2018

  • 3 Factors That Affect How Often You Change Your Air Filter

    According to conventional wisdom, HVAC air filters should be replaced at least once every three months to keep the HVAC system in great shape. Some experts even recommend monthly air filter changes to eliminate allergens and dramatically improve indoor air quality. However, the following factors can easily lengthen or shorten your air filter's actual lifespan. 1. Air Filter Type Every air filter serves the same purpose--to prevent dust, debris, and other unwanted particles from entering your HVAC system.
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  • Two HVAC Jobs To Prevent Malfunctioning

    Taking care of your HVAC system is never not exactly exciting, but it can be when you look at your reduced monthly bills. When your HVAC system is initially installed, it should run at peak efficiency. But over the years, don't be surprised if it becomes less efficient, your bills get larger, and your system is not quite as productive as it once was. This usually happens when homeowners simply neglect to invest time or money into basic preventative maintenance.
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  • Three Things To Know About Your Air Conditioning System

    Air conditioning systems are extremely complicated, and it is necessary to have a basic awareness about the types of issues and problems that an air conditioner may encounter. This information can help you with maximizing the performance of your system so that your home will be as comfortable as possible. Refrigerant Should Only Be Needed Every Few Years Refrigerant is one of the most important parts of the air conditioning system.
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  • Two Services Offered By Electricians That You Might Not Have Thought Of

    When you hear the word "electrician," it's easy to think that these professionals primarily deal with things like setting up the circuitry for new homes and buildings or helping out when there is a community-wide blackout. While it's true that they perform these roles, electricians do so much more than that. A skilled electrician can help you in ways that may not have occurred to you. If you're in any of the following situations it might be time to call up an electrician.
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  • Comparing Electric And Hydronic Baseboard Heaters

    Baseboard heaters are a type of heating unit that, as their name would suggest, are installed along the baseboards in a room. Since heat rises, these heaters can provide a fairly powerful amount of heat for smaller areas of your home, and can either by your primary heat source or act as a secondary heating unit to supplement a central furnace or heat pump. However, there are two main types of baseboard heaters: hydronic, which makes use of heated water to heat up the surrounding air, and electric, which uses a standard heating element to do the same.
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