When I married my husband ten years ago, I reluctantly agreed to move into the older brick home he already owned. I knew the house was outdated. Unfortunately, I didn’t have any experience renovating an older place. Immediately, I noticed the old central air conditioning unit in the home. After thoroughly inspecting the equipment, I was afraid the ancient unit wouldn’t make it through my first summer in my new place. Thankfully, I was wrong. After ten years, this same air conditioning system is still running smoothly. However, it has received some diligent care from a reputable HVAC contractor over the years. On this blog, you will discover the ways an HVAC contractor can restore an older air conditioning unit.
8 February 2018
Most homeowners know that some type of maintenance should be completed on their furnaces at least once a year. Of course, there are those that do not seek out furnace maintenance services, either because they cannot afford to, or because they bought a house in ignorance of what maintenance should be done and when. (Not every homeowner is aware of home maintenance, especially if they have lived in apartments most of their lives).
27 December 2017
HVAC systems are going to need some TLC over the years. Not only should you have your system professionally serviced by a licensed HVAC technician on a regular basis, you also need to do your part to keep it up. That is, just having an HVAC tech come to your house once every two years is not enough. Certain components require more frequent maintenance. However, these aren't necessarily time consuming or difficult jobs, they just need to be done more frequently.
9 November 2017
If you live in a region that experiences weather that is cold enough where you will not be using the central air conditioner during the winter months, you will need to properly prepare your air conditioner for these months of inactivity. This way, you will have a better shot at it keeping in tip top shape for when you are ready to turn it back on during the summer. Here are some of the things you need to do to get everything taken care of:
28 February 2017
If you have a central furnace unit that heats your home, you probably want to keep it in optimal condition through proper furnace maintenance so it can effectively and efficiently keep your home warm. A major part of this is changing the filter to keep the air flow unobstructed and improve your home's air quality. To do this, check the three following items while replacing your old filter. Make Sure The Thermostat Is Off
17 January 2017
Just when you need your heat the most, you turn on the switch and your furnace refuses to do what it normally does. Unfortunately, pretty much every home with a furnace heat system will face this problem eventually as the unit gets older and nears the end of its lifespan. However, the reason why a furnace will fail is completely a repairable situation, so it is a good idea to get to know these reasons so you can be prepared.