Getting On The Same Page With Your HVAC Contractors

Preventing Rust And Corrosion On Rooftop AC Units

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Rust and corrosion are the implacable foes that ruin many a commercial AC unit. Rooftop-mounted AC units are especially vulnerable to this dastardly duo due to their completely exposed location. It doesn’t take much for rust and corrosion to sideline an AC unit—exposure to sea air in humid, coastal areas and exposure to acid rain can damage and even destroy AC systems. Exposure to certain chemical and manufacturing processes can also accelerate an otherwise normal commercial AC unit’s demise. Read More»

Deciding What Type Of Cooling Unit To Use In Your Older Home

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Older homes are difficult to efficiently heat and cool. When it comes to upgrading the HVAC system, things can quickly become complicated. If you’re looking for options to cool your older home, you’ll find a few options to consider here. How many BTUs do you need? As you search through the many air conditioning units available for your home, you’ll need to decide how many BTUs the unit needs to produce. Read More»

Why Routine Maintenance Of Your HVAC Systems Is Important

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You perform regular maintenance on other appliances in your home, such as cleaning the refrigerator or the stove, but have you thought about your HVAC system? Your heating and air conditioning systems in your home also need to be maintained in order to keep them running as they should and prevent premature breakdowns. Regular maintenance of your systems can be done by any homeowner, although you can hire a professional to do the work for you. Read More»

HVAC Problems That May Be Traced Back To The Thermostat

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Many people only think of the HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) when setting or programming it, but the thermostat plays a huge role in your HVAC’s running and efficiency. In fact, there are AC malfunctions that can be traced back to the thermostat, and they include these four: System Doesn’t Turn On If your AC suddenly goes off and refuses to turn on, then you are probably dealing with lack of power to the thermostat. Read More»

Got A Furnace? 2 Tips To Keep It Running Well For You

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If you heat your home with a furnace the last thing you want to have happened is for it to go down on a cold night. Fortunately, there are many things you can do on your own to keep it running well for you, two of which are listed below. Before you do any of the below, however, make sure your furnace is turned off. To be completely sure, turn off the circuit breakers that powers the furnace. Read More»