Keep Your Cool: What To Do When The AC Breaks

Do you have a long summer weekend ahead of you, but your AC just decided to quit? Don't resign yourself to suffering through the heat while you wait for a Monday morning service call. There are things you can do now to help keep you cool until the repair technician (from a local outlet such as Timmerman's Heating & Air Conditioning) arrives.  #1: Do Some Minor Troubleshooting Sometimes, AC problems are minor issues you can fix yourself, even if you have no HVAC knowledge. [Read More]

5 Ways To Lower Humidity In Your Home

It is hot outside and cool in your home, but what happens when there is an imbalance in the ratio of hot to cold? This is where humidity comes into play. Humidity refers to the amount of moisture in the air. While it is needed to help regulate your comfort level in your home, if the level rises too high, it can cause mold growth. Mold is a toxic substance that can cause health problems and exacerbate asthma and allergies. [Read More]

Clean Out Your Gas Furnace's Condensate Line

If your gas furnace isn't heating your home up as quickly as it used to and you notice water underneath your unit, the condensate line needs to be cleaned out. Foreign materials can become stuck inside of the line, causing condensation to build up and spill out into your home. You can resolve this problem by following some simple steps. Use The Following Materials  towel bucket scrub brush soapy water tube brush wet/dry vacuum cleaner duct tape flashlight screwdriver Empty And Clean The Condensate Pan [Read More]

Addressing A Couple Of Routine Plumbing Issues

A home's plumbing system is something that many homeowners have little knowledge about. Unfortunately, this lack of experience can make several routine problems seem mysterious and daunting. However, you can combat some of these issues with confidence by understanding how to correct a rumbling water heater and addressing foul-smelling but rarely used drains.  Is A Rumbling Sound From The Water Heater A Major Problem? It is relatively common for an older water heater to develop a rumbling sound when it is active. [Read More]