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 I knew the house was outdated.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.
7 September 2015
During the summer months, most people rely on their air conditioning system to stay cool and comfortable. If it's especially hot and you're running the air conditioning a lot, you may have fears about your energy costs. You don't need to worry too much, because you can take some steps to save on energy costs. Take a look at the following information to better understand some of the ways in which you can save on AC costs this summer.
5 September 2015
If you use a furnace to heat your home, doing a few routine maintenance steps before you turn it for the season will help minimize the risk of unnecessary downtime when it is needed most. Many people will enlist the help from a heating contracting service to take a look at their furnace if it is not running properly. If you have not experienced any problems, however, you may be able to undertake some maintenance steps on your own.
4 September 2015
Condensation is a natural result of any running air conditioner, one that all ACs are designed to deal with--in theory, anyway. Unfortunately, things don't always work so perfectly in the real world. If you would like to learn more about air conditioner maintenance, read on. This article will introduce you to two common causes of a leaky AC. Clogged air filter. If you're surprised to hear that an air filter led to a leaky AC, you're probably not alone.
4 September 2015
The dog days of summer might be over, but the September heat can make your home stifling hot -- especially when your air conditioner breaks down. When you face this issue, it isn't a time to panic. Instead, grab the phone and place a quick call to your local air conditioner repair company. The company will be able to send a technician to your home, often within a day or two, to determine the reason for your problem and get the unit up and running to restore the cool in your home.
3 September 2015
After years of normal usage, you might notice that you air conditioner is lagging. This could be due to a failing air conditioning motor. If this is the case, you will probably need to invest in a new unit. Before you make this big investment, you should run a couple of checks to see if you can improve your AC efficiency without replacing it. Here are 3 things you should do to improve your AC unit.