12 May 2017
Home ownership can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be incredibly challenging. The necessity to stay on top of a variety of maintenance tasks can occasionally feel overwhelming, but the sense of accomplishment that comes with success makes it all worth it. Every time you enter your home and feel a comfortable temperature, you should know you've acted in your best interests. Below, you'll find a guide to some steps you should take in order to maintain your home's HVAC system.
9 May 2017
Summer is coming up again. If you aren't the type of person who loves to bathe in the sun, or if you're just looking for ways to cool off in a hurry, consider planning to include these options. Pick Up a Water Sport You don't have to live near the ocean to pick up a water sport. Check with a local YMCA to see if you can learn aquatic exercises if there's no body of water near you.
8 July 2016
Installing a new HVAC system will involve a number of important decisions, not least of which is choosing the correct air conditioning unit. Sizing of an air conditioner is an important factor, and here are some considerations for choosing your air conditioner's capacity. What Happens if You Pick the Wrong Air Conditioner? First, let's take a look at what happens if you pick the wrong size air conditioner. While nothing catastrophic will probably happen, it's all about the efficiency of your system.
5 April 2016
A furnace blower fan sucks in the air coming from the intake vents in your home, pushes that air over the heating element, and then helps cycle that air back out the vents in your home. The blower fan compartment has a door switch as a safety feature. The switch switches off the fan if the compartment door opens so that wiring doesn't get sucked into the fan. A broken door switch can prevent the fan from running at all, which would also prevent the furnace from working.
7 July 2015
Commercial grade dryers are essential to many businesses, but it is common for individuals that have only recently started a laundromat to underestimate the importance of maintaining these devices. In particular, the vents can accumulate a shocking amount of dirt and debris, which can severely impact the performance of the unit. Fortunately, learning the following couple of answers to common dryer maintenance questions will help you to be a more informed owner.
2 July 2015
Hydronic heating systems are heating systems that make use of water or another fluid as a medium to transport heat throughout your home, a direct contrast to more conventional forced air heating systems that blow heat through the air of your home using fans. Because of their distinctive method of heating your home, hydronic heating systems carry with them a unique set of advantages and disadvantages. Understanding what they have to offer can help you decide whether or not hydronic heating systems are the right fit for your home's heating needs.
15 June 2015
Your furnace is an integral part of your home, and much of your comfort is reliant on this unit. If your furnace is old, you may be wondering if it's time to replace it, or if repairing issues is the better route. This guide helps you answer simple questions that can aid in your decision whether to repair or replace your furnace. How old is it? If your furnace has a pilot light, odds are it may be as old as25 years or more!