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

How Your Refrigerator Compressor Works


The compressor is usually considered to be one of the most important parts of any refrigeration or HVAC system. It is a complicated electrical component which is, to put it simply, the part of the refrigeration system that actually creates cold air. In actuality, the compressor is also linked to several other functions. It also helps to circulate refrigerant liquid throughout your system. An Interconnected Web Whenever you start to examine a refrigeration system and how the heat is moved around, you quickly see that everything is very interconnected.

18 July 2018

4 Unconventional Air Conditioning Methods


Is your home located in a climate that has very hot summers? If so, having air conditioning that works is crucial to being comfortable in your home. While conventional AC depends on forced air, operating the system can be very expensive. That's why there are unconventional methods that can cool down a home, some of which you may not know about. Here are 4 different methods that you could use.

12 June 2018

Five Ways To Save Money On Your New Air Conditioner


Having a new air conditioner installed in your home is no small endeavor. First, you have to find an AC contractor. Then, you need to come up with the funds to pay for the replacement! A new air conditioner won't be cheap. Thankfully, there are a few ways that you can save money in this purchase and make sure you don't end up overpaying. 1. Look for Tax Credits and Rebates

3 May 2018