Ductless Heating and Cooling System: Is It Right for Your Home?

June 20, 2019

Ductless heating and cooling systems, also known as mini-split HVAC systems, are becoming popular due to the cooling capabilities they provide, without the myriad problems associated with ducted systems. Ductless systems consume less power and are energy efficient so you save a great deal of money on your utility bills. Read more to understand how ductless heating and cooling systems work and if they are right for your home. What Is Ductless Heating and Cooling? While old-fashioned heat pumps and central AC systems push the heated and cooled air through ducts, ductless heating

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HVAC Airflow Problems: Things You Should Know

June 17, 2019

Over time, HVAC airflow problems can develop in your air conditioner due to the lack of periodic maintenance and timely tune-ups. With proper maintenance of your air conditioning unit, you can enjoy superior and uninterrupted AC performance throughout the summer season. Read further about common HVAC airflow problems and solutions. Symptoms of Weak HVAC Airflow problems can be identified through the following symptoms: Air conditioner blowing warm air Your space having hot and cold spots Low airflow or no air coming out from vents Pressure imbalance causing doors to slam by

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10 Common Air Conditioning Problems You Should Know About

May 20, 2019

Air conditioner repairs can be costly, so it’s essential to schedule regular maintenance and tune-ups with experienced AC contractors to enjoy the best AC performance. Also, it’s crucial to learn about the common air conditioning problems so that you can take preventive measures to avoid huge repairs. Here are 10 common AC problems and their possible solutions: 1. Air Conditioner Is Not Turning On You must check your thermostat batteries when your AC is not working or turning on. Replace the batteries if they are dead. If the batteries are in working condition, check the

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Reasons Why Your Air Conditioners Are Not Blowing Cold Air

April 22, 2019

Air conditioners must be tuned to experience better performance and enjoy the pollution-free cold air. If your AC is not blowing cold air, there are several reasons behind it. Here are some of the reasons why your air conditioner’s not blowing cold air: Dirty air filter Thermostat set to “ON” instead of “Auto” Air duct leak Dirty evaporator coils Refrigerant leak Circuit breakers trip Why Is the Air Conditioner Running but Not Cooling the House? You must check your thermostat settings if your AC is not cooling but

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HVAC Tune Up Checklist: What Does It Consist of?

April 1, 2019

Getting your HVAC unit tuned up is important to experience better performance. You should properly maintain your HVAC unit to enjoy the pollution-free warm or cool air. Many people do not think about tuning up their HVAC unit until it fails to work properly. A well-maintained HVAC unit lasts longer. Therefore, you should consider scheduling regular tune-ups with experienced HVAC contractors. Checklist for HVAC Tune UP HVAC tune-up checklist includes: Check and adjust blower motor and belts Thermostat testing and settings review Change air filter Lubrication for all moving parts

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How to Save Money on a New HVAC System Purchase or Replacement

March 4, 2019

Your heating and cooling system is undoubtedly an essential part of your home that not only helps to keep your family comfortable in summers and winters but maintains the continuous air circulation in your home. It’s also a significant investment which means you need to weigh your options before choosing to replace your system. While repairs may be cost-effective for the short-term, they may only be temporary and can cost you more money in the long run. When Should You Replace Your HVAC System? One of the key indicators of the poor performance of your HVAC

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Furnace Maintenance: Things You Should Know

February 13, 2019

A properly maintained furnace system offers maximum energy efficiency, prevents harmful emissions and provides long-lasting performance. Here are the answers to the frequently asked furnace maintenance questions that will help you experience the best system performance and home comfort all season long. How Long Does a Furnace Last? Life of a furnace depends on many factors, including the frequency of maintenance, the type of furnace, and the local weather conditions. However, with the right maintenance, you can expect your furnace to last between 15 to 20 years. Also read: What Causes Furnace to

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Why Attic Ventilation is Important for Your Home in the Winter

January 21, 2019

A well-ventilated attic in your home is essential for your comfort and safety throughout the cold months. Attic ventilation in winter helps protect the roof structure from getting damaged by moisture. Upgrade your attic ventilation to enhance the indoor air quality and improve the overall condition of your home this winter. Why Attic Ventilation Is Important? Your attic vents do more than just releasing excessive heat in summer; they also discharge extra moisture from your attic in winter. Over time, the warm and humid air in your attic can encourage the development of mold and mildew.

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How to Fix Heating Pipes that Are Making Loud Banging Noises

January 20, 2019

Are your heating pipes making loud banging noises? While vented heating systems usually run silent, a steam or hydronic system may give a few surprises, like your heating pipes making loud banging noises. It’s difficult to deal with regular, loud banging sounds when you need your heating system to serve its primary function and warm your home. How to Deal with Heating Pipes that Are Making Loud Banging Noises Heating systems work by forcing heated air or hot steam through an intricate network of pipes. Heated air is dispersed through vents, while hot steam is sent

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Heat Pumps: All That You Need to Know

December 7, 2018

New technology has made heat pumps the most efficient of all currently offered space-heating/cooling systems. The efficiency of a heat pump depends on the local climate as well as on its usage pattern. Properly installed and maintained heat pumps, quickly offset the installation costs through effective energy cost savings. Heating contractors in your area can offer guidance about the most suitable heat pumps for you, based on local conditions. What Is the Function of a Heat Pump? Heat pumps are a type of HVAC units that provide both cooling and heating. In short, heat pumps deliver

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