Category Archives: HVAC how to

HVAC or Heating Ventilation and Air conditioning has been with us for some time now from gas furnaces to cooling the air in our homes. The problem as with anything modern is it cost money when things break. This site is here to help everyone from the at home do-it-yourself person to the beginning HVAC technicians. With articles about troubleshooting HVAC problems.

How to Fix A Loud Noisy Air Conditioner

A noisy loud air conditioner can be an annoyance especially when sleeping or watching TV.   Not all air conditioners are made equal when it comes to how much noise they make.   Some are so quiet you don’t even know it has turned on while others can wake you up in the middle of… Read More »

How to Fix A Loud Noisy Heat Pump Unit

A noisy loud heat pump can be an annoyance especially when sleeping or watching TV.   Not all heat pump are made the same when it comes to how much noise they make.   Some are so quiet you don’t even know it has turned on while others can force you to turn the volume… Read More »

Our Picks for Best HVAC Tool Bags 2018

Buying a HVAC tool bag is something that very much must fit the user.   A tool bag can be the best available and will not be any good unless it feels right to the person using it.   Many things can effect this from the packet layout to the handles used to carry it… Read More »

Basic HVAC Technician Tools List with Pictures

Starting out in HVAC can be hard from finding that first job to buying all the tools you will need. Many heating and cooling tools are not cheap and buying them all at one time can be a big investment.   Keep in mind that depending on who you work for some tools may not… Read More »

Our Picks for Best HVAC Vacuum Pumps

With so many HVAC Vacuum Pumps to choose from how can you make sure you’re purchasing the right one for your job?   Most air conditioning systems today require a critical charge for optimal operation this makes them very sensitive to moisture and other contaminants which can freeze up the system, corrode the metals, and… Read More »

Cost to Replace a Furnace Motherboard Control Board

If your furnace needs a new control board the average cost for a HVAC technician to install it is $400-$600 dollars.   If you are a home DIY type of person furnace control boards can be bought online for $50-$250 dollars depending on the furnace.   Doing it yourself is very tempting so let’s look… Read More »

Outside Condensing Fan Motor Does Not Shut Off

If you have an air conditioning unit that the outside condensing fan does not shut off, there is a few common things to look for.   The three most common problems are the thermostat, thermostat wiring, and Contactor.   While there are other things that can cause the same problem such as a bad circuit… Read More »