Troubleshooting My Furnace

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Troubleshooting My Furnace

As soon as winter rolled around this year, I knew that I had a problem. Our home heating system didn't seem to be working well, and it was really frustrating. We would wake up to absolutely frosty mornings in our own home, and so I decided to pull out the user's manual. I started researching different furnace problems and it occurred to me that the issue might be the filters. I checked them, and you wouldn't believe how full of dust and debris they were. After they were replaced and the air handler was blown out, my furnace started working again. Check out this blog for more information about troubleshooting your furnace.

Having Your New Air Conditioning System Installed? Avoid These Costly Mistakes

Nobody's perfect, but a few innocent mistakes can cost you big bucks when it comes to your home's air conditioning system. To strive for a perfect installation, there are plenty of mistakes you and your HVAC contractor should avoid at all costs. The following covers a few of those mistakes in depth, along with some advice on how you can avoid making these mistakes in the first place. Choosing an A/C System That's Too Big or Too Small Read More 

Six Steps To Keep Your AC System Running Smoothly

Replacing an air conditioner is not cheap, so of course you want to keep yours running for as long as possible. Luckily, this does not have to take hours of your time. By completing these six simple tasks, you can keep your AC system running smoothly for years to come. Turn the power off when you're not using it. When the air conditioning season is over, turn the power off to your AC unit. Read More 

The Four Main Reasons To Call For AC Repair

When it comes to taking care of the AC in your home, you definitely don't want to be too late to call for repairs. This is because once problems start to become worse, it can cost a great deal more to fix it. Here are the four main reasons to know so that you can call for AC repair at the right time: Hissing Sounds: If you notice a hissing sound, you definitely want to call professionals to come inspect and repair your AC. Read More 

Why Can’t Your AC Unit Keep Up During A Heat Wave?

Does your air conditioner usually do a decent job keeping your home cool but seem to become overburdened during a heat wave? Since this is when you need your AC the most, it's important to get to the bottom of the issue and address it. Here's a look at some common reasons why AC units fail to keep up on the hottest days -- and how you can address each one. Read More 

5 Reasons to Choose Electric Radiant Heat Flooring Over Hydronic Systems

Are you tired of putting your bare feet on cold floors when getting out of a steamy shower in the depth of winter? Radiant floor heating gives you the gift of warm tiles or hardwoods all year round, but you'll have to choose between systems that use hot water or electric heating coils. Electric coil systems offer five distinct benefits to the homeowner on a budget. No Water Problems Hydronic radiant heating systems consist of a water heater or boiler that supplies hot water to dozens of feet of pipe buried under each room. Read More