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3 Potential Reasons Your Furnace Is Blowing Out Lukewarm Air

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Has your furnace suddenly become inefficient to the point that all you can receive is lukewarm air regardless of the thermostat setting? There are a few potential reasons for the sudden downgrade in your unit’s heating ability. Most of the fixes will involve the help of a furnace repair technician, but understanding the origin of the problem can help you explain the problem over the phone and better interact with your system in the future. Read More»

How You Know If Your AC System Is Malfunctioning

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When it is extremely hot outside, your AC system has to work extra hard to force heat into the already hot outside air. Furthermore, your AC system is most likely to break when it is under stress. Thus, the most likely time to have a problem with your AC unit is when you need it the most. On the other hand, just because your house is not as cool as you want it to be does not necessarily mean that your system is not performing properly. Read More»

Radiant Vs Convection Heat Pumps

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If you are looking for a way to heat your home effectively and efficiently, then there are a lot of choices to choose from. Central heaters are useful in many situations, but they aren’t always the best tool for the job. Instead, you might want to consider space heaters, which are a very viable alternative. To help you decide if a space heater is right for you, here is an overview of the advantages offered by two types of space heaters: radiant space heaters and convection space heaters. Read More»

How To Replace The Orifice Plate Gasket In A Furnace

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The orifice gasket in a furnace serves as a valuable seal between the blower’s motor assembly and the main body of the furnace. Without the gasket, the blower could leak additional air and cause the unit to become far less efficient. If you know that your orifice plate gasket is worn or missing, you can conduct the replacement yourself with a small amount of work. Note that working with HVAC equipment always carries some risk even when the electricity is turned off. Read More»

What Kind Of Air Conditioning Is Best For You?

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When it comes to picking out a new air conditioner, there are a wide variety of factors that you will need to take into account. You want to get a unit that will be cheap to run, yet won’t have a huge impact on your daily life and won’t break the bank with the installation cost. To help you figure out the best kind of new air conditioner for your situation, here are some questions that you should ask yourself: Read More»

Maximizing Your Air Conditioner's Efficiency

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If you enjoy using air conditioning to feel cool during hot weather, you may find your electricity bill is higher when you need to use it frequently. To help keep your power bill in check, there are several steps you can take in maximizing the efficiency your air conditioner provides. Here are some simple steps you can take in your own home to help keep it cool without using excessive electricity to obtain a lower temperature. Read More»

Oil Furnace Problems: What You Should Know

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Has the oil furnace to your heating system stopped working to provide an efficient amount of heat? It is possible that you need to get more oil placed in the tank, but there are also various other things that can be causing the problem. Discover below what can lead to an oil furnace not functioning as it should and what getting the tank refilled is estimated to cost. How Does an Oil Furnace Stop Working Right? Read More»

Three Reasons TLC For Your Heating System Is Important

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Getting prepared for winter should involve taking the time to get your household in order. Some people put more emphasis on their wardrobes and ensuring that they have warm clothing, but they fail to realize the importance of having their homes’ HVAC systems maintained as part of their winter preparation plans. The following points will aid in ensuring that you understand why servicing your HVAC system before the brink of winter is about more than staying warm. Read More»

Three Maintenance Tips to Save Money on Your AC Costs

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Every homeowner should know to change their AC filter, but you can do more than that to keep your AC unit running as efficiently as possible. You don’t need to have specialized training to complete some simple maintenance tasks and improve the efficiency of your AC unit. In fact, all you need is a little time and a little know-how.  Coil Cleaning Your condenser coils are located on the outside of your home, typically at ground level. Read More»

3 Common Problems With Walk-In Coolers

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If you own a restaurant business, you know how important it is to have a working walk-in cooler at all times. The last thing you want is for your cooler to go out on you and all of the food you have inside to spoil. You could wind up with thousands of dollars of food down the drain for a simple problem that could have been prevented. Neglecting your unit can cause you to spend more on your energy bill, not to mention on repairs. Read More»