Cleveland HVAC Blog
Air conditioners are far from silent while they are operating. Usually the noise fades into the background after a few minutes. You may hear the hum of the fan motor, the rush of the air as the system starts, and the occasional pinging or banging as air ducts expand and contract with temperature changes. Outside, you may hear the condenser unit start the compressor and fan each cycle. But if you hear sounds that are out of the ordinary or noises that suddenly become louder, it may be time to call an HVAC professional.
Officially, spring started on March 20. But looking at the weather outside, it may be hard to determine what season it is. Cleveland’s recent highs in the 40s and above, paired with occasional sub-freezing days, have been the theme as we move from March into April. It’s important to stay ahead of the weather and prepare your home’s heating and cooling systems for the shift in weather and temperature.
If you find that the air in your home feels thick and mold and mildew
Topics: lower humidity
One of the most common questions we get here at P.K. Wadsworth is “why does my AC smell bad?” While this question can be hard to answer over the phone, there are actually a lot of reasons why a not-so-sweet scent will be wafting throughout your entire home from your AC unit or furnace. Luckily, our team of experts has seen (and smelled) it all, and is here to take you through multiple different scents you might be sniffing, and what they could mean for you and your home’s safety.
Topics: air conditioner
When you're in the throws of summer heat and humidity, it's easy to take AC systems for granted. When they break, you're reminded of what life was like without air conditioning in Ohio - and it's an opportunity to be grateful.
Topics: Ohio air conditioning
Remodeling your basement is a smart move. In addition to adding more livable square footage to your home, it also provides a space where the kids and their friends can hang out without disturbing the rest of the household or where in-laws can enjoy a space of their own when they visit.
Topics: Remodeling Your Basement