How an AC Technician Replaces an AC Unit’s Motor

September 20, 2022

In AC units, motors are used to move the air and the refrigerant. This movement provides air conditioning. Without proper maintenance or because of prolonged use, HVAC motors may develop faults. The resulting damage may cause the entire AC unit to stop working. AC technicians are trained to check, repair, and replace any damaged parts. Signs That Your AC Unit Needs a Tune-up Cooling fans will not turn on Fan blades rotate slowly when AC is on Rattling noise coming from the condenser unit Burning smell Blown fuse

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How Efficient Are Mini-Splits Compared to Central Air Systems?

August 16, 2022

As mini-splits become more popular and homeowners are beginning to adopt them, we’re seeing an increase in questions about this air conditioning system. One of the biggest questions we are getting is whether a mini-split system is more efficient than a central air system. TS Heat & Air has proudly served the Oklahoma City metropolitan area since 1983. As a family-owned and -operated business, we understand that the customer comes first. Our service technicians strive to provide exceptional service during each visit we make to a home. One of our goals as a business is to keep our customers informed,

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What to Do About Excess Humidity When the Air Conditioner Is On

July 15, 2022

Having too much humidity in your Bethany, Oklahoma home can make your living environment hot, muggy, and downright oppressive. Indoor humidity can remain high even when your air conditioner is running. Sometimes having too much humidity is a natural consequence of having a large and active family. At other times, it may mean that your air conditioner is struggling. Knowing how to tell the difference is important. When air conditioners stop regulating humidity effectively, they’re often poised for a breakdown. Here are a few things that you can do to resolve the problem. Start by Checking and

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How HVAC Dampers Make Zoned Heating and Cooling Possible

June 14, 2022

If you’re envious of the flexibility that ductless mini-split heat pumps and air conditioners provide, you’re not alone. Many homeowners in Bethany, Oklahoma, wish that their central HVAC systems were capable of selectively heating and cooling individual rooms. Central HVAC establishes a uniform temperature throughout the entire building, and ductless mini-splits meet the unique needs of each resident by creating custom temperatures in different zones. The good news is that HVAC dampers make it possible to streamline central HVAC to perform much the same way. Just like ductless mini-split systems heat or cool single rooms, zoned systems can be used

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A Guide to Cleaning Your Window AC Unit

May 19, 2022

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t clean your window air conditioner very often or possibly avoid cleaning it at all. If you don’t make sure to clean your window AC unit regularly, it could allow mold to start growing and negatively affect the air quality inside your home. The unit also won’t work nearly as efficiently or effectively if you don’t take the time to ensure it is clean. It is important to give the unit a thorough cleaning at the start and end of every cooling season, but you should also clean it at least once a

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How Ductless Air Conditioners Work

April 19, 2022

One of the hottest topics in HVAC is the ductless mini-split air conditioner. Not only are mini-splits popular among homeowners, but they can also be a great option for small buildings and offices. For the most part, ductless systems operate like stand-alone central air conditioning units, but they include a separate electrical box outside the house that serves as the control site. The best ductless systems offer superior cooling, quiet operation, and comfort while providing an environmental benefit since they use less energy. They also tend to be more efficient than stand-alone central air conditioning units. They

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Is It Better to Use a Furnace or a Space Heater?

March 17, 2022

At TS Heat & Air, one question we are frequently asked by customers is whether it makes more sense to run your furnace all the time or use an electric space heater instead? Generally speaking, running your furnace is the better option as furnaces are far more energy efficient than space heaters. Nonetheless, the answer to this question isn’t always as simple as it first seems. To understand why this is, it is necessary to take into account your specific heating goals and also to do a more direct comparison of the energy costs associated with each type of heating.

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Understanding the Benefits of Air Purifiers and Dehumidifiers

February 15, 2022

Air purifiers and dehumidifiers are two of the most common air treatment appliances for homes. While both types of appliances can clean the air and make it easier to breathe, they each have distinct uses and advantages. Dehumidifiers are perfect for asthma patients and those with mold problems in their homes, while air purifiers work well for smokers or those with allergies or pets. While both air purifiers and dehumidifiers reduce mold in the home, only dehumidifiers reduce the moisture content of the air. Your choice will depend on the age and condition of your home as well as your

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Helpful Furnace Buying Guide for Homeowners

January 12, 2022

If you’re constructing a new home or your old furnace has finally kicked the bucket, it’s time to invest in a new one. However, with so many options out there, it can be difficult to understand what furnace is right for your home. By reading through the buying guide below, you should be better informed to make a great purchasing decision for your new furnace. Start With Figuring Your BTU Capacity Needs Before you can decide on a specific furnace for your home, you need to know how powerful your new furnace should be. To do

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When I Turn on the Heater, Why Is There a Burning Smell?

December 16, 2021

As the cold season approaches in Oklahoma City, you will need to turn on the heater to warm up your home. When you first turn on your heater, though, you may begin to smell burning. Don’t get alarmed immediately since it may be only dust burning off after setting unused over time. However, you should not take the burning smell lightly either because it might indicate a problem with your heating system. As soon as you notice it, you should call our HVAC experts immediately. They will help you determine the exact cause of the problem and assist you in

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