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June 26, 2018
How to Unclog AC Drain Line in Attic in 8 Steps

The A/C condensation drain line, which is usually either a 1/2" or 3'4" PVC pipe that extends from the attic to an outside wall near the condenser, enables water and moisture to exit the A/C unit during the refrigeration process. It is typically characterized by a slow drip when the A/C is in use. However, […]

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June 12, 2018
AC Frozen Inside: Why Does It Happen and What to Do About It?

If you have noticed that your AC unit doesn't quite cool your home the way it used to, or it is working harder to cool your home, which can also increase your energy bill, an AC frozen inside could be the problem. An AC frozen inside can be caused by a number of components, which […]

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June 5, 2018
Air Conditioner Troubleshooting: Fixing the Most Common Problems

There is nothing more annoying than your air conditioner failing to work in the middle of a heat spell. In such circumstances, you may have to wait for days before an HVAC technician can repair your unit. In most cases, air conditioners repairs should be handled by HVAC technicians, but there are simple repairs you […]

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May 14, 2018
Air Conditioning Preventive Maintenance Checklist: Better Safe than Sorry

Having your air conditioning fail or not working properly in the middle of the sweltering summer can really make your home uncomfortable. Therefore, it is recommended that you keep an air conditioning preventive maintenance checklist to help you stay on top of repairs and keep your system running smoothly and efficiently and avoid unexpected breakdowns, […]

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April 28, 2018
Cleaning the AC Coils - 6 Things You Should Know

Cleaning AC coils is one of the most important actions you can take with your air conditioner to keep it from breaking down as fast. If you are attentive to cleaning the AC coils, then it will pay off in the long run because you'll be less likely to have to try and fix the machine […]

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April 21, 2018
What Is a Capillary Tube? 5 Things to Know

Most people already know that the capillary tubes are what helps the medical technician in a lab draw blood for testing. However, not many realize that same technology is also used in their kitchen refrigerator. A capillary tube is made of ultra-thin, rigid material (plastic or glass) which enables liquid to flow up the tube […]

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April 7, 2018
How to Recharge an AC Unit

Most of the air conditioning units these days are centralized in nature. If you come home after a long day at work or from a walk in broad daylight, it could not get more annoying to see the AC at your place not working or getting charged. There is a complicated phenomenon involving the transfer […]

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March 12, 2018
Trane Air Conditioner Troubleshooting - Common Problems and Solutions

Trane is an HVAC unit reputable for being dependable and the highest in quality. Nevertheless, there may be times when maintenance and troubleshooting become necessary. On the website, there is an easy step guide for troubleshooting that you can follow before calling your local Trane Comfort Specialist™ in case there might be a serious […]

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March 5, 2018
White Rodgers Thermostat Troubleshooting - Common Problems and Solutions

Today we are going to have a look at a guide to White Rodgers thermostat troubleshooting. It is advisable that you try the following tips and suggestions before contacting White Rodgers. Please make sure that no matter the instructions, if in fact, it becomes an emergency, then immediately contact White Rodgers troubleshooting and speak to […]

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February 21, 2018
How Does a Dehumidifier Work?

When we’re asked how does a dehumidifier work, the questioner is either curious or is really asking why their dehumidifier isn’t working as it should. For both the inquisitive and frustrated, this post explains how a dehumidifier removes excess moisture from the air. The Steps section below details how a dehumidifier works and includes tips […]

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February 14, 2018
Top 8 HVAC Troubleshooting Apps

The top HVAC troubleshooting apps on any tech’s phone or tablet are amazing tools for cutting diagnostic and repair times, making customers happy and maximizing the profitability of every service call. Consequently, these HVAC troubleshooting apps are available for Android and iOS. Purchase and/or download them wherever you get your apps including Google Play and […]

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February 7, 2018
Superheat and Subcooling: How to Measure Them

This brief guide explains how to measure superheat and subcooling. As a review, superheat is heat added to the refrigerant above its boiling point/saturation. Subcooling is removing heat from refrigerant below saturation. Measuring the superheating and subcooling of the refrigerant tells you if it is under the proper amount of pressure and can lead to […]

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