22 March 2023
Your heater is a critical part of your home's comfort and safety, especially during the colder months. However, like all appliances, heaters have a lifespan and eventually need to be replaced. Here are three signs that it's time to replace your heater, as well as tips on how to find the right HVAC contractor to help you with the replacement. 1. Age of Your Heater The age of your heater is one of the most significant factors in determining when it's time for a replacement.
3 March 2023
As spring approaches, you may be making preparations for when you can turn off the heat and start up the central air conditioner. As part of these preparations, you may have uncovered the outdoor unit and performed a visual inspection. As you inspect the unit, you may have noticed that the condenser coils have dirt, mud, and grim caked to their surfaces. While this issue may seem to be something insignificant, there are a couple of problems that arise when you neglect to have the condenser coils in your home's central A/C unit cleaned by a professional after discovering that they are dirty.
14 February 2023
The typical American home uses central air conditioning alongside a forced-air furnace, although the fuel source for the furnace often varies by region. Likewise, the prevalence of air conditioning systems also tends to be regional, with warmer and more humid areas typically having a much higher percentage of new homes with AC systems. However, these are far from the only options for heating and cooling a home. While traditional HVAC systems offer numerous advantages, including cost and familiarity, there are alternatives.
23 January 2023
Your cooling system is your best friend during the hot months. The system keeps you comfortable even when there are heat waves. However, you might notice that your AC has been consuming a lot of energy, unlike when it was relatively new. This indicates that you should schedule AC services as soon as possible. Below are some effective services that your technician could recommend to improve system performance and energy efficiency.
6 January 2023
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average life span of a standard central air conditioning system is about 15 to 20 years. Furthermore, new air conditioning technology is consistently evolving to provide more efficient systems. Therefore, as a homeowner, there is always a chance that you will face an AC installation project at some point. While installing a system can look a bit different depending on the type, there can automatically be certain objectives that will need to be carried out.
15 December 2022
Electric baseboard heating is sometimes seen as an old-fashioned option. It did fall out of fashion for a while when furnaces became really popular, perhaps in part due to the rising cost of electricity and the subsequent lower cost of heating fuel. But as fuel prices rise and people are increasingly looking for greener options, electric baseboard heating has experienced a bit of a comeback. And here's the thing: it may suit you better than you'd think.
23 November 2022
For many homeowners, the boiler is the root of a variety of problems. For instance, a boiler that seemed to provide extremely hot water yesterday might suddenly fail to deliver today. Do you find that your water is not quite getting hot enough? Are your showers just a bit too cold lately? Here's why your boiler might not be working correctly. Your Thermostat Isn't Working Properly One of the most common reasons for a boiler failing to deliver hot enough water is that its thermostat may not be set correctly.