How to Keep Your Cool When the Mercury is Rising

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How to Keep Your Cool When the Mercury is Rising

When the heat is rising to record-breaking levels, it can be really tough to stay cool. This summer, I found that my air conditioner had trouble keeping up with the temperatures. It wasn't that the AC wasn't working, it was just that I couldn't seem to get my house cooled down as much as I wanted. I worried that I would have to replace the whole AC system. Luckily, I have a good friend who works as an HVAC contractor. He took a look at my system and gave good news -- it didn't need to be replaced. Instead, he shared a lot of tips for helping my air conditioner work more efficiently, as well as some ideas to help supplement the AC and keep the house cooler. I'm using those tips to create this blog to share ways for all of us to keep cool on the hottest days.

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22 March 2023
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When you imagine fluid leaks in your car, you're probably picturing something fairly catastrophic or, at the very least, hard to miss. Fluids like oil and coolant can spill out and make a huge mess, leaving a visible puddle and a very unhappy car. Since these are the leaks most people are familiar with, it's not unsurprising that many people picture air conditioning refrigerant leaks the same way. In reality, the refrigerant in your home's air conditioning system differs greatly from these other fluids. Read More …

When To Use Professional Repair Services For Residential Boilers

2 March 2023
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A good portion of homes today are heated by boilers. That's probably because they can evenly heat homes in an efficient manner. Still, they're not without problems. Here are several you might face and if so, professional repair assistance will be needed.   Constant Water Drips Although a water drip that's minor may not seem like that big of a deal regarding your boiler's condition and performance, it can cause a number of problems. Read More …

Pros And Cons Of Installing An Air Source Heat Pump

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Air source heat pumps are becoming more common. These units are similar to wall-mounted air conditioners. They are installed through your wall, and you operate them via a panel directly mounted on the unit. Unlike air conditioners, however, they are reversible. In other words, they can either heat or cool your home, depending on the setting you select. Should you choose an air-source heat pump for heating and cooling? Consider these pros and cons as you make your choice. Read More …

Consider These 3 Things When Installing A Boiler In Your Home

20 January 2023
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HVAC Services: Why Professional AC Repair Is Better Than DIY Quick Fixes

5 January 2023
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A significant percentage of homes have an air conditioning system within their property. You should know that owning an AC means you are in charge of maintenance and servicing. You should also know the difference between the problems you can resolve and those that need professional assistance. Note that trying to perform DIY repairs on complicated HVAC issues can lead to massive complications and eventual system breakdown. Here are some benefits of hiring an HVAC service expert to assess and service your system. Read More …