While you might love to soak up the sun, it can be quite unbearable when the temperature rises beyond what is comfortable. At times like this, it is time to break out the air conditioner and beat the heat. You can optimize your air conditioning performance and stay chill all summer long with the following easy-to-follow tips. Check Your Thermostat Checking your thermostat is a simple yet effective measure that can help ensure your cooling system operates efficiently.
22 August 2023
Typical hydronic heating systems utilize radiators or baseboard heaters to keep your home warm and toasty during the winter. These heaters work differently, but both rely on a steady stream of hot water or steam from your home's boiler. Anything that interrupts the water flow through the system or stops it from sufficiently heating can leave you with a chilly home. However, problems with hydronic heating systems don't always result in cold rooms throughout your house.
22 August 2023
Foam insulation is more than just a great, high-end option for insulating the walls in new construction. If you have an existing home, there may be many potential applications for foam insulation around your house. Adding more insulation as an upgrade is an excellent way to improve your home's energy efficiency and reduce utility bills. However, adding foam insulation to existing walls can be expensive and disruptive. Instead, consider these three great applications of spray foam insulation next time you're looking for a cost-effective way to reduce your home's energy usage.
31 July 2023
These days, air conditioning systems have proven themselves to be indispensable for maintaining comfort indoors. Whether they are standalone units or part of a wider HVAC system, air conditioning devices require routine servicing if they are to perform optimally. Ideally, technicians will inspect air conditioning installations at least once a year with diagnostic tools that help them to spot problems before they become faults that either impair the performance of the system or, in the worst case scenario, stop it from functioning at all.
10 July 2023
As a new homeowner, you may be excited to settle down in your new place and experience all the perks of owning your own home. However, homeownership comes with many responsibilities, including maintaining your air conditioning system. AC repair is not something most people think about until something goes wrong, but being proactive about maintaining your unit can save you a lot of headaches, sweaty nights, and money. Here's a closer look at some crucial things every new homeowner needs to know about AC repair.
19 June 2023
Your heating system is going to need to be maintained in order to keep it running year after year and protect your family and your home from the cold weather looming outside. Without proper maintenance, your system will break down prematurely and at the worst of times, which is not something you want to have to deal with. If your system breaks down, an emergency call for repairs can be very costly, and if your system is in need of more than just repairs.
26 May 2023
Designing a new home HVAC system can be surprisingly complex, so most homeowners would benefit from leaving this job to the professionals. However, understanding why your HVAC installers make the choices they do can help you better understand the costs and complications involved in installing your home's new HVAC equipment. While most people have a reasonable understanding of topics such as their home's insulation or the size of their HVAC equipment, these aren't the only factors to consider.
8 May 2023
Buying an older home has its perks. Often, these homes have unique characteristics that you just don't find in modern homes. Many of them were also built to last, although there are definitely some repairs needed along the way. Before you do buy an older home, it is important to have professionals look over its structure and its systems. This way, you can identify potential problems and decide, before you buy, whether they are problems you are willing to deal with.
31 March 2023
Do you need to have a new air conditioner installed in your home? Your air conditioning services company will help you get a new unit installed and can remove your older one. If your current AC unit is in good condition still and has some useful life left, you may even be able to trade the unit in or list your air conditioner online to get some money back so you can buy a new one.
22 March 2023
Are you experiencing low water pressure in your home? You're not alone. Low water pressure is a common plumbing pet peeve for homeowners. If not addressed promptly, your dishwasher, washing machine, bathtub, water heater, and other plumbing fixtures and appliances may take forever to fill up, making it difficult to perform everyday household tasks quickly and conveniently. Here are some common plumbing issues that may be responsible for low water pressure in your home.
1 March 2023