Great Tips For Keeping Your Home Cool And Taking Care Of Your Air Conditioner
27 February 2015
Did you know that air conditioning accounts for a whopping 5 percent of electrical energy costs in the United States? Comfort inside of your home is not something that you want to put at risk, especially if you live in an area highly susceptible to sweltering temperatures.
If you want to take inventory of your home and make sure that you are getting the most efficiency out of your cooling systems, take heed to the following advice.
It's Time To Put Down The Tools And Call Your Heating Contractor
23 February 2015
There are times when it makes sense for you to put a little elbow grease in it and work on your own furnace. Unless you are an authorized heating contractor, the work you do could end up voiding out your warranty. Many companies require that you have an authorized contractor handle the maintenance and repairs on the system if they are going to validate any warranty work. Another issue with working on the unit yourself is that you could end up doing more harm than good.
Five Things You Need To Do When You Smell Methane Gas From Your Septic Tank And You Have A Lit Pilot Light
16 February 2015
If you are unfortunate enough to have a septic tank and a gas lit furnace, you may find yourself in a terrifying situation before too long. Your septic tank can back up and send methane and sulfide gas into your home, which is dangerous enough without adding natural gas and a match to the mix. Should you ever experience the two occurring simultaneously, here is what you need to do.
Two Seasons With One Machine: Reasons To Install A Mini-Split Heat Pump In Your Home
10 February 2015
Many people heat their home with one machine and cool their home with a separate machine. Both the furnace and the air conditioner have to go in the same room, which takes up space that you could otherwise use for something else. Then you have the ductwork that carries conditioned air to the various rooms in your home. These ducts decrease your ceiling height and cost a lot of money to install.