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Conditions That May Cause Your Furnace To Smell Like It's Burning

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Your furnace is an essential part of your home and should provide you excellent comfort at all times. However, it also has ways of letting you something just is not right. You should take care of it as if it is a part of your family. In a way it is, because without it, how pleasurable would your time spent at home be if the weather is really cold? Prepare it to Run Again

30 November 2015

Tips For Spotting A Heating Oil Tank Leak

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If you want to make sure that you are not wasting any heating fuel, you need to keep an eye out for oil tank leaks. To help you do just that, you will want to take a few minutes to review the following tips. This way, you can have the problem corrected before too much money is wasted on heating oil that is not getting used to actually warm up your home.

14 September 2015

How Central Air Works And The Importance Of Keeping The Filter Clean

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You've more than likely heard that it's crucial for you to make sure you keep the filter for your central air conditioning system clean. However, many people still continue to ignore this advice, causing them higher energy bills and possibly even problems with their cooling system. To understand the importance of your air conditioners filter, you first need to understand how your air conditioner works. This will help you understand why it's so important.

25 August 2015

Four Tips for Repairing and Maintaining an Evaporative Cooling System

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If you live in a dry climate, an evaporative cooler may be the affordable cooling solution for your home. These systems have many benefits such as energy efficiency, but they will also require regular maintenance and repairs. Some of the things you will need to do include annual maintenance and maintenance throughout the season. There may also be small repairs that need to be done occasionally. Here are some of the things that you may want to know about your maintenance and repair needs for your cooling.

20 July 2015

Boost Your AC Unit: Three Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

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The better your home shelters you from the summer heat, the less you have to worry about summer cooling costs. In other words, the key to getting the most efficiency from your AC system is to understand how heat enters your home and then improve your home's heat defenses. A good place to start heat proofing your home is by improving the heat resistance of your roof and windows.  Roofing and AC Costs

8 July 2015

Avoid Costly Heater Repairs In The Winter By Having Maintenance Done In The Summer

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During the hot summer temperatures, the last thing on your mind is your heater. However, having maintenance done duing the summer is the best way to save money. In addition, you won't have to wait for an available technician. You can usually call in the morning and have someone at your house in the afternoon, without having to pay for an emergency service call. While it would be impossible to predict every heating failure beforehand, if you want the best chance to avoid having your heater shut down in the middle of the night during the cold season, have the following routine maintenance performed before you have to turn the unit back on.

25 June 2015

Identifying And Fixing Common Air Conditioner Issues

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The worst thing in the summer months is having a faulty air conditioning unit when you need it the most. With a few proper care techniques and general maintenance, you can better ensure that your AC unit will stay cool throughout the summer. Here are four ways to avoid common air conditioning problems. 1. An Overheated Air Conditioner If your AC unit seems to overheat when you need it the most, maybe you are over using it when you don't really need it.

22 June 2015

How To Make Your Swamp Cooler More Effecient

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Swamp coolers, or evaporative coolers, are an alternative way to cool your home. They are based on the concept of evaporating air being cooler than the air surrounding it. Here are some ways to make your home less humid and move air better with a swamp cooler. Run on Days with Low Humidity Swamp coolers only work well on days with low humidity. A standard cooler only lowers room temperature 10-20 degrees, so run the unit when the humidity is 50% or lower and during the hottest times of the day.

20 June 2015

4 Alternatives To Conventional Home Heating Systems That Lower Energy Bills

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If you are tired of paying high prices for heating your home, you may be looking for some heating alternatives. Today, there are many different systems that you can choose for your home. Solar and geothermal technology can be used to reduce the energy consumption of heating systems, and things like pellet stoves can be used to supplement heating in an affordable way. Here are some unconventional heating solutions that you may want to consider to lower your energy costs:

19 June 2015

Four AC Alternatives When Your HVAC Is Down For Repairs Or Upgrades

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No one likes to have their AC go out in the middle of summer, but it often happens. And if this happens to your, you may need more than just simple repairs. Sometimes, upgrades and new installations mean that you will have to go without air conditioning for days or weeks. If this is when you need air conditioning, you may want to find some simple solutions to make it through any heatwaves.

17 June 2015