3 Reasons You Shouldn't Work On Your Own HVAC Unit

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If your air conditioner is not cooling your home like it's supposed to or if you are having problems with your home heating system, you might be tempted to tinker with your HVAC system to try to get it working again. After all, you might have successfully fixed other things in your home at one point or another, so you may think it is simple to get your system up and running yourself without hiring someone else to do it.

22 June 2019

Furnace Troubleshooting: What To Examine

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Furnaces have the responsibility of heating every room in the house. It's a big job, but usually your furnace will be able to handle it without attention from anyone. However, if you're hearing peculiar sounds or the heating isn't as strong as you feel it should be, attention becomes necessary. But when you're having such problems, what should you be examining? Electrical Supply A rather common situation is that something is interfering with the electrical power heading to the furnace.

31 May 2019

Signs That You Have A Leak in a Water Baseboard Heating System

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If you have a heating or HVAC system that utilizes water, then you likely have a baseboard system with a variety of radiators. And these radiators do require maintenance and care. Specifically, the pipes can leak on occasion, and there are a few different things you are likely to see when a leak develops. Keep reading to learn about them. Low-Pressure Warnings Water will often leak from a system quite slowly, and you may not notice an issue for months.

24 April 2019

Features to Look for in a New Furnace

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Modern furnaces are equipped with several features that can increase the unit's energy efficiency and cost effectiveness while making your family more comfortable and improving air quality. Unfortunately, if you are not knowledgeable about HVAC systems, you might miss out on the latest furnace features and technology. If you're shopping around for a new furnace, here are a few features to keep in mind. Two-Stage Furnace Most older furnaces are single-stage models.

13 March 2019

What Is the Best Type of Heating for Your House?

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Choosing a heating system is a major challenge for the standard homeowner. Apart from the level of comfort desired, it's also important to consider factors such as the rate of energy consumption, the type of fuel used, the maintenance needs of the system, and so on. These factors are not only determined by the system you get. Certain traits of your house may make certain options better compared to others. How can you choose a heating system that will be a good match for your home?

28 January 2019

Tips For Selecting Your Next Furnace

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Are you in the market for a new home furnace? If so, you may be wondering what you should even be looking for when selecting a new unit. It's likely you've never had to buy a furnace before, which can make the starting point for researching this project quite overwhelming. Here are some tips that will help you pick a new furnace. Cost Savings Are you looking to save money with the ongoing costs of heating your home each year?

17 December 2018

Heating Systems, From Cheapest To Most Expensive, And Best Air Quality

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There are almost a dozen different ways you can heat your home now. New ways to heat your home are invented every decade. Presently, your choices in heating systems include all of the following, from cheapest to least expensive, plus a description of expected air quality with each. Pellet Stoves/Corn Stoves  If you have an open concept or ranch-style home, or if your home is less than two thousand square feet, a compressed wood pellet stove or corn pellet stove is the cheapest way to heat your home.

12 November 2018

Three Keys For Home Heating Work

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When you need to keep your home heating at its absolute best, the best step to take is to reach out to some heating pros that you know you can trust. It's best to have your heating issues shored up going into winter so that you are able to keep your home comfortable and relaxing, no matter what sort of temperatures you're dealing with outdoors. With this in mind, follow the strategies below so that your home heating is taken care of on your terms.

9 October 2018

3 Tips To Help You Pet-Proof Your Plumbing

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Many families share their home with a pet. Many of these pets are dogs. While having a dog can be very rewarding, pets have the potential to wreak havoc on your home's plumbing system. Before you bring your new dog home (or allow your dog to spend time inside your home), take the time to pet-proof your plumbing against the potential damage a dog might cause. 1. Cover Exposed Pipes

8 September 2018

3 Common Problems With Commercial Air Conditioners

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If you own or operate a large building, you know how important it is to keep that building consistently cooled off. Problems with your commercial air conditioner can spell big trouble for your customers and for your employees. If you want to keep everyone comfortable, it's a good idea to know about the most common issues that occur with commercial air conditioners and how to solve them. 1. Inconsistent Airflow

5 August 2018