Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for July, 2016

AC Issue Warning Signs: Strange Sounds

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Your air conditioner is obviously not going to operate totally silently. No mechanical system does. That being said, you should have a general idea of just how noisy your system is when you are using it. If you start to notice that your air conditioner in Farmington, CT is making more noise than usual, or if it is making strange sounds that you’ve never heard before, contact us right away.

The longer that you ignore any potential problems with your air conditioning system, the more likely it becomes that your system will suffer serious damages. Keep your eyes and your ears open. When anything seems to be out of the ordinary, we’ll be able to diagnose the problem and resolve it entirely.

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How Often Should I Refill My Refrigerant?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

The question posed in the title of this post is a trick question. The answer is: Never! This is actually true for a few different reasons, which we’ll get into a bit more below. First, though, we just want to remind you that the refrigerant in your air conditioning system performs a vital function therein, as it acts as the heat transfer fluid. If you don’t have enough refrigerant in your system, either due to leaks or an improper charge to begin with, you are going to run into a number of different problems. 

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Protect Your Indoor Air Quality with a Heat Recovery Ventilator

Monday, July 11th, 2016

We understand that most homeowners will think primarily of the temperature in their homes when considering their overall comfort. Understandable as this may be, though, the fact remains that it is equally important that you keep your indoor air quality in mind. If the quality of the air in your home is subpar, there is just no way in which you can hope to live in a comfortable, or even healthful, environment.

That is precisely why you may want to consider the use of a heat recovery ventilator in Bristol, CT. When you use an HRV, you can enjoy outstanding indoor air quality without putting the energy efficiency with which you heat and cool your home at risk. Contact us today to learn more.

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Water Heater FAQ: What Is an Anode Rod?

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Do you use a tank water heater in order to heat a sufficient amount of hot water for use throughout your home? If so, we’d like to take a few moments to inform you about the great importance of keeping a good anode rod in your water heater tank. The anode rod may not be a component that you are even familiar with, but it is one that plays a vital role in keeping your water heater operating properly and preventing damage to your hot water tank. Without a good anode rod in place, your water heater in New Britain, CT will be in serious trouble.

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