You’re running your A/C, but the house still isn’t very comfortable. Plus, the system just broke down for the umpteenth time, and your energy bills are skyrocketing. The problem might be that you’re overworking it.
The Fourth of July presents an opportunity for you to gather the whole crew, relax, and have fun times together. Unfortunately, that may mean having to overwork your HVAC system as well. So how can you keep your guests cool during the July Fourth festivities without emptying your wallet for your energy bill? Follow the […]
Today’s A/C units are more reliable than ever but let’s face it: Stuff happens and sometimes that includes a broken air conditioner. It’s an unpredictable event, but you can safely assume that loss of cooling in your home won’t occur at a convenient time. Here are some steps to take if bad luck strikes and […]
Now that warmer weather has arrived, you’re likely focused on preparing your cooling system for the coming summer. This time of year, it’s important to give your heater some post-winter care as well, to make sure it stays in good condition when it’s not being used.
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 […]
You probably know that insulating your home is important in the winter, as it keeps rising heat from escaping your home into the attic, but did you know that insulation is also essential in the summer?
If you turn on your air conditioner, only to find that it won’t work, take a look inside. If there’s solid ice around the coils, you’ve found your problem. A frozen air conditioner can be prevented with proper maintenance. Typically, a frozen air conditioner occurs for one of two common reasons.
Our warm Ohio summers may not be the hottest in the country, but the high humidity that accompanies them guarantees we’ll be using the air conditioner pretty much continuously till fall. And while we all expect a bit of a jump in our utility costs in summer, there’s no reason to let them go out […]
Deciding when to replace your HVAC air filter this summer can be confusing, because you’ll likely get different advice depending on who you ask.