18 July 2017
Most people enjoy taking a hot shower or being able to run their washing machine or dishwasher, but few spend much time thinking about the hot water heater that supplies the hot water for a home. Replacing a hot water heater can be quite expensive, so most homeowners want to keep their current water heater operating properly for as long as they can. Use the following tips to get the most life out of your home's water heater:
2 July 2017
If you have a portable upright air conditioning unit that you use to cool the interior of your apartment building in warmer months, it is likely you want it to work up to par when the temperature rises. Along with the increase in air conditioning use comes an increase in electrical use, often making bills rise as a result. To aid in keeping your electricity at a minimal cost, try some of the following tips to keep cool.
14 June 2017
If you smell a bad odor in your home that seems to get worse when your air conditioner kicks on, there could be a problem with your HVAC system. Depending on the cause of the odor, a service call for cleaning and repairs might be what's needed to solve the problem. Here are some things that can cause a bad odor to waft out of your air conditioner and how to fix them.
2 June 2017
Do you use a window air conditioning unit and space heater in your house? If you are never able to reach a temperature that is comfortable to live with, it might be time for you to rethink your heating and air conditioning needs. Making a few changes in regards to how your house is insulated might be helpful with resolving the problem. When you obtain a more efficient way of warming and cooling your house, you are likely to notice a decline in your energy bills as well.
15 May 2017
If your air conditioner goes down during the summer months, you are going to be in a lot of trouble. The problem is that many people do not think about their air conditioner until it is too late and it has broken down on them. It is much better to try to perform some preventative maintenance on your air conditioning system. There are a few different things that you are going to want to do as a homeowner that will help you keep your system up and running at peak performance.
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.