What does an HVAC tech do during a tune-up?

September 25, 2019

HVAC maintenance is something many people either forget to do or try to avoid spending money on. Those who are diligent about it may not understand what it involves. They simply trust that when the HVAC technician arrives on a service call, all will be well with the HVAC system once they leave. Many HVAC companies offer a maintenance service, although the number of tasks conducted during a tune-up may differ from company to company. Lower-priced maintenance plans usually mean fewer tasks are covered. In general, there are certain standard tasks that your HVAC technician should do

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9 Common HVAC Problems and Solutions

September 25, 2019

1. Dirty or Clogged Filter The air filter in your HVAC system traps dirt, dust, and debris, preventing them from getting into your living space. It cleans your indoor air and contributes to a healthier home. If you fail to replace your filter regularly, it can accumulate so much dirt and dust that it becomes clogged. This can weaken airflow and put extra strain on your air conditioner, resulting in a less comfortable home, higher energy consumption, and poorer indoor air quality. As a general rule of thumb, you should replace your air filter

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Repairing Residential HVAC Units: The Do’s and Dont’s

September 20, 2019

Your home’s HVAC system works hard to keep you cool during the sweltering Las Vegas summers and warm on those chilly desert winter nights. While residential HVAC systems are designed to last a long time, with so much use, it’s bound to break down and require repairs at some point. When it does, make sure you hire a reputable HVAC contractor to do the repair work. A qualified contractor may cost a little more but they will repair your HVAC system properly and won’t cut corners. Here are some of the do’s and don’t of residential

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Difference Between a Condenser Fan Motor and a Blower Motor

September 18, 2019

Having a malfunctioning or broken HVAC system in the middle of a Las Vegas heat wave can be very frustrating. It can make your home feel like an oven and turn every day into a dreaded ordeal. Your air-conditioner can experience a decline in performance or break down because of a wide variety of reasons. In order to identify the exact cause of the problem, you need to have at least a basic understanding of how your HVAC unit works. It’s particularly worrisome if your HVAC system is struggling because one of its main components is faulty.

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5 Signs That Indicate Your AC Fan Motor is Bad

September 16, 2019

If you’re like most homeowners, you probably don’t understand the inner workings of your air conditioner. Nor do you wish to. All you care about is that it continues to produce that refreshing cold air you rely on to keep your Las Vegas home cool. If, however, you’re mechanically-inclined and interested in learning some basics about how an AC functions, then keep reading. We’re going to discuss an important part of your AC unit — the fan motor. Without a functioning blower motor, your AC is rendered useless. You’ll either suffer no air or weak airflow.

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5 Signs Your HVAC Blower Motor Needs to Be Replaced

September 13, 2019

A failing HVAC system is the last thing you want when summer temperatures soar to triple digits in Las Vegas. If you find that your air conditioner is unable to provide adequate cooling or showing unusual behavior, it’s essential to identify and fix the problem promptly, so that you can quickly return your home to a comfortable environment. There are numerous factors that can cause your HVAC unit to become ineffective, ranging from small problems that can be easily fixed, to major issues caused by a bad component that needs to be replaced. The blower motor is

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Adding Central Air Conditioning and Ductwork To An Older Home

September 11, 2019

Many older homes in Las Vegas still have heating and cooling systems like window air conditioners and boilers and radiators. While many of these old systems have faithfully endured, they have long-surpassed their life expectancy and are under strain. It’s worth considering an upgrade to a new central air conditioning system. Technology has improved over the years. Modern HVAC systems are less noisy, more energy-efficient and offer more convenience with products like smart thermostats. Adding central air conditioning and ductwork is a big investment to make in your home. You may be hesitant to replace your

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3 Signs Your Commercial HVAC System Needs to Be Repaired

September 9, 2019

When temperatures soar to unbearable levels in the summer, businesses in Las Vegas may not be able to run smoothly without a properly functioning commercial HVAC system. If your air-conditioner is struggling to create a cool environment for your employees and customers, you’ll likely see a decline in productivity and profitability. This can have short-term and long-term effects on your business. A wide range of factors can cause your commercial HVAC unit to become less effective, behave strangely, or break down. An untrained person may not be able to tell if the problem is easy to fix

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7 Things To Consider When Choosing an HVAC Contractor in Las Vegas

August 28, 2019

When installing an HVAC system in a new home or replacing an old HVAC system in your current home, who you hire to do the work is crucial. HVAC systems are one of the biggest investments you can make to your home. Installations are complex and often disruptive, especially if new ductwork is being laid throughout the home. If you’re doing renovations or building a new home, this is a part of the construction you want to be done right the first time to avoid having to redo work later on. That’s why choosing the right

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6 Reasons For Bi-Annual HVAC Tune-ups

August 23, 2019

We understand that household maintenance keeps you busy. There’s lawn to mow, gutters to clean, repairs to make, and never-ending household chores. Maintaining the HVAC system is probably the last thing on your mind. It runs inconspicuously in the background, keeping your Las Vegas home cool in summer and warm in winter while you deal with the daily demands of life. HVAC systems are durable and, for a while, it will continue to faithfully do its job until one day — it doesn’t. Suddenly, the AC isn’t blowing cold air or the furnace stops working, and

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