Is Fall Really the Best Time to Get an HVAC Replacement?

October 20, 2020

As the days get shorter and temperatures get colder, your HVAC system is probably the last thing on your mind. Most homeowners barely even need to run their HVAC unit during fall. However, it might be a good idea to take a break from all the holiday excitement and consider your HVAC needs. If your system is on the older side or just not working optimally, you may want to consider getting it replaced right now. Fall is an excellent time for HVAC replacements due to a few key reasons. You’ll Be Comfortable Without HVAC for

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White Mechanical Inc. – Simple Energy Audit Steps to Improve HVAC Efficiency

September 21, 2020

Energy Audit Practices to Lower Home HVAC Costs With a home energy audit or assessment, you can identify shortcomings that are raising upkeep costs. Many aspects of these inspections focus on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, but there are other facets too, including appliances, water usage, and lighting. A professional energy assessment is highly recommended when you move into a new home and about every five years or so. Professional inspections can involve infrared cameras, blower door tests, gas testing, and other phases that are not practical for most homeowners. That said, there are some energy audit practices that

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Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips You Should Follow to Reduce Costs

June 22, 2020

Every homeowner should be aware of their heating and cooling system conditions to avoid surprises in energy bills. Annual inspections are the key to reducing maintenance costs over time. Here’s a broader checklist for your fall HVAC maintenance to keep costs to a minimum: 1. Replace Dirty Filters One of the most important safety precautions you can apply during the residential HVAC system maintenance is to check the air filters that can get dirty in a short time. In addition to replacing dirty filters, it’s wise to replace worn-out belts and pulleys. 2.

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EER vs. SEER: How Do They Differ from Each Other?

May 30, 2020

In air conditioners, you may have noticed both EER and SEER ratings. These ratings play a vital role in selecting the right air conditioner for your home or work. EER vs SEER is briefly explained here to help you understand the significance of these ratings for making an informed decision. What is EER? Energy Efficiency Rating (EER) is a measurement of the energy efficiency of an air conditioner at a specific outdoor temperature (95 degrees F). The air conditioner is more efficient when its EER rating is higher. EER is calculated by dividing the input electrical

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6 Tips to Troubleshoot a Thermostat That Is Not Working

May 20, 2020

Have you recently seen a difference in the temperature displayed between your thermostat and your actual room temperature? It could be a result of a malfunctioning thermostat. Reasons Why Your Thermostat Isn’t Working There might be several reasons why your thermostat is not working properly. It can be caused by dead batteries or a blown fuse. How to Fix a Thermostat That is Not Working Here are six troubleshooting tips for common thermostat problems: 1. Check if the thermostat is getting power If your thermostat is not working,

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Common Reasons Your Air Conditioner Is Not Turning On

April 20, 2020

With the weather getting warmer by the day, people are finding it difficult to stay indoors without turning on their air conditioning systems. If your air conditioner refuses to turn on in this scorching heat, it can be a major cause of worry for your whole family. However, no need to panic because air conditioners not turning on is not an uncommon problem. Read on to learn about the steps to identify the root cause of the problem. Why Your Air Conditioner Is Not Turning On Here are the most common reasons why your AC unit

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Why Your Air Conditioner Smells Musty and How to Get Rid of It

April 6, 2020

Air conditioners recycle the air in the room to make it feel refreshing and cool. However, an unpleasant or musty smell coming from your air conditioner has a direct impact on your mood. Musty smells are caused due to several factors and can be eliminated with the help of professional cleaning services. Also read: 6 Most Common HVAC Duct Problems You Should Know About What causes your air conditioner to smell musty? Moisture is the building block for mold and mildew growth which can cause a musty smell from your air conditioners. Here

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White Mechanical Inc. Residential Safety Introduction 2020

March 27, 2020

White Mechanical, Inc. is committed to the safety of our customers and their associated families, as well as, our technicians. Our team has completed thorough training and is prepped and ready to ensure that your heating and air conditioning needs are taken care of properly and efficiently. Here are just a few things you can expect from our technicians when they show up at your home. Upon arriving, we will greet you with a smile and a nod/bow. We are currently refraining from contact due to the recent CoronaVirus. Nitrile or latex gloves

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How Should You Clean Air Conditioner Evaporator Coil

March 4, 2020

Frequently changing the air filter of your air conditioner might prove to be expensive. Learn how to clean your AC evaporator coil to help you save money and make your home more comfortable this summer. Signs of a Dirty Evaporator Coil The most common sign of a dirty evaporator coil is the drop in cooling efficiency. Dirt along the coil creates a layer of insulation between the refrigerant coil and air. This makes it harder for the refrigerant to absorb heat from the air and result in the rise of room temperature. An air conditioner won’t

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Heat Pump Vs. Furnace: Which One Is Better for Your Home

February 24, 2020

Heat pumps and furnaces are part of the central heating system in households. A heat pump extracts heat from outdoors and pumps it to the inside of your room while a furnace uses gas or oil to produce heat. Read on to learn their pros and cons, and it will help you decide which one is better for your home. Furnace Vs. Heat Pump The Heating System’s Efficiency Furnaces produce heat by consuming fuels like propane, natural gas, and oil. On the other hand, heat pumps use electricity to transfer

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