Most air conditioning (AC) issues require the expertise of a professional AC technician. However, there are a few things you can do on your own to keep the AC running efficiently. Here are some of these DIY maintenance practices.
Keep the Exterior Unit Clean
The exterior unit of your AC system contains the condenser unit, which cools and compresses the refrigerant back into its liquid form, before pumping it back into the house. Read More»
One thing you’ll want to do at all times is stay comfortable in your home. Of course, the only way to stay comfortable when the weather is extremely cold or hot is by having an HVAC unit that works well. It is important to take good care of your unit if you want it to work well for you, and knowing some tips for doing so can be helpful.
Tip #1: Address repairs Read More»
If your aging parents are going to be moving in with you, it’s time to contact your electrician. The lighting in your home might not be set up for the specific needs of aging eyes. Unfortunately, without the proper lighting in your home, you could be setting your parents up for more accidents, including trip and fall accidents. Before you move your parents into your home, here are some things you should do to get the lighting ready for them. Read More»
Whether you’re using a heat pump or a fireplace insert, knowing how to maintain a safe environment while keeping the system efficient is a matter of looking closely at how any system is installed. Heat pumps are often out of the way, but in places that may seem like a good hiding place for children as they play games, while fireplace inserts can be a bold and tempting way to learn a hard lesson about life, pain, and burn marks. Read More»
When it comes to the outdoor unit for your air conditioner, out of sight, out of mind often applies. Most outdoor units are positioned in an out of way place so they aren’t noticeable, but this also makes it easy to overlook them. Then, when your AC starts having problems because of lack of air flow to the outdoor unit, a call to the repair shop is made. With a little forethought and a regular schedule for inspections, you can avoid many outdoor unit problems. Read More»