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Potential Causes Of AC Fires

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It is rare for an air conditioner (AC) to start a fire, but it is possible under some circumstances. Below are some of the conditions that can trigger AC fire. Poor Storage of Flammables Some parts of the AC produce a lot of heat when the system is running. For example, the AC motor heats up during operation because it has moving parts that generate friction. The heat produced is usually manageable, but it can trigger a fire if highly flammable materials are kept near the AC. Read More»

Signs That Your Older Home Needs A New Electrical Panel

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There are many reasons to purchase an older home, but it’s also good to plan for a few extra expenses due to the age of the house. The electrical systems, in particular, may be out of date in an older home, which can pose a safety concern at worst or cost you money in energy usage at best. The following are a few signs that you have an outdated system and may need an electrical panel upgrade. Read More»

Warning Signs That Your Furnace Blower Is In Distress

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A furnace is a little like an oversized space heater in that its job is to heat up cold air and blow the warm air out to increase a room’s ambient temperature. However, a furnace is a much bigger appliance with more involved components. One of those components is the blower, a circular device with a motor inside. As the name suggests, its job is to blow the warmed air out. Read More»

Top Things That Indicate Your Air Conditioning Needs Work

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If you want to remain comfortable in your home during the heat of summer, you’ll want to have an air conditioner that works well. Many locations get extremely hot during this time of the year, and you’ll want to have a cool home. However, one thing you’ll want to watch for includes warning signs that you need air conditioning repair. Knowing what some of these are may be very helpful to you. Read More»

2 Signs You Should Have Your Home's Ductwork Professionally Cleaned

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After firing up your home’s furnace for the season, you may have washed the vents and wiped out the upper part of your ductwork. However, since you cannot clean far down, you may wonder about the cleanliness of the ductwork in general. If so, look for the following signs that your home’s ductwork is in need of cleaning. 1.  Excess Dust Is Found on and Around the Vents One sign that your home’s ductwork could stand a good cleaning is when excess dust starts appearing on and around the vents. Read More»