If you have a pet, say a dog or a cat, in the house, then your air conditioner (AC) requires a little more tender loving care than an AC in a house without a pet. This is because pets increase the risk of damage of air conditioners and also dirty it faster than usual. Here are some of the reasons for these increased risks: Pets Shed Dander and Hair Pets shed some flecks of skin and hair that accumulate in the air and find their way into the AC filters and ductwork.
12 September 2017
If your toilet keeps backing up, even after you used a plunger to unclog it, you probably have a clogged closet bend. If the closet bend clogs up with solid debris, water and waste will back up into your toilet's trap. When you flush the toilet, wastewater can slowly overfill the bowl. With the information below, you can try to unclog the closet bend yourself. What Does the Closet Bend Do?
29 August 2017
Without an accurate understanding of air conditioning systems, you may find yourself struggling when it comes time to make important decisions about these systems. Enhancing your knowledge about these essential systems can provide you with valuable advantages when you find yourself needing to make maintenance or replacement decisions about your system. What If Your Air Conditioner Is Unable To Adequately Ventilate The Structure? In addition to cooling your home, an air conditioning system will also be responsible for ventilating the house.
9 August 2017
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