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Most frequent service problems caused by neglect

https://arpiair.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Taking-Care-of-Unit-VIDEO.mp4 The most frequent problem is not changing the filter. Dirt has to go somewhere, and if the filter is too dirty or gone, it will accumulate on the motor, blower, and evaporator coil. This will reduce efficiency and potentially damage the unit. Additionally, repairs cost a lot more than just replacing the filter.

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How often should AC units be serviced?

https://arpiair.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Servicing-VIDEO.mp4 The A/C should be serviced each spring when the weather turns mild. That way we can check the freon and all of the components. We can also clean out any debris accumulated during the winter months.

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When should a house be inspected?

https://arpiair.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/House-Inspected-VIDEO.mp4 If you buy a new house, you should have your unit inspected. You should also have it checked if you have just done some remodeling. The unit may have been running during the remodel, and now it needs to be cleaned.

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Most frequently asked questions for home HVAC

https://arpiair.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/What-Temperature-VIDEO.mp4 I always get asked, “What temperature should I keep my house at?” My reply is always that it is up to you. We all must pay a power bill, so keep the thermostat at your most comfortable temperature. We are all different, and our houses are different, so there is no exact number.

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Air Compressors

Most older buildings use pneumatic controls to operate the HVAC systems. One thing you forget about though is maintaining the air compressor and drier. Don’t forget that these have filters as well as oil that need to be maintained. Keeping this in working order is essential for proper operation and comfort for your building.

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Humidifiers

We are installing steam humidifiers today. Two Honeywell Tru-steam units with Pro-IAQ thermostats. These units are easy to install and give the best Humidity control.

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JOB CHALLENGES

There are always differences with every home you install a system on. We recently went to a home where the homeowner and a 7 year old, 4 ton system. He complained that it never conditioned the home properly and it ran constantly.I showed him how the duct work was undersized and he was not even getting 2 tons out of

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