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Reasons an Air Conditioner Compressor Will Not Start

An air conditioning compressor is the heart of an air conditioning unit and can be a real problem if not working. There are many things that can cause a compressor to stop working. Often the compressor is good, but another component has failed, which stops it from working properly. Below is a list of some… Read More »

Can You Become EPA 608 Certified Online?

Type I EPA 608 exam can be taken online Type II and Type III cannot be taken online and must be proctored. Check local laws as there may be additional requirements. If you need to get an EPA 608 certification to work with refrigerants, you may wonder if you can get certified online. This is… Read More »

How Much Does it Cost to Replace a TXV Valve (2024)

The average TXV replacement cost by an HVAC tech in 2024 is roughly $750-$1200. The cost to buy a TXV Valve in 2024 is roughly $50-$200. Prices can vary by location and time of year. If you have had the TXV valve replaced, let us know in the comments the cost. A TXV (Thermal Expansion… Read More »

How To Replace an HVAC Filter Drier on a Condenser

Replacing an HVAC filter drier is a common job when installing new components such as a new A-coil. A filter drier is a simple device, but the correct steps must be done during an installation. Mainly care needs to be taken not to damage the valves on the condenser, which can become damaged from heat… Read More »

What are HVAC UV Lights and How Do They Work?

UV light kills mold, mildew, and airborne viruses. Improves the air quality in a home. Cost to install is minimal for DIY homeowners. Some HVAC systems may not be able to have a UV light installed. Today most families enjoy the benefits of a central air system in their home. These systems keep us cool… Read More »

HowTo HVAC About Us – Contact Us

We are an HVAC repair company located in Kingman AZ that provides installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement services. We also have a blog section with many guides, tutorials, and more to help DIY individuals with heating and cooling issues. HowTo HVAC Contact Phone and Email Phone: 928-385-9522 Email: [email protected] Services We Offer at HowTo HVAC… Read More »