Is it OK to run a central air conditioner in cold-weather climates? Under certain circumstances, a homeowner might think about starting up a central AC while the temperature outside is still fairly cool. Maybe the house has become overheated by the furnace and occupants want to run the unit for a quick cooldown. Or, perhaps […]
How long is your HVAC system supposed to run in order to heat or cool your home? If it runs for too long, or not long enough, it wastes energy and can wear out. How do you keep it under control? Here’s how you can use a smart thermostat to help you with setting HVAC […]
Warm weather is lingering longer and longer in our area, and though most of us are glad to see winter in abeyance as long as possible, this change in patterns takes some adjusting. One of the things you may need to see to this year that you perhaps didn’t worry about in previous years is […]
A/C dangers are generally not a major factor in well-maintained units made by name-brand manufacturers and installed by professional HVAC contractors. Nevertheless, you can avoid any potential A/C dangers simply by being aware of a few hazards that might be present under certain circumstances.
Will you immediately recognize the signs of low refrigerant in your air conditioner? Maybe not, but eventually, they will be impossible to ignore. Refrigerant is the chemical that converts from a cool liquid to a hot gas and back again. Circulating in your A/C, refrigerant extracts heat from inside your house at the indoor evaporator […]
Rust appearing in or on anything is never a welcome sign. It’s one of the top HVAC problems. If left unchecked, it can lead to leaks and system failure. Keep reading to find out what you should do if you discover you have a rusty air conditioner as well as how you can prevent the […]
A clogged condensate drain shouldn’t be ignored. It has the potential to cause serious damage, including flooding that can destroy floors and drywall.
While everyone wants to stay cool during the warmer months of the year, having cold spots around your home isn’t ideal. If you’ve been having this problem, here are a few things that will make fixing cold spots easy:
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.