You depend on your furnace to keep you and your family warm all winter, but what happens when you discover a problem? If you call an HVAC contractor like Advance Care Heating & AC LLC, they will likely ask you a few questions to help diagnose it over the phone. The more information you give them, the easier it will be for them to get the job done quickly. Unfortunately, many homeowners have no clue how a furnace runs.
4 February 2016
Living with allergies can be a nightmare-- sneezing, a runny nose, and red itchy eyes are annoying symptoms that allergy sufferers know all too well. While there is not a lot you can do to avoid dust, pollen, and other allergens while you have to be outside, there are many things you can do to make your home more comfortable and reduce allergens. Use the following tips inside your home if you have allergies:
3 February 2016
Ductless air conditioners aren't new technology, but they've only been gaining popularity in recent years. The main reason for their rise is that they provide zoned cooling so that you can save energy by only cooling parts of your house at a time instead of running a central air conditioner to cool the entire home. Another reason they are popular is that homeowners with a do-it-yourself mentality can install them on their own.
2 February 2016
If you are like many homeowners, you are probably looking for ways to decrease your energy bill each month. Many times as the weather becomes warmer, people tend to overspend on their AC in attempts to keep their house comfortable and cool. Luckily, there are ways to keep your house comfortable without cranking up the AC. Here are a couple suggestions. 1. Keep The Sunlight Out The sun heats up the outdoors and causes the temperature to rise.
2 February 2016
Cooling costs can put a real strain on your summer budget. You should not feel like you are anchored to your house simply because the money you pay to keep your house cool keeps you from funding your summer adventure plans. By taking steps to optimize the function of your AC unit and making your home more energy efficient, you can rein in your cooling costs. Roof Replacement While you should not replace your roof simply to keep your cooling costs down, every roof needs replacing from time to time.
31 January 2016
As a homeowner, you will want to make sure that you are well aware of all of the signs that indicate a problem with your sewage line. To help you with this, you will want to make sure that you are taking a few moments to review the following information. You Smell Rotten Eggs In Your Drains Do you smell something coming from your drains that smells like rotten eggs?
29 January 2016
Dealing with cold winters can be irritating enough on its own, but trying to figure out how your utilities are so high can be even more frustrating. Where does all that money go? To help you out with rising utility costs, here are some tips for reducing your heating costs in the winter: Change to a More Efficient Heater One of your first options is to simply change to a different and more efficient heater.
28 January 2016
Your air ducts are hidden away in your attic, so you might never think about them. However, they are responsible for carrying all of the air that you breathe, so they are one of the most important parts of your home. Learn how you can spot problems in your ducts that could compromise your health and comfort. Hot or Cold Spots in Your House If you have a room that is always hot or cold, the duct leading up to that room may be punctured or blocked.
26 January 2016
When you install a new furnace or air conditioner, it's important that you get it sized properly. If it's too small, it won't be powerful enough to heat or cool your home on the coldest or hottest days of the year. If it's too big, you might run into problems with humidity, breakdowns from it constantly turning on and off, or a general lack of efficiency. Here's how to properly determine how much heating and cooling you need.
23 January 2016
Heating systems are not a self-contained, impervious, never-needs-maintenance unit. Instead, they are subject to the laws of time and entropy, just like everything else on this planet. Thus, if you want to keep your heating system functioning properly, you need to inspect its key components regularly and make repairs as necessary. Keep reading to find out what components to check, what to look for, and what to do to fix any problems you find.
23 January 2016