Tip For Keeping Your AC's Condenser Free Of Frost & Debris

A crucial part of your home's window air conditioner is the unit's condenser coil. It's common to have issues with frost forming on the surface of the condenser coil, which should be removed as soon as possible. Here are some tips for keeping the frost away and keeping the coil clean, which will help the air conditioner work much more efficiently. Tools & Materials Before you can get started, you'll need the following items. [Read More]

Tips for Finding and Eliminating the Causes of Foul Odors from Your HVAC System

When you walk into your house after being gone for a while and you find it smells awful, you usually start looking right away for the source of the odor. In many cases, a foul odor that permeates your entire home is coming from your heating and air conditioning system. The following discusses these foul odors that are common with HVAC systems and what you can to do to eliminate them for good. [Read More]

Sources Of Mold Growth In HVAC Systems

If you have a moldy HVAC system, part of the treatment solution should include finding the sources of mold growth. Here are some common reasons that HVAC systems can become moldy.  Poorly Maintained Cooling Coil Systems Your air conditioning cooling coils can cause big mold problems for your HVAC system if they're not taken care of properly. In an ideal system, the condensation that drips off of calling coils will fall into a drip pan, which then allows the water to exit the system. [Read More]

4 Things You Must Know About Heat Pumps

If you are planning on installing a heat pump in your home as your source of heat, you must know some things about how they work. Knowing how to work the heating system in your home is going to ensure that you get the most out of it. Here are four things to know: There's No Benefit to Leaving the Heat Pump Running: Even if it's below freezing in the area in which you live, if you leave your house, you should turn the heat pump off. [Read More]