Can the Speed of an Air Conditioner Fan Be Changed?

September 15, 2022

Having a functional and high-performing air conditioner in your Spokane, WA, home is becoming increasingly important. In Eastern Washington, record-breaking heat is becoming the norm, and buying the best and most efficient AC model you can find isn’t guaranteed to provide the results you want. Without proper installation and settings that are streamlined to suit your living environment, your air conditioner may not be able to create and maintain a comfortable indoor climate. Read on to learn everything you need to know about AC fan settings, including why they can and should be changed. Four Hundred Cubic

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AC Capacitors and When to Replace Them: A Guide

August 11, 2022

You might have had a capacitor blow if you’ve heard a loud pop and your air conditioner stopped working. AC capacitors are an important part of the air conditioning unit and can wear out over time. A malfunctioning capacitor can cause your air conditioner to overheat and shut down, or it can keep the compressor from starting. Here’s what you need to know about AC capacitors and when it’s time to replace them. What Is an AC Capacitor? Capacitors are used in air conditioners to help start the compressor. The capacitor stores electricity and releases it

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Home Air Conditioning and Higher Humidity

July 20, 2022

When summer is incredibly hot and you must run your air conditioning unit more than usual, the humidity level in your home could increase. Humidity is basically how much water vapor is in the air. Your air conditioning unit puts out cold air and therefore cooling water vapor. Our bodies are already at a high moisture level. When the humidity in the home or outdoors is high it doesn’t allow our bodies to cool. Significant moisture in the air creates an uncomfortable living situation. There are ways to regulate the humidity in your home

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How Many Years Does an HVAC System Last For?

June 13, 2022

Whatever it is you own to heat and cool your home, the fact is that it will need replacing after a while. The only question is how long that will be. To answer this, though, there are a few factors you need to take into consideration. There are three major questions you should ask yourself when you’re figuring out how long your HVAC will last. What Type of HVAC System Do I Own? We’re being intentionally broad by saying “HVAC system.” HVAC stands for “heating, ventilation, and air conditioning,” and it encompasses everything from furnaces

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Common Causes Behind AC Water Leaks

May 19, 2022

Traditional air conditioning units produce condensation as they cool your home. Your AC has a built-in draining system that should securely remove the water. However, your home can still experience leaks when something goes wrong in the system or an essential component hasn’t been maintained. Here are the most common causes behind AC water leaks. Improper Installation Window units need to be tilted slightly backward to ensure the water moves out of the system and away from your home. If the unit is completely level, the moisture inside could overfill your overflow pan. You also need

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