Today’s article will address the importance of furnace preventive maintenance. On a recent service call in the Colorado Springs area I had to replace a blower motor in a furnace that had failed due to neglect. Not neglect on the part of the homeowner, but rather neglect on the part of the home builder.
Central air conditioning tips for summer
Keeping your Colorado Springs area home cool and comfortable during the summer months can sometimes be a challenge. If your home has a central air conditioning system, here are a few Summer home cooling tips that will ensure your AC is working at peak performance levels.
Air conditioning refrigerant hazard
< New AC being installed and tested[/caption] Your homes central air conditioning system uses refrigerant, commonly referred to many as freon, to help cool down your home during the hot summer months. But did you know that freon, when inhaled, can cause severe respiratory problems, and even death? This Air conditioning refrigerant hazard poses a risk to teenagers and young adults who have discovered that by removing freon from AC units and inhaling the gas (commonly called huffing), they can achieve a quick, but brief high. Read More
Its almost that time of year when homeowners across the Colorado Springs area will be turning on their air conditioning systems for the first time this season. One of the questions I hear most from homeowners during the summer months is Why does my AC system freeze up?
Importance of HVAC system maintenance
Now that warmer weather is upon us here in the Colorado Springs area, it cannot be overstated about the importance of HVAC system maintenance. We routinely see many service calls come in every air conditioning season regarding complaints about the AC system is not cooling well, or not cooling at all. Often we find that a little preventive maintenance would have corrected the problem.
Water leaking from air conditioner coil
Every year we receive calls from frantic homeowners stating that there is water leaking from the air conditioner coil on top of the furnace. Since your homes central air conditioner does not use water to cool the home, where does this water come from? And why is it leaking?