Your water heater is one of the most expensive items in your home. You’d never know it considering it’s usually tucked away in the basement or a utility closet! Given that it’s such an investment in your home, it’s important to understand why your water heater could benefit from regular service.
We’ve written before about the benefits of a ductless mini split heating and cooling system, which offer homeowners better air quality, energy savings and a reduced carbon footprint.
The calendar might say that we’re in the middle of autumn, but fall can be a tricky season.
Summer temperatures can often linger well into October, leaving us sweating when we’re ready for sweater weather, and relying on our air conditioning systems more than we’d expected.
In fact, that’s what we can expect this year, according to AccuWeather, with warm temperatures hanging around throughout the northeast for several weeks.
“While autumn may take longer than usual to arrive, it will be a picturesque season if forecasters are correct,” Accuweather says on its website. “Dry weather in the Northeast paired will cool nights will pave the way for vibrant leaves to emerge across the region.”
You start your car one morning and notice a weird noise.
But rather than head to the mechanic, you try to rationalize. It’s probably nothing, you tell yourself. Then one day, that weird little noise turns into a big problem, and you’re facing a pretty significant car repair bill.
The next time you’re enjoying sitting inside a cool house on a hot summer’s day, spare a thought for hydrofluorocarbons.
These are the chemicals that make up refrigerant, the substance that is critical to any central air system. In this blog post, we’ll look at what refrigerant is and why it’s so essential.
“It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.”
How many times have you heard someone trot out that line on a 90-degree day?
It’s kind of irritating, but it’s also true.
Uncomfortable summer days become unbearable when the humidity levels make it feel like you’re walking through Jell-O.
And as bad as it is dealing with humidity outside your home, indoor humidity can pose an even greater problem. Not only is it hard to sleep in a humid home, you’re also at risk for mold and mildew.
Congratulations! You’ve decided to escape the day-to-day grind of your office job and work from home.
It’s a choice that offers you a lot of new freedoms, but also new responsibilities.
Vacations are designed to be relaxing, but they also take some work.
Whether you’re heading to the Jersey shore for a few days or flying across the ocean for a few weeks, your trip is going to involve some level of preparation.
So let’s see…you’ve booked your hotel reservations, you’re all packed, and you’ve arranged for someone to look after your pets.
But what about your air conditioning system? It deserves some time off as well. Here are a few HVAC maintenance steps you should take before you leave for vacation.
Summer is just around the corner and that means that it is time to blow the dust out of AC units or switch the HVAC switch over to cool in the house. Either way, air conditioning needs to be serviced on a regular basis to make sure that it functions correctly making it less expensive to stay cool in the summer. Here are some helpful summer air conditioning repair tips.