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Satisfying a Sweet Tooth

Ever since she was a young girl, my sister has been interested in agriculture. After graduating with a degree in agriculture education, she accepted a teaching position at a local high school. For the past three years, she has been amazing her students with her knowledge about subjects such as raising beef cattle, growing flowers, and canning fruit preserves. Since she has a sweet tooth, canning fruit preserves is one of my sister’s favorite pastimes. If she ever has the time, she may even launch her own home based business canning fruit preserves to sell to customers. If you’re considering canning jams, jellies, and other sweet goods to sell to customers, you will need to invest in some state-of-the-art industrial equipment. On this blog, you will discover the types of industrial equipment that are necessary to start a canning business.

Satisfying a Sweet Tooth

Weak HVAC System Airflow: The Possible Cause & Solution

Malou Leffers

Does the air flowing through the vents of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system seem weaker than usual? There are a few different things that can be causing the problem, such as the centrifugal blower. Find out in this article what you should know about problems with airflow from an HVAC system.

What Can Change the Airflow Strength of an HVAC System?

One of the things that can cause a problem for the air flowing through the vents is dirty air ducts. There may be a blockage in the air ducts from dirt accumulating, especially if you have never paid a professional to clean them for you. If you have ever had a problem with rodents in your house, there may be carcasses in the air ducts that need to be removed. You can't simply remove the vent covers and clean the air ducts on your own, but a professional will have the commercial equipment to clean them thoroughly.

However, the main possible reason for weak airflow from an HVAC system is a centrifugal blower problem. The blower is the most important aspect of your HVAC system because it is the only way that air can flow through to get heated or cooled. The blower will likely need a repair or replacement before the air will flow strongly again.

What Kind of Repair Might a Centrifugal Blower Need?

In order to produce the amount of air needed as per what you set on the thermostat, the centrifugal blower fan must be fully functional. It is possible that the fan is covered in dirt and lint, which can lead to it spinning in an inefficient manner. The fan may also be rusty if your HVAC system is old. A contractor will be able to access the blower to inspect the fan. Because it is not an easy task to handle on your own, it is probably best left to a professional.

It is also possible that the motor to your centrifugal blower is not functioning as it should. Dirt, lint, and rust can damage the motor just like the fan. If the motor is the root of the problem, a contractor can replace it to bring your HVAC system back to a good working order. However, you may simply need to get a new blower installed altogether if it is damaged beyond repair. Don't delay getting in touch with a centrifugal motor dealer as soon as possible if you need a new one for your HVAC system! Find a dealer at a website like to schedule an appointment.