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
Are you thinking about replacing your air conditioner with a modern unit that will be more efficient and save you money. Obviously, you need to make sure this is going to be a cost effective upgrade. Installing a new air conditioning system costs several thousand dollars, and it will probably take several years until you earn your money back. So, it is usually only advisable if your current HVAC system is extremely outdated, damaged, or inefficient.
11 July 2018
Most of the time, when you buy an air conditioner, you expect it will last for a very long time, maybe even for the life of your home. Unfortunately, however, most air conditioners, even the high-quality ones, do not last that long. The good news is that if you are aware of the warning signs of air conditioner failure, you can spot problems early on. That way, you can get a new air conditioning unit right away and never suddenly find yourself without air conditioning in the middle of summer.
17 June 2018
It's finally time to cool the house off for the summer. The first few times you kick your air conditioning on this year, you may have noticed a musty smell coming from it. If this is the case, don't worry – you can remove that musty smell and get things back to normal. Here's how. Supply List A large storage bin Scrub brush Clean cloth Toothbrush Disinfecting all-purpose cleaner Newspaper Whisk broom Step 1: Remove the Screen Filter
7 May 2018