Keeping Your AC System Cleaner

  • Heating Options For Your Garage Or Shop

    2 April 2015

    Your garage or shop may be a favorite weekend retreat in the warm months, but winter can make it challenging to work in the space. Attached garages can be quickly added to your home's central heating system, but detached garages and shops require a different solution. Fortunately, you have several options to safely heat the space so you can enjoy working on projects year around. Option #1: Space Heaters Space heaters are the least optimal solution for heating your shop.

  • Addressing Two Important Furnace Maintenance Questions

    11 March 2015

    Furnaces are common heating systems that are employed by people living in areas with harsh winters. These units are able to produce a tremendous amount of heat, and they are normally extremely reliable if properly maintained. Unfortunately, some people underestimate the maintenance needs of these devices, and this can lead to major mechanical problems. By understanding these two common maintenance questions about furnaces, you should have a better idea of when to have the system serviced by a professional technician.

  • How To Keep Your Air Conditioning Running Efficiently

    9 March 2015

    Many homeowners don't realize that the air conditioning they install in their homes can only handle so much at once. For example, the air conditioning cannot keep the home cool enough if the dryer is running while there are extra people in the home and the sun is seeping through the windows. In order to keep your air conditioning running efficiently for years to come, you must be sure that you make it easier for the system to cool your home by lighten the load.

  • Preparing Your Furnace For Next Winter At The End Of Winter

    3 March 2015

    As the winter season starts to come to an end, the warmth of spring starts to take center stage. Instead of looking for ways to warm your home, you will now be looking for ways to cool your home. Consequently, you won't be using your furnace. While you won't be using your furnace, this doesn't mean you should simply turn it off and expect it to work just fine next winter.

  • 4 Tips For Winterizing Your Central Air Conditioning Unit

    22 October 2014

    If you are finished using your central air conditioning unit for the year and you are getting ready for the fast approaching winter months, it is time to winterize everything. By properly preparing your central air unit for winter, you will be able to count on its ability to work again next summer. Therefore, simply take a moment to go over the following four tips so you can winterize your air conditioning unit like a professional.

  • 6 Things To Consider Before Building A Tiny House

    18 September 2014

    The tiny house trend is sweeping the nation. In fact, over 24 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 said they would definitely live in a tiny house, or consider it. While living in under 400 square feet --no, that's not a typo-- may not be for everyone, it definitely has its appeal, from a reduced carbon footprint to living without a mortgage. There are many things to consider, however, before you build a micro home of your own.

  • 2 Tips For Installing A New Hot Water Tank

    2 September 2014

    What could be nicer than taking a hot shower in the morning, or a relaxing hot bath at night? Any way you look at it, hot water is one of the luxuries of modern life. But what happens when your hot water tank stops working? If this has happened recently to you, read on. This article will present two valuable tips for selecting and installing a new hot water tank.