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.
14 August 2019
Everyone wants their air conditioner to work during the summer so that they can stay cool. However, it is always possible that the stress of constant use can cause the unit to fail when you need cold air the most. Here are some signs to look out for that your air conditioner is failing and needs repair or replacement. Water Pooling The air handler unit in your home will produce some condensation from the cold air traveling through it.
10 July 2019
Having a new AC system installed is a complex and labor-intensive process. This is true whether you're having an AC system installed in a new home or adding a system to an existing home. Although the specific challenges are unique to each situation, there are some basic characteristics that are the same. If you are in the planning stages for a major HVAC project, it is helpful to have a little knowledge about the installation process before consulting with your contractors.
30 May 2019
Sediment can be a problem for your hot water heater, especially if your area has hard water. Sediment is composed of minerals and other debris that don't dissolve in water. Instead, they slowly fall down to the bottom of the tank and collect over time. Here's how to tell if your hot water tank has a problem with sediment, how to fix it, and ways to prevent the problem in the future.
26 April 2019
Spring is in full swing, and summer is right around the corner. Even though the icy winter months seem light years away, now is the time to replace your heating system to make sure your home is ready for cold weather. Follow this guide when purchasing your next heating system; by doing so, you'll be able to select a unit that is the right fit for your home. Decide What Kind of Fuel You Want Your New System to Use
15 March 2019
With winter coming to a close, you may be starting to take steps to get ready for the warmer weather of spring. As part of this effort, you may be thinking about shutting down your furnace. If so, make sure you avoid making the following mistakes while turning off your gas furnace at the end of winter. 1. Leaving the Last Air Filter in the Heater over the Summer If you recently changed the heater's air filter, you may feel that there is no need to change it when you shut down the furnace.