HVAC Unit Has a Burning Smell at the Return?

Answer A burning smell at the HVAC return can be a sign of component failure. If there is a burning smell accompanied by large amounts of smoke, immediately turn off your air conditioner via the circuit b... Read More »

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What Is a HVAC AC Unit?

HVAC refers to heating and cooling units. It is an acronym for "heating, ventilation and air conditioning." An HVAC unit works by drawing interior air out of a home through a vent and distributing ... Read More »

Is it normal to smell a burning smell when the gas heater first comes on?

Heating elements collect dust when the furnace is not in use, and it burns away quickly when the heater is first turned on. If the smell lingers longer than a few minutes or if you see a spark, smo... Read More »

How much does a new HVAC unit cost?

The cost for a new HVAC unit is going to be in the range of $3,500 to $4,000 for a house size that is about 2,000 square feet. The price will go up to about $7,000 to $8,000 if you need duct work ... Read More »

My HVAC Unit Is Leaking?

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units naturally produce water as a byproduct of their method of cooling. Water that is dripping inside the HVAC unit or air condenser but not leakin... Read More »