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Fix my furnace.com video library Video Archive 2 Videos Heat exchanger replacement 7:17 DIY AC maintenance at home 7:27 Video 1 Video 1 Master HVAC Techniian Kyle Ackerman discusses the importance of maintenance and tips on what you can do yourself at home to improve efficiency and lifespan of your air conditioning equipment.

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HOW TO INCREASE FURNACE AND A/C EFFICIENCY AND LIFESPAN

Air filter stuck in blower Dirty blower motor Blocked condenser coil Thermostat Ducts in unconditioned garage Previous Next Increasing your current HVAC systems’ efficiency and lifespan go hand in hand. By increasing your efficiency, you are inadvertently increasing its’ lifespan too. Sound good? In this article, we will get into some of the things that

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FURNACE SHORT CYCLING

Several blocked air filters Blocked blower motor cooling plate Blocked evaporator coil Blocked off register Furnace high limit switch Crack in a heat exchanger Blocked secondary heat exchanger Inducer motor Rodent blocking the furnace air intake Previous Next What is short cycling Short cycling is a term used to describe a furnace or heating appliance

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WHAT IS THE BEST AIR FILTER?

When it comes to air filters today, there are more options than ever. From style, type, size, material, and MERV ratings to specific airflow allowances on different equipment, it’s enough to make your head spin! Figuring out the best filter option for you can get pretty confusing and it’s a common question that I receive

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Will Air Purifiers Kill COVID-19?

In-duct uv bulb Air scrubber by Aerus mounted in duct Previous Next With the recent development in the COVID-19 pandemic, Air Purifiers have become a mainstream product and flooded the marketplace with different products and misinformation. We are going to go over different Air Purification systems, Air scrubbers, and ultra-violet, germicidal Air purifiers. Each product

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WHAT CAUSES A BLOWER MOTOR TO GO BAD?

Blocked air filter Blocked motor cooling plate Clogged/dirty blower wheel Weak capacitor Shorted control board Previous Next There are numerous reasons why a blower motor may fail. The first one that comes to mind is quite obvious and that would be age. Lets face it, not too many things get better with age, and blower

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HOW TO TELL IF A HIGH LIMIT SWITCH IS BAD

Furnace high limit switch Testing a high limit switch removed from furnace by holding a lighter under the disk Previous Next A high-limit switch is one of the most important safety devices in your furnace. It basically keeps your furnace from catching fire and burning down your home! A high-limit switch works by shutting down

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Air Filters

Air filter High limit with built-in rollout transistor Close-up view of a crack in a furnace heat exchanger Previous Next Dirty air filters are far and wide the number one reason for furnace and air filter problems. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t think about changing them until something happens to cause them to have

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