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What Does It Mean If I Have a Blown Fuse?

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What Does It Mean If I Have a Blown Fuse?

A blown fuse is a relatively common problem in many air conditioning systems. When there is something wrong with the system, the fuse will often blow when the system cycle is on. Homeowners should not replace the fuse by himself, as that will not correct the underlying problem. A blown fuse means something is not working correctly in your system and needs to be repaired. Here are a few possible reasons your AC unit’s fuse has blown.   Electrical Issues Read more

Why Does My House Smell Funny?

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Why Does My House Smell Funny?

It is a problem familiar to most homeowners. You clean your house from top to bottom, but you still notice a strange odor whenever you walk in the door. The smell may actually indicate a problem with your HVAC system. Some of these odors are a minor annoyance, while others suggest a serious issue requiring immediate attention. The following are a few of the most common HVAC issues that may cause your house to smell funny. Musty or Moldy Smell Read more

Why Does My HVAC System Smell Like It’s Burning?

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Why Does My HVAC System Smell Like It's Burning

It can be alarming to discover a burning smell in your home, and you may immediately search the home to locate the source. Worse, you may discover the burning smell originates from your heating or cooling system. If this is the case, you will need a licensed HVAC technician to help you determine the cause and remedy the situation for you.  If You Recently Turned On Your System It is rather common to notice a burning smell when you initially Read more

Why Is My AC Not Cooling the House?

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Why Is My AC Not Cooling the House?

Having a reliable and efficient air conditioning system is a top concern for any home. If you’re running a top-of-the-line machine but not feeling the difference on your skin, the fault may not necessarily be how much you’re spending on your AC. A Little Filter Cleanliness Goes a Long Way Just like your computer can fry over several years from delicate components clogging up with dust, even the best air conditioners need a good wipe down now and then. Most Read more

Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Warm Air?

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Warm Air?

Living in Florida, there are few things worse than finding your air conditioner is blowing warm air when you need relief from the heat. When it comes down it, there are lots of factors that can cause your air conditioner to blow warm air—some simple, some major. Although you’ll need an HVAC technician to determine the root cause, here are three common explanations for why your HVAC system is blowing warm air. A Frozen Unit If your air conditioner is Read more

Common Problems That Occur With AC Capacitors

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Common Problems That Occur With AC Capacitors

One of the most important parts of any home comfort system is the capacitor. This complex component can be found in several shapes, sizes and location within in an air conditioning system, so it’s important have a little capacitor know-how to be prepared if a problems arises. Air Conditioning Capacitors Air conditioning capacitors encounter problems from time to time. Considering there are multiple capacitors within an air conditioning system, it’s important to understand each variety and the purpose they serve. Read more

What’s That Burning Smell Coming From My Heater?

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What's That Burning Smell Coming From My Heater?

It’s December in Florida, and while temperatures are still finding their way into the 80s every now and then, the Sunshine State does experience some chilly lows from time to time. If you’re like the average Floridian, chances are you only use the ‘heat’ setting on your thermostat every so often, so that burning smell coming from your air vents may be making you a little nervous. What Causes that Burning Smell? If your heater is producing a burning smell, Read more

Know Your AC: Condenser Unit

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Know Your AC: Condenser Unit

Your heating and cooling system is made up of lots of components, all of which work together to provide you with cooled and heated air. And while knowing the ins and outs of your air conditioning system may seem as appealing as watching paint dry, knowing a little HVAC vocab could help you in the long run. For this week’s edition of Know Your AC, we’re dishing on everything you need to know about one of the most important parts Read more