4 Reasons You Should Replace Your Furnace


If you've ever tried to tough out the winter without a fully functioning furnace, you know how important heating can be. Without a furnace, you can get sick from being too cold inside your own house! Avoid this problem by keeping your furnace well-maintained. Here are four signs that your furnace should be replaced. 1. Repairs are too costly. If your furnace won't turn on, you should first check the thermostat and furnace itself for damage.

8 December 2018

End-Of-Season Maintenance For Your Air Conditioner


Just because you don't need your air conditioner the rest of this season doesn't mean you should just turn it off and leave it. This is the best time to perform maintenance on your system. You've used it all season long, and there's a good chance your system is in need of a good cleaning. Read on for some end-of-season maintenance you should be doing. Remove Weeds/Tall Grass Remove brush from around your air conditioning unit.

29 October 2018

What To Do If Your Heating System Isn't Working Properly


Do you have central heating that stopped working all of a sudden? Is there no longer air flowing out of your registers? Or, is the air coming out of registers just not as hot as it should be? Obviously, there are many different things that could break on a central heating system because it is made up of many complicated and connected components. A small problem with one element in the furnace can lead to other issues.

28 September 2018

Building A New Home: Mistakes That Will Undermine The Efficiency Of Your New Air Conditioning Unit


If you're in the process of building your home, you're probably putting a lot of thought into every aspect of the construction. Part of that thought should be going into the HVAC system; particularly the air conditioning unit. You might not realize this but the choices you make about your air conditioning unit now will determine energy efficiency later. Here are three mistakes you can make that will undermine the energy efficiency of your home.

24 August 2018

Three Situations Best Suited For Ductless HVAC Use


A ductless HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system may not be the perfect option when installing a whole house heating system in a new house. However, there are cases where ductless HVAC from an HVAC equipment manufacturer fits better than other forms of heating and cooling. Here are some of those cases and why they are suitable for ductless HVAC installation: When You Create an Additional Room A ductless HVAC system is a perfect remedy for an additional room without heating and cooling.

21 July 2018

Tips You Can Use To Keep Your Furnace Working Properly


When your furnace is working the way that it is designed to, it seems that all is well with the world. Feeling the comforting, warm heat blast through the vents in your home is an experience that you definitely don't want to take for granted. Doing a few simple maintenance tasks can go a long way toward keeping your furnace in amazing condition. Read the following information so you'll know what you need to do to keep your furnace working for as long as possible.

18 June 2018

4 Things To Look For In A Residential AC Company


Whether you've recently moved somewhere new or are a first-time homeowner, having a residential AC company that you can count on for HVAC installation, repairs, and installation is a must. With so many AC service companies likely operating out of your area, however, it can be difficult to find the company that best suits your needs. To make your job easier, there are a few things worth looking for as you shop around for a go-to AC company.

10 May 2018

How To Balance a Forced Air Furnace


As the name implies, forced air furnaces push air into vents to warm the home. The air then returns to the furnace to be reheated. However, you may notice the air flow lacks balance in certain rooms of the house, especially in two-story houses. Follow these steps to balance your forced-air furnace. Open All Dampers First, if your home doesn't have in-room thermometers, place a thermometer in each room that seems too hot or too cold.

26 March 2018

What You Can Do To Make Sure Your Heater Makes It Through The Cold Season


On a cold winter's day there's nothing worse than hearing the final purr from your heater as it dies. The sound can be quite unsettling because you know it means that you're going to have to wait it out in the freezing temperatures until someone can come out to repair it. If you live in a busy, metropolitan city the workload for heating, air conditioning and ventilation (HVAC) specialists can be quite heavy, forcing you to go days without the comfort of a working heating unit.

12 February 2018

Why You Need To Clean Outside Your Furnace


HVAC systems are obviously complicated, with expensive and delicate electrical components, large appliances, tricky gas systems, and other things that homeowners don't want to mess with. That being said, HVAC maintenance isn't something that should only be left to professional technicians and contractors. The fact of the matter is, your HVAC system needs more constant maintenance then you are probably giving it. Even if you have your system serviced once or twice a year, there are a lot of simple things homeowners can do to maintain their system.

5 January 2018