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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How To Install An Air Filter In a Furnace

February 20, 2020

In this step-by-step guide, we’re going to show you how to replace the air filter in your furnace. Here are five easy steps that you can follow to get the job done. 1. Set the Furnace Thermostat to “Off” The first thing to do is simply set the thermostat on your furnace to “off.” Alternatively, you can disconnect all power to the furnace if you’d like to be extremely safe. 2. Find Your Furnace Air Filter and Its Condition The second thing you’ll want to do is to

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How Long Should a Furnace Last?

February 10, 2020

When kept in good condition, your furnace should be able to last for several decades. However, there are several variables that may determine how often you’ll need to replace this component. How Much Work Does Your Furnace Do? A furnace will tend to last longer if it isn’t required to run 24 hours a day during the winter months. It will also likely last longer if you keep your home at a reasonable temperature during the cool season. Ideally, you’ll keep the thermostat at around 65 degrees at night and 68 degrees during

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Common Questions About Upgrading Your Heating System

January 30, 2020

Are you unsure about whether or not you should install a new heating system? Are you wondering what steps to take to do so? Air, Plumbing & Heating Solutions is here to help! We get a lot of questions from homeowners about their heating systems and whether or not they should install a new heat pump, furnace, boiler, etc. With winter approaching, we wanted to give you some tips on how to identify if your heating system needs upgrading and outline your next best steps. Here are some questions we frequently hear when we’re providing estimates, installing

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