Furnaces and boilers are two of the most common types of central heating systems that can be installed in either residential or commercial properties. Though they both perform the same function – namely maintaining a steady comfortable temperature within your property during the fall and winter months – both furnaces and boilers operate in completely distinct ways from each other, which means that they each possess a unique set of advantages and drawbacks.
12 February 2018
Some people think that HVAC maintenance should just be left to professionals. Obviously, most of the intense appliance maintenance needs to be handled by licensed contractors. However, there are little things around and connected to your HVAC system that could have an adverse effect on the efficiency of these appliances. Therefore, if these little things are not kept up and maintained, they can ultimately reduce the efficiency of these appliances.
5 January 2018
Is your HVAC system having airflow issues? If you have already double-checked to make sure the registers are open, but you still feel like the air is not flowing as powerfully as it should, you want to solve this problem immediately. With winter coming quickly, you want to make sure your heater's airflow is adequate to keep your home warm on even the coldest nights. This article shows you one simple cleaning task that will likely increase the airflow of your heater.
15 November 2017
If you are considering improvement to make your heating more efficient this winter, in floor heating is one of the best choices. There are many advantages to in floor heating, such as more open floor space and no ductwork to worry about. It is also a heating system that heats your home comfortably and evenly, so there are no cold pockets of air. Here are a few of the greatest advantages that you will have from having an in-floor heating system installed in your home:
11 October 2017
Your gas line is the central fuel source for all gas powered appliances within your home, from your oven to your water heater. If there is an issue with your gas line and gas is leaking into your home, you may be in serious danger. Thankfully, there are a couple of warning signs that you can keep in mind to help identify when there is an issue with your gas line and when you need to contact a heating professional immediately.
2 February 2017
Maintaining your central HVAC system is something that you need to constantly do. You don't necessarily need to spend a lot of time and money over the years, but you do need to perform some regular maintenance. Even if you don't have any experience working on HVAC systems, there are a few things that you can do. For instance, cleaning your air ducts and registers could help improve the airflow and cleanliness of the air in your home.
9 January 2017
Have you recently installed a new HVAC system? Did the installation company give you a maintenance schedule that seems like a waste of time and money to you? While you may be reluctant to give your HVAC company even more money by paying a technician to simply come out and "just look" at your unit, this is actually an important aspect of owning the system. Some of the top reasons for doing this are as follows:
15 December 2016
The compressor of a central air conditioner starts off the refrigerant fuel that the unit needs to cool your home. Gas refrigerant is compressed so that it can move into the condenser coils, which change the gas to a liquid so it can continue into the air handler within your home to complete the cooling cycle. If the compressor doesn't function properly, the cooling system can't start. There are a few different part malfunctions that can impair your air conditioner's compressor.
19 October 2016
With summer still in full-swing, you want to make sure that your AC is running smoothly. The last thing you want is for your air conditioner to break down while the sun is blazing. Luckily, if you pay close attention to your air conditioner, you can identify problems before you're left dealing with a malfunction during the hottest part of the summer. Here are three signs that your air conditioner needs professional attention.
19 August 2016
With the heat of summer, you will want to have your AC working at its best. This means that maintenance is necessary if you do not want to go without cooling during the hottest days of the year. There are some things that you can do to ensure your AC is more resilient during a heatwave and to keep repairs to a minimum. If you want to avoid problems with your AC this summer, here are some of the improvements that you may want to consider.
22 July 2016