DIY Installation and Repair Tips for Air Conditioners - Dengarden - Home and Garden

Air Conditioners

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Do I Need to Cover My Air Conditioner During Winter?

Air conditions is a life saver during the summer. But what do you do with it during the winter? Do you cover your unit? Leave it uncovered? What is the best way to ensure your A/C unit survives the winter.

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Review of Artifit N9 Mini Portable Fan (No Batteries Required)

The colorful Artifit N9 Mini Portable Fan is rechargeable, small, and doesn't require batteries to work. It can run for hours and it's the quickest way to cool off no matter where you are.

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Your Air Conditioning Contactor and How to Replace It

The contactor is a fairly simple part of your air conditioner and is really quite easy to repair or replace if it's your problem. Learn how a contactor works, how to check it, and repair or replace it if needed.

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How to Replace an Air-Conditioning System's Condensate Pump

This article acts as a guide to help homeowners test and replace an air-conditioning system's condensate pump.

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2 Easy Ways to Seal Your Leaky Ductwork (With Pictures)

Learn 2 simple, effective, and cheap ways to seal your own leaking ductwork that will hold up over time and help get the air to where it's supposed to be in your home.

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Review of Madoats Mini Portable Air Conditioner

In this review, I explain why the Madoats Mini Portable Air Conditioner is the best personal cooling fan and humidifier for the summer.

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How to Make Your Air Conditioner or Heat Pump More Efficient

Get the most out of your A/C this summer. Understand what air conditioning services you should consider and why, whether you perform it yourself or are considering professional service.

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Making a Homemade Air Conditioner

Instead of spending a lot of money on a new air conditioner, learn how to make one yourself! It's simple and easy to make.

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How to Find Out If Your Furnace and Air Conditioner Are Under Warranty

The serial number of your furnace and air conditioner is the key to answering if your HVAC equipment is still under warranty. Your HVAC warranty should have started from the date of installation.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your AC

What can you do to boost the performance of your air conditioner? What should you do to supplement and improve the performance of an AC?

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How to Clean Your Box Fan

It's always a good idea to make sure your box fans are clean and up to snuff. This guide will show you how to easily disassemble and clean them; ensuring properly functioning box fans for years to come.

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How to Properly Store an Air Conditioner for the Winter

Now that summer is over, it is time to pack up your window or portable air conditioner and store it for the winter. Here are some tips for winterizing your air conditioner.

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How to Replace Air Conditioning Fuses

Replacing your air conditioner fuses is cheap, easy, and fast. Learn what your fuses do, how to get new ones, and how to switch them out.

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Central Air Conditioner Parts: All About the Condenser

Learn what your air conditioner is made of and what parts you may very well be able to replace yourself if there is a breakdown. Easy to follow explanations with photos.

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7 Ways to Keep Your Central Air Conditioning Unit Maintained and Working

Your central air conditioner needs regular maintenance to function at peak performance. Follow these tips to keep your air conditioning unit running efficiently.

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How to Diagnose and Repair Your Air Conditioner (A/C) Capacitor

Air conditioner capacitors are a common cause of A/C breakdowns and very simple to replace. This shows how to diagnose the problem and replace the part.

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How to Clean a Window Air Conditioning Unit

Window air conditioners need a regular spring cleaning to keep them in working order. Read on to find out how to clean your window air conditioning unit.

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How to Clean Air Conditioner Coils (With Pictures)

Cleaning your air conditioning coils doesn't just make the unit look better. This easy to perform maintenance will save you money, extend the life of your condensor and help to prevent the breakdown of air conditioner parts often caused by overheating. Do it yourself in just a few easy to follow steps.

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How to Properly Install a Window Air Conditioner

Is your window air conditioner installed properly? These tips will help you know what is needed to correctly install your unit, as well as how to store it and locate the best place to install it to maximize your cooling ability.

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How Not to Get Ripped Off When Buying a New Air Conditioner

The best way to make any significant purchase is with sufficient knowledge. Get a basic understanding of an A/C system so you aren't taken advantage of when going to buy one. Plus get tips on how to maintain your new air conditioning unit.

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How Not to Get Ripped off on Your Air Conditioning Repair

The information in this hub will educate you and make you more comfortable with what you're being told by your HVAC service provider.

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How to Maintain & Clean Your Air Conditioner Yourself

Cleaning your condenser (air conditioner) yourself is easy, free and increases the efficiency of the system. These few simple steps will tell you how to clean the condenser simply and quickly.