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.
If your home hasn’t yet been warm enough to warrant turning on the air conditioner yet, congratulations. Nevertheless, it won’t be long before most of us will need the A/C on fulltime to keep temperatures and humidity down. But before turning on your air conditioner, make sure you take these steps to ensure your unit […]
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 […]
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.
A condensate drain is responsible for draining away the condensation that results when your air conditioner removes humidity from the home’s air.
In most American homes, the heating and cooling (HVAC) systems are not separate. In a standard forced-air HVAC system, they work together to provide (hopefully) comfortable temperatures throughout the year. While the heating process isn’t exactly the same as the cooling process, the two do use some of the same HVAC system components. Here’s how […]
Buying a new air conditioner for your home is major investment, and the choice you make will impact your comfort and household energy costs for the next 10 to 15 years. Keeping the following factors in mind when you’re shopping for an air conditioner can help you make a wise purchasing decision:
If your home has a damp and chilly finished basement, or upstairs bedrooms that get too warm in the summertime, you know exactly why using one thermostat to heat and cool a home comfortably and effectively is so difficult. This is especially the case with multi-story homes, or those with add-on rooms or big spaces […]
Many Dayton homeowners think their A/C system is something they can just set and forget. If it works, why bother checking it? As it turns out, forgetting about your A/C could prove a costly decision later on. The following outlines a few things that could be bad for your A/C if you don’t do them.
If you have a central air conditioner, you know the normal sounds that it makes: the low but steady fan and compressor sound in the outside unit and the regular fan circulation noise inside. When kicking into a new cycle, it may make a brief clicking noise and then a moderately loud start-up thump before sliding into […]