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 I knew the house was outdated.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.
9 December 2016
Your central air conditioner has an interior half located in the air handler that is either a standalone unit or housed within your furnace. The air handler contains a set of evaporator coils that play a vital role in the cooling process and actually provide the source of the cold air. Problems with the evaporator coils can leave you with inefficient cooling or warm air coming out of your vents.
13 October 2016
Understanding the various parts of your new home is important in order to get the most from the major investment that this property represents. Unfortunately, it is common for first-time homeowners to lack much of the experience that is needed to protect their homes against some of the more common threats that can arise. By learning more about your home's plumbing system, you will likely be better able to make wise and informed choices when it concerns handling routine plumbing problems.
10 August 2016
The summer season is well underway, and even though you may be ready for the sunshine and nice weather, the last thing you are ready to see is those power bills start growing steadily because of the costs of keeping your home cool. Air conditioning is a great modern convenience, but through the hottest months of summer, this convenience does not come without a price. Here are a few things you can do to help keep the costs of cooling your home as low as possible this summer.
14 July 2016
Air conditioners work to keep your home cool in the summer months but can suffer from overheating themselves if they are not properly maintained. There are three main reasons why an air conditioner's temperature will reach unacceptable levels, causing it to cease to function. Thankfully, understanding what these reasons are and what you can do to prevent each of them from occurring can help prevent your air conditioner from malfunctioning during the hot weather.
26 May 2016
Space heaters can be incredibly useful tools if you are looking to heat a room and don't want to shell out the money for a full central heating system. On top of that, they can be useful even when you do have a central heating system, since they can allow you to supplement your heating in rooms that are particularly drafty or that don't warm up quickly enough. However, there are several different kinds of heat pumps, so you will need to decide which type is right for you: