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Many times it is the outer fan that is causing issues leading to the overheating of the AC compressor and further causing the safety to trip. The fan more not be working effectively or may have stopped working altogether.
Wailing sounds are high-pitched screeches and hissing that occurs when your HVAC is running. Sometimes it even happens when it’s not.
Here’s what you need to know if you hear wailing sounds coming from your HVAC system.
Size: If your HVAC system is not the right size, ask your heating and cooling services to check it. A properly sized system will have the capacity to meet the heating/cooling needs of your home.
There are a few ways to lower heating costs, the main one being a “programmable thermostat”.
Get a programmable thermostat and set the temperature right when going out. For example, if you are going to work, set the temperature lower during winter and higher in summer.
Humidity plays a crucial role in maintaining the comfort in your home during the cold months. Make sure that the humidity levels remain in the 30-60% range. You don’t want the air to become dry because that will require the heater to work at higher temperatures for achieving the desired comfort level.
Make sure that your home is well insulated. We recommend that you have your home inspected once every year, as many insulation companies offer a free evaluation. If there are gaps in the insulation, your HVAC system will have to work harder. This will increase the amount of energy spent on heating or cooling. The extra strain on the unit will also increase the chances of HVAC repair needs.
Make sure that the evaporator/condenser coils always remain clean. Otherwise, the dirt can hamper the ability of the coils in transferring heat. This can force the unit to work more, causing the consumption of more energy. This can not only increase the cost of operation, but it can also cause excess strain on the unit and increase the chance of HVAC repair.
The dirt and debris clogged in the duct and dryer vent can contain flammable fibers and hair. Clogging can further cause overheating of the dryer element, which can increase the risk of fire. An overworking heating unit, when combined with circulating flammable material, can create the perfect environment for fire.
If you leave your air duct as such without cleaning, debris and dirt will start accumulating in the filter and the heating/cooling unit. A clogged system will have to work harder and longer to achieve the desired heating and cooling.
Keeping your home’s air duct clean will help in keeping your home’s interior clean. You will no longer find dust on the furniture even after you have cleaned the rooms. If there is dirt in the ductwork, it is commonly seen that black lines form under the doors, and near the stairwells and air vents. They can be much more highlighted on carpets of light shade.