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Air conditioners regulate the temperature indoors during hot days in, keep out pollutants and contaminants, and maintain comfortable humidity levels. Despite the amount of use AC units get, many homeowners in Ohio wait until small issues become large problems to schedule an air conditioning repair service. Here are a few common reasons for repair calls. Lack of maintenance when it comes to keeping an HVAC unit in good working condition, regular maintenance is key. A routine tune-up can help keep units working all summer long in Ohio. When homeowners neglect regular maintenance, small issues can become costly headaches.


AC Repair: Troubleshooting Problems

outdoor air conditioner Most people think it takes a qualified heating technician to check their gas furnace or know how to clean a gas furnace. Truth is there are several things a homeowner can do to check and clean their own furnace. A furnace should be checked at the very least, once a year. Typically just before the cold season when there will be a need for the furnace to run. However, it is a good idea to also check it once during the heating season, just in case the filter gets dirty. The furnace filter is probably the number one thing a homeowner can do to keep their furnace running efficient and clean. Most filters are good for about 2-3 months, depending on the cleanliness of the air, or if there are pets. Inspect the furnace filter every other month, and replace it when the original color of the filter media can't be seen through the grayish colored dirt and/or pet fur. The use of a vacuum cleaner with extension to carefully clean off any dust, dirt or spider webs from the furnace. Careful not to break and components, or pull any wires loose. Put the panels back on. Turn power and gas back on. Re-light pilot as needed.

Air Conditioning Filter: Essential Part of Heating and Air Conditioning

carrier air conditioning Are you avoiding the inevitable need to change your furnace filter? Is it one of those tedious tasks that you feel you wish not to undertake because you are no master of mechanical ability? Well, you can stop worrying and change your furnace filter in a matter of a few minutes, and in just 3 simple and easy to follow steps. You might think that changing your furnace filter is more of a hassle than it is worth, but in reality, your heater's filter is a very important piece of household property. Properly cleaned furnace filters can not only protect the respiratory health of your family by filtering harmful and agitating substances out of the air, but it can also help your furnace to run more efficiently due to an open airflow, not only saving you money but also reduce the risk of a home fire as a result of a clogged filter. You should check your air filters for blockage at least once a month, especially if you use continuous heat throughout the winter season. While people still use disposable fiberglass filters, the reusable filters that are out on the market have several advantages over the old, use once and throw away fiberglass filters. They are dependable, are inexpensive (under $50), and as they can be easily washed and reused, saving you money, as well as lightening the environmental impact that disposable products present. In no time you should see an increase in the efficiency of your furnace (and thus lower bills), and without the need to buy a new filter for every filter change, you should see a direct financial gain from the use of reusable furnace filters. That's all there is to it. 3 simple steps, ten minutes tops. Relax and enjoy the warmth.

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