Why Is Your AC Not Cooling Rooms Evenly?

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Since the main function of an air conditioner is to cool down your rooms, if it's not doing them evenly — meaning every room has a different temperature — then that's a problem. While it may be mildly annoying, it can also be potentially dangerous to older people and babies, so it's a matter that needs to be fixed as soon as possible. Moreover, failure to remedy this issue can take the potentially minor problem that is causing it and turn it into a much bigger problem, so if you spot any problems, content an HVAC technician to have it looked at.

25 November 2020

Can I Clean My Drains Myself?

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Of all the jobs that a homeowner can do themselves, clearing your own drains is one of the simplest. Unlike other plumbing issues that you may experience, drain cleaning is relatively straightforward: there is a clog that's causing the water to not drain, and it needs to be removed. Simple. Unfortunately, not all drains are that easy; in some cases, you may not even be able to identify where it's at.

20 October 2020

Important Tasks To Entrust To A Skilled Licensed Plumbing Contractor

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The plumbing in your house serves an important purpose for you and your family. It provides you with the water that you need for daily chores like showering, doing laundry, and washing dishes. To keep it working properly, you need to have your plumbing repaired or maintained regularly. These important tasks are some to entrust to a plumbing contractor. Repairing Leaks Leaks in your pipes and faucets are costly and inconvenient.

22 September 2020

3 Common Electrical Issues With Mini-Split AC Systems

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Mini-split AC systems offer many advantages, especially for homeowners with older houses or condos. Since mini-split units don't require any ductwork installation, they make an excellent fit for structures where retrofitting may not be feasible or cost-effective. These systems are also typically reliable, but that doesn't mean that they never fail. If you aren't familiar with the operation of mini-split systems, then you may not immediately recognize when something is wrong.

18 August 2020

Top Decisions That Should Be Made When Installing A New HVAC System

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Installing a new heating and air conditioning system in your home is a big deal, and there are a lot of decisions that need to be made along the way. These are some of the decisions that will need to be made during this time. Do You Need More Than One Unit? If you have a smaller, one-level home, you probably won't need more than one heating and air conditioning unit.

21 July 2020

What to Do When You Need to Install a New Air Conditioner during the Summer

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When it comes to a failing air conditioner, by far, summer is the least favorable time to experience this issue. Yet, the unfortunate reality is that it happens. If you face a similar scenario, there are some steps you can take to prevent an already inconvenient situation from turning worse. Learn what you can do when you need to replace your air conditioner during the summer. 1. Call a Professional Right Away

16 June 2020

4 Ways To Maintain Your Boiler Furnace

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While forced-air furnaces may be considered "the norm" when it comes to residential heating systems, they're far from the only option available. In some homes, boiler heating systems actually utilize water instead of electricity or gas to distribute heat throughout a home. Specifically, boilers work by pumping hot water through radiators or radiant flooring systems to keep a home comfortable. If you have a home with a boiler furnace (or are thinking about installing this type of heating system in your home), there are some important maintenance tips you should know.

29 April 2020

Completing A Home Expansion Project? How To Upgrade Your Heating System

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When it comes to home additions, an upgrade to the heating system is often the last thing on the homeowner's mind. However, any time you add on to your home, it's essential you make an update to your heating system if you want to ensure the new area is warmed. To ensure you have seamless heat delivery throughout your home, learn more about the options you have to upgrade your heating system to support your new addition.

7 April 2020

What It Means When An Air Conditioning Unit Gets Too Cold

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When you think about a hot summer day, it's hard to imagine that an air conditioning unit can ever get too cold, as it can cause the unit to fail. However, not only is it possible, but it's not a good thing, as an air conditioning unit that gets too cold will freeze. Learn about some of the factors that can cause a cooling unit to freeze and how to address the problem.

2 March 2020

3 Reasons Why Your Furnace Is Short Cycling

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When a furnace is in good working condition, it will turn on, run for awhile, and then turn off when the temperature inside the home has reached the set temperature. Unfortunately, a furnace can develop problems as it ages, and one of those issues is short cycling. Short cycling is when a furnace turns on, runs for a couple of minutes, and then turns off. In most cases, a furnace that is in need of repair will short cycle multiple times an hour.

28 January 2020