If you own a property, you're allowed to perform your plumbing work on your own. However, when working with pipes, there are some mistakes you might make that can lead to a disaster for your plumbing. In particular, you'll want to make sure that your pipes and pipe fittings are matched properly. Not Soldering Pipes Together Correctly When you are soldering a copper pipe together, you'll want to heat the copper and not the solder.
29 July 2019
Replacing a compressor is one of the most expensive repairs that may be required on an air conditioning system, but what does your compressor really do? For many homeowners, the air conditioning system is essentially a black box that produces cool air and occasionally demands a fresh injection of money to keep operating. While there's nothing wrong with remaining in the dark and leaving everything up to the professionals, knowing a bit about your AC system can help you to make better choices when something does go wrong or when your system needs an upgrade.
27 June 2019
An AC unit is extremely important because it keeps your home cool and comfortable. If it constantly breaks down no matter what maintenance is involved, it may be time for a replacement. To ensure you choose the right replacement AC unit for your property with ease, utilize these tips. Establish a Budget The price range for different AC units can vary quite a bit. Most of them, though, range into the thousands.
10 May 2019
Do you have an air conditioner that was made and installed prior to 2010? Even if it is still chugging along and keeping your home relatively cool, you may want to have it replaced. These older air conditioners use a coolant called R-22, which is being phased out and will soon be completely unavailable. Here is a closer look at why replacing an older, R-22 air conditioner is a good idea.
26 March 2019
If you have noticed that the interior of your home has a strange odor to it, you may have traced the offending smell to your heating vents. If so, there are a couple of possible reasons why the air coming from your furnace smells funny based on the type of odor you are detecting. 1. Brief Smell of Chlorine Even if you have not used any bleach to clean or do laundry, you may be detecting the smell of chlorine throughout your house.
25 February 2019
Every restaurant needs a heavy-duty commercial fridge to keep things cold and store prepped items at a safe temperature. However, if you are careless about the way you use and maintain your fridge, you might find that some items spoil or that it is harder to keep the fridge at a dependable temperature. Here are some tips to help you get the most efficiency from your commercial fridge. Your food will be fresher and your fridge will be easier to clean.
26 December 2018
In order to make sure that your furnace is running as good as it can throughout the winter season, you will want to make use of the following maintenance for HVAC system tips. The better you care for the furnace, the less likely you are going to experience any heating problems that could have been avoided. Keep The Filter Clean Too many people make the mistake of assuming that the cleanliness of the filter is not that big of a deal.
3 December 2018
It can be challenging to keep your home cool during the hot summer if your air conditioner is not working. That is why it helps to take steps that will avoid an unnecessary need for repair, especially so it doesn't happen on those days you want to use your home's air conditioning the most. Here are three things you should do. Clean Out The Compressor The part of your air conditioner found outside is called the compressor, and a common problem you may have with it is that it has debris in it.
24 October 2018
Today, more efficient HVAC designs are being installed in homes. These systems include ductless air conditioners, which today also have heat pump designs. The heat pump system is one that works like a normal AC unit but can also work in reverse to provide heating during mildly cold weather. If you have one of these newer heat pump HVAC systems, it is going to need maintenance during mildly cold weather to heat your home.
26 September 2018
Soon, winter weather is going to be here, but is your furnace prepared for heating? There's going to be some maintenance that needs to be done before you start using your heating for the cold winter season. When you have your furnace serviced and inspected, there may also be a need for a few minor repairs. Here are some furnace maintenance tips that will help prepare your home for the cold winter ahead.
22 August 2018