December 11th, 2017
Okay, sure, you probably aren’t going to end up as an icicle without a functioning furnace this winter. Still, what’s the point of even having a heating system in your home if it doesn’t work properly? Typically, you can get by just fine by scheduling preventive maintenance for your heating system before the weather gets too cold. All heating systems have an expiration date, though. If your furnace is at the end of its proverbial rope, it’s better that you replace it now than to wait for the winter to get colder. Not sure whether or not your furnace could do with being replaced? Have a look at the signs below to help you decide.
November 27th, 2017
Just because you live in Florida, doesn’t mean you’re not going to need your furnace every once in a while. On those days when you do need to heat your home, you probably don’t want to have your furnace malfunctioning in some way. If your furnace is failing to heat properly for some reason, you might have a problem that requires professional repairs. Have a look at some of the problems that can cause low heating output below.
November 13th, 2017
The heating season may not be as big of a deal here as in other parts of the country, but it’s still something you should be prepared for. That means making sure that you have a working heating system, even if you’re only going to use it a handful of times over the next couple of months. If your current furnace is not up to the task of keeping your home warm this season, it’s a good idea to install a new one now.
You don’t want to have your furnace break down on you just when you need it most. You’re going to need to have a professional evaluate the system to determine whether or not it is nearing the end of its effective lifespan. There are a few signs that you can identify as a homeowner, though, that serve as pretty clear indications that you need a new furnace.
October 16th, 2017
While most of the rest of the country prepares for the heating season, we continue to rely on our air conditioners to keep us cool during the daylight hours. While comfort is important, of course, so is cost-effectiveness. Nobody likes to choose between getting a massive bill at the end of every month or going without climate control. Fortunately, there are a couple of different things that you can do to help improve your air conditioner efficiency. Read on to find out how!
October 10th, 2017
Indoor air quality is not something that most homeowners think about on a regular basis. This is unfortunate, because the quality of the air in your home actually has a pretty big effect on your quality of life. Poor indoor air quality can lower both your health and comfort levels, which is why it’s in your best interest to keep it as high as possible. There are a number of great ways that you can keep your indoor air quality high throughout the year, some of which we’ve outlined below.
October 2nd, 2017
The weather may be cooling off ever so slightly, but you’re probably still not going to have to use your heater any time soon. It’s important that you keep a close watch on your air conditioner for as long as you’re using it, to make sure that it’s still up to the task of keeping your home cool for the foreseeable future. If not, it’s a good idea to replace it now rather than wait for it to break down entirely. There are a number of symptoms that may indicate that it’s time for a new air conditioner, some of which are listed below.
September 18th, 2017
Having a problem with your current cooling system? Air conditioner decide to break down on you in the middle of a heat wave? Summer is just about the worst time to have your cooling system break down on you. It’s also the time of year when it’s most likely to happen. The good news is that if you do have to replace your cooling system this summer, there are a lot of different options to choose from. Let’s go over a few of the options you have available to you, and their different advantages.
September 4th, 2017
Florida often seems as though it doesn’t even have seasons. Winter, for us, tends to just mean that things are a little cooler and wetter than normal. Still, we do have some days when it’s work using a heating system. If you plan on using your heat pump at all during the coming fall and winter seasons, you should make sure that you schedule maintenance for it in the next few weeks.
August 21st, 2017
Have you noticed your air conditioner turning itself on and off every couple of minutes? If so, you have a pretty big problem. That behavior is short cycling, and it’s not something you want to allow to continue for any length of time. The first thing you should do when you notice this behavior is shut down the air conditioner and call for repairs. Let’s have a look at what causes short cycling, and why it’s such a serious threat to the air conditioner.
August 7th, 2017
Summer is just about the worst time to have your air conditioner develop issues. Unfortunately, it’s also the time when the system is most likely to have problems. You may not be able to totally prevent issues from occurring with your AC, but you can do your best to prevent any problems that do develop from getting worse. One of the most obvious signs that your air conditioner is having issues is a drop in output. Have a look at some of the reasons why this might be happening, below.