24 April 2019
When you have a large family, bathroom space is always at a premium. If you're tired of waiting to use the restroom and being late for work in the morning, adding an additional bathroom can solve your problem. However, when building a bathroom from scratch, there are many factors to take into account, including the need for new plumbing lines. Here are four tips to help you create the bathroom your family needs.
15 March 2019
Upgrading your air conditioner to central air throughout your home instead of just one or two window air conditioners can be a big step up in comfort for you and your family. But if you've never owned a central air unit before, you might not know where to begin when it comes to AC maintenance. To that end, here are some tips that can help you keep your new air conditioner in great shape for many years to come.
30 January 2019
One piece of advice you may have heard about maintaining an air conditioner is to clean the condenser coil. It helps the condenser run with less wear and tear, helping extend its lifespan and limit repairs. However, if you do not know how to clean the condenser coil, you'll likely ignore the component until it needs to be fixed. Here are three tips so that you can learn how to clean the condenser coil on your own to keep it in good condition.
20 December 2018
If you own your own office space, you probably don't want to pay more than is necessary for the energy bills. However, keeping energy bills down in such a large space is much harder than doing so at home, where you can just turn the thermostat down a few degrees or put your holiday lights on a timer. Still, saving energy in an office building is not impossible. You just have to take a systematic approach and start tackling big, energy-saving projects one at a time.
13 November 2018
Traditional furnaces excel at providing comfortable heat for your home, but even the most efficient furnace consumes a considerable amount of energy in the process. If you're looking for an energy-efficient heating system for your home, now's a good time to step outside the box with an active solar energy heating system. Read on to learn how this system works and some of the benefits and drawbacks you can expect when installing and using one.
10 October 2018
Keeping your HVAC equipment properly maintained is a good way to reduce operating costs at your commercial facilities. AC repairs can be costly, and malfunctions of your AC unit could cut into your company's revenue and productivity. The fall months are an important time to take stock of the condition of your AC equipment and make any improvements you can to improve general HVAC efficiency. The following are six things you can do in the fall months to make your commercial AC equipment more efficient throughout the year.
11 September 2018
Have you noticed that the air conditioner condenser located outside your home is getting louder than usual? This may be a reason to be concerned and cause you to do something about the noise. Here are some things that can be done to help make your air conditioner work at a more reasonable volume. Fan Adjustments If the annoying noise from the air conditioner sounds like rattling, it is likely that the loud noise is due to a problem with the unit's fan.
7 August 2018
After discovering that your air conditioner is no longer adequately cooling your home, you may start to suspect that it is running low on refrigerant. However, since refrigerant usually does not suddenly run low, there may be a leak somewhere inside the system. Look for the following warning signs that your central A/C unit is leaking refrigerant. Ice Builds On In and Around the Unit One of the first things you may notice when refrigerant is leaking inside your air conditioner is the buildup of ice in and around the unit.
3 July 2018
The best HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) systems are those that are barely noticed; those that are able to run in the background and cool or heat the house without making noise. Of course, a barely discernible noise level is to be expected because an HVAC is an electromechanical system with moving parts. However, if your HVAC is too noisy, here are a few things that may silence it.
27 May 2018
If you have currently been trying to keep your home at a comfortable temperature with things like window units and stand-alone heating and cooling units, then you may have been wanting to bring all of the benefits of central heating and cooling into your home. This would make sense, since a central system will help you to keep your entire home at a comfortable temperature for less and without worrying about things like dealing with moving the units, the inefficiency they offer and other issues.