After firing up your home’s furnace for the season, you may have washed the vents and wiped out the upper part of your ductwork. However, since you cannot clean far down, you may wonder about the cleanliness of the ductwork in general. If so, look for the following signs that your home’s ductwork is in need of cleaning.
1. Excess Dust Is Found on and Around the Vents
One sign that your home’s ductwork could stand a good cleaning is when excess dust starts appearing on and around the vents. Read More»
Summer’s nearly gone, which means it’s now time to think about keeping your home warm and cozy. Warming your home is easy to do if you own a high-efficiency heat pump. Unlike a furnace, your heat pump relies on the same refrigeration cycle that made it possible to keep your home cool – only in reverse.
However, the transition from cooling to heating isn’t quite as simple as flipping a switch. Read More»
Sometimes you just have to look at your ventilation system and wonder, “What were they thinking?” Ventilation installation of seventy to ninety years ago is nothing like it is now, and much older ventilation systems are just mind-boggling to see. There are vents that vent into basements, cold air return vents on porches with no heating vents, and even vents that vent hot air at the ceiling where the warm air will not do anyone any good. Read More»
If you are ready to install a new AC in your home, there are different options to consider for the needs of your home. For example, if you live in a dry climate, you may want to consider installing an evaporative cooling system. There are also options like radiant cooling, heat pumps, and geothermal HVAC systems. The following cooling systems are some of the options you may want to consider when you get ready for new air conditioning installation. Read More»
When the time comes for you to replace or upgrade your home’s heating unit, there are many factors that must be reviewed if you are to purchase a unit that can provide reliable and efficient performance for your home. Read on to make sure your heating installation is successful.
Consider The Maintenance That You Are Willing To Perform On The Heating System
Heating units can be some of the more maintenance-heavy appliances in the house. Read More»