Lowering the Cost of Heating and Cooling Your Home

Three Ways To Have A Woodburning Fire In Your Livingroom

If you have always loved the idea of having a roaring (or cozy) fire in your living room, then you have three basic options. They are: woodburning stoves, potbelly stoves, or fireplaces. Each has it’s own benefits and drawbacks. To help you go ahead and make a better choice, here is a brief overview of […]

2 Air Handler Parts That Can Impair The Functionality Of The Blower Fan

The air handler is the interior portion of your central air conditioner’s split system, completed by the condensing unit outside. Typically located within the furnace, the air handler contains an inlet valve, evaporator coils, a drip pan, and a blower fan that all work in conjunction to ensure the refrigerant fuel entering the system provides […]

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How To Increase The Lifespan Of Your Central Air Unit

There’s a lot of life in your central air system. You have a lot of control over whether your AC will last as long as it should, or not. If you’re not careful, you can actually shorten your AC’s lifespan. Conversely, you can also increase it. Here’s what you need to know about your AC’s […]

The Dirty Facts About Tap Water And Ways A Plumber Can Help

Safe water is a concern for many people. This is why some people resort to drinking bottled water, but the plastic waste created by drinking bottled water is not good for the environment. The following are a few signs that the quality of your tap water may be questionable.  Your water tastes peculiar. Most people […]

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2 Condensing Unit Issues That Can Interfere With Your Central AC’s Functionality

Central air conditioning systems have a condensing unit outside your home that serves as the starting point for the cooling process. The condensing unit receives the signal from your thermostat to cool, starts up a compressor to pump gas refrigerant into condenser coils, and then the coils change the gas to a liquid so it […]

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Comparing Single And Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioners

Portable air conditioners are designed to be easily transported from room to room or house to house, depending on your needs, and provide cooling to a small area instead of the whole house. They are ideal for small homes and apartments or for homeowners or renters who change their living circumstances frequently. There are two […]

Advantages Of Portable Air Conditioners

Portable air conditioners are an alternative or complementary method of cooling your home with central air conditioning units. Because these units are much smaller and are designed to be easily transportable, they possess a number of distinct benefits. Understanding what portable air conditioners have to offer your home can help you decide whether or not […]

Forced Hot Water Boiler Systems Can Be A Good Heating Choice

One of the things you need to decide when you are building your new house is how you are going to heat it. There are many options out there that you can take advantage of. One option that may not immediately spring to mind is to use a forced hot water boiler system.  Forced Hot […]

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HVAC Issues: 4 Handy Methods For Locating A Refrigerant Leak

One of the more common problems homeowners face is refrigerant leaking out of their HVAC system. While it isn’t a dire situation, it can be an annoying an expensive one. Fixing a leak is often an easy thing to do; however, actually locating the leak can be difficult. Fortunately, there are several methods for locating […]

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3 Strategies For Keeping a Room Warm While Your Heater is Repaired

Having your heater stop working on a cold day can be a disaster, especially when you have to wait around home all day for the repair technician to show up and fix your heater. If your heater is down, here are a few tricks for staying warm until the technician shows up. Stay In One […]

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