September 18, 2017
Furnaces that are powered by fossil fuels are superior to furnaces that are powered by electricity. Two of the most common types of furnaces powered by fossil fuels are gas and oil furnaces. Depending on where you live, it may make more sense to purchase an oil furnace.
However, if you have a natural gas line, it makes more sense to choose a natural gas furnace because these furnaces ...Read More
August 29, 2017
From keeping your family comfortable to protecting your home's indoor air quality, your heating and cooling system is an imperative part of your house. Unfortunately, most people do not place emphasis on understanding the function, installation and maintenance required for this complicated system.
Half of your home's total energy usage goes towards heating and cooling, so maki...Read More
August 14, 2017
It's really warm outside and your air conditioner is broken! Hopefully you've called the repair person and will be living in comfort again soon. While you're waiting, these tips will help you stay cool and comfortable.
Keep the House Closed Up
Your home will get warmer in the heat of the day if you let the outdoor air in. To keep your home as cool as possible, ...Read More
July 26, 2017
As the hot summer months begin to drag out, it might start to feel like there's no relief in sight from the oppressive heat that creeps up every day. Your home's air conditioner can provide an important respite, but if that relief comes with high energy costs, it might not be as satisfying as you hoped.
You deserve to be able to be comfortable in both body and mind, and in ord...Read More
July 24, 2017
It's time for summer vacations and trips to theme parks. Before you head to the mountains or the beach for an extended stay, prepare your air conditioning (AC) unit to ensure the following three factors are considered.
A central AC unit doesn't pose as much of a safety risk as a window unit does. Window AC appliances tend to be heavy. If you have window AC u...Read More
June 19, 2017
When your growing family runs out of space in your home, you may decide to add an upstairs, convert a garage, or build new rooms onto your lower level. You may even decide to dry out your basement and convert it into a couple of bedrooms and a bath.
One obstacle you'll face is controlling the climate in the new rooms. It may be too expensive to upgrade your central air conditioner...Read More
June 19, 2017
Your HVAC system plays an important role in your home. Not only does the system keep your home at a comfortable temperature, but the filters also keep your air clean and easy to breathe. Like human lungs, your HVAC system and its filters circulate the air. And just like you, it can begin to have problems if it cannot circulate the air easily.
Luckily, keeping your HVAC system healthy ...Read More
June 8, 2017
Of all the problems that could happen to your air conditioner, ice buildup seems like the strangest yet. That's because most homeowners don't expect to see thick sheets of ice engulfing their air conditioner in the midst of summertime heat. Giving ice buildup the cold shoulder, however, could lead to a rather uncomfortable day spent without your air conditioning.
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April 18, 2017
There's a thrill in planning the changes to your home that make it possible to age in place. You're not facing the loss of activities and surroundings you've created and loved. You're thinking ahead so you can take the best care of yourself as you grow older.
There may be some worries as you make your to-do list. You may not know the most practical steps to take to mak...Read More
April 7, 2017
Maintaining your air conditioner may not sound like the most exciting of endeavors, especially when the sun is finally shining and the birds are chirping after a long winter. However, if you dedicate just one afternoon to AC maintenance this spring, you'll save yourself a lot of headaches throughout the summer. Here are the most important tasks to tackle during your HVAC afternoon.<... Read More