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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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MINI SPLIT NOT BLOWING COLD AIR?

Heat pump mini split indoor head Mini split filters Mini split head with cover removed exposing evaporator coil Clogged mini split blower wheel and mold on air scoop Mini split head with air scoop removed Mini split blower wheel removed and cleaned Mini split line set compression fittings Bubbles showing leak at a mini split

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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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WHAT TOOLS DO I NEED BEFORE I GET A VIRTUAL DIAGNOSTIC?

MULTI-METER The first and most important tool that you should have at your disposal is a multimeter. A good digital multi-meter is worth its weight in gold when determining what is wrong with an electrical component. If you don’t have one of these, it will be tough to figure out what is wrong with your

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TRANE FURNACE NOT WORKING AND HAS RED LIGHT BLINKING

Previous Next If your furnace is under 20 years old, chances are that you have what is called an “integrated control board.” What this means is that it has a little red and sometimes a green led light attached to the control board. On this Trane furnace shown above, it is a single, red led

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