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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»

3 Steps To Follow Before Turning On The AC

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As winter comes to an end and the spring season starts warming up the outdoors and your home, you may start thinking about air conditioning. Not only is your AC unit important for keeping your home and family cool during the warmer seasons, but it is also necessary for removing humidity that can lead to unhealthy air quality levels inside your home. If you are like many homeowners, you may simply hit a few buttons on your thermostat when it is time to start cooling the home. Read More»

3 Tips To Prepare Your Gas Furnace For The Holidays

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Depending on where you live in the U.S., it can become very cold during the holiday season. If you expect to host parties and other activities this year, it’s essential that you service your gas furnace. Although gas is the main fuel for your furnace, the appliance still relies on electricity to power up its blower motor and fan. If a storm disrupts power to your home, your furnace might stop working. Read More»

3 Reasons Your Air Conditioner Could Be Drawing Too Many Amps

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Keeping your home cool during the warm summer months requires access to a functional Trane air conditioning system. Your home’s air conditioner needs to draw power from your electrical system in order to function properly. Sometimes, an air conditioner will draw too many amps and cause the circuit it is connected to to trip continually. This can not only be annoying, it can reduce the lifespan of your cooling equipment. Here are three reasons why your air conditioner could be drawing too many amps, causing its circuit to trip. Read More»

3 Potential Heating Options For Your Home's Add-On

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If you have added on an additional room to your home, there’s a chance that this room does not have the necessary duct work to connect to the heating system for the rest of your home. Additionally, your home’s existing heating system might not be large enough to heat your entire home plus your new add-on, even if you do install the necessary duct work. This can leave you wondering if you have any other heating options; luckily, you do. Read More»

3 Types Of Air Conditioning Systems To Install Today

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If you do not currently have air conditioning in your home, you should definitely consider it. Not only can it ensure that the comfort level in your home during the summer is significantly improved, but it can even improve air quality by filtering out dust in the air, which is great if anyone in your home has allergies. Here are three types of air conditioning systems you can have installed today: Read More»

Energy Efficient Boiler Improvements and Upgrades to Reduce Your Energy Costs

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Boilers can be an essential part of the mechanical systems in your home; not only providing you with heating but also hot water. This means that you will want to have solutions that can help cut the energy costs of operating your boiler all year. Solar energy, biomass fuels, and geothermal solutions will all help improve the efficiency of your boiler. Here are some ideas to help improve the efficiency of your boiler for heating and more: Read More»