If you have a forced-air heating and cooling system, you know how effective they are at heating and cooling the home. However, because of the ductwork required to transport the heated/cooled air, these systems are incredibly energy inefficient. By maintaining and repairing your ductwork regularly, you improve how well your ducts work, boosting efficiency. Check out these three ways having your ductwork regularly maintained can help. Gaps and Holes Are Sealed to Prevent Air Loss
If you don't have central air conditioning in your home, there are quite a few reasons why you should change that. Many older homes aren't equipped with central air conditioners, which makes it difficult to cool your home during the summer. Swamp coolers work well some of the time, but they don't provide the same level of service as a central air conditioner will. Here are just four of the reasons why you need to have central air conditioning installed in your home this summer.
Are you looking for ways to make your home more energy efficient when it comes to your HVAC system? You could be wasting money by unnecessarily heating or cooling your home. These tips will help you improve energy efficiency. Turn Off Your Bathroom Fan Chances are that your bathroom has a fan to ventilate the moisture out of your home from a hot shower. While removing moisture is good while the shower is running, it's bad to leave that fan leaving during other situations.
Myths and misinformation can contribute to homeowners making serious mistakes with their home's air conditioning system. To minimize the risk that you encounter some avoidable repairs or other issues, you will want to make sure that you have some of the more commonly believed myths about air conditioners corrected. Myth: It Is Harmless For The System To Ice Over At some point, it is likely that your air conditioning system will ice over.
Does your home have two floors, but the second floor always feels hot during the summer? If so, there are a few ways that you can cool down the home when your HVAC system doesn't seem to do the trick. Block Off The Sun During The Day Solar heat gain can occur when the sun is allowed to come in all day long and heat up your home. The first thing you can do is close the window curtains on your second floor to prevent the hot sun from heating up your home during the day.
Hi, my name is Melinda, and when I sold my home three years ago, I realized that I should have been keeping maintenance records. Because I couldn't prove that we had maintained our HVAC system, the home was actually harder to sell than it should have been. I don't want anyone else to lose money on a home sale or to experience the stress of not having the right records. Because of that, I have created this blog. It explains everything you need to know about maintaining normalcy with your HVAC system and keeping records of check-ups and repairs. Please, take a seat and enjoy reading this blog.