Just like the pipes in your home, sometimes the ductwork used to distribute warm or cool air into your home needs to be cleaned. Often times the air coming and going from the air handler in our HVAC systems can get blocked due to build-up within the system itself. This limits the amount of air allowed in and out of the system, forcing it to run inefficiently. Below you’ll find air handler troubleshooting tips, including how to identify problems with return air in let size, location and ductwork.
While it’s true that adding additional in lets and ductwork can solve some of your airflow issues, it can be a time consuming and expensive job that will require a professional to come to your home. However, there are plenty of HVAC air handler troubleshooting tips to increase the performance of your air handler without invasive ductwork additions.
Perform air handler troubleshooting by checking these components:
If you sense any of these issues may be happening with your air handler, or if you’re not sure whether additional ductwork is needed, contact your local dealer. Our American Standard Customer Care dealers can help you diagnose issues with your air handler, as well as other problems you may be experiencing with your HVAC system.
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