Why Is My Furnace Leaking on the Floor?

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All machinery succumbs to wear and tear and breaks down at some point or another. One of these unwanted surprises is when a furnace leaks water. It can be due to several causes, some being major and some minor. No matter the cause, this furnace problem must be dealt with immediately.

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Signs Your Furnace Has A Cracked Heat Exchanger

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HVAC experts recommend that your heating system receive proper care and maintenance to prevent problems, such as a cracked heat exchanger. Fortunately, if your furnace has this type of issue, it will give off several signs. This article discusses what to look for should your heating system have this problem.

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Air Conditioner Makes Loud Noise When Starting

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Air conditioners produce a faint sound when operating. However, a loud noise is not normal. It is vital to investigate any noise that is out-of-the-ordinary. It may be a symptom of a bigger issue with your air conditioner. Read on to learn several causes and solutions for a loud air conditioner.

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Why Use A Ductless Air Conditioner For An Oil-Heated Home Without Ducts?

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Most homes that use heating oil use hydronic heating systems and do not have HVAC ductwork in place. As a result, oil-heat homeowners tend to use window air conditioners during the summer. Doing so may have been a logical step in the past. However, this has changed with the advent of ductless air conditioners.

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How A Modulating Air Conditioner Controls Temperature & Humidity More Effectively

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Air conditioners are evolving fast, especially where it concerns their energy efficiency rates and their ability to provide comfort. Consequently, nowadays, the variable-speed or modulating air conditioner is quickly replacing standard units. This article shares information on variable-speed air conditioning systems and compares them to cooling units with fixed compressor speeds.

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