Once I purchased my first home, I realized that I needed to do my part in caring for my home appliances. In addition to reading the user manuals for my kitchen appliances and state-of-the-art plumbing system, I realized that I also needed to do a little research about HVAC. Because I had no experience with HVAC systems, I called out a professional to teach me a thing or two. It was fascinating to talk with him, and I was able to take notes about all kinds of important topics, such as maintenance, troubleshooting, and even shopping for a new system. This blog is all about understanding HVAC guidelines.
8 August 2017
If it seems that water seems to be rushing out of your faucets faster than usual, or you're hearing weird noises coming from your plumbing, then you may be experiencing high water pressure. While high water pressure may seem to be a good thing, it can actually cause damage and cost you money. Your plumbing system is designed to work within a certain pressure range and if it gets too high, you will have serious problems and will need to call a plumber.
27 July 2017
Today, homeowners are more concerned about their energy consumption than ever before. One of the areas where your home uses the most energy is the mechanical systems that heat and cool your home. Luckily, there are many modern systems that are efficient enough to use solar energy to power them, or at least reduce their energy consumption. Here are a few ways that renewable energy can be used to heat and cool your home:
14 July 2017
If you want to put a window AC unit into service for your home, you may want to have a professional install it to ensure that you don't run into any installation issues. However, if you do decide to install your window AC unit yourself, here are a few common self-installation hiccups that people run into and what you can do to avoid this issues yourself. #1 Work Capacity The first thing that you need to pay attention to is the work capacity of the air conditioning unit that you purchase.
28 June 2017
When you're paying big money for central air, you'd expect it to work properly and quickly. If that's not the case, there is probably something wrong with the system that you could fix to get better performance. Starting with some of the easiest fixes, and moving towards the more complicated, here are some ideas for troubleshooting an AC that is underperforming. Are the Cooling Coils Dirty? A common reason for an air conditioner to get gradually weaker is when the cooling coils haven't been cleaned in a long time.
13 June 2017
If you have a central air conditioning unit and you live in a region that gets rather cold in the winter, you will obviously need to take some specific steps to ensure that the unit remains in good shape. This way, you will know that it will be ready to use again once the weather warms back up. To help ensure that you are taking the correct steps, you will want to read through the following tips.