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.
20 October 2017
Turning on your furnace for the first time each winter should be relatively uneventful if you keep it properly maintained. This is why any out of the ordinary noises can be a major cause for concern. Know the most common noises and what causes them so you can properly troubleshoot the problem. Noise #1: Loud bangs or pops The severity of this issue depends on when the bang occurs. If it bangs shortly after the furnace cycles off, the issue is probably the basic expanding and contracting of ducts as they heat and then cool back down.
24 September 2017
If it seems like your heating system is not as efficient as it used to be, this is perfectly normal. Over time, certain component in the system are bound to become less effective. While it is very important to have your system regularly serviced by professional HVAC technicians, you also need to practice good maintenance. That is, if you follow these basic maintenance rules, you can do your part to ensure that your system is running as efficiently as possible.
7 September 2017
There are few things that are more refreshing than coming home to a nice cool home after a long day at work. Air conditioning is one of the best things about a home, but if the air conditioning in your home goes out, things can get miserable. If you have never experienced what it is like to have a home that is in the high 80's be sure that you never have to experience it because it simply is terrible.
25 August 2017
Is your current air conditioner not performing like it used to? You may be experiencing issues with warm air, hot rooms, or a unit that is constantly running. Do not assume that the solution to this problem is to buy an air conditioning unit that is bigger and more powerful since it may actually be detrimental to the HVAC system in your home if it is not the proper size. Here are a few reasons why you need to get the right sized air conditioner for your home:
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.