Like many homeowners, you’re probably constantly on the lookout for ways to reduce the costs of heating and cooling your Wichita, Kansas home. With heating oil a top choice for heating fuel in the Wichita area, rising oil prices are currently a major concern. Fortunately, there may be a far more cost-effective solution. Heat pumps … Continue reading “6 Reasons to Install a Heat Pump This Winter”
Can You Install Air Conditioning in a Home That Doesn’t Have Ductwork?
Central air conditioning systems require ductwork to transport and circulate cooled air throughout the building. If your home doesn’t have an existing ductwork system, you may be wondering whether it is still possible to install an air conditioning system. The answer is yes, but it depends on what type of AC system you want and … Continue reading “Can You Install Air Conditioning in a Home That Doesn’t Have Ductwork?”
What is an AC capacitor and can i replace mine?
An AC capacitor is an important part of an air conditioner unit. If it fails, the whole system will not work. We will discuss what a capacitor is, how it works, and how our technicians go about replacing it. What Is an AC Capacitor? An AC capacitor is a device that helps to store and … Continue reading “What is an AC capacitor and can i replace mine?”
Common AC Compressor Problems and What To Do About Them
At Fahnestock HVAC, we understand just how frustrating it can be if your home’s air conditioning isn’t working properly. With summer temperatures in Wichita regularly reaching into the upper 90s or triple digits, it can take just a few hours without sufficient air conditioning before the heat and humidity inside your home become unbearable. If … Continue reading “Common AC Compressor Problems and What To Do About Them”
Thoroughly Cleaning Your Window AC Unit
A window AC unit requires regular cleaning in order to prevent formation of mold and otherwise ensure that you are breathing the cleanest air possible. There are other benefits as well. A clean window unit is more efficient and thus costs less to run. Cleaning it will make it less prone to breaking down and … Continue reading “Thoroughly Cleaning Your Window AC Unit”