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.

Two Keys To Help You Unlock Your Lowest HVAC Bill Yet

There's nothing like an extra cold winter or a particularly hot summer to send your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) expenses through the roof. The numbers on your utility bill might be so high that you emit a faint "gasp" when you open the envelope. These kinds of unexpected expenses throw your budget completely off, and might cause considerable stress as you wonder how to get them paid. If you want to know how to keep your utility expenses in line, keep reading to learn about a few tips that can help you get the lowest HVAC bill possible. Read More 

Inefficient Heating and Cooling: You Might Need To Clean You Condenser Coils

Does it seem like it is becoming harder and harder to heat your home during the winter? Even if there temperature outside is not necessarily colder, it might seem like you have to continually turn up your thermostat to keep your rooms warn. There are obviously a few different ways that a home can become less efficient over time. For instance, you can lose heat through your windows. However, your HVAC system also become less efficient over the years just from normal usage and aging. Read More 

Why Radiant Heating Is The Perfect Solution For Your New Home

Building a brand new home gives you the opportunity to do everything right from the very beginning. This starts with picking out all of the best systems so that everything in your house will run as smoothly as possible. Although it's common for some people to choose a central system as their heating method of choice, you may find that a radiant model is a better pick. Radiant heat is supplied by panels that are installed inside of the floor. Read More 

Why Preventive Maintenance Is Important To Heating And Cooling Systems

Just like your car, your heating and cooling system requires maintenance. If you do not carry out preventive maintenance, it's just a matter of time before your system grinds to a halt. The last thing you want is your heating system failing right in the middle of winter. Preventive maintenance offers numerous benefits: Preventing Costly Repairs Preventive maintenance helps to identify and fix problems before they get out of hand. Left unattended, these minor repairs can quickly escalate into major repair issues, costing you more. Read More 

The 3 Types Of Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless water heaters are an alternative type of water heater, that like their name would suggest, don't have a large storage tank associated with them. Instead, they heat water on demand as needed throughout your house, which translates into a higher efficiency unit and lower energy bills for you. There are three main types of tankless water heaters, each of which operates in a slightly different way from the others, and thus has a different set of advantages and disadvantages. Read More