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April 18, 2019

Common HVAC Problems and How to Fix Them

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In the heart of winter or the heat of summer, you don’t want to find yourself facing extreme temperatures without a powerful HVAC system. However, even the most dependable unit can break down. They can leave you and your family stranded in the cold as you wait for help to arrive. At Gold Star Services, our pros have the knowledge and training to identify and repair common HVAC problems, preventing disaster down the line.

We have years of experience installing, maintaining, and replacing a wide variety of different HVAC systems. We are experienced with heat pumps, air conditioners, and combustion furnaces. If you’re in the market for a new unit or want to overhaul your aging heat pump, our team will help find an HVAC system that best suits your means and needs. Contact us today at 1-302-947-8694 to find out more.

Common HVAC Problems

Let’s explore just a few of the most common HVAC systems you may encounter:

Inconsistent Heating or Cooling

An HVAC system should cool or heat your entire home, but sometimes you may find that some rooms are colder or warmer than others. While your unit could be malfunctioning, it’s more likely that your ductwork is blocked or cracks and holes in your walls, ceilings, and floors are allowing air to escape and enter your home. At Gold Star Services, our technicians will inspect your ductwork, vents, and rooms. We will take thorough steps to ensure you can enjoy more consistent temperature control.

Ice Buildup

During the colder months, certain HVAC systems – such as heat pumps – can freeze over. Not only will this tank your unit’s efficiency, but prolonged exposure to ice can also damage your heat pump’s components. Most modern heat pumps are equipped with a defrost setting. When activated, this should melt any ice covering to the unit.

Clogged Air Filters

Air filters help protect your HVAC system’s internal machinery from dust and debris. However, if you do not replace your filters regularly, they can become clogged, inhibiting airflow to your system. The result: reduced efficiency and increased running costs. Depending on use, most air filters should be replaced approximately every 90 days. At Gold Star Services, we will give you a comprehensive maintenance plan detailing how to optimize the lifespan of your heating or cooling equipment.

Contact Us Today for Professional HVAC Repairs, Maintenance, and Installation

Common HVAC problems shouldn’t be your undoing. At Gold Star Services, our highly trained pros have the knowledge, tools, and training to solve any heating or cooling equipment issue. Call 1-302-947-8694 today to get started.

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