The Dangers of Supply Registers in Attached Garages

December 19, 2022

As HVAC experts at HVAC Services, Inc. we’re skilled at “thinking through” designs to identify risks and dangers or performance and efficiency problems. Sometimes what seems like a convenient duct design runs afoul of our safety and efficiency goals. It creates a situation that, when fully explained, isn’t as attractive as it once was. It might even be dangerous. Attached garages are a big concern for homeowners because dangerous or noxious fumes can enter the main house through poorly sealed walls or doorways. When supply registers are extended into the garage or whole HVAC equipment installations are present there, risks increase. What’s

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3 Reasons Why Your Furnace Is Making Loud Noises

November 7, 2022

Dealing with a noisy furnace is never a fun experience. These loud sounds can happen due to several reasons. Sometimes these sounds can even worsen over time, so it’s essential to contact HVAC professionals to investigate and take care of these issues. Timely repair services can often extend the lifespan of your furnace and help you avoid more expensive repairs. Here is an overview of the common reasons why your furnace is making loud noises. 1. Malfunctioning Blower Wheel Hearing loud scraping noises from your furnace can often be alarming. These

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Heat Pump vs. Furnace: Which Is the Better Choice?

October 20, 2022

Both heat pumps and furnaces can be good options for heating your home, depending on the local climate. However, a heat pump is generally the best option in places like Kentucky that experience fairly mild winter temperatures. To understand why let’s look at how heat pumps work and what benefits they provide compared to furnaces. What Is a Heat Pump and How Does It Work? A heat pump is a special type of HVAC unit that can be used for both heating and air conditioning. If your home has a fairly new AC unit and

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Heat Pump vs. Furnace: Which Is the Better Choice?

October 20, 2022

Both heat pumps and furnaces can be good options for heating your home, depending on the local climate. However, a heat pump is generally the best option in places like Kentucky that experience fairly mild winter temperatures. To understand why let’s look at how heat pumps work and what benefits they provide compared to furnaces. What Is a Heat Pump and How Does It Work? A heat pump is a special type of HVAC unit that can be used for both heating and air conditioning. If your home has a fairly new AC unit and

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Why You Need an HVAC Maintenance Plan

September 13, 2022

You need your central AC and heater each year, but they won’t run according to your expectations if you neglect them. Experts recommend that all homeowners get biannual maintenance: a spring tune-up for the AC and a fall tune-up for the heater. This goes for all types of HVAC systems, both ducted and ductless. Why, though? Below, we’ll give the two most prominent reasons. Minimizes Wear and Tear You want the most out of your system, which can be anywhere from 15 to 30 years, depending on the model and the manufacturer. A maintenance technician

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MODERN HVAC FOR YOUR HOME 

August 25, 2022

What are mini-split systems? Mini-splits are super energy-efficient, reliable, and eco-friendly solutions to improve your home’s comfort with very low utility costs and zero emissions. They allow flexibility and have single or multi-zone options, so they’re great for remodeling individual rooms or building a new home. MINI SPLIT ADVANTAGES Makes it easy to divide your home into separate comfort zones. The ability to apply single-zone mini-splits to areas of the home resolves hot or cold spots, and makes it easy for room additions, without replacing your current system.

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What Causes Household Mold?

August 9, 2022

Mold is one of those household problems that many homeowners fear. Not only is mold unpleasant to look at, but it can be dangerous to your family’s health. By understanding the most common causes of it, you can take protective measures to minimize your home’s risk of experiencing mold growth. High Humidity Mold flourishes in environments with high humidity. If you live near a large body of water, you’re going to have more trouble with mold than in other areas of the country. The best measure of defense against high indoor humidity is proper household ventilation.

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Why Is My AC Not Blowing Cold Air?

August 4, 2022

  It can be incredibly frustrating when your AC is not blowing cold air. Especially during the summer months, when all you want is to cool down your home. So if you’re wondering why your AC isn’t doing its job, you’re not alone. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most common reasons for this problem. Thermostat Not In Correct Mode One possibility is that the thermostat is set to “system off” and “fan on” mode. This means that the fan will run, but the compressor will not turn on. As a

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How a Ductless Air Conditioner Works

July 11, 2022

Ductless air conditioners can be a great way to heat and cool your home. They’re energy-efficient and don’t need ductwork, unlike a central air conditioner. This is how a ductless air conditioner works. Main Components There are three main components in this system. There is an evaporator/blower unit inside a room in your home. This unit pulls in warm air and transfers the heat to a refrigerant. It then blows cool air back into the room. There’s a conduit that attaches the evaporator/blower unit to an outdoor condenser. The conduit has a power

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5 Easy Ways to Get Indoor Humidity Under Control

June 7, 2022

Too much moisture in your Glasgow, Kentucky home can leave you with a living environment that feels far warmer than it actually is. Excess moisture also sets the stage for problems with mold and mildew, and the property damage and foul, pervasive odors that these unhealthy growths are known to cause. With the five strategies that follow, you can consistently keep your indoor humidity at an acceptable level. 1. Use Your Air Conditioning System Air conditioning systems aren’t just tasked with the job of keeping building interiors cool. This equipment also extracts harmful, airborne particulates to

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