Slash Your Summer Cooling Bills With These Time-Tested Tips
21 April 2018
If you need to trim your summer power bills, then these time-tested tips will help you stay cool while doing just that.
Tip: Don't Use Your Oven or Clothes Drier During the Hot Daytime Hours
When it is very hot outside, you should avoid using any appliances that will introduce heat into your living space. Every degree that is introduced will require more air conditioning power to lower. Instead of washing your dishes, cooking meals in your oven, or drying your clothing during the hot daytime hours, do these household tasks later in the evening when it's cool outside.
How Does Dirt Affect Your Air Conditioner?
13 March 2018
If you have central air conditioning, there is a good chance that your HVAC company -- and probably the owner's manual for your unit -- have reminded you time and time again to keep it clean. But it's tough to keep up on maintenance, such as cleaning your air conditioner, if you do not have a thorough understanding of why you are doing that maintenance. To that end, here are some consequences that may occur if you let dirt accumulate on your air conditioner.
5 HVAC Maintenance Tasks To Tackle Before Winter's End
25 January 2018
Sooner or later, the bitter cold of winter will give way to warmer and more pleasant springtime temperatures. When the time comes for your HVAC system to switch from heating to cooling, you'll want it to be in the best shape possible. To prepare for the upcoming seasonal change, you should invest in some well-needed maintenance before the close of the current season.
1. Replace Your HVAC Air Filter
This is a no-brainer, but you'd be surprised at how many homeowners forget to perform this simple yet crucial maintenance task.
Buying An Existing Home? 4 Things You Should Do To Make Sure It's Ready For You
8 December 2017
If you've recently purchased a pre-existing home, and you're getting ready to move in, there are a few things you'll need to do; some of them before you even move your first boxes in. Taking a few extra steps will ensure that your home is safe, clean and ready to move into. Here are four extra steps you should take to make sure that your home is safe and ready for you and your family to live in: