Going into your basement to find water pooling around your central AC unit can be a bit alarming. But chances are, there's a pretty simple fix for the problem. Before you panic and call your HVAC tech for an emergency appointment, try these quick fixes to see if they work. Note: Before you try any of these fixes, make sure you turn off the power to your AC unit and clean up the water to avoid damaging the unit or injuring yourself.
13 April 2016
Have you noticed that the energy costs for your home have been getting higher each time that you get a monthly bill? The problem may stem from within the air ducts of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system, especially if you have never invested in hiring a professional to clean them out for you. This article will provide a few of the reasons why getting the air ducts cleaned is something that you should consider for your HVAC system.
12 February 2016
Do you enjoy the company of a dog or cat, but hate the ways that pet hair, dander, and odors affect your home? You don't have to choose between having a pet and having a pristine home. With these four tips, your home will seem virtually pet-free. Have your ducts cleaned often. Many pet owners feel like no matter how often they vacuum and dust, pet hair and dander still end up everywhere.
4 February 2016
One of the most useful services to take advantage of as a homeowner is air duct cleaning, mostly because it can make your home more energy efficient and safer. Listed below are just three of the many reasons to utilize a duct cleaning service. Cleaner Air A major benefit provided by air duct cleaning is cleaner air throughout your home. Over time, dust, allergens, and other debris can begin to build up in your ducts and negatively impact the air quality in a variety of ways.
3 February 2016
As a homeowner who has a central air conditioning unit, you might want to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that indicate that there is a need for professional repairs. To help you know just when you should call an HVAC contractor, you will want to check out the following points. You Spot Extra Water On The Ground It is normal to spot a little bit of water on the ground around your central air conditioning unit.
2 February 2016
Getting a good night of sleep can be a difficult thing to do when you are in a hot house due to a problematic central air conditioning system. When a central air conditioner stops producing cold air, there are a few areas of the system that might be causing the problem to happen. Let's discuss some of the problems that a central air conditioning system might experience in the article below so you can get a general idea of what is possibly wrong with yours.
1 February 2016
Summer is the biggest travel season of the year next to Thanksgiving and Christmas. Family vacations begin early and continue on past Labor Day weekend. During this time your hotel is undoubtedly stuffed with tourists and travelers. They will be tired, hot and looking for a cool, comfortable place to sleep. While AC service and maintenance is a must, there are some things your hotel staff can do in advance to the annual visit from the HVAC contractor that will also help keep your guests' rooms comfortable.
30 January 2016
How often do you change your furnace filter? If you're not changing your furnace filter every month, you could be racking up costs without even knowing it. While it seems innocent enough, forgetting to change your filter can have devastating consequences, especially if you go a long time without changing yours out. Following are four surprising hidden costs that you may incur if you don't change out your furnace filter regularly. Fortunately, all of these costs can be reduced by simply remembering to change your filter.
29 January 2016
Fixing your heater can be a bit annoying, especially if you don't know where to start looking. You might be dealing with an electrical problem, a dirty filter, or maybe a defective heater. Since these problems require varying degrees of attention, it's best to know all the facts before you call a pro. To help you troubleshoot the problem yourself, here are some causes of a common heater problem: weaker heating than usual.
26 January 2016
If you or your family have ever complained that your home was cold in the winter even though the furnace was blowing, then the problem may not lie within the HVAC system itself. There are a few ways to ensure that the heat your furnace produces is actually reaching and staying where it's intended, and not being lost to outside influences. With a little detective work, and an investment in your home, you'll be able to ensure that you're getting everything you're paying for whenever your furnace turns on.
26 January 2016