Air Conditioner Problems You May Face This Summer

July 27, 2021

You depend on your air conditioner to keep you safe and comfortable during the summer. However, it is when the heat and humidity are at their worst that these systems tend to break down. Here are the common issues you may face as the weather continues heating up. Low Airflow The first thing you are likely to notice is less air coming from your output vents. This indicates an airflow restriction somewhere in your system. The first place to check for a restriction is at your air filter, which you should replace about

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Effective Ways of Quieting a Noisy Air Conditioner

July 12, 2021

An air conditioner is an excellent addition to your home. During winter or summer, an AC will be your lifesaver. Depending on when you had your air conditioning system installed, the components of your AC might start to fail due to age. In addition, moving parts may run out of lubrication and develop some noise when running. Typically, a noisy air conditioner will cause you more comfort than it will comfort you. This might cause you to feel frustrated and even contemplate selling or scrapping the entire unit. However, instead of pulling the plug on your

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How Does Central Air Conditioning Work?

June 15, 2021

Most homeowners rely on their central air conditioning unit to provide cool air during the scorching hot summer months. However, many of them don’t quite understand how their air conditioning system works. Although it’s ingenious, it’s actually not terribly complex, and it shouldn’t be a mystery. We’re going to go over all of the air conditioning system’s components below and explain how they function in unison to provide you with home comfort during the summer season. The Components of Your AC System Every centralized home air conditioning system has a few key components that it needs

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How To Prepare Air Conditioner for the Summer

June 9, 2021

When the hot summer weather hits, you should already have prepped your air conditioning system to handle it. As a homeowner, taking care of your air conditioner should be another springtime maintenance task. In fact, there are many different preparation steps you will need to take to ensure that your air conditioner is ready to work through this upcoming hot summer season. Program Your Thermostat Most newer air conditioning systems have a smart or programmable thermostat. If your system doesn’t, then it is advisable to install one before the summer season hits. These are fairly simple

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Why Does My Air Conditioner Smell?

May 24, 2021

An air conditioning unit’s prime purpose is to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures even during hot summer months. If you turn on your AC and it blows awful smells, this means that your unit has some underlying issues that require immediate attention. It might be challenging to determine the exact source of the smell, especially if you aren’t conversant with how an AC operates. Here are nine unpleasant and even potentially dangerous odors that can emanate from your AC. 1. Burning Electrical Odor When you switch on your AC after having it off for an extended period,

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Does Humidity Affect My Air Conditioner?

May 24, 2021

During the summertime, the outdoors can feel muggy and uncomfortable thanks to an average humidity level of 61% in Hanover and the surrounding areas of Maryland. There may be no escape indoors, though, if the humidity levels are too high in your home. Many people believe that AC reduces moisture in the air, but that is not always the case. Signs of Too Much Indoor Humidity It’s easy to tell when humidity is high outdoors. You perspire and feel sluggish, and the air just feels heavy. Noticing high humidity indoors, though, is not as easy. Some

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What Are the Major Parts of an Air Conditioner?

April 10, 2021

When it’s sweltering hot in summer, your air conditioner keeps your home cool and cozy. For your AC to be reliable and efficient, several components have to work together in harmony. In this article, we will look at the critical parts of an AC and how they function. 1. The Refrigerant Fluid One of the most critical parts of your air conditioner is the refrigerant. The fluid is compressible, meaning you can pressurize it to increase its temperature. It also moves from the indoor and the outdoor unit to dispense heat outside. The

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How Do UV Light Indoor Air Quality Products Work?

April 6, 2021

The beautiful flower blossoms of spring increase the presence of particles in the air. When your indoor air is not given the proper attention, it could increase the risks of respiratory illness and allergic reactions. Most households depend on the HVAC system to improve indoor air quality. Unfortunately, it’s easy to forget about HVAC unit maintenance until it malfunctions at the least expected times. When neglected, contaminants can multiply within your unit and recirculate them through the house. Adding UV lights into your HVAC system is a solution that keeps your unit clean to circulate healthy

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What Are The Most Common Indoor Air Pollutants?

March 20, 2021

The air you and your family breathe in your home can be quite hazardous to your general health. That is especially true during the cold winter months when doors and windows are kept firmly shut and homes are made airtight to conserve energy. Indoor air pollutants have been linked to various health effects, including respiratory problems, chronic cough, lethargy, frequent colds, headaches, eye irritation, memory lapses and dizziness. Once you identify or suspect the real culprits, you can significantly reduce or probably prevent many indoor pollutants. Here are some of the most common pollutants you can

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How Does A Ductless Mini-Split System Work?

March 8, 2021

If you are looking for flexible heating and cooling options for your home, ductless mini-splits can be an ideal choice. They are very efficient, especially for controlling temperatures in hard-to-reach areas. Ductless mini-splits are popular in regions where many buildings don’t have HVAC systems. Before installing mini-splits, you need to understand how they work, their benefits, and their disadvantages. What Are Ductless Mini-Split Systems? Unlike a conventional HVAC system that distributes air throughout the house from one unit, a ductless mini-split system serves an area of the home or a single room. Every system has

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