Keeping Your Home Comfortable

Why Are Some Rooms Comfortably Cool While Others Are Stifling Hot?

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When you turn on the central air conditioning in the summer, your expectation is probably that the whole home will cool off to a comfortable temperature. Thus, it can be pretty frustrating when some rooms stay hot and uncomfortable. You should not have to keep pushing that thermostat lower and lower to make these hot rooms bearable. Here’s a look at four possible reasons why your home is cooling unevenly, and what you can do about it.…

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3 Central Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

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Your central air conditioner plays the most important role in keeping your home comfortable year-round. However, if you do not properly maintain your air conditioner, it will lose efficiency over time. Here are three tips that can help you keep your air conditioner running smoothly and help you avoid costly repairs. Keep the Condenser Free of Obstructions Your outdoor condenser unit works by drawing in outside air and delivering it to the chilled evaporator coils above your indoor furnace.…

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How To Lessen Vibration Noise In Your Heat Pump's Outside Unit

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Heat pumps are known to produce unusual noise during operation; for example, the reversing valve that causes the unit to transition from heating mode to cooling mode, or vice versa, can make a noticeable sound similar to rushing air. Even while not cooling or heating, a buzzing sound can normally be heard as the unit’s low voltage solenoid idles. However, not all noises are normal and should be addressed. Fortunately, homeowners can easily fix the problem if vibration is the cause of outside unit noise.…

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