in your furnace powers a fan that helps circulate air through both the HVAC unit and your home. If the motor goes out, your furnace will likely stop working. You will need to work through some troubleshooting to make sure the motor is the problem. But if you have narrowed the cause down to the motor, the replacement process only requires a few tools essential tools and some time. Read More»