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Top 4 Reasons Why a Gas Furnace Short Cycles

Top 4 Reasons Why a Gas Furnace Short Cycles
Short cycling means the gas furnace is running through its full sequence of operation for heat. It’s providing heat in the building and then it’s shutting off before the thermostat is satisfied. […]

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Furnace Not Working – The Most Common Fix

Furnace Not Working – The Most Common Fix
On average, every six furnace calls we got, one of them is guaranteed to be this problem – furnace not working.
To begin with, take off the top door on your furnace. Sometimes it’ll […]

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Top 5 Furnace Problems and How to Fix Them

Top 5 Furnace Problems and How to Fix Them
We’re going to be showing the scenarios or the symptoms of what the furnace will be doing or not when you are experiencing problems.
But we want to point out one thing before […]

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10 Furnace Maintenance Tips

10 Furnace Maintenance Tips
We oftentimes get asked by homeowners “What can I, as a homeowner, do or check on my furnace for furnace maintenance myself?”
So, we made a list of 10 things that a homeowner can do or check-in their […]

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Top 10 Reasons Why your Furnace Blower Motor is Not Working.

Top 10 Reasons Why your Furnace Blower Motor is Not Working.
Here’s our blower motor housing, and inside, we have our blower motor.

 
1.) Bad Capacitor
The first reason is the capacitor could be bad. If you happen to have a Permanent Split […]

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How to Leak Search the AC System

How to Leak Search the AC System

Every spring and early summer, we get what’s called the first wave of the worried homeowner and rental tenants who realize something’s wrong with their AC system. Sometimes it’s a mechanical part like a […]

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How to Handle a Refrigerant Leak in Your AC Conditioning

How to Handle a Refrigerant Leak in Your AC Conditioning

If your technician has told you that your A/C has a refrigerant leak, we wanted to tell you how we handle it here at Red Deer Heating and Air Conditioning.
This always sparks […]

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How Air Conditioning Zoning Works!

How Air Conditioning Zoning Works!
We find many HVAC technicians don’t know how to explain to their customers, how to properly use their zoned heating and air conditioning systems.
They tell their customers to just set the temperature to 75 on both […]

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Should I Hook Up My AC Manifold Gauges Every Time On An AC Service Call?

Should I Hook Up My AC Manifold Gauges Every Time On An AC Service Call?

As an HVAC technician starting in this field, we were told by the company trainer or professionals to hook the hoses up to our manifold gauges every […]

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6 Ways to Reduce Electrostatic Damage to Control Boards

6 Ways to Reduce Electrostatic Damage to Control Boards
When we first learned how to change a control board on a furnace, we were educated by professionals to take great care and remove any static from ourselves before removing the board […]

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