Winter is about here and you might not have even thought about your furnace since last winter. You should have scheduled a tune up to make sure your furnace runs great all winter long. In case you haven't, or didn't know you needed to, here are some reasons and signs that your furnace needs a tune up. Reasons for a Tune Up Here are some reasons why you need to schedule a tune up for your furnace.
19 December 2015
A squeaky, whining or rattling fan in your air conditioner's outdoor unit can be worrisome, but the noise is often due to relatively simple causes. Below is a step-by-step guide to correcting the common causes of a noisy fan: Tools and materials needed Nut driver set Work gloves All-purpose spray cleaner Lightweight spray lubricant Paper towels Stiff-bristled plastic brush
15 December 2015
Although your old gravity furnace may add a certain charm and antiquity to your historic home, it may not be the safest heating appliance to own, especially if it still uses asbestos insulation in the ductwork. Asbestos is known to cause cancer of the lungs and other body areas. In addition, your gravity furnace may also cost you more to operate during winter's toughest weather, because of how the appliance distributes heat.
14 December 2015
Central air conditioning is a great feature to have in your home as long as it is working properly, but central air conditioners can experience problems. If your AC system seems to be running constantly and will not stop running, your house may end up getting way too cold. This is a common type of problem, and it is usually caused by one of three things. You can try checking these things to see if you can find the problem, or you could call an AC repair company to fix the issue for you.
11 December 2015
Living in a home with low water pressure can be frustrating and inconvenient; however, there are ways this issue can be fixed. Hiring a plumbing company is the best way to find a solution that will work for your home, and one common solution for this problem involves installing a pressure boosting system. This type of system is not always the best way to solve low water pressure issues, but it can help in many situations.
11 December 2015
Just about every one has some advice about heating and cooling your home, and most of them are probably about saving money and increasing efficiency. Unfortunately, a lot of these tips may actually be completely wrong. If you don't know what's right anymore, check out these five common heating and cooling myths and discover the truth for yourself. Myth #1: Ceiling Fans Don't Help With Cooling or Heating If you turn on a ceiling fan and walk away, it's not going to lower the temperature of the air.
10 December 2015