It can be especially frustrating to have your heater or air conditioner malfunction when you need it the most. If your HVAC system is not functioning properly, the usual best course of action is to call for repairs as soon as possible. However, before you do that you should check to make sure that something else isn’t causing the problem. Read on to find out what you should do before you call for HVAC repairs.
Speedy Air Conditioning Service Blog: Archive for December, 2016
Are you aware that both your air conditioner and heater have air filters in them? Most forced air climate control systems do, and for the same reason: to protect them from dust and debris that may blow in from the ducts. The air filter captures any detritus that may be blown in from the ducts, while allowing air to pass through and into the system. If the filter isn’t changed often enough, though, it can cause a range of problems.
When a climate control system wears down to the point that it can’t do its job effectively, most homeowners are quick to replace it. A thermostat, however, is not quite so obvious when it’s on its last legs. That’s a problem because the thermostat is one of the most vital parts of any climate control system, yet it is often in use long past the time that it should have been replaced. If you’re using a very old thermostat, you should look at some of the following reasons why it’s a good idea to replace it.
Winter is one of the most stressful times of year for ductless systems. Problems are more likely to occur during the cold season, as heating demand on the system increases. If you want to make sure that your ductless system gets through the winter in the best possible condition, you should know what to look for when it comes to ductless problems. Let’s examine some of the more common ductless issues you should watch out for during the winter.