What Everyone Needs To Know About HVAC Systems

  • Improving The Efficiency Of Your Heating System To Stay Warm This Winter

    20 December 2016

    Staying warm during the winter can get expensive. If you are worried about heating bills piling up, there's a number of steps you can take to save yourself some money this winter. If you haven't had your system serviced, it's time to get a technician to your home before you have an emergency repair. In addition, you can prepare your home to retain heat, circulate the air evenly, and keep you warm this winter.

  • Pre-Season Maintenance Tips Before Turning Your Furnace On for the Season

    24 October 2016

    If there's that nip in the air that is too chilly to open the windows anymore and time to pull out the heavier blankets—this means it's about time to turn on the furnace for the first time of the season. Don't touch that thermostat just yet, though. There are a few things you should do before turning on your furnace to help ensure your furnace will start and work properly all season long.

  • Defeating Heat Gain: AC Units, House Fans, And Window Film

    24 August 2016

    An AC system is designed to cool the air in your home once it has already started to heat up. While this is an effective system, it is not necessarily an inexpensive system. In fact, an AC unit is one of the most expensive home appliances to operate. In order to keep your AC costs as low as possible, you need to find ways to prevent heat gain and give your AC system a break.

  • Three Tips For The Best HVAC Maintenance

    5 August 2016

    Your HVAC system is the driving force behind the comfort in your household, since it is responsible for all heating and cooling. This guide will teach you three important tips that will help you maintain your HVAC system so that it runs at its peak. Follow these three tips for as long as you own your home and touch base with a licensed HVAC contractor who can help you out. 

  • Are You Getting An HVAC Appliance Looked At? Have Them All Tuned-Up And Maintained

    4 August 2016

    If you have a concern with one of your HVAC appliances and there is a professional coming to your home, you want to have all the units inspected. Instead of just having one looked at, you should have all of the appliances looked at while the experts are already at your home. Here are a few of the things you'll want to have done to maintain the appliances and to find out what is wrong with the appliance that concerns you.

  • Preparing Your Air Conditioner For Winter: Four Steps To Take

    4 August 2016

    When hot summer days are nearly gone, it's time to start thinking about winterizing your air conditioner. This can help to make sure your unit is ready to power on next year, which can help to reduce costly repairs to your HVAC system. Here are a few important steps to take to winterize your AC. Have Your HVAC System Inspected Having your HVAC system inspected should be part of your regular maintenance plan.

  • Should You Repair Or Replace Your Furnace?

    4 August 2016

    If you have an older furnace, it is more likely that system components will wear out and necessitate a repair. If you have a minor problem like a failing pilot light or thermocouple, then it probably makes sense to make a repair. On the other hand, if your system needs a major repair, you should at the very least contemplate replacing your furnace.  Operation Costs Over the years, the government has enforced more stringent requirements for furnace efficiency on furnace manufacturers.

  • 3 Tips For Transitioning Your HVAC System Into Fall And Winter

    4 August 2016

    During the warmer months, one of the last tasks on your mind is preparing your HVAC system for the fall and winter. As the cooler months approach, now is the time to check your system to determine if it is sufficient to withstand whatever mother nature has to offer. Keep Your Outside Unit Clean Do weekly inspections of your outside unit and clear the area around it of debris or grass.

  • Why Use A Ductless AC System?

    4 August 2016

    The standard type of AC unit for use in a home is a central air system. Such a system will have a set of coils located in a central location inside your home and a second set of coils located outside your home. Because of the central location of the evaporator coils, your unit will have to use a system of ducts to push cold air to the various rooms in your home.

  • What You Need To Do If Your AC Stops Blowing Out Cold Air

    3 August 2016

    What would you do if your air conditioner suddenly stopped pushing cold air into your home? Sure, you can call a local air conditioner repair company to have a technician resolve the problem. But, before you do that, you might want to try cleaning your AC unit. The part of your air conditioner that sits outside your home is called the condenser. Over time, it collects dust, debris, and dirt. If it gets too dirty, your air conditioner won't blow cold air into your home.