Tips for Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 20, 2020

To keep your home warm and comfortable during the cold winter months, it’s important to plan ahead of time and perform some furnace maintenance tasks. This will keep your heater running at optimum efficiency, keep your home warm and save you hundreds of dollars on unnecessary expensive repairs. Below are HVAC system maintenance and tune-up tips that you should practice during fall in Maryland. Don’t Ignore Your Air Filters Regularly changing your air filters is the most crucial part of the maintenance process. When the filter becomes dirty, the unit has to work harder to pass

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Simple Energy Audit Steps to Improve HVAC Efficiency

September 20, 2020

HVAC systems consume a lot of energy. Many people who use these systems in the home pay out quite a bit of money in utility bills. The funny thing about this is that you can save a lot of money if only you take the time to carry out regular audit checks. Many people get scared when they hear about energy audit procedures. The reason being is that it can get costly. The good thing about this is you can do the audit yourself and save yourself the money you would pay someone to do it

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Sump Pumps 101: Different Types, When to Replace, Emergency Backup

August 27, 2020

To protect your belongings and keep your basement dry, it’s important to have a sump pump that you can rely on to pump water efficiently and effectively out of your home. To help you choose the right sump pump, know when to replace it, and how to add an emergency backup, here’s a quick crash course. Types of Sump Pumps Submersible—A submersible sump pump sits inside the sump pit and when the water in the pit rises, the motor is triggered and the pumping begins until the water level is lowered and the float disengages. Submersible

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AC Repairs You Might Not Know You Need

August 2, 2020

AC repairs may never cross your mind when your system is running as expected. However, that could all change when you notice your home isn’t getting cold enough and your energy bills are skyrocketing. There are obvious signs of wear and tear, such as leaks, noises, and smells; however, there are times when there are no obvious signs. At Air, Plumbing & Heating Solutions in Randallstown, MD, we specialize in AC repairs, so if you have a concern, we can help. Here are some common AC repairs you may not know that you need. Plugging Leaks If you enjoy the

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What Causes an Air Conditioner to Freeze Up?

July 12, 2020

When you use your air conditioner, you want the interior to stay nice and cool. However, your air conditioner needs the right balance of pressure, airflow, and temperature to cool down those interior areas. If your system is out of balance, then you can be left with damage to your system. A frozen air conditioner is often the result of an unbalanced system. Here are some of the top reasons that your air conditioner might freeze up and what you can do to prevent the issue. Low Refrigerant Low refrigerant is one of the most

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7 Ways to Stay Cool While Waiting Air Conditioner Repairs

June 5, 2020

HVAC companies throughout the nation are frequently inundated with service requests as soon as the warm weather of late spring and summer arrives. That’s because many homeowners wait until they need their cooling systems before actually turning them on, verifying that they work, and performing basic AC maintenance. There are also times when even the most diligently maintained cooling equipment suddenly stops working. If you’re dealing with sudden AC problems, you’ll have to find ways to keep you and everyone else in the residence comfortable until help arrives. The following are seven strategies that might help make your wait for

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8 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Air Conditioner

May 9, 2020

It is absolutely essential to have a well-maintained and efficient air conditioner during the hot summer months. Without it, your house could end up being a hot, sweltering, and very uncomfortable place to be. There are some common mistakes that you need to avoid so that this does not happen to you and your family. Otherwise, you could end up with increased energy bills, a reduction in your air conditioner’s efficiency, unnecessary repairs, and a shortened lifespan of your unit. The following are eight mistakes you will want to avoid making in order to ensure that your

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No Contact Services From Air, Plumbing & Heating Solutions

April 21, 2020

If you have a critical air conditioning, heating, or plumbing issue in Randallstown, MD, you can trust Air, Plumbing & Heating Solutions to help. We understand that many are concerned about having other people in their homes during this pandemic crisis. Still, plumbing and HVAC emergencies arise and should be dealt with in a prompt and professional manner. A broken HVAC system can leave you with dangerous temperatures in your home. Plumbing emergencies can cause a lot of damage if not resolved. If you have an issue that needs to be dealt with as soon as possible, we can help. We’ll have your best

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7 Reasons to Schedule a Spring Tune Up

April 13, 2020

Cool, rainy and snowy weather all have the potential to cause minor to moderate damage to an HVAC system in Baltimore County. The potential for damage can be higher if you have an older furnace or compressor unit on your property. Since the summer months bring some pretty humid weather here in Maryland, it’s in your best interest to schedule an HVAC service appointment ahead of time during the months of April or May. 1. A Service Appointment May Be Included in Your Maintenance Plan If you have a preventative maintenance plan, you will

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Common Plumbing Issues People Try To Fix But Shouldn’t

March 19, 2020

Plumbing problems come in all shapes and sizes from a relatively minor water leak to a major sewer backup that could lead to significant damage to personal property. There are several common plumbing problems that many homeowners face at one point or another. When an unexpected plumbing situation arises, you may be wondering if you should call a plumber or attempt to remedy the issue on your own. There may be times when tackling a DIY home repair might make sense. However, plumbing is one area where taking matters into your own hands could actually cause more

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