How To Figure Out If You Have A Leak In Your Propane Tank


If you have a propane tank that you use to hold the fuel to keep your home warm and your water hot, you will want to make sure that you are doing everything you can in order to keep the tank free of leaks. Even the smallest of leaks can cause a lot of trouble, as you might find that you are going to run out of fuel sooner than expected.

22 July 2019

Air Conditioner Getting Old? 3 Problems You May Have In The Future


If your air conditioner is getting old, you will likely have problems in the future. Below are three common problems you should watch for so you can get your air conditioner repaired by a professional. This will help save you money because in some cases, problems can lead to much more damage to your air conditioning system, which would result in either higher repair bills or the need for a replacement.

21 June 2019

The Aging A/C System: Maintenance Tips Homeowners Can Use To Help Keep It Working


Those who live with an aging air conditioning system have learned to dread going home after work during summer's hottest months. In addition to the discomfort endured while waiting in traffic in hot, humid conditions, they also must worry about what they will find when they step inside their homes. Will the stress of kicking on more often and running for longer periods of time have delivered the final blow to their air conditioning system?

14 May 2019

Mystery Switch In Your New House? How To See What It Controls


Buying a new house always comes with a bit of a learning curve. From the home's hidden secrets to the electrical switch locations, there's a lot to learn. One of the most seemingly puzzling problems is trying to figure out what each switch controls in the house. If you've found that one mystery switch that you can't narrow down, there are a few things that you can do to help you figure it out.

2 April 2019

Don't Wait For The Damage: 4 Steps To Protect Your Air Conditioner And Furnace


If you haven't inspected your HVAC system lately, you may be missing some vital information. Problems with your HVAC system can lead to the need for costly repairs. Now that winter is almost over, here are some things you should do to protect your air conditioner and furnace. Get Your HVAC System Off the Ground When you're taking steps to protect your HVAC system, the first thing you should do is get it up off the ground.

19 February 2019

High Water Pressure Wastes Resources: How To Fix It


Nobody likes having low water pressure in their homes, and that's the reason why many people don't get bothered when their homes have high water pressure. However, you need to understand that high water pressure wastes resources and can cause serious problems to your home. Therefore, you should always consult a plumber if you are having high water pressure in your home because they can advise you how to deal with it.

7 January 2019

Why You Don't Have To Be Home For Air Conditioning Repair And How To Sign For Work In Advance


So, you need air conditioning repair, but you do not want to take a day off for it? No problem. In most instances, and with most air conditioning systems, the majority of the work can be completed outside. There are only a few components indoors, and if you address the electricity situation prior to leaving for work earlier in the day, this is not a problem. Here is how you can get the repair work done, sign for the work in advance, and leave the rest to the HVAC technician.

17 November 2018

4 Things You Need To Know About Geothermal Heating and Cooling


Heating and cooling is important because it keeps your family comfortable through the changing temperatures. However, your heating and cooling system is also an important part of maintaining a healthy home. Even though it is so important, most homeowners do not place enough time or energy into understanding and maintaining their system. This could lead to improper maintenance and a complete failure of your system. There will come a time when you need a new heating and cooling system, so knowing your options is key.

22 October 2018

4 Heating Repairs That You May Need For Your Radiant Heating System And Boiler This Winter


In many regions with extreme cold weather, radiant heating and boilers are an efficient and durable solution to heat your home. The systems differ from conventional forced air HVAC in that they need different maintenance and repairs before winter arrives and throughout the cold season. With older systems, there may occasionally be a need for repairs and upgrades to your radiant heating system. Here are some of the heating repairs that you may need for your radiant heating system and boiler this winter:

20 September 2018

Signs That Your Furnace Is Dirty And In Need Of Cleaning


If you have a forced air heating system, and you do not complete regular maintenance on the device, then you may be looking at an expensive repair bill in the near future. And, a dirty furnace is one thing that can cause a problem and lead to repair issues. You can complete some of the cleaning on your own, and there are many signs that your furnace is dirty and in need of cleaning.

15 August 2018