As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more and more people find themselves still working from home or attending to children who are attending school virtually while also at home. This means there are now houses across the country packed with people who would otherwise be spending much of the day at the office or the local school. While this can present a number of different challenges, one particular area that you might not have thought about it what staying home all day, every day, could be doing to your plumbing system.
22 September 2020
While heating your home, you may have started to notice odd noises coming from the gas furnace. While you may be used to the normal sounds of the heating unit, such as a faint initial pop or whoosh, the noises you are currently hearing have suddenly appeared. If you are hearing either of the concerning noises below, do not ignore them, as they could indicate a serious problem with your gas heater.
27 August 2020
Like any other appliance in your home, your air conditioner may have times when it malfunctions. When your AC isn't working right, there are basic things to do, such as change the filter and check the circuit breaker and thermostat. When simple things are not the cause of the problem, call an air conditioning repair service without delay since running your AC when parts are malfunctioning might cause damage. Here are three signs it's time to call a repair professional.
18 August 2020
Your AC can only cool your home if the fan is working since the fan is the part of the system that forces the cold air out and into the rooms. The following can help you diagnose four common AC fan problems. 1. Noisy Operation Noise is likely one of the most common complaints when it comes to the fan in your AC. The noise could be minor rattling or it could be an alarming squeal.
14 August 2020
Working to ensure your home runs as well may take some effort on your behalf. There are numerous tasks you must do that will require time and energy for optimal results. The smoother your home runs, the less stress you may have daily. Working to ensure your drains remain free of clogs can be very helpful, and putting these tips to work is vital. 1. Trash the grease If you cook a great deal, you may have a lot of grease in your kitchen area.
21 July 2020
When you have an AC unit that breaks down on a frequent basis, that's a good sign you need to find a new one. Although this investment may seem intimidating, it doesn't have to be if you weigh the following factors. Size Sizing is one of the most relevant attributes of a new AC unit. It will ultimately determine how efficient and powerful your AC system is. You thus want to be careful and choose an optimal AC unit size the first time.
17 June 2020
If you're like most people, you've been stuck in your home all spring. But, summer will be here in a few weeks. With much of the country starting to open back up, it's time to prepare your AC system. You likely haven't used your air conditioner since last summer. That means it's going to need some maintenance. This is especially true if you want to be ready as soon as the hot weather arrives.
12 May 2020
If you're shopping for a new air conditioner, you're probably learning a lot of new lingo like BTUs and tonnage. Have you learned about SEER ratings, though? The SEER rating on air conditioner units can be very helpful in your decision-making process but only if you understand what you're looking at. Keep reading to get answers to your questions about SEER. What Is SEER? The first, obvious question is what the SEER rating is.
12 May 2020
If you want to make your home more comfortable while saving money, changing out your thermostat may be the solution you're looking for. Air conditioning doesn't have to be expensive if you manage it properly. Here are your options. Manual Thermostat Most homes start with an old-fashioned manual thermostat. This is the kind that has a single temperature setting plus an off switch. Your air conditioner always runs at the same temperature unless you change your thermostat.
7 April 2020
When home heating is discussed, the focus is usually on traditional whole house systems such as furnaces, heat pumps, and boilers. While these systems are known for their ability to be efficient home heating sources, there are still some situations in which one or more smaller heat sources should be considered. These smaller heat sources, often called supplemental heat, are typically for small areas and are available in many different types.
5 March 2020