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. [Read More]

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. [Read More]

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. [Read More]

4 AC Problems And How To Identify Them

If you have central air conditioning for your home, chances are that it will break down at some point when you need it the most. The unit will need to be repaired, but it can be hard to tell what kind of repairs should be done to get it working again. Here are 4 potential problems and how to identify them Motor Malfunctions Have you ever seen ice droplets collecting on that hose running to your air conditioner? [Read More]