What Everyone Needs To Know About HVAC Systems

  • When You Don't Need Heating, Ductless AC Is A Great Choice For Your Home

    3 August 2016

    In homes in climates where both heating and cooling are required, it makes sense to install forced air heating and central AC since they can be integrated into one system. But what if you live in a place where heating is never required and you only need to air condition your home? You could have central air installed, but there's a much better option: ductless AC. Here's a closer look at this type of AC system and why it's such a good choice in homes where no heating is required.

  • Ways To Insulate More Effectively When Using Fiberglass

    2 August 2016

    Fiberglass insulation has long been the go-to choice for homes, but homeowners who want the most effective, efficient insulation possible are often encouraged to consider an alternative like spray foam. While these alternatives are effective, they're also harder to come by and more expensive than fiberglass. If you're on a budget and need to insulate your home now, fiberglass is still a very suitable choice – but you'll want to follow these tips to make it as effective as possible.

  • Should I Buy A Portable Or A Window Air Conditioning Unit?

    2 August 2016

    Even if your house already has a central air system, cooling down individual rooms can often be done more cheaply by using a portable or window air conditioning unit. There are pros and cons of each one, and when it comes down to it, the best choice is dependent on your needs; one is not necessarily better than the other. However, they do function differently enough to make it worth your while to do a little research before buying your unit.

  • Coil Icing Is To Blame For High Humidity Levels In Your Home. Clean Your Filters To Prevent It

    2 August 2016

    Coil icing is one of the most common causes of reduced air conditioner efficiency. This is because when ice forms on an air conditioning system's evaporator coils, it insulates the passing air from the cooling effect of the refrigerant. As a result, the refrigerant fails to absorb as much heat as it should from the warm air. Here is what you should know about how this eventually leads to high humidity levels in your home and why cleaning your filters is an effective preventative measure.

  • FAQ About A Problematic Central Air Conditioner

    1 August 2016

    Did your central air conditioning suddenly stop producing cool temperatures? The main part of the system that is responsible for cooling warm air down is the evaporator coil. There are several types of problems that can interfere with the functionality of the evaporator coil. It is also possible that your air conditioner is just old. Take a look at this article for the answers to a few of the questions you might have about a malfunctioning evaporator coil.

  • 3 Reasons Your AC System May Not Be Working Correctly

    1 August 2016

    If you are like most homeowners, you have an air conditioning system in your home. However, just because you have an AC system doesn't necessarily mean that it is working properly. Many people's AC systems are working below full capacity when the solution is a simple correction. Here are some reasons that your AC may not be working properly and some ways to fix the problems. 1. Your Air Filters Are Clogged

  • 2 Ways To Alleviate The Strain On Your Air Conditioner

    1 August 2016

    One of the biggest problems that you can run into during the summer is that so much strain is placed on your air conditioner that it fails and leaves you and your family uncomfortable. In addition, once the air conditioner has failed due to the strain, it can cost quite a bit of money to repair or replace. Listed below are two ways to alleviate the strain on  your air conditioner so that it makes it through the summer.