At some point, a furnace becomes old enough that continuing to repair it is inadvisable. Contractors who install and service residential heating systems let customers know when they should start preparing for replacement. This gives homeowners a year or two to decide how to pay for the new equipment and all required labor.
When a furnace repeatedly breaks down during heating seasons even after annual maintenance has been performed, the appliance is wearing out. Read More»
Are you trying to increase the quality of the air in your home? Does anyone in your household suffer from a fever or allergies? Does it seem like the air coming out of your registers has a slight odor? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, you should follow these simple steps to improve the air quality in your home. Some basic AC service can go a long way when it comes to maintaining high quality, clean air in your home. Read More»
If you have noticed that your air conditioner is slowing down, not working, or making loud sounds when you turn it on, then it probably needs to be repaired. But, now that fall is almost here, there really is no need to have it repaired if you aren’t using it, right? Although it can save you some money until next year, there might actually be some benefits of having it repaired now instead. Read More»
Your air conditioner is an essential appliance to your home because it protects your loved ones and assets from excess heat and humidity during the hot summer months. Therefore, if you want your family to be safe and healthy during summer, you need to make sure that your property’s air conditioner is functioning optimally. As a homeowner, you shouldn’t postpone air conditioning repair and maintenance, which will save you money and give you peace of mind. Read More»
Rooftop-mounted air conditioner units can be quite common in some regions, particularly in areas where wet soil or flooding pose a concern for ground installation or on homes with flat roofs that are designed for rooftop installation. One issue to watch for if you have a rooftop AC is leaks.
Signs of a Rooftop AC Leak
Often the first signs of trouble will begin inside your home. You may notice wet insulation or mold in your attic in the region below the AC unit. Read More»
No one wants to deal with clogged drains in their home. Fortunately, there are maintenance tasks that can help you avoid the issue.
1. Pipe Inspections
Periodic drain pipe inspections ensure you catch small issues before they become big, expensive leaks. A drain service can send a camera down the drain pipes to inspect for issues like developing clogs, tree root incursion, or damage to the pipe itself. If problems are found, you can take steps to repair the issue and prevent it from happening again in the future. Read More»
If you want to ensure that your furnace is able to carry you and your family throughout the entire winter season, then it is important that you pay careful attention to certain things. Your furnace will let you know when it is “hurting” and needs help from you. It is up to you, though, to catch these signals and contact the appropriate party to get the help that the furnace needs so that it continues providing the heat that your family and home needs. Read More»
The inducer motor is a part in a gas furnace that keeps air moving around the combustion area. The part operates a fan that draws carbon monoxide out of the furnace and reduces the amount of soot that settles in the burner area. The inducer motor is an important part of your furnace, but it can malfunction. Here’s a look at what causes the motor to malfunction, signs there’s a problem with the inducer motor, and the repairs that your furnace might need. Read More»
If you have noticed that your air conditioning unit is not working like it is supposed to, you might be ready to schedule an appointment for air conditioning repair. The process of scheduling this appointment should be pretty simple, but if you’re new to scheduling these types of appointments—such as if you are a new homeowner or if you have never had a problem with your air conditioning unit before—then you might want to follow the advice below. Read More»
If your home has a furnace that no longer heats properly and you’re sure a new unit is required, you should approach its installation with care. These tips in particular can help you have a smooth and effective installation no matter what new furnace you end up with.
Go With Appropriate Heating Strength
The cost for new furnaces can range into the thousands, just like AC units, and since you probably are spending this much, you want this appliance to work great each time you turn it on. Read More»