As with anything that impacts your health, air conditioning can be a source of good effects and some that bear taking a closer look at.
Houses shift on their foundations from season to season, from year to year. That means even if your home was air tight, it may not be now — particularly after a long, hard winter. That’s why it’s always a good idea to take time between seasons to check for air leaks.
Now that winter is waning, it will soon be time to turn on your air conditioner for the first time this year. Here’s a helpful checklist of steps to take to ensure your HVAC equipment is ready for the coming cooling season:
With cold weather returning to southwest Ohio, the last thing on your mind is likely your air conditioner. The cooling system has made it through another summer, and you can forget about it till next April or May. Yet, if you have an A/C replacement on your radar in the next year, now is probably […]
The ability to troubleshoot problems with your major appliances can come in handy. The goal should be to eliminate certain common, easily fixed issues before you call for licensed repair. For instance, if you think your air conditioner is tripping the breaker, you’ll need to know if it’s something that you can easily fix. Then, […]
Your air conditioner works very hard to keep your home cool and comfortable. That’s why it’s important to give it regular maintenance. Though, sometimes parts wear out or problems arise that need a quick solution if you want to keep your cool. So, if your A/C system is clicking, tripping and just not turning on […]
You may not realize that air distribution through your home’s HVAC system has both a supply and return side, and they’re both critically-important to the system’s performance, reliability and efficiency. This means that it’s vital to make sure that your cold air returns are never blocked by any type of obstruction.
When the time comes to purchase a new air conditioning unit, you may not know where to begin. The numerous types of systems and HVAC contractors available can make you feel overwhelmed. Make sure you avoid the following mistakes that people commonly make when they’re in the market for a new air conditioner.
When it’s time to outfit your home with a new cooling system, employ air conditioner ratings in making your decision. These ratings show how efficiently an A/C turns electricity into cooling for the home, which will have a big impact on your household budget and comfort over the long term.
While many problems that affect your air conditioner will require professional help, there are some minor ones that you can handle by yourself.