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5 Reasons Why Your AC Shut Down Unexpectedly

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Your AC shouldn’t shut down mid-cycle unexpectedly and then refuse to power back on. There are a few problems that can cause this, and most are easily repaired.  1. Tripped Breaker The most likely cause is an issue with the circuit breaker. Power surges can lead to a tripped breaker. Simply flipping off the breaker that controls the AC, waiting 30 seconds, and then flipping it back on will often fix the problem.…

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Setting Up Your Entertainment Center: Electrical Tips

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When you have a home entertainment center in your home, you can sit back and relax as you enjoy a movie with your family and friends, sing along to music as you clean the home, or root for your favorite sports team while enjoying your favorite snacks. However, a media center must be set up properly in order for its potential to be maximized. Keep reading to learn how to plan and organize your home entertainment center’s setup while maintaining safety and protecting your equipment.…

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A Bad Condenser Contactor Could Keep Your AC From Working

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Your air conditioner condenser has a contactor in it that controls the flow of electricity. It’s a small part that can go bad, and when it does, your AC will malfunction. Here’s how a contactor works, why a contactor goes bad, and how a bad contactor is replaced. The Job Of An Air Conditioner Contactor Your AC parts need electricity intermittently. When the thermostat turns the equipment on, the contactor opens to let electricity flow to a part that needs to start up.…

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Keep Your Cool: 3 Reasons to Service Your Air Conditioner Right Away

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Summer is just a few months away. If you’ve noticed a recent warming trend, now’s the time to service your air conditioner. Servicing your air conditioner before you use it each summer will help to avoid break-downs. If you’re not sure that your air conditioner needs to be serviced, read the information that’s provided below. You’ll find three important reasons to service your air conditioner right away.  Your Home Has Been Vacant…

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Heating System Cleaning And Maintenance: Why It Is Important

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Many homeowners don’t give their home’s heating system and furnace much thought unless it’s winter and they need the heat. Unfortunately, this dismissive perspective often leads to a heating system that, at best, works inefficiently. At worst, it won’t work at all. One of the simplest care tasks that your home’s heating system needs actually turns out to be one of the most important, too. Here’s a look at what you need to know about what can happen if you fail to have your home’s heating system cleaned regularly, including air filter replacement.…

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Preparing Your Home For The Summer Heat: 3 Reasons You Should Schedule Your AC Maintenance Today

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With the summer heat right around the corner, now is the perfect time to schedule your annual AC maintenance appointment if you haven’t already. If you are thinking about putting off this call until later in the season, taking a moment to review the three reasons outlined below can help you to better understand why it is so important that you act soon. Identify And Repair Any Damage That Happened During The Off-Season…

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Why Has Your Electric Furnace Lost Its Heating Power?

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Electric furnaces are generally very reliable, but they can suffer from mechanical problems from time to time. If your electric furnace is suffering from a malfunction, you may notice that it loses its ability to heat your home as quickly and efficiently as it once did. If your electric furnace appears to be functioning normally but has noticeably lost some of its heating power, you should call in a professional furnace repair service to diagnose and repair your furnace as quickly as possible.…

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The Perks Of Adding Central Air Conditioning To Your Home

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If your home does not currently have central air conditioning, you may want to consider having it installed. Those who do not have a lot of experience living in a home with central air might not understand the full depth of its benefits, so further reading is suggested. Here are a few good reasons to install a central air conditioning system. You Can Save Money Every Month A lot of people make the mistake of fearing their electric bill once they start using central air conditioning.…

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3 Things To Expect From Routine Air Conditioning Services

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AC systems require special attention after extended periods of not being used. Some homeowners think that it is fine for them to skip air conditioning services if they turn on the AC systems and the systems produce cooled air. However, postponing or neglecting to get systems serviced can lead to breakdowns when cooling is needed most. Recently purchased AC systems also need routine maintenance if they have been used in a prior season.…

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How A Reversing Valve In A Heat Pump Works And The Repairs It Might Need When It Malfunctions

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If your heat pump won’t put out warm air when you switch the mode from AC to heat, the problem might be with the reversing valve. A reversing valve malfunction can be difficult to diagnose since other failing parts can have the same symptoms. A heating repair professional can determine if the reversing valve is bad and what needs to be done about it. Here’s how a reversing valve is supposed to work, why it goes bad, and the repair options for when it malfunctions.…

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