Home heating and cooling systems can help you enjoy any weather. However, any system comes with significant costs and maintenance needs. You might be wondering when is the best time to have your heating and cooling system serviced. While many people prefer doing this in early fall, there are actually some good reasons to do heating and cooling maintenance in the summer. Save Time First, heating and cooling system maintenance in the summer can save you time.
30 August 2017
To save on energy costs, you can make several changes. For instance, you could opt to turn off your air conditioner and depend more on fans. However, there is one change to your home that you could possibly lower your energy bills and allow you to continue to use your air conditioner. If you have recessed lighting in your home, it could be to blame for rising energy costs. How Does Recessed Lighting Lead to Higher Energy Costs?
17 August 2017
Your air conditioning system should turn off once it reaches the temperature set on your thermostat. But if your AC stays on all day without rest, you may have a problem with the evaporator coil inside your indoor unit. Your thermostat or its batteries may also be faulty. Any of these problems can cause significant problems with your cooling system and home's energy expenses. You can find out why your AC stays on with the simple solutions below.
26 July 2017
Your heating and air conditioning is an important part of your comfort throughout the year. You need your air conditioning unit for those long, hot summer days and your heating system for the cold winter nights. Replacing a part of your heating and cooling system can be a very pricey project, and in most cases, the problem could have been fixed well before major damage was done. A little maintenance can go a very long way when it comes to your air conditioning unit.
26 July 2017
If your air conditioner isn't blowing cold air, the problem may actually be that your air conditioner unit has become too cold! Many people have been shocked when they open up their air conditioning units only to see a gigantic block of ice. The culprit, in this case, is that the evaporator coils are becoming much colder than they are designed to, which causes ice to form around them. The ice acts as an insulator, which exacerbates the problem since the warm air from your home can no longer heat the evaporator coils, and they're already too cold!
7 July 2017
Even for those who live in a temperate coastal climate like San Francisco or San Diego, indoor climate control can be key to year-round comfort. This means a malfunctioning heater or air conditioner can pose a major problem for both homeowners and business owners. Read on to learn more about how air conditioners work at a basic level and what you'll need to do to maintain your HVAC system and prevent the need for inconvenient and time consuming repairs.
6 June 2017
Does your air conditioning make a high-pitched whistling noise whenever it turns on? Such a noise can be quite irritating, leading to headaches and keeping you from getting restful sleep. The good news is that whistling is rarely a sign of a serious issue with your AC unit. Rather, there are three common causes, all of which are easy to address on your own. A Clogged Air Filter Your air conditioner has to blow air through the air filter before it enters your ducts.
6 June 2017
Your air conditioner, like any appliance, can slowly wear down as you use it. This takes years if you keep your air conditioner in good shape, and you can keep the air conditioner running a little bit longer if you don't use it at full blast if at all possible. Combining your air conditioner with fans helps keep you a lot cooler without requiring the air conditioner to run excessively, even on hot days.
13 April 2017
Most furnaces are going to be built to last you for several years, however, there is going to come a time when they may start to break down on you. If you feel that your furnace is beginning to break on you, then it is going to be essential that you know what signs to watch for. These signs are going to indicate that it is likely going to be in your best interest to replace your furnace sooner rather than later.
4 April 2017
During the heat of the summer months, going without air conditioning is painful. Due to things like the coil freezing or a compressor going bad, you may find yourself without cooling during the hottest days of summer. Even though you do not have your AC at this time, there are some things that you can do to stay cool. Here are some tips to help you beat the heat while you are waiting for the HVAC contractor to get around and do the repairs to your air conditioner:
21 March 2017