Ductless Window Units Vs. Central AC Systems


Investing in new AC system for your home is a very big decision. You need to find the type of system that will be the most efficient for your property. You also need to consider your current HVAC set up. That is, if your home already has ducting installed for the heating system, adding an air conditioning unit is not going to be that much more expensive. However, if your property does not have any ducting within the walls, the project is going to be extremely expensive and not practical.

15 November 2017

A Guide To Common HVAC Repairs


One of the most frustrating things about HVAC systems is that the maintenance is relentless. That is, you need to constantly do your part to clean, service, and maintain your system to ensure it is running at maximum efficiency. This includes DIY maintenance and cleaning, as well as having your furnace, condenser, and evaporator units professionally serviced on a regular basis. This article will explain a couple of common HVAC maintenance jobs that you will need to invest in over the years.

10 October 2017

First Start Furnace Burning Odors


If you are preparing for the upcoming winter season, then you may have started to get your heater ready. If so, you may have turned the unit on briefly to make sure it runs. If you noticed a burning smell when doing this, then you may be worried that your heater is going to die soon. However, this is unlikely. Keep reading to learn about this issue and what you should do about it.

23 September 2017

Three Common Heating Problems


There are few winter problems that can be more disruptive or dangerous that issues with your home's heating system on a particularly cold evening. Unfortunately, homeowners are frequently poorly prepared to avoid these issues or address them when they start arising. Compromised Filters The air filters are easily among the most important components of your forced air heating system. These components will prevent dust and other matter from entering the system.

4 September 2017

A Homeowners Guide To Interpreting Unexpected And Troubling Sounds From The Air Conditioner Compressor


Given the complexities of the modern HVAC system, it only makes sense that today's units are likely to present with features and information that you're not yet familiar with. For instance, the compressor is an essential and often overlooked component of your air conditioner that can present with mystifying sounds when issues with it exist. Therefore, it's a good idea for every homeowner who is concerned about the functionality of their heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system to be aware of the following issues with the air conditioning compressor that indicate an HVAC expert should inspect the unit as soon as possible.

24 August 2017

4 Steps For Maintaining Your Heating Unit In The Summer


During the summer, your home's heater is probably the last thing you are thinking about. You are more likely to be thinking of ways to beat the heat, not increase the heat. Unfortunately, this type of complacency can lead to some trouble. When your heater is ignored, it may not actually be ready to work by the time you want it up and running again as the temperature starts to cool.

4 August 2017

Frequently Needing To Repair A Central Air Conditioning System


Central air conditioning system repairs can accumulate to be large amounts of money when they are needed on a regular basis. The repairs are usually necessary for systems that do not receive maintenance every now and then. If you are ready to stop having to invest in so many repairs, occassional inspections of the system should be considered. Just keep in mind that the inspections should be done professionally, as you might not have easy access to certain parts of the system.

26 July 2017

4 Types Of Noises That Could Mean Trouble For Your Air Conditioner


Today's air conditioners are designed to operate as quietly as possible. So when you hear unusual noises coming from your air conditioning system, chances are it's signaling a problem on the horizon. There are plenty of issues that can cause a typical air conditioner to make an unusual racket. If you hear any of the following noises, then you should contact your HVAC technician as soon as possible. Squealing or Screaming

17 July 2017

Does Your Child Have Severe Asthma? Steps To Take To Make Your Home Safer For Them


When you have a child that has been diagnosed with severe asthma, you may find yourself constantly fearing for their life and well-being. The last place that you want to have to worry about your child's breathing safety is in your own home. If you are looking for ways to help make your home more asthma-friendly and for your child to be able to breathe easier in your home, there are many steps that you can and should take.

27 June 2017

Is Your Heater Not Blowing Hot Air? A Furnace Repair Specialist Can Diagnose And Fix The Problem


When the cooler months come, finding out that your heater is not up to the task of keeping your home comfortably warm is an unwelcome surprise. To prevent this from happening, make sure you are correctly maintaining your heating system by replacing the filter regularly and operating it in accordance with its specifications. Although you can attempt to diagnose and correct the problem yourself, it's better to contact an experienced heater repair professional to repair your heater, as improper installation of furnace equipment can be a fire hazard.

14 June 2017