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How to Quiet an Air Conditioner That Rattles or Buzzes

As an air conditioning unit ages it can start to make rattling or buzzing sounds that can be distracting.   While calling a HVAC technician is always recommend there are some things that can be done by the DIYer to see if the problem goes away.   The first thing is to simple go around… Read More »

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What is A Window Mounted Air Conditioner?

Window mounted air conditioners are small cooling units that fit into a window and lower the temperature of a room.   A window HVAC package has the advantage over a large standard home A/C unit in that it is cheap and easily installed by a novice user.   Some disadvantages are that they can only… Read More »

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Portable Air Conditioner Vs Window Mounted

Should you buy a window mounted mounted A/C unit or portable unit?   Let look at the positives and negatives of both as well as other things that separates them.   Window Mounted Window air conditioning units have been in use for many years and are a tested way to cool a space in a… Read More »

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What Is the Best Way to Heat and Cool a Mobile Home?

Heating and cooling a mobile home can defer from a standard home.   From the installation of a HVAC system to the build of the mobile home itself some things defer from conventional home.   Installation of a air conditioning system into a mobile can often be easier since they are often not set on… Read More »

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How To Clean a Window Air Conditioner Filter

Window air conditioner units need basic service done to them or they will not work as well as they should.   One of the more important things to be done is to clean the filter from dust and other debris that can block the air flow.   When air flow is block a A/C unit… Read More »

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How To Replace the Capacitor In a Window Air Conditioning Unit

Replacing the capacitor in a window air conditioner is no a difficult task but car must taken so no harm is done to yourself or the unit.   If you have no experience in HVAC, electrical, or other equivalent background it would be best to buy a new unit since high voltage is fed into… Read More »

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DIY Heat Pump Ductless Mini Split Unit

Heat pumps are very versatile in the way they can heat and cool a space.   Mini split heat pumps can be installed into anything from a garage to a shed.   Home additions are also a good use of a mini split heat pump, when the duct work can’t be extended.   Another benefit… Read More »

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Step-By-Step How To Clean Dryer Vent

Cleaning a dryer vent is one of those necessary household chores that needs to be done occasionally.   There are cleaning services that will come out clean it for you but cleaning the dryer vent is a easy DIY fix that can save money.   Items Needed A few items are necessary to clean the… Read More »

Our Picks for Best Furnace Filters for Allergies

This year has been a bad year for allergies at least for me. Locally were I live the dust and pollen’s in the air seem to be worse than usual making me sneeze constantly and a nose that wont stop running.   Beside allergy medication there is not much I can do about it at… Read More »

What is the Best Way to Heat an Uninsulated Garage?

Heating a garage with no insulation may be more of a challenge than one that is but is done every year by many.   Every garage will be different with some having the roof insulated but not the walls, while others none at all   With the many options to choose from here are some… Read More »

What is the Best Ways To Heat a Garage?

Garages are often the last place heat is added in a home but can become necessary to have a comfortable work area.   Often it depends on the climate of were you live that will dictate the best way to heat a open space such as a garage. What works in Arizona likley wont work… Read More »

Furnace Filters Reviews: Best to Worst

Replacing a furnace filter is often not on the top of the to-do-list.   It can be overlooked until the furnace is not working properly or the air becomes less clean.   People with allergies are often the first to notice when a furnace filter has become dirty and needs replaced.   And just as… Read More »

What are the Best Safe Tent Camping Heaters?

Staying warm in a tent while camping is important especially when the temperature drops in into freezing territory.   More important than staying warm is having heating equipment that is safe to use.   The most common type of tent heaters are propane heaters since they can put out a lot of heat, dont require… Read More »

ECM 2.3 Variable Speed Blower Motor Troubleshooting

ECM 2.3 Motors are used in HVAC systems frequently these days as blower motors.   This includes air conditioners, heat pumps, and furnaces. It can adjust the air flow depending on what the system is getting for feedback.   First of all there are two components to a ECM motor the control module and the… Read More »

What is the Most Efficient Way To Heat a Garage?

If you do a lot of work in a garage depending on where you live heating it is almost a must.   Most start to research their options for heating a garage and most often lean toward large electric heaters.   While large electric heaters do the job they are not the most efficient way… Read More »