Air Conditioner Smells

Are you getting musty, dirty sock type air conditioner smells from your HVAC unit? If so, then you’ve come to the right place to find a solution, and get your home smelling so fresh and so clean.

The very first thing that you should check would be the air filter. That’s usually the cause of it. If the air filter is clogged and dirty, that may also mean that the evaporator coil is plugged, with dirt, dust, and possibly bacterial growth.

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Troubleshooting Refrigerant Charge on Central Air Conditioners

R22 refrigerant and pressure gauges hooked up to a bottle of R22Warning: Do not attempt to troubleshoot refrigerant charge on central air conditioning units unless you are EPA 608 type II Certified.

This article refers to troubleshooting refrigerant charge on 410a and R22 residential air conditioning systems. Although many of the principles will carry over to other types of refrigerants and drop-ins. I will be sharing a pressure chart that may help you troubleshoot low pressure symptoms, high pressure symptoms. As well as other potential problems you may run into when trying to get your r410a or r22 systems to normal operating pressures.

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How to Charge an A/C System

Before attempting to learn how to charge an a/c system, you need to have your Section 608 Technician Certification Type 2, or Universal. There’s lots of different equipment out there, and if you want the real answer on charging an air conditioning system, I might tell you to charge the unit according to manufacturer specs. But if you want to see how I charge a central a/c system, continue reading.

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Air Conditioning Condensate Drain Line Clogged

Large amount of algae that came out of an a/c condensate drain lineIs your air conditioners condensate drain line clogged? Here we will discuss some of the symptoms of this problem and how to fix them. This is put into the category of Hvac for Beginners. I normally don’t promote diy hvac repairs. But cleaning your air conditioners condensate drain line can usually be done by the homeowner in most cases.

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Honeywell FocusPro 5000 Thermostat Installation

Checking voltage on a digital thermstat

Manuals can be kind of confusing. Hopefully this will clear up some of that confusion as be covering the Honeywell FocusPro 5000 thermostat installation today. The model in these pictures and post are TH5220D. You don’t need to have technical HVAC training to complete the

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Central Air Conditioner Freezing Up

Is your air central air conditioner freezing up? If so, this could be either an easy fix or a more difficult one that would require a licensed hvac technician that has had the proper hvac training to diagnose. I am here to educate customers and help younger technicians learn the trade better, so this should … Read more

Central Air Conditioning Units

Today’s Hvac training I will be going over some of the basics about central air conditioning units. These days it is very common for all new homes to come with central air conditioning, compared to the past where most all air conditioners were the portable kind. The best thing about central air conditioning units in … Read more