Why Does My Thermostat Click When It Comes On?

January 20, 2020

Are you ever relaxing at home when you get surprised by a loud click? A lot of thermostats make a clunking, clicking or ticking noise as they turn on, and some homeowners wonder if they need to be concerned. Keep reading to get the answer to all your questions about thermostat noises. Is Thermostat Clicking Normal? The first misconception to clear up is the idea that a clicking thermostat is bad. It is actually very common for thermostats to make noise. In fact, a thermostat that does not click when you adjust the settings can be a sign that your...

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Symptoms of a Dirty Coil

January 12, 2020

Cleanliness is key when it comes to heating and cooling your home affordably and efficiently. In addition to cleaning and routinely replacing your air filter, your HVAC system’s evaporator coil also needs attention. If you’ve never looked at your evaporator coil, the following symptoms indicate that it’s likely time for a cleaning. Reduced Effectiveness One of the first signs of a dirty coil you may notice is your air conditioner suddenly become less effective at cooling your home. Dust and grime diminish the evaporator coil’s ability to remove heat from the air. At , we’ve seen this problem all too...

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New Year’s Resolutions for Your HVAC System

December 25, 2019

Finding ways to save a little bit of extra money is a fairly common New Year’s resolution. You can put yourself on the path to significant cost savings in the new year by merely finding more efficient ways to heat and cool your home. When your home’s HVAC system is not running efficiently, it expends unneeded energy, which costs money. However, by working with qualified HVAC technicians, like those at in Lewisville, Texas, you can bring comfort and efficiency to your home. The following are some ways you can fatten your wallet in 2020. Invest in Maintenance Instead of ignoring...

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What Causes Heating Repairs?

December 20, 2019

When a furnace runs without problems, homeowners don’t pay much attention to it. When problems arise, however, the heater will suddenly become a top priority. Smart homeowners should learn a little bit about the reasons for heater-related repairs. Understanding why furnaces may require repair work helps with potentially preventing problems or addressing them without delays. The Pilot Light Went Out Once the pilot light goes out, there’s nothing to create the flames on the gas-powered burner. An extinguished pilot light is quite common. Reviewing the owner’s manual should tell the tale about how to light it. Often, merely pressing a...

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HVAC DuctWork – what is it and why is it important?

December 15, 2019

Ductwork or air ducts are the tubes that feed air from your home into the HVAC unit located in your attic or a closet where it is cooled or heated. Then exits the unit via the supply ducts to the grills located around your home. Having ductwork in good condition is key to your system efficiency, air quality, and your comfort. What are the sub-components? Return There is a return grill located in the ceiling near the location of the unit in a hallway. At a minimum, there is at least one in your home. If it’s not in the...

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How Do I Know If My Ducts Need To Be Cleaned?

December 10, 2019

What are ducts? In your attic, there are large silver tubes or air ducts which transfer air from inside your home to the HVAC in the attic to be cooled or heated then pushing it back through the tubes (ducts) to the grills around your home.

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What Are the Different Types of HVAC Systems?

December 5, 2019

A question a homeowner will be faced with when dealing with this question is difficult to answer. Especially when only having to deal with this every 10 plus years. It’s a big investment and locks a homeowner to the decision typically for the life of HVAC systems. What are the different parts of HVAC systems and what do they do? Furnace Evaporator coil Condenser Thermostat Heat pump Air Handler Mini-split VRF – Variable refrigerant flow Conventional Straight AC/ split system HVAC systems Connected Home/ Smart Home New system replacement Partial replacement Ductwork Furnace The furnace, which is typically located in...

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Can You Run The AC In The House When It’s Cold Outside?

December 1, 2019

In short, the answer is no. Our perspective is not to run your AC when the outdoor temperature is below 50 degrees. Many people like to run the AC to cool the house when they sleep not only to reduce the temperature but normally to circulate the air around the bedrooms. What Happens to a System When It’s Below 50 Degrees Outside? In the refrigerants R22 & 410A, there are lubricants. As the outdoor temperature decreases, the viscosity increases so it does not flow as easily. The internal pressures drop, and the system is working harder to pump the freon...

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Why Is My Heating System Blowing Cold Air?

November 21, 2019

As the cold season approaches, more of us will be turning up the heat in our homes. The last thing you want to experience is a cool breeze coming from your home’s heating system when you want to warm up. We’ve put together the following suggestions to help you in the event your heating system blows cool air. Your Filter May Be Clogged You should ideally change your air filter every one to three months. If it has been a while and your HVAC system is blowing cold air when you are attempting to warm up, a clogged or dirty...

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Why Does My Heating System Keep Turning Off?

November 12, 2019

Your heating system was working just fine at the end of last year’s heating season. Now, it just keeps turning on and off. What happened? Is There Debris in the Flue? Over the summer, leaves and other debris could have fallen into the heating system’s exhaust pipe. Animals may have thought it was a good place to build a nest. Debris in the flue will cause the hot gases produced to bank back down into the furnace. The added hot gases can cause the inside of the furnace to overheat. A heat sensor on the furnace checking for this condition...

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