Understanding HVAC Services

Is Your Furnace Acting Up? These Tips Will Help You Confirm Or Rule Out Thermostat Problems

The furnace has multiple parts that all need to operate efficiently if the furnace is to continue heating your house as usual. That is why you need to diagnose each of your heating system's parts if it is not producing heat as usual. When it comes to the thermostat, here are the simple diagnostic measures to take: Confirm That It Is Switched To "Heat" In many cases, people think that their thermostat is malfunctioning while, in the real sense, it is not just properly set.   Read More...

3 Things To Consider As Your Heater Gets Older

When it comes to your heating system, even the best will eventually need to be repaired or replaced. The average lifespan of your heating system will depend on the type of furnace used and how well it has been maintained. On average, most furnaces will last between 15 and 20 years before needing to be replaced. As your heating system ages, here are three things that you should be taking into consideration.   Read More...

How To Shut Down Your Furnace

Homeowners spend a lot of money on HVAC. That is, heating and cooling can be among your most substantial utility bills. So, it is understandable to want to do whatever you can to reduce HVAC energy consumption. Of course, there's always the option of investing in brand new appliances, like a new furnace or condenser unit. However, this is usually too expensive for most budgets. If you can't afford to invest in a brand new, energy efficient furnace, you can still do your best to make your furnace more efficient.   Read More...

3 Ways To Cut Back On The Drafts In Your Home

If your home is not warm enough during the winter time, it is most likely because you have too many cold drafts throughout your home. Little pockets of cold air can really cool your house down, no matter how long your run your heater. #1 Stop Drafts Around Electrical Boxes You may be surprised at all the cold air that comes in around your electrical outlets. Lots of cold air is able to seep in around your electrical outlets because most electrical outlets are not properly insulated.   Read More...

3 Tips To Help Avoid DIY HVAC Repair Disasters That Could Cost You More

Sometimes, when there are repairs or maintenance that need to be done around your home, you are tempted to take on the problems on your own. Before you get started with HVAC repairs, you will want to know what needs to be done and what could possibly go wrong. Some of the repairs to your HVAC system should be completed by a professional HVAC technician. Here are some tips to help avoid DIY HVAC repair disasters that often end up costing you more:   Read More...