(Near I-70 and Harlan)
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Summer is approaching and this means that temperatures will be rising. And because Colorado has been experiencing unseasonably warm weather, we may be in for a real scorcher this year. The last thing you need is your air conditioning unit to fail on the warmest day of the year. It is important to catch problems before they start – which is why regular maintenance on your unit is essential.
However, even with regular maintenance, air conditioners can fail.
One of the main components of your air conditioner is the compressor. This vital piece of machinery is necessary for your unit to cool your home. It is the job of the compressor to pump the refrigerant to the evaporator coil, which cools the air that enters your home. If your compressor fails, you will be left in the heat.
So, the question remains – does the compressor in your air conditioner need replacing? To find that answer, you need to know the signs of a failing compressor: Continue reading →
If you have recently had your furnace examined by a professional and received a red tag, you may not understand the meaning of the tag. In short, a red tag means that your furnace cannot be used until it is repaired. While you may not receive a physical, red tag, you will receive paperwork from the expert stating that the furnace cannot be used. In some cases, the gas is disconnected from the furnace until it can be repaired and inspected again.
The problem that leads to a red tag can be any number of issues. One of the most common issues is a cracked heat exchanger. A cracked heat exchanger can be deadly – it allows carbon monoxide to escape into your home, which can lead to death when inhaled in large amounts. If your furnace has a cracked heat exchanger, you must stop using it right away to ensure the safety of your family.
Other reasons for a red tag on your furnace include: Continue reading →