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 I knew the house was outdated.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.
17 September 2015
Keeping your home warm during the fall and winter months is obviously important, but you might be dreading the higher bills. Although you probably budget for higher heating costs when the temperatures drop, you might be spending more than you have to. In many cases, your heat pump might be to blame for your higher heating bills, so don't blame the weather just yet. Instead, consider these signs that your heat pump is costing you more than it should; if any of them seem to apply to your heating system, now is the time to call an HVAC professional to come out and take a look.
10 September 2015
Heading into autumn, communities and schools often sponsor carnivals. Included in this pop-up carnival season are several smaller theme park rides. It takes a lot of power to operate a carnival, even for a day. With most fall carnivals lasting two or three days, you have to find a power source to keep the rides running and functional. Generators are a big help, and here is how you can use them for your local fall carnival.
8 September 2015
One of the most common air conditioner problems is a low refrigerant level. Low refrigerant levels can result from a variety of different scenarios, including the development of a leak in the system or the improper installation of the air conditioner system. Regardless of the exact cause of low refrigerant levels, such a malfunction in your air conditioner will always require you to address the following three issues. Simply refilling refrigerant isn't enough
8 September 2015
You may have noticed that some homes have rooftop air conditioners and some homes don't. If you're in the market for an air conditioner installation and you're wondering whether a rooftop air conditioner would be right for your home, these answers to frequently asked questions may help you decide. Why are some air conditioners installed on rooftops? Cold air is denser than warm air, so it sinks. Compared to central air conditioners, rooftop air conditioners don't have to work as hard to circulate cold air throughout the house, because cold air produced on the roof naturally sinks down into the house and circulates through the ducts.
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.