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Guidelines and Solutions to Installing Ceiling Diffusers and Filter Grilles

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Posted May 18, 2013

If you are having difficulty installing ceiling diffusers or filter grilles in your Pearland, Texas home, Air Specialist can help. We are an air conditioning repair company located near Pearland that is available to install the diffusers and grilles for you or provide you with instructions on how to do so yourself. At our air conditioning repair company, we enjoy helping customers learn more about their home HVAC equipment.

Ceiling diffusers are one of the few parts of your air conditioner that are visible in your home. The diffuser has a similar function as an air vent, with the exception of being larger and perhaps more decorative. Diffusers help to circulate the cool air that is released from your air conditioner. To install a ceiling diffuser, you first need to measure an area in your drywall to cut an opening for it and measure its neck to ensure it will fit into the space that you cut. Next, slide the neck of the diffuser into the drywall until its flange is tight. Lastly, screw the diffuser to the ceiling until it is firmly in place.

In addition to installing diffusers and performing other air conditioning repair, there may be times when you need to replace filter grilles in your furnace. If your furnace is in an area that is hard to reach, installing grilles in more convenient locations will save you a lot of aggravation in the future. Our air conditioning repair company recommends that you change your air and furnace filters at least every 90 days, so it is best to have the grille in a handy location.

To start the process, open the cabinet of your furnace and find the service plate. You will probably need to use a screwdriver to remove the cover. Once it is off, the new grille should snap into place rather easily. You will then need to screw the new cover into place and ensure that it is firmly attached. The service technicians at Air Specialist, our air conditioning repair company, can walk you through the process of replacing grilles if you encounter any difficulty.


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