As with all things, your central air system has a life expectancy. You may hear it's ten years or twenty. The truth is, no matter what number the manufacturer gives, you can increase the rated lifespan by taking advantage of a few of these easy tips. Your Initial Install Can Make a Huge Difference Extending the life of your central air system starts with a professional installation. A faulty install can cause extra wear and tear on the components of your system.
30 December 2016
If you want to finish your basement but there is currently no plumbing for a bar or sink, there are some things you want to do to see if you can add these features. There are a lot of factors that determine if this possible, and this isn't a project that you want to attempt on your own. Projects involving plumbing have risks for leaks, water contamination, and more. Here are a few of the things you want to do to get this project started, and to find out what you need to do to get water into your finished space before you start the project.
7 December 2016
Your air conditioner unit develops a relatively moist environment, which can make it prone to mold growth. This mold can then make its way throughout your home as it is blown through the ducts. Mold isn't just a nuisance, it can also affect breathing and pose a health hazard. Mold may be present if you are smelling a musty or mildew-like odor each time the AC is turned on. You may also smell an odor similar to stinky socks, which happens when mold and bacteria are growing in the moisture on the AC unit.
11 October 2016
When your furnace stops blowing warm air in the winter, your first inclination may be to reach for the phone to call an HVAC tech. However, before you make that call you should check these issues to make sure a visit from a professional is really necessary. Pilot Light Is Out A pilot light that is out could mean one of two things. Hopefully, it is just out and relighting it will get you back on your feet.
9 August 2016
Your home's air conditioning system will be among the most important appliances that you own during the hottest times of the year. However, if you are looking to upgrade your air conditioning system to enhance the comfort of your home, you might want to consider choosing a zoned air conditioning system. For those that are inexperienced with this type of air conditioning system, learning the following answers to two common questions will help you ensure you get the most from your home's air conditioning system this summer.
12 July 2016
If you operate a fleet of fuel-based vehicles and equipment, you know that having access to the fuel you need is a critical component of your operation. If you have been managing your fuel needs on your own, you might not be going about the process of fulfilling this need the right away. Make sure you understand the advantages a fleet fuel delivery service can offer. Increased Safety Since fuel needs often arise at the most inconvenient time, many companies choose to have fuel storage tanks on-site to fulfill their needs.
21 May 2016
During the heat of the summer months, there are many problems that you may have with your air conditioning. One of these problems can be the system not blowing cold air in your home, or the air only being slightly cool. This can cause the system to constantly run, as well as small problems to cause costly damage. When your system is only blowing hot air, there are some things you will want to check.
25 February 2016
The real efficacy of your AC isn't limited to how much air volume comes out of your vents, though this is a primary factor. Addressing all the other influencing factors can further improve how well your air conditioning system actually cools your home on a hot day. Looking at everything that contributes to the effectiveness of your AC will not only keep you cooler but it will also keep more money in your pocket when the electric bill arrives.
4 February 2016