Maintaining Your Air Conditioning System


There is no doubt that a summer without air conditioning would be a miserable summer. In fact no air conditioner can be considered a health hazard because of heat exhaustion and dehydration. So, it is important that you do everything that you can to maintain your air conditioning system through the year, but especially during the spring to prepare for a hot summer. The good news is there are a few different things that you can do as a homeowner to maintain your air conditioning unit.

4 October 2017

Signs You Need To Replace Your Air Conditioning Thermostat


Your air conditioner's thermostat is an extremely important part of your HVAC system, as it allows you to control and change the temperature levels within your home. An improperly functioning thermostat can reduce your overall comfort levels and increase your energy bills. Thankfully, there are a couple of early warning signs that you can look out for to help determine when it's time to replace your air conditioner's thermostat. Temperature Changes

2 February 2017

How To Clean Your Condenser Coils


The effectiveness of an air conditioner largely depends on your condenser unit. Most importantly, your condenser coils need to be clean if you want cold air flowing throughout your ducks and into your home. Cleaning your coil is a simple job, but it is something that you should do every year. This article explains not only how to clean your coils, but also how to prevent them from getting too dirty in the first place.

15 December 2016

How To Clean Your Duct For Cleaner Air


If anyone in your house is suffering from allergies, you might be able to alleviate, if not completely fix their problems. That is, allergens can get stuck in your duct system and circulate whenever you run your heater or air conditioner, causing people to have severe allergies when they are in their own home. A basic DIY duct cleaning just might help with those annoying and harmful allergy problems. Even if you don't have allergies, you might find this project help helpful because it should produce cleaner air throughout your home, meaning that you won't need to dust as often.

15 December 2016

How To Save On Cooling Costs


An AC unit will use a lot of electricity. However, during the hottest parts of the day, an AC unit is just what you need to keep your home cool. On the other hand, at night, when the sun goes down and the outside temperature starts to fall, your AC unit may be overkill. This is where having a secondary cooling system can help. This is where you might be able to use a house fan to help you save money on cooling costs.

20 October 2016

How to Get the Best Deal When Buying a New Furnace


If you're eyeing a new furnace for you home, you have probably realized that there are a large number of factors that affect the total cost of a furnace and its installation. If buying your furnace isn't an emergency, take a look at the following steps to see what you can do to get the best possible price for your new furnace. Double-Check What Size You Need When looking for a new furnace, don't just replace your old one with a similar model.

19 August 2016

2 Environmental Properties That Are Key To Proper AC Operation


Central air conditioners properly function due in part to a system of controls that determine the environmental factors around the system and inside your home. The most obvious control happens at your thermostat when you turn the system on and off depending on your temperature needs. But there are other types of controls, too, and understanding the environmental properties, and how you can influence those properties, can help you have the most efficient air conditioning and heating service unit possible.

22 July 2016

Stay Warmer This Winter With Some Efficiency Tips


If you are looking at ways to make your home heat more effectively and efficiently, start with your furnace. Schedule an appointment with a heating specialist to ensure there are no problems or issues that could be impacting how effective your furnace is and that could be potentially costing you money in wasted heating costs. Consider some of these ways that could make your home easier and cheaper to heat this winter:

3 June 2016

Why You Want To Have Your Ductwork Cleaned Every Year


If you have ductwork running through your home, you will want to have it cleaned every year. To help you understand why this would be a beneficial thing to do, you will want to take a moment to check out the following points. Helps People With Indoor Allergies While having your ductwork cleaned every year will not solve someone's problems with indoor allergies, but it can make things a lot easier on them.

13 April 2016

Is Your Air Conditioner's Evaporator Coil Causing Warm Air?


If your home's air conditioner is struggling to create cool air even after the unit has been turned on for a while, the problem could be with its evaporator coil. If you are unfamiliar with this crucial part of your air conditioner, here are two common questions you may have about it. Why Does The Evaporator Coil Produce Warm or Cold Air? Since the coil is responsible for making the air in the HVAC system cool, it's an incredibly important part that must always be in working condition.

12 February 2016