Purchasing A New Furnace

How To Check And Fix Your Condenser Hose

Posted by on Feb 14th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Check And Fix Your Condenser Hose

Reducing the cost of your energy bills can be tricky. Many homeowners try to reduce their dependence on their furnace or air conditioner by running them less. As a result, the home is less comfortable. There’s a good chance that you could do a few simple maintenance tasks that could solve your problem, and you can still run your heat or AC as often as you used to. The great thing about these DIY projects is that you don’t need to be an HVAC expert and you don’t need any expensive tools or supplies. The condenser hose is one...

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Central Air On The Fritz? How To Stay Cool & Safe While Awaiting Repairs

Posted by on Jan 13th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Central Air On The Fritz? How To Stay Cool & Safe While Awaiting Repairs

The invention of central air conditioning has made it possible for most Americans to stay cool and comfortable during even the worst heat waves. With most homes, cars, offices, and factories now cooled by some form of central air conditioning, having to go without if for a few hours or days while awaiting repairs to faulty components can be devastating. Even worse, for some people who suffer from certain illnesses or conditions, the prospect of dealing with hot temperatures during an air conditioning failure can cause severe discomfort, or...

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Stay Warm When The Furnace Breaks Down

Posted by on Dec 27th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Stay Warm When The Furnace Breaks Down

A broken-down furnace is never welcome, but it can be especially problematic when it happens over a holiday and you have to wait for a furnace repair technician. Staying warm so you can still enjoy time with the family is of the utmost importance. The following tips can help you do just that. Tip #1: Insulate all openings This is no time to enjoy natural light. Instead, close the drapes to help block out the cold and conserve heat. If you only have thin drapes, hang some extra blankets over the windows. It’s also a good idea to hang a...

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Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner? 3 Signs That Say Yes

Posted by on Dec 5th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner? 3 Signs That Say Yes

Is it time to replace your air conditioner? Although you might say no, there could be signs that say otherwise. Contrary to widespread belief, not powering on or producing cool air aren’t the only indicators of a need replacement. There are several other signs that point to the same outcome, make sure you aren’t overlooking them. Unexplained Bill Hike You haven’t lowered the temperature on the thermostat, but your energy usage seems to be soaring, resulting in higher bills. This type of scenario could simply mean that your...

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AC Maintenance: How To Fix A Clogged Condensate Drain

Posted by on Dec 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on AC Maintenance: How To Fix A Clogged Condensate Drain

Your AC is a vital part of your home system, conditioning your indoor air to get rid of pathogens, heat, and moisture so as to create a healthy and comfy environment. Problems with your AC could lead to the buildup of mold and dust in your home, leading to allergies and other health concerns. That is why it is important to schedule AC maintenance at least twice a year so that the dust filters and air ducts can be cleaned. Another serious issue you may experience with your AC unit is clogging in the condensate drain. Read on to learn what...

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3 Tips For Reducing Your Monthly Heating Bill

Posted by on Dec 2nd, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Reducing Your Monthly Heating Bill

Is your monthly heating bill driving you up the wall? If you are looking for ways to cut your energy costs, you can start by taking steps to make sure that your heater is running as efficiently as possible. An annual check up from a heating contractor can go a long way towards ensuring that everything is operating as it should be. Here are three more specific tips that could lead to you seeing some savings on your heating bill in the near future. Switch to a Programmable Thermostat Most modern homes have programmable thermostats but if your...

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Using Trees To Boost HVAC Efficiency

Posted by on Nov 30th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Using Trees To Boost HVAC Efficiency

When you buy a heating/cooling system for your home, you should look for a technologically advanced system, which should provide you with excellent temperature regulation for your home. Modern manufacturers build their systems to a higher standard than was used for earlier models of furnaces and AC units. On the other hand, sometimes the best way to provide a boost in HVAC efficiency for your home is to use a timeless system. Planting trees strategically around your home, for example, should help both to boost your AC unit’s...

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How To Clean Your Furnace

Posted by on Nov 29th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Clean Your Furnace

The furnace is a central appliance. If your unit is not functioning properly, you will be losing a lot of money through increased utility bills. With some basic furnace maintenance you can increase the efficiency of your unit and save some money in the process. This article explains some simple DIY furnace cleaning jobs. Even if you aren’t an HVAC professional, you will be able to do these jobs with tools you probably already have around the house. Opening up the Furnace Before you do any work on the inside of your furnace cabinet, you...

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Getting Rid Of Heating Oil Odors In Your Furnace

Posted by on Nov 28th, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Getting Rid Of Heating Oil Odors In Your Furnace

Despite the widespread use of natural gas and propane furnaces, there are still plenty of homeowners who rely on furnaces powered by heating oil. One major downside of using heating oil is the terrible odor it can cause if there’s a small leak near the furnace. The unwanted smell of heating oil can proliferate throughout your furnace’s ductwork, potentially leaving your home with a less-than-pleasant odor. You can keep bad heating oil odors at bay by following the tips listed below: Air It Out Odors from a heating oil spill can...

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3 Types Of HVAC Maintenance To Have Done In The Winter

Posted by on Nov 21st, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Types Of HVAC Maintenance To Have Done In The Winter

It is very important that you make sure your HVAC system is in good, working order before you turn on your heat for the cold winter months. This article will discuss 3 types of HVAC services to have done in the winter.  Check Your Blower Belts  One part of your HVAC system that you are going to need to keep in proper working order at your blower belts. These belts are responsible for powering the air through the furnace, into the air ducts, and out into your home. If there is a problem with one or more of these belts, your heated...

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