7 Possible Causes of Furnace Gas Leaks

November 20, 2022

During the wintertime in Kansas City, MO, you’ll need your gas furnace to keep your home warm and comfortable. Most of the time, gas furnaces operate without any issues. However, a gas leak can happen at any time. Gas leaks pose a serious hazard to your health and the well-being of yourself and anyone else in your household, including pets. Gas leaks require a trained HVAC technician to diagnose and repair. In some cases, the technician may need to work with a gas company technician to fix the leak. Let’s take a look at seven possible causes of furnace gas

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5 Signs Your Furnace Is Leaking Gas

October 19, 2022

Having a gas leak in your Shawnee, Kansas home is never a small matter. Gas leaks create the risk of explosions and fire. They also wreak havoc on the health of all building residents and may prove fatal if left unchecked. For these and countless other reasons, it’s important to spot and resolve gas leaks early on. Following are five signs your furnace is leaking gas and tips for addressing the issue. 1. There’s a Strong Sulphur Smell in Your Home The gas that fuels residential furnaces is both colorless and odorless. Without a special

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Enjoy Whole-House Cooling Even If Your Kansas Home Lacks Ductwork

September 19, 2022

There are quite a few homes in Shawnee, Kansas that were built without the necessary ductwork for supporting central HVAC systems. Sadly, many of the people who live in them are still relying on inefficient window air conditioners or portable ACs that aren’t powerful enough to get the job done. Fortunately, this no longer must be the case. Ductless mini-split air conditioners provide the same whole-house cooling that central AC systems do, and without the costly, post-construction installation of ducting. If you’ve been pining away for cooler indoor temperatures, now is the perfect time to have a ductless mini-split air

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How to Set the Right Service Schedule for Your Air Conditioner

August 18, 2022

All central air conditioners require professional service. Changing out your AC filter and removing debris from the perimeter of the outside condenser is not enough to keep your cooling system working efficiently. To cut your energy costs and extend the lifespan of the AC unit in your Shawnee, Kansas home, you should have this appliance professionally serviced at least once each year. Following is everything you need to know about setting the right AC service schedule. Your Warranty Requires Annual Service Most air conditioner manufacturers recommended yearly maintenance service. You can check the owner’s manual for

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8 Tips on What to Do When Your AC System Freezes

July 29, 2022

Your air conditioner is responsible for cooling your whole house and keeping it comfortable throughout the summer. But when your AC unit freezes up, it won’t be able to keep your house comfortable because it is not efficient as it should be. Here’s what to do when this happens. 1. Turn off the Air Conditioner Turn off your air conditioner but leave the blower when it freezes up. This will prevent the system from continuing to freeze. Don’t switch it on again until the internal unit is thawed and the problem has been addressed. If you

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Explaining Static Pressure in HVAC

June 20, 2022

Static pressure is the level of the resistance to the passage of air in your HVAC system’s ductwork. The pressure of air works much like the pressure of water. If you shrink the diameter of the duct air has to pass through, the pressure goes up. This is similar to when you stick your finger in a garden hose. It’s important to keep an eye on the static pressure in your system; if it is too high, it can damage your HVAC. Even static pressure whose levels are too low are problematic. An HVAC professional from

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4 Steps to Unclogging the Drain Lines in Your AC Unit

May 19, 2022

When your air conditioning unit fails to keep your house cool or emits odors of mold or mildew, you need to check its drain lines to find out if they are clogged. Clogged drain lines disrupt your unit’s normal function and contribute to water damage in and around your home. You can unclog your drain lines for an outside AC unit by following some simple steps or by hiring an experienced Shawnee air conditioning repair service to clean them out for you. Inspect Your Air Conditioning Unit’s Drain Pan Your first step when unclogging the drain

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Does the Placement of My Thermostat Matter?

April 15, 2022

The placement of your thermostat matters a lot. A thermostat reads the temperature in your living space and sends an electrical signal to your heating and cooling system to adjust the temperature. Therefore, your thermostat should be placed in a suitable place to accurately monitor your home’s temperature so it can adjust your HVAC accordingly. The following are dos and don’ts of thermostat placement. 1. Place in a Central Area It is advisable to place your thermostat in the central area of your home. A middle position reflects the average temperature conditions in your

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How Leaky Windows Affect Your Home’s Indoor Temperature

March 16, 2022

The ability to cool and heat our homes with the click of a thermostat button is something we take for granted. Nevertheless, about a century ago, maintaining a comfortable temperature inside a home was challenging. In today’s world, we don’t give our home temperature a second thought until it becomes uncomfortable indoors. Maybe you’ve noticed your home isn’t staying cool during summer, or perhaps you depend on an extra sweater and socks to keep warm during winter. There are various reasons why your home may not maintain a comfortable temperature, and your window quality is one

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5 Effective Ways to Keep Your Furnace Running Longer

February 11, 2022

Furnace lifespans vary quite a bit, and as a homeowner, you have a ton of control over how long yours lasts. If you neglect your heating system and fail to provide it with a healthy environment, you may find yourself saddled with a big, unexpected expense sooner rather than later. However, if you establish proper upkeep habits and stay proactive about caring for your furnace, there’s no reason you can’t get a solid 15+ years from it. 1. Schedule Maintenance Every Year Scheduled professional maintenance is one of the most beneficial things you can do

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