Summer Vacation? Tips For Keeping Your Air Conditioning Safe While You're Away
7 August 2016
Top HVAC Summer Vacation Tips
Vacationing is an event everyone in the family looks forward to, especially children when school is out for the summer months. Proper HVAC maintenance and following these guidelines will ensure you that your home will be comfortably cool when you return from your vacation adventures.
Provide Surge Protection
With summertime comes the chances of electrical storms. You want to be sure you have a surge protector on your air conditioning unit in case of a bad storm or a power surge.
AC Not Running Right? 4 Problems A Dirty Filter May Cause
7 July 2016
If you can't remember the last time you changed the filter in your house, you might be doing more harm than you thought. The filter does more than just catch dirt and pollutants. It actually helps your air conditioner work more efficiently. To keep your system working properly, you should be changing your filter at least once every three months – If you live in an area that's prone to dust storms, you should change your filter once a month.
Preparing For Winter? 3 Things You Should Consider Before Pre-Buying Heating Oil
19 May 2016
Heating oil used to get more and more expensive each winter. After 2008, however, oil prices dropped, causing the cost for heating oil to drop as well. Since then, prices have fluctuated, making it difficult to determine what the cost per gallon is going to be next season. Not only do fluctuating prices make it difficult to budget, they make it harder to make the decision to pre-buy heating oil.
23 February 2016
Spring is in the air, so it is time to switch from heating to cooling. The way you open up your home and prepare your cooling system in spring can help determine how well and how efficiently it will run throughout summer. The following tips can help you begin the cooling season on the right foot.
Tip #1: Clean Your Window Screens
This is a must if you have a swamp cooler, which works best with an open window for ventilation.