Soon, you will be turning the heat off, which has worked hard to keep your home warm during the winter months. When the spring months arrive, the heating system in your home may be showing signs of wear and tear, and not heating your home like it did when you turned it on during the fall. Some of these problems may be easier to repair now, before you turn it off and start using the AC this summer:
19 May 2019
If you have recently replaced your furnace, you're likely wondering what you can do to keep the unit in great shape. After all, you just spent a lot of money on this household appliance, and you want to prevent this from needing to be done again any time soon. Here are some tips for caring for your new furnace. Get Annual Inspections Many homeowners have the attitude of if it is not broken then there is no need to fix it.
10 April 2019
What is it with people who have maintenance on their air conditioners twice a year? Fall is good enough for maintenance, right? Actually, considering the harsh winter that most of the states have experienced this year, spring maintenance following fall maintenance is not such a bad idea. Here is why. You Prepared the Air Conditioner for Winter, Not for the Arctic If you think about it, most air conditioning systems can survive a standard winter.
23 February 2019
The furnace is arguably one of the most important appliances within your home. Your furnace helps to ensure the comfort and safety of your family when outdoor temperatures dip too low. It can be easy to take a furnace for granted, since these appliances operate out of sight. Failing to maintain your heating system could compromise the comfort of your home. Be sure that you are investing in regular maintenance for your furnace this winter.
15 January 2019
Before warmer temperatures arrive, it may help to be familiar with some of the most common problems that you could face with your air conditioner. By being familiar with these problems, what causes them, and the potential remedies, you will know what to look for and when you should call a professional air condition repair technician for expert assistance. Problem #1: No Cool Air If you know that your air conditioning system is working but you don't feel any cool air blowing, then there is a good chance that there is a problem with the refrigerant.
8 December 2018
If your water heater is getting up there in age and you've spent a fortune on plumbing repairs to fix it, it's time to invest in a new one. You should look into a tankless water heater for your home. If you aren't sure about this type of investment or think you have to replace a traditional tank water heater with the same type, then read below for reasons why you should upgrade to a tankless water heater.
29 October 2018
Few HVAC systems can beat the efficiency and eco-friendliness that a geothermal-based heating and cooling solution offers. Geothermal systems take advantage of the natural heat energy stored in deep within the ground, providing your home with eco-friendly comfort year-round. Most geothermal HVAC systems rely on ground loops to transfer heat energy to and from your home. If you plan on replacing your current HVAC system with a geothermal unit, you'll need to choose between an open-loop or a closed-loop system.
28 September 2018
If you live in an area that stays reasonably warm most of the year, you don't want your cooling system to fail. But if you need to replace the capacitor in your outdoor condenser unit repeatedly, you could have a big problem with the compressor. Learn how the compressor affects the capacitor and what you can do about it. Why Does the Capacitor Keep Failing? The capacitor is a tin-can shaped apparatus that works similarly to a battery.
24 August 2018
Whether you're renting for a few days, a few weeks or even an entire summer, a vacation rental offers a literal home away from home where you can enjoy summer fun. What's less fun is dealing with a broken A/C system during your stay. An unexpected A/C breakdown can be a major annoyance in your own home, but it can turn into a nightmare scenario when you're renting someone else's home.
20 July 2018
If you have a home with a basement, and a central HVAC system, there is a good chance that some of the air ducts run through the basement ceiling. In fact, your furnace or air handler could also be in the basement. This is convenient because it keeps the large appliances out of the way. But, it also poses a new problem that you will probably need to take care of yourself.
18 June 2018