If your heating system and/or your cooling system in your home has decided to give out completely, you may be looking at other options. It helps to know what your best heating and air conditioning options are when you are trapped between a rock and hard place (i.e., tight budget and having to repair one or both of these systems). The following highlights some of your best options for one or both systems that could really be a lifesaver to your pocket and the level of comfort in your home. [Read More]
3 Signs You Should Hire An HVAC Technician
If your furnace or air conditioner won't turn on at all, it's fairly obvious that HVAC repairs are in order. However, there are a few indicators of HVAC problems that are somewhat more obscure. Here are three signs that you should consider hiring an HVAC technician. Short-Cycling Furnace or Air Conditioner When your furnace or air conditioner is turning on and off too frequently, it is said to be short cycling. [Read More]
Refrigerant Undercharge, Operating Pressure And Air Conditioning Costs
Air conditioners usually reuse the refrigerant. As a result, most refrigerant undercharge cases involve refrigerant leaks. It is because of this that homeowners are usually advised to start by finding a leak source before attempting to recharge their air conditioning systems. This is important because simply recharging the system without sealing the leak will still not only expose the environment to the harmful effects of the refrigerant gas, but also leave the system vulnerable the negative effects of having too little refrigerant -- continued leaking will eventually reduce the amount of refrigerant in the system. [Read More]
Turn Your Drafty, Cold Home Into A Model Of Efficiency This Winter!
Is your home cold, drafty, and unpleasant in winter? Now is the time to seal your home's air leaks and turn your home into a model of energy efficiency. Following these tips can help you keep your home warmer, spend less money on utilities, and cut back on drafts in your house. Weatherize Windows and Doors Foam weather strips are available for sale at home improvement centers and hardware stores, and can easily be installed by homeowners. [Read More]