Why You Shouldn't Try To Install Your Own Thermostat


When your home has an aging, damaged, or poorly calibrated thermostat controlling the central heating and cooling system, you will pay more monthly for your energy bills and experience less comfort year round. Both your air conditioning and heating equipment will experience similar issues when the cause lies within the thermostat on the wall. You may be tempted to pick up a thermostat at the local hardware store and attempt a DIY installation to save a little money.

14 March 2018

Beyond Looks: Four Other Benefits Of Having A Fireplace Installed


If you want to add a beautiful ambiance to your room, you might be considering having a fireplace installed. Doing so will add a focal point to your wall, as well as a warm source of light. But there are many benefits, other than appearance, that come with having a fireplace in your home. Here are four other benefits of having a fireplace installed. Inexpensive Heat If you live in a cold climate, then you probably spend a hefty sum heating your home.

24 January 2018

Three Reasons Your HVAC Filter May Be Getting Dirty Quickly


It is important to replace the filter on your air conditioning unit, heater or HVAC unit as recommended by the manufacturer. But, in some cases, your filter may need to be replaced more frequently than recommended. If the filter is full, it should be replaced to help ensure your unit functions as it should, keep heated or cooled air flowing into your home and improve the quality of the air in your home.

7 December 2017

Three Reasonsto Hire A Professional Electrician


Addressing the types of electrical problems that a home may encounter will require using a professional electrician. However, homeowners often may be tempted to avoid the expenses of hiring electricians by completing these tasks themselves. Yet, there are several situations where an electrician can be well worth the costs. Installing Ceiling Lights Or Fans It is a fairly simple and common upgrade for individuals to want to add a ceiling fan or lights to a room.

29 October 2017

How To Keep Your AC Blowing Cold


Is your AC unit not blowing as cold as it once did? This is a common problem, as AC units require specialized care and maintenance to run optimally. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to keep your AC blowing cold air, such as: Work With an HVAC Contractor HVAC contractors have received years of training, plus several more years of on the job experience, in maintaining and servicing AC units.

29 September 2017

4 Money-Savvy Reasons to Have an Outdated HVAC System Replaced


Many homeowners live by the adage, "if it ain't broke, don't fix it," but this school of thought isn't quite applicable to HVAC systems. Sure, an older model air conditioner or forced-heat ventilation system may be working to keep your home habitable, but it is reasonable to assume that you're also missing out in a big way. Despite the fact your current heating and cooling system is working, you have to really consider whether your HVAC system is truly working in your favor.

31 January 2017

Why Industrial Pipes Should Be Insulated


Did the pipes in your warehouse freeze and leave you in the position of having to replace them? If freezing temperatures led to the pipes bursting open, it is likely that they were not properly insulated. When the new pipes are installed, it will be wise to make sure that they are insulated so you can enjoy the numerous benefits that come with the insulation. This article covers a few of the things that make insulating your industrial pipes a good idea.

5 January 2017

Building A New Home And Live In A Hot Climate? 2 Tips To Make Your Home Stay Cool


It is much easier to design a home to stay cool while building it when compared to making changes after a home is built. If you live in a hot climate, there are many things you can do to ensure you stay cool inside your home in the hot weather. Below are two of these things to help you get started. HVAC Unit There are different ways you can cool your home and a good choice is to install an HVAC unit.

14 December 2016

2 Condenser Unit Problems That Can Drain Or Impair Your HVAC Refrigerant


Central air conditioners are a split system consisting of an air handler inside your home's furnace and a larger condensing unit that sits outside your home, usually on a concrete slab. The cooling process starts in the condensing unit when the thermostat sends a signal to the compressor, which then pumps out the refrigerant fuel needed to power the system and cool your air. Problems with parts inside the condensing unit can cause you to lose refrigerant or process the refrigerant less efficiently, which will slowly make your system less efficient until the air conditioner stops working altogether.

17 October 2016

Things To Consider When A Central Air Conditioner Is Problematic


Does it seem as though your central air conditioning system is wearing out? If you are not satisfied with the amount of air you are receiving from the air conditioner, there might simply be a part that is in need of professional attention. This article covers some of the vital parts of a central air conditioning system that can cause problems when they are not in good shape. Problematic Air Ducts

19 July 2016