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Some Things to Consider When Having a New Furnace Installed in Your Renovated Home

If you're planning to renovate your old home, one thing to consider is your heating system. If your furnace is old and it's nearly time to replace it, then including a heating installation in your renovation is a good idea. Then your home will have an energy-efficient climate control system to go with its new look. Choosing the right furnace takes careful thought and consultation with an expert. Here are a few decisions to make.

Pine Trees And Central Air Units – Undoing The Damage That's Been Done

Is your central air conditioning unit positioned below a pine tree? Pine trees are lovely, but they do cause a lot of damage to your home and things like your air conditioning unit. Here, you'll find a few tips to help you undo the damage that has been done and prevent it from happening again in the future. Clean the Unit How messy is your central air unit? Does it have sap and pine needles all over it?

New To The South? Air Conditioning 101 For The Beginner

In a few areas of the country, air conditioning is either not necessary, or a simple window unit will do. But in most areas of the United States, a central air conditioner is a requirement to handle the long, sweltering months of spring, summer, and autumn. For recent snowbirds—those who lived in the north but decide to retire to a warmer climate in the Sun Belt—central air conditioning units can be a bit of a mystery.

From Hot To Not: Three Tips To Troubleshoot A Furnace

Are you experiencing issues with your heating unit in your home? Your first instinct may be to call a professional, but that doesn't always fit into everyone's budget. Emergency heating services can get quite expensive. You can try to save some money by troubleshooting the problems by yourself first. This guide will go over some common heating issues and walk you through the steps you should take for each one.

Why Heating Maintenance Is Essential For Keeping A Factory Running

When tough economic times hit the nation, factories are often the first places to close. That's because the profit margin for these facilities is often incredibly thin. In fact, poor maintenance on a factory's heaters may help contribute to this downfall. As a result, regular heater maintenance is an important way to keep a factory running. Factories Use A Lot Of Heat And Energy One fact that might seem obvious is the fact that factories use a lot energy and heat to stay warm.

3 Keys For Maintaining And Repairing Your Air Conditioner

If you're looking to make the most of your home HVAC needs, important that you get a handle on how to maintain your air conditioning system. There are plenty of ways you can get the most out of your air conditioning system, including buying a new unit when it's time, learning the ropes of AC maintenance and hiring the right professional to handle your house call repairs. With this three things in mind, read on and contemplate these strategies.

Three Signs Your Furnace Needs To Be Serviced

Furnaces share the designation as the most important appliance within your home with your air conditioner, trading the title as the seasons change throughout the year. Just like all other appliances, your furnace can be subject to malfunctions and degradation through the normal course of operation, which can negatively affect how well your furnace performs. Understanding some of the warning signs associated with a furnace that is overdue for repairs can help you identify when you need to contact a HVAC professional to inspect and service your unit.

What To Look For With Boiler Maintenance

As with all things, prevention is worth an ounce of cure.  One  system that will operate most effectively and efficiently, when properly maintained, is a boiler. There are a few indicators and actions that a boiler owner can look for when it comes to boiler maintenance. Vents One of the basic boiler maintenance items that will improve the effectiveness of the boiler's operation is to make sure that the vents are not obstructed.

Two Ways Oil Can Heat Your Home

If you are looking to replace your heating source with oil, you may be considering how oil can heat your home. While using oil to heat your home may sound complicated, it is actually quite similar to other common heating methods. Check out these two methods for using oil to heat your home. 1. Oil Furnace An oil furnace is much like a furnace that runs on natural gas. It typically is a forced air system, but instead of using natural gas to power the furnace, you use oil.

3 Tips For A More Efficient Air Conditioner

Something that many homeowners may begin to notice is their energy bills creeping up during the hot summer months. They also may notice that their air conditioner is cycling more often and working harder than it has in the past. These may be signs that the air conditioner is not as efficient as it once was. While many may be tempted to go out and purchase a new air conditioner, there are a few things that can be done.