Air conditioning is a luxury that many homeowners cherish during the hot summer months. Keeping your air conditioning running properly not only adds to your comfort but can also help keep your energy costs down. Let's look at some essential tips that will help you keep your air conditioning running smoothly and efficiently. Filters One of the simplest things you can do to help keep your air conditioning working at its peak efficiency is having clean filters.
22 July 2016
If you notice a lot of dust in your home, even after you've changed your furnace filters and after cleaning, chances are you need your duct work needs to be cleaned. Also, if you have cats or dogs in your home, or if anyone in your house has allergies or asthma, you should have your air ducts cleaned. Your ducts pull in the dust, dirt and pet dander that is in your home, while inside your duct work, it can cause a breeding ground for mold, mildew and bacteria.
3 June 2016
Your ducts allow your cooled air to reach all the parts of your home. Duct obstructions can make you think you have an air conditioner problem when you don't. Keeping your ducts free of obstructions not only allows your AC to function properly, it can also keep your AC from premature damage as well. How Duct Obstructions Lower Your AC's Efficiency When there's a blockage in your ducts, it creates an impediment for your air.
13 April 2016
Homeowners are almost always looking for ways to save money. This is definitely true when summer comes around, as cooling bills tend to skyrocket tremendously. Some people try to suffer through the heat just so that they don't have to worry about such an enormously high utility bill, but that's no way to live nor is it the way that you have to live. There are several things that you can do to stay cool and comfortable without emptying your pockets, including:
21 March 2016
Every household is different, which means that your heating needs might be a bit different than your neighbor's. Fortunately, there are a large number of ways that you can go about heating your home and a wide variety of fuels that you can choose from. To help you get a better idea of which option is best for you, here are some benefits to consider of several fuels that can be used for residential heating:
16 March 2016
Is your air conditioner not as efficient as it once was? This in inevitable if you fail to service you're HVAC system. Many people wait until the problem gets severe and they call in the professionals. However, if you take care of your air conditioner, you can ensure that it remains fully operational and that you don't need to pay extensive HVAC repair bills. The key to keeping your air conditioner in top working order is to undertake the right preventative maintenance tasks.
15 March 2016
If your heater is getting pretty old, then you can expect to see your heating expenses rise in the future. You might need to spend a little more on maintenance or the efficiency might just fall a bit, but you can easily end up in a situation where a replacement is more cost-efficient than just keeping the old heater. Here are some options that you can think about when deciding whether an upgrade is the right path for you:
14 March 2016
If you have been running an inefficient furnace, you will often pay for it. Many commercial property owners just live with their higher utility bills without realizing that there are several possible ways to increase its effectiveness. You can talk with a professional, like J. P. Griffin Inc., to help you fix this problem. However, you don't need to be a construction expert or HVAC pro to perform many of the most basic maintenance tasks.
11 March 2016
If your AC hasn't been working lately, then you might have considered a replacement. However, you should check every possibility before you commit to such a significant investment. There are a lot of reasons why your AC might not be working, and some of them can be fixed with mere minutes of effort. To help you figure out whether you have a critical problem or a minor annoyance on your hands, here are some questions to consider:
10 March 2016
The central air-conditioning system is the most common way to cool a home. While there are obvious uses for central air, there are times when you can get better efficiency, and, therefore, better savings by using a mini-split system. What Is a Mini-Split AC Unit? Before you can use a mini-split system in your home, you have to know what it is. Similar to a central-air cooling system, a mini-split system will have an separate condenser unit located on the outside of your home.
10 March 2016