Just because summer is almost here doesn't mean you can completely forget about your furnace. Ensuring it doesn't use unnecessary energy over the warm months, as well as making sure it fires up easily come fall, requires a bit of end-of-season maintenance. The following tips can help you close down the furnace properly for the season so you can avoid issues later. Turn it off If you have an electric furnace, switching it off is as simple as switching the thermostat from "
2 May 2019
If you're like most homeowners, then you've occasionally wondered about the effects that rain has on your air conditioning system. You may even be worried about heavy downpours damaging your AC unit. Fortunately, you can put your fears to rest and even learn something new about your AC system thanks to the helpful information discussed below. Rain Won't Directly Harm Your AC System Standing outside in the middle of a torrential downpour can leave you with a nasty cold, if you're not careful.
18 March 2019
Water heaters are one of those home appliances that always fail at the worst time and when you least expect them to. If your water heater decided today was the day that it heated its last tank of water, then you need to replace it with a new one. A licensed HVAC contractor or plumbing contractor is always the best person to handle your water heater installation. However, you can do this job as a homeowner if you have some basic home repair skills.
4 February 2019
Regular maintenance is essential for your air conditioner's efficient operation and lifespan. The usual type of maintenance includes changing the filter on schedule and having professional service at least once a year. However, there's one area of AC maintenance you may have overlooked, and that's cleaning the registers and return vents. Here's a look at how it's done. Vacuum The Fins Routinely When you vacuum your carpet or clean your floors, add the wand to your vacuum and run it over the registers.
28 December 2018
When deciding on how you want to heat and cool your home, you may be torn between two different methods. A heat pump and central HVAC system both have the ability to keep your home comfortable all year long, with each system having its own pros and cons. Here is what you need to know about both systems to make an informed decision. Central HVAC System A central HVAC system gives you the choice of which energy source you want to use for heating, either gas or electricity.
23 November 2018
Most heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors offer a maintenance service plan. These plans usually start with seasonal maintenance and may include more depending on the types of maintenance plan contracts the company offers. If you are considering going with one of these contracts, there are a few things you need to look for. Here are three air conditioning maintenance services to look for and what to know about each one.
15 October 2018
If you are opening a new restaurant, there are many things you need to learn about so you can keep your business running. One of these things is commercial refrigeration. Knowing the common problems to watch out for can help prevent you from losing a lot of food as well as a lot of money. To help you, below are two common problems you will find. Too Much Ice or Frost
12 September 2018
The AC unit on your property is a critical piece of equipment to maintain because if you don't, severe complications could arise. Then, you may be left without cold air and have to deal with uncomfortable temperatures inside. You can avoid this issue simply by maintaining the outside unit appropriately. Clean the Interior The outside unit near your property has a tendency of getting dirty since it's exposed to all of the weather elements.
15 August 2018
As a business owner, the day-to-day operations often distract you from some of the more mundane issues that can arise. Unfortunately, that distraction can lead to all kinds of concerns and issues that become costly problems if you don't address them right away. One of the biggest things that is easy to overlook is your commercial air conditioning system. Here are a few of the most common causes for commercial air conditioning repair and things to consider as they arise.
12 July 2018
In areas that have hot summers, many homeowners rely heavily on their home's air conditioner to stay cool and comfortable. A new air conditioning unit can cost thousands of dollars, so it is not surprising that most people want to do whatever they can to keep their current air conditioner running for as long as possible. Luckily, there are several things that can be done in order to get as much life out of an air conditioner as possible.
6 June 2018