11 January 2019
When it comes to your home's heating and cooling system, you may find that you have more questions than you would have imagined. When you leave your questions unanswered, this can lead to you not taking proper care of your system or making other mistakes that can cause problems down the line for you. Here are some of the common questions some home owner's find themselves having about HVAC systems along with the answers.
28 November 2018
One problem that you may encounter with a heat pump is that it will freeze up when the weather outside is very cold. When this happens, you'll need to know the proper steps to take to defrost the heat pump. While it's common for ice to build up from time to time on a heat pump, you can take preventative steps to stop it from happening excessively, which will keep the heat pump running smoothly.
24 October 2018
Sometimes even the best air conditioning (AC) system needs to be repaired by the experts, and routine maintenance by AC technicians is always recommended. If you're finding yourself calling for repairs on a regular basis, however, or your AC is simply getting up there in years and no longer working as efficiently as you'd like, it's probably time to replace it. Here are a few of the biggest signs that it's time to replace your air conditioner.
26 September 2018
Having an air conditioner quit working in the middle of the summer can be frustrating and can make your home quite uncomfortable. It is going to require a call to an HVAC company to have them send a technician to the house. While you could wait until the technician arrives to get a quote on the repair costs, if you can give the person answering the phone some information about what is going on, they can often get an idea of the problem and let you know an approximate cost right then.
22 August 2018
Are you going to add some air conditioning to your home, or even just to one room? If you are looking for a smaller system, one that is not intended to cool down your entire property, there are a few choices available. The most common air conditioning systems for small-scale cooling are window units, portable units, and through-the-wall units. Each of these systems works pretty much the same. They basically use electricity, and no fuel or air ducts, to create and pump cold air into the home.
11 July 2018
Everyone relies on the air conditioning unit in their homes to keep them cool in the summer. Whenever it quits working, you suffer. There are some things that can be done to protect your air conditioning unit, and a few things that you should keep on hand to be able to quickly get it going again if it quits. Here, you'll learn what to have on hand and what you need to do to protect the unit.
16 June 2018
You may still be enjoying the warm summer weather, but winter will be here before you know it. When it finally arrives, you'll want to start using your heater. If you're like most people, you'll also want to find ways to make your heater more energy efficient. That's actually not as hard as it might seem. In fact, with just a few adjustments, you can stay warm all winter long, and keep your heater working efficiently.
7 May 2018
Boilers come in all shapes and sizes. In fact, many of the boilers with which you might be familiar are quite different from all of the other boilers available. So, when you want to install a boiler, you may be tempted to ask, "What is in the box?" This is especially true if you are installing a residential boiler instead of a commercial or industrial boiler. Here are some common boiler questions and answers:
17 March 2018
If you are planning to install or replace your AC (air conditioner), it's possible that your mind is filled with different factors to consider such as efficiency and cost. Among all these factors, however, you shouldn't forget one important thing – the size of the AC to install. Both overestimating and underestimating the size of the AC can cause problems for your AC and the comfort of your home. Problems with Undersized Units
12 February 2018
During the winter, your furnace may be running constantly, which increases your heating bills rapidly. If you have tried everything, but your heating bills are still too high, see if you are making one of these three common mistakes when heating your home. 1. Forcing Zoned Heating Zoned heating is a great way to save money on heating costs because it allows you to only heat the rooms you are using.