Your air conditioner compressor that sits outside your home may be in the background and go unnoticed all summer long as long as it works to cool your home, but it needs maintenance to keep it working as well as it should to cool your home and use less energy. Take some time in the spring before you turn on your air conditioner to clean and maintain its coils and fins.
28 July 2017
If you find yourself stuck in the middle of July with a busted air conditioner, you're probably going to want quick relief. In order to get through the muggy heat of the summer, you'll need to get in touch with an air conditioning professional who can help keep you cool. To learn a little bit more about working with these contractors and getting your air conditioner fixed, read below. #1: Get a tune up before running your system
18 July 2017
Once that cool air is replaced by the hot summer air, it's time to start cooling the house down so you and your family can be comfortable. The chances are that if you rely solely on the air conditioner to cool your house down, then you are going to see quite a spike in your electric bill. There are ways you can go about helping your air conditioner along so you can keep your home as cool as possible without yanking up the bills.
14 June 2017
Keeping your air conditioner in good working order throughout the summer is extremely important, mostly because you do not want to end up with a malfunctioning air conditioner when you need it most, such as when a heat wave strikes or you are dealing with an especially hot day. Listed below are two easy ways to keep your air conditioner in good working order. Prevent The Coils From Freezing One of the most annoying issues that you can run into when turning on your air conditioner is finding out that the system itself is not actually pumping out cold air, but is instead pumping out lukewarm or barely cool air.
5 June 2017
With the summer on its way and the weather getting hotter, it may be time to consider repairs and upgrades to your AC. Modern air conditioning solutions can also include features that use water to help cool your home, such as the installation of an evaporative cooler for dry weather or radiant cooling designs for modern renovations. Here are some air conditioning solutions that use water to help cool your home and improve energy efficiency:
15 May 2017
As energy costs continue to rise, more and more homeowners are looking for ways to keep their cooling costs down. If you would like to learn about some new technologies that may soon be able to revolutionize the process--and the cost--of air conditioning, read on. This article will discuss two exciting advances. Smart Metal Smart metal is the preferred marketing term for a class of metals known more officially as shape memory alloys.
9 May 2017
If your home feels stuffy and uncomfortable, even with the air turned up high, you might not know what to think, especially if your cooling system is relatively new. The problem may actually lie in your home's air ducts. It's important to understand that no matter how new or old your air conditioning system is, it can still have problems cooling your home if the air ducts clog up. Here's what happens if your air ducts clog up and what you can do to unclog them.
8 May 2017
Evaporative coolers are an alternative method of cooling down your home. Like their name would suggest, evaporative coolers work by pushing evaporated water, in the form of cool humid air, throughout your home, which makes them the ideal home cooling option for hot and dry climates. Understanding the advantages associated with evaporative coolers can help you decide whether or not they are the right fit for your home's cooling needs.
29 April 2017
Air conditioning units and evaporative coolers are the two main appliances that are used to reduce the overall heat levels of a home during the summer months. Despite having similar functions, both types of appliances work in vastly different manners, which gives each type of system a distinct set of advantages and disadvantages. Understanding the pros and cons associated with both air conditioners and evaporative coolers can help you choose the home cooling method that best fits your needs and desires.
29 April 2017
When the snow starts to fall and you light the pilot light for your furnace, it is good to know that you will be able to stay warm over the winter months. This is something that a lot of people take for granted. However, if they ever have to go without heat for a day during the coldest part of winter, thy start to appreciate it once again. You do not want to have to go without heat, and you should not have to go without heat, but if your furnace goes down then you will have to.
26 April 2017