If your home uses a split or mini-split air conditioning system, choosing ceiling cassettes (instead of more conventional, wall-mounted indoor units) can have numerous benefits. Unfortunately, while ceiling cassettes are more efficient and less obtrusive than wall-mounted units, they are still vulnerable to some minor mechanical problems that can plague any indoor AC unit.
Water dripping from the vents of a ceiling cassette can be very annoying, and can also cause serious water damage to fixtures and furniture if the problem isn't tackled swiftly.
If you have an air conditioning system, it is important to know how to perform basic repairs on your system.
Important Repair Tip #1: Air Conditioner Will Not Turn on After a Power Outage
If you live in an area where summer storms bring along power outages, it is important to know how to get your system going again. If your air conditioning unit doesn't turn on when the power resumes, you can get your unit working again.
If you have a central HVAC unit and feel a definite lack of cooling ability during the summer, then it may be time for an AC repair service. Repairs can occur both inside and outside the home, but typically, the outdoor condenser unit is to blame for an issue. And, sometimes the problem is an overheating unit. Keep reading to find out how a professional can solve this problem.
Check To See If That Fan Is Working
Soon, cold weather will be here, and you are going to be starting the heating in your home. You need to maintain your HVAC system and heating to prepare for the cold winter months. Here is a simple guide to help you with the heating services to help get your home ready for winter:
Weatherize Your AC and Check Ductwork for Problems
The first thing that needs to be done is to service your air conditioner.
Furnaces that run off of fuel, such as oil or natural gas, either have a direct ignition system or a standing pilot light. The ignition or pilot light ignites the incoming fuel inside the burner, which then provides the energy for heating the air that is forced through the furnace. If this system fails, then your furnace may blow cold air or it may fail to operate completely. The following can help you determine the cause of the problem.