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October 24, 2019
What Size HVAC Do I Need? The Ultimate Sizing Guide

Image from Amazon Utility bills are a sizeable part of any household budget. When you live in a cold or warm climate, and especially one with severe summers and winters, your HVAC heating bills can leave you feeling like there’s a hole in your wallet. Some households must even go on level payment plans to […]

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June 14, 2019
Freon Leak Detector: Everything You Need to Know

If you think you need a Freon leak detector, then our guide will help you determine which one meets your prerequisites. Prolonged exposure to Freon can lead to lung fluid buildup, lung failure, heart issues, brain damage, and even death. If your HVAC unit is placed outside and you think you are safe from all […]

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November 21, 2017
How To Test a Thermocouple: The Easy Multimeter Way

Most natural gas-based appliances such as water heaters, stoves, and furnaces use a thermocouple. This part acts as a safety shut-off device to prevent harmful gas leakage if the pilot light goes out. Knowing how to test a thermocouple when an appliance malfunctions is a vital part of the repair process. Even though standing pilot […]

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October 11, 2017
How to Prevent Condensation on AC Ducts: 6 Steps

Sweating air conditioning ductwork is a significant issue when summers are warm and humid. The cause is simple: The air inside the ducts is cool, and moisture from humid air outside it condenses on AC ductwork like moisture on a glass of iced tea. Condensation on AC ducts is both the symptom of solvable problems […]

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August 17, 2017
Troubleshooting AC Compressor: How to Find the Most Common Issues

These troubleshooting AC compressor tips will assist you in determining if the compressor is the problem. If so, let's see together what the specific issue might be. Why You Might Need AC Compressor Troubleshooting Tips If your central air conditioner isn’t working at all or is not adequately cooling your home, it is easy to […]

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August 9, 2017
How to Light a Water Heater with Electronic Pilot

This guide explains in detail how to light a water heater with electronic pilot when starting a new unit or restarting one after repairs or service. If you’re unsure what type water heater you have, the Tools & Specs to Keep in Mind section will assist you in determining if your water heater has an […]

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July 20, 2017
HVAC Training 101: Your Potential Career Path

The statistics paint a compelling picture: This is a good time to consider an HVAC training and explore the many careers in HVAC and refrigeration. The outstanding job prospects, good pay and interesting work are among the top reasons HVAC-R is a career path many are already looking into. Employment of heating, air conditioning, and […]

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January 25, 2017
The Average HVAC Technician Salary On the Rise

Workers specialized in the science of heating, refrigeration, and air-conditioning do not usually receive the recognition they deserve. The newer generations perceive management and services instead as career fields worth their time and effort. The pressure to get a college degree is passed on to the young, along with the stigma of becoming a blue-collar […]

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January 4, 2017
How to Clean a Humidifier - 4 Steps to Keep Your Air Fresh

Our body is so addictive to water, we need it in the air as well, in the form of moisture. If you’ve ever lived in a dry climate, then you’ve experienced at least some of the symptoms – cracked lips that are constantly yearning for that glass of water, dry sinuses, throat that feels like […]

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November 17, 2016
10 Humidifier Benefits

Humidifier benefits and plenty and many, some which you may have not even thought about. How can something as simple as a humidifier improve your health and your lifestyle? That’s a good question and we became determined to answer it. Humidity is not something that you’d typically want to associate yourself with. Or, rather, it’s […]

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September 6, 2016
9 Benefits of Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems

  Ductless heating and cooling systems have a continuously growing popularity. More Americans choose split or multi-split HVAC systems over ducted ones. Although the main reason they do so is convenience when installing them, ductless systems are superior when talking about running costs, comfort, air quality, and environmental effects. How Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems […]

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March 7, 2016
A Guide to Copeland Compressors

Air compressors have been an integrating part of our lives for many years now. They owe their popularity partially to the fact that, in order to run, they use air as a primary resource, which is clean, convenient, found in abundance, and very safe. This is why compressors have become quite a vital piece of […]

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