If you find yourself constantly Googling questions regarding your air conditioning system, you have come to the right place! We don’t expect you to be the air conditioning expert, so having simple or detailed questions is normal. In this blog, we will answer common homeowner questions about everything HVAC!
If your air conditioner is broken, there are likely warning signs such as:
With proper upkeep and preventative maintenance, your unit can last around 15 years. Frequent breakdowns and costly repairs can start around the 10th year. Homeowners start replacing their systems depending on the price to continue repairing.
Air filters have arrows printed on the sides to indicate which way to install. If your filter is on the wall, the arrows should face the wall. If on the ceiling, the arrows should face the ceiling. If you are replacing your furnace air filter, the arrows should face the furnace. Take note of the previous air filter’s placement and replicate it if placed correctly.
The most common reason why your air conditioner is frozen is due to a dirty or clogged air filter. A dirty filter restricts airflow, causing the coils to freeze. The coils need warm air to blow across them, which is restricted with a dirty air filter.
There could be multiple reasons causing your air conditioner to blow warm air, but here are the most common:
You should be changing your air filter at least every 90 days. Depending on factors such as indoor pets, air filters should be changed about every two months.
There are many cooling options for your home, but the most common air conditioners are:
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It is normal for your air conditioner to make a little noise, but if the unit begins banging, squealing, or rattling something could be very wrong. Noises can indicate a broken or loose part, which can develop into a much bigger problem.
At Universal heating and cooling, we are committed to servicing every customer with the repair and service they deserve. We have been providing quality HVAC services to homeowners in Dayton, Ohio since 1976. What makes us different, you ask? We provide the same pricing for weekdays and weekends, because you shouldn’t have to pay more just because of a certain day of the week. We have no hidden or diagnostic fees and maintain transparency with our customers. We guarantee your satisfaction at Universal, so give us a call for any air conditioning services you need this summer! If you don’t believe us, see what our amazing clients have to say in our Google Reviews!
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