For many decades, all homes used storage tank water heaters to supply the hot water necessary for important daily tasks like cooking, cleaning, and showering. This type of water heater stores water in a large cylindrical tank and keeps it at a constant temperature (either using electricity or gas) so that the water is ready to use whenever a tap comes on.
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Maintenance for your air conditioning system is one of the essential jobs to have completed during the spring. This isn’t something you can skip for a few years at a time! Your AC will suffer extra wear and tear, a loss of energy efficiency, and an increased chance of breaking down for every year it goes without maintenance. Continue Reading
With springtime just barely upon us, our weather is relatively mild. You probably haven’t turned on your AC yet this season, but you may want to so that you can check for signs that it may need repair. Taking care of small problems now will give you peace of mind once the hot weather is here, since you won’t have to contact a professional HVAC technician for emergency repairs during one of their busiest times. Additionally, handling repairs now could prevent you from facing a full system breakdown. Continue Reading
One of the concerns about air conditioning that we often hear from our customers is that their cooling system simply can’t keep up with the hot weather, leaving their home unpleasantly warm no matter how much they run the AC. With summer approaching and the weather already turning warmer, people are wondering if their air conditioners will be able to handle the heat—or if they should perhaps have a new, bigger system installed. Continue Reading
With spring comes warmer temperatures, and that means air conditioning systems will start turning on. At first they may not stay on for long, or need to come on every day, but eventually they’ll settle in for the long summer haul. It’s important that during the early days of the cooling season that you watch for signs that something is wrong… and have the issues corrected as soon as possible with professional air conditioning repair.
All the parts that make up your air conditioner are important to its operation. But there’s one component in particular that serves as very heart of the air conditioner, and one that needs particular attention and care so that it doesn’t break down: the compressor. Continue Reading
Spring is an excellent time to consider retiring your aging air conditioning system and putting in a new one. During your annual professional maintenance inspection and tune-up, ask your technician if the AC is reaching the point where the more cost-effective solution is to have a new system put in.
Regular maintenance for the air conditioner and heater in your home is as important as the maintenance you have done for your car. You can’t expect to have a dependable and working home comfort system unless professionals provide it with a complete inspection and tune-up right before the time when it needs to do the most work.
The end of winter is a time when people start looking forward to the warmer weather. But this is also a time when people should pay special attention to their home’s heater, no matter if it’s a furnace, heat pump, ductless mini split, or geothermal system. The heater has gone through a few months of intense work, and the accumulation of stress and strain can cause it to start to fail during the winter home stretch. You can help avoid heater repairs during the last weeks of cold weather by watching carefully for indications that something is wrong. Continue Reading
Changing or cleaning the furnace air filter is an important step to take each month during the winter, and during any month when the furnace needs to operate on a regular basis. The reason for this is to prevent the filter from become clogged and creating air flow problems that will result in inefficient operation and the furnace overheating and shutting off.