Your air conditioner is able to withstand a lot of wear and tear of the years and keeps running through it all. However, if your area recently had a power outage while your air conditioner was running, you may be surprised to discover that it is not working afterward. While an air conditioner should be able to survive something as simple as a power outage, it can cause problems with the unit that you may not be aware of.
15 March 2021
Once warm weather arrives, you may be working on getting your home ready for the upcoming spring and summer months, which includes cleaning up and maintaining your home's central air conditioner. When you observed the unit, you may have found that the exterior fins have quite a bit of dirt caught in them. To help clean these up and ensure they are in good condition, use the tips below. 1. Remove Dirt and Debris Caught in the Fins Gently with a Paintbrush and Garden Hose
18 February 2021
Residential air conditioning systems rely on a process called phase conversion to create cold air. In a standard A/C system, phase conversion can be described as the process where the refrigerant converts into gas vapor to aid in removing heat from the warm air that has been pulled from the home. As the air passes through the condenser, it is chilled before being sent back to the interior of the home.
5 February 2021
While most air conditioning systems will provide cool air for years, a replacement will be necessary once wear and tear begin to creep in. If you have an old air conditioning system that's not working as well as it did in the past, or if your current system is not meeting your needs, it's time to consider installing a new system. There are many things to keep in mind before you have a new system put into place.
30 December 2020
Air conditioners can last a really long time — anywhere from 15 to 20 years, on average. The key to ensuring that your air conditioning system lasts as long as possible relies on whether or not you keep your system properly maintained by doing a few simple items and having any repairs addressed promptly. Below is a list of things that every homeowner can do to maintain their air conditioning system.
25 November 2020
Your home's heating system can last a really long time - somewhere between 15-20 years - if maintained properly and repairs are performed promptly. That means if you're considering a brand-new heating system for your home, it should only be a choice you make a few times in your entire life. But if damage has occurred to the unit or it's approaching its expiration date, you may be concerned as to whether you need to simply keep having heating repair services performed or whether you should opt for a brand-new heating system instead.
26 October 2020
Heating the water in your home is not overly challenging, but there are some options to consider when choosing the water heater you will use. There are some traditional systems that work well, and there are some more modern water heater installations that you may want to examine. Electric Water Heaters The electric water heater is probably the most common water heater installation done by plumbers and home builders because it is straightforward and dependable, so most people are comfortable with these systems.
22 October 2020
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