What Happens When You Run A Central AC Without A Filter?


When you really think about it, a central air conditioning system is a diverse bunch of operational components working together for the common purpose of keeping your home cool. Every last component has a job to do, right down to the filter that you put inside of the unit to capture dust. If something happens and your filter needs to be changed or gets damaged, you may be tempted to just leave the thing out until you can get a new one.

10 December 2018

3 Ways To Make Your Bedroom More Comfortable


You spend a great deal of time in your bedroom. So, the room should be comfortable. Issues with the air quality in your home can affect your comfort, and if you or your partner have allergies, air quality issues can make your time spent in the bedroom miserable. Learn what you can do to keep your bedroom more comfortable. 1. Clean the Air Ducts Ductwork is a critical part of your HVAC system.

8 November 2018

Prepare Your Commercial Air Conditioner For Summer Now


In business, even when you do have a slow period, you have to make the most of your time. Keep this same concept in mind when it comes to your air conditioning unit. As the temperatures drop, use this period as a time to service your air conditioning unit so that it's all ready once the warm temperatures roll around again.  Replace the Filter If your commercial air conditioning system uses filters, it's vital that you replace the filter as necessary.

4 October 2018

Getting Your Home's Plumbing Ready For Fall


As the summer heat gives way to cooler fall temperatures, now is the time to prepare your home's plumbing for the seasons ahead. As the weather gets colder, your plumbing becomes more vulnerable to damage caused by freezing temperatures. Take a moment and read about how you can prevent fall and wintertime plumbing damage with the following tips. Drain and Put Away Those Hoses After putting your gardening hoses to good use throughout the summer, it's time to put them up for the upcoming fall and winter.

3 September 2018

Signs That Your Older Home's Electrical System Needs To Be Rewired By An Electrician


Older homes tend to have a lot of charm and history, but some older homes also have the original electrical system or an electrical system that has not been updated in a long time. If your home is more than a few decades old, it is important to look out for signs that the electrical system is faulty and needs to be rewired. Having your home's electrical system rewired by electricians can prevent an electrical fire and protect your appliances.

31 July 2018

Why Your Heater Matters – Even In The Summer


 Maintenance on your HVAC system is important throughout the entire year. This doesn't mean that you should only pay attention to the air conditioner portion during the summer and the heater portion during the winter. In fact, the whole system needs to be properly maintained if you expect it to run efficiently all year. So, make sure that you are paying special attention to your heater this summer, and here's why.

24 June 2018

Tips for Resolving Problems With Uneven Residential Air Conditioning in a Multi-Story Home


If you live in a multi-story home and have problems with uneven air conditioning flow that leaves some areas of the house too cold while others are too hot, then follow these tips to troubleshoot and eliminate the problem. Tip: Check Each of Your Vents for Airflow When the System Is Running Before you troubleshoot further and look for more serious air conditioning system problems, first, take the time to walk around your entire house and check the airflow from each and every vent.

19 May 2018

3 Maintenance Steps That Can Keep Your Residential AC Unit Working Great


Your residential AC unit is a critical component of your home, especially when temperatures start increasing outside. To keep this unit working at an optimal rate and ensure your home is cool and comfortable, you need to take the following maintenance steps.  Inspect the Condensing Unit's Wiring and Components  Just because you're not an HVAC technician, doesn't mean you can't visually inspect your unit for damage. Even without much experience, you can assess the condition of the condensing unit's wiring and components.

5 April 2018

How To Clean Your AC Unit


You can spend a lot of money just paying professionals to maintain your HVAC system. While you cannot discount the importance of occasional professional HVAC maintenance, you also need to consider some basic DIY maintenance. Not only will this save you money, it can also increase the efficiency of your system. The fact of the matter is, most people can't afford and don't remember to you have their system regularly serviced by professionals.

23 February 2018

There's A Cold Front Coming Through: 3 Steps To Make Sure You And Your Furnace Are Prepared For The Cold


If you've been enjoying the mild winter, don't get settled in just yet. There are still some severe weather days ahead. If your furnace isn't prepared for the change in weather, you could be left with a bitterly cold home. While you're waiting for the cold snap to arrive, use this time to make sure your furnace is ready for action. Here are three important steps you can take to make sure you're not left facing a heating emergency this winter.

9 January 2018