Three Ways To Protect Your Central Air Conditioner's Outdoor Unit During Winter

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The winter can be hard on your home's exterior, and it can also cause damage to your exterior air conditioning unit should you fail to take proper precautions. The exterior unit houses the condenser coils and the system's compressor, along with wiring and hoses connecting the various components; all of these can be negatively affected by wintertime conditions. That's why you should spend time preparing your exterior unit for winter and conducting periodic inspections to be sure there are no unforeseen problems brewing.

27 January 2016

Furnaces And Filters: What You Need To Know

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As your furnace pulls outdoor air into the appliance, it relies on filters to filter out dirt, dust and other impurities floating around in the air. However, while the filter is important, you may not know much about it, especially if you have never lived in a home with a furnace before. Here are some things you should know about a furnace's filter. Signs a Filter Needs to Be Replaced

26 January 2016

4 Tips For Preparing Your Furnace For Winter

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Like other machines and appliances, your furnace can suffer from months of disuse through the summer and early fall. Taking the time to make sure your furnace is in good shape before winter hits will reduce the chances of a breakdown during the coldest part of the year. Here are four tips for preparing your furnace for the winter. Inspect the Blower Motor Belt If your furnace blower isn't working properly, you will notice that little or no air is coming through the vents in your home.

26 January 2016

Your Central Air Unit's Condenser: What It Is for and Problems That Can Occur

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Having central air conditioning is a wonderful thing in the summer until it stops working. If your AC is not cooling your house enough, or if it is not cooling it at all, the problem may be due to a bad or dirty condenser. The condenser is the outdoor part of your AC system, and it serves a major role in the process of cooling air when it is hot. Here are several things you should understand about your AC condenser.

22 January 2016

Pick The Perfect Air Conditioner For Your Home

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A new air conditioner is an investment that you only need to make once every 10 to 20 years. However, since you will be living with your air conditioner for the foreseeable future, it is worth your time to ensure that you get the right air conditioning unit for your home. While your HVAC technician will be a valuable resource, understanding how they create their recommendation will give you confidence that you are making the right choice.

7 May 2015