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»
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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»
Fall is here, which means it’s time to get your furnace in working order before the first chill of winter arrives. Chances are you haven’t used your furnace since the previous winter, so it’ll likely be full of dust, dirt and debris buildup. If you want your furnace to operate at 100 percent, then you’ll need to tackle this buildup head-on before you turn it on. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you go over your furnace with a fine-toothed comb: Read More»
Your air conditioning system is one of the only ways that you are able to get through a super hot summer day. There is something extremely relaxing and refreshing walking in from the sun and experiencing a nice cool seventy degrees. However, to maintain that nice cool temperature the air conditioning system has to work extremely hard. The extra strain put on air conditioners during the summer months are why so many malfunctions occur during the summer. Read More»
Having a mother or grandparent living at home can promote a significant shift in safety needs. You must protect your aging parent from various issues that come with homes designed for able-bodied individuals. Here are some of the upgrades to make as soon as you can afford it: Upgraded Bath and Shower Whichever shower your parent will use should be ADA accessible. That could mean installing railings and handles on the bathtub or installing a seat in the bathtub. Read More»