Call a Professional When Your AC Motor Needs to Be Replaced

September 20, 2022

Motors determine how efficiently your HVAC system functions. A trained technician must perform annual preventative maintenance on them to ensure that your system provides adequate cooling. When necessary, they will also identify any underlying issue and advise you on whether to repair or replace one. These components are complex and somewhat dangerous. It’s certainly not advisable for a homeowner to tackle these chores of their own. Signs of a Failing AC Motor Before your AC motor breaks down, it will give off some subtle signs. You might hear strange squeaking or grinding noises that point to weak or worn-out motor...

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Find Out Why Your Air Conditioner Is Making Squeaking, Squealing Sounds

August 17, 2022

When it’s working properly, the air conditioner in your Olathe, KS home may emit a faint humming sound. This background noise is non-intrusive and completely normal. However, if your cooling system starts squeaking and squealing while in action, it may be a sign of trouble. The good news is that HVAC systems often declare the very issues they’re experiencing by the types of noises they produce. Paying careful attention to what you hear could help you pinpoint the source of the problem. Following are several reasons why air conditioners squeak. Worn Components Older air conditioners have belt-driven motors. Newer models...

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Frozen AC Unit Causes and Fixes

July 15, 2022

It’s summertime, and you want your AC unit to work properly. However, sometimes your AC unit can freeze up. Having an air conditioner that is too cold might seem counterintuitive, but it can happen. But before we know how to deal with a frozen AC unit, let’s first talk about why it happens. Low Refrigerant Have you ever wondered why your air conditioner freezes when it’s low on refrigerant? Well, it all has to do with the laws of thermodynamics. When the AC unit is low on refrigerant, it can’t remove heat from the air as effectively. As a result,...

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How Long Should an HVAC System Last on Average?

June 20, 2022

Replacing or installing a new HVAC system can be an expensive proposition. Depending on the type and quality of the equipment, you could easily be looking at spending several thousand dollars to $10,000 or more. As a result, you may be wondering how long you can expect your HVAC system to last before needing to have it replaced. For this reason, we have put together this guide to help you understand the average lifespans for different types of HVAC equipment and also the various factors that can influence how long your equipment lasts. Expected Lifespan for Heating and Cooling Equipment...

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Can I Lower My Energy Bills by Closing Upstairs Vents?

May 20, 2022

With continually rising energy prices, keeping your home heated and cooled can be a costly proposition. This often results in homeowners looking for any ways they can reduce these costs. One option that many people consider is closing all of the upstairs vents and only heating or cooling the main level of the home. While this may sound like a good way to save some money, the truth is that it won’t lead to any reduction in energy usage. In fact, keeping some of your vents closed will almost always end up costing you more money in the long run....

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Should You Choose a Window AC Unit or HVAC System?

April 12, 2022

Soon, you’ll be depending frequently on your air conditioner to maintain a comfortable home. So, if you’re currently shopping for a brand-new system, you’ll certainly want to pull the trigger on a decision before the Olathe, KS weather becomes hot and muggy. However, if you aren’t especially knowledgeable about the different kinds of AC units, then making your choice can be stressful. You could go with a more traditional HVAC unit, such as a central air system or a heat pump, or you could instead invest in one or more window units. Both kinds of air conditioning systems are effective...

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Benefits of Hiring Only Licensed HVAC Contractors

March 14, 2022

As a homeowner, one of the essential concerns is saving money. With this in mind, you may often be tempted to handle issues around your home on your own or seek out someone who does odd jobs and works for cheap. However, even if you’re good at fixing things, it’s wise to let competent professionals service your heating and cooling equipment. In Olathe, you can turn to for that competence. We perform outstanding work, furnish excellent customer care, and have valid credentials. Apart from being assured of quality services, there are other reasons to hire a licensed HVAC contractor. A...

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Top Benefits of An Air Purification System

February 15, 2022

Recently, indoor air quality has become a major concern. The EPA claims that outdoor air may be five times cleaner than indoor air. This means that whatever pollutants get circulated through your home, you are highly likely to inhale them during the time you spend indoors. Exposure to poor indoor quality for an extended period can present a significant health risk to you and your family. That’s why you should consider investing in an air purifier. An air purification system can freshen stale air, eliminating harmful viruses, bacteria and other contaminants that can become detrimental to your health. An air...

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Easy Steps for Resetting a Furnace or Heat Pump

January 12, 2022

When the cold months approach, making sure you have a sufficient heating system is imperative for your comfort. Some homes use furnaces to generate heat whereas others use heat pumps. Both can malfunction for different reasons and often need to be reset. If you ever feel uncomfortable doing HVAC work on your home yourself, it’s always best to call an HVAC professional; however, sometimes straightforward fixes are worth the saved time. Here are some steps you can take to reset your furnace or heat pump. Resetting Your Furnace If your furnace is less than 20 years old, it can usually...

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Why Your Furnace Is Rusting and What You Can Do About It

December 16, 2021

Seeing rust on your HVAC unit can be a confusing experience. Your furnace doesn’t use liquid in order to heat your home, so the presence of rust seems impossible. Though rusting isn’t always a serious problem that needs immediate attention, it can morph into that. Seeing rust, whether inside your furnace or on the outside cabinet, is always a reason to give us a call at . Here is how a furnace rusts and what steps you need to take next. Is Furnace Rusting Common? Though it may seem a bit strange, a little rusting on your furnace is fairly...

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