What To Do If Your Water Heater Is Leaking

No one wants to come home to a leaking hot water heater, especially if it means no hot showers for awhile. Fortunately, a leak doesn't always mean that you need a new hot water heater—sometimes a simple repair will suffice. The following is what you need to do if you spot a leak, so that you can ensure the repair process can occur quickly. Shut down the water First and foremost, you need to turn off the water supply to the water heater.   Read More...

How To Know If Your Heating System Needs The Help Of An HVAC Contractor

It is very important to make sure that you are on the lookout for some signs that your heating system is in need of professional help. The sooner you spot a problem and call to have it resolved by an expert, the less likely it is that you are going to experience a total loss of heat in your home. Here are some of the following signs that you need the assistance of an HVAC contractor.   Read More...

Why You Should Add Coil Cleaning And Maintenance To Your Air Conditioning Installation Contract

If you have made the decision to have an air conditioning unit installed in your home, one of the things that the HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) installation company will offer you is a maintenance contract for annual cleaning and inspections. You might not think it's a big deal, but here's why you should include the maintenance agreement in your air conditioning (AC) installation. Why AC Units Need Cleaning   Read More...

Diagnosing And Fixing A Residential Heater That Is Short-Cycling

If your home's heater keeps turning itself on and off in short bursts, then it has a problem referred to as short-cycling. A short-cycling heater is one in need of a quick repair before more serious HVAC system damage results. If you don't have any previous experience with short-cycling furnace issues, then below you will find all of the necessary information to diagnose and perhaps fix the problem. The Cause of Short-Cycling Furnace Problems   Read More...

Don't Stress Out Your AC This Summer

The dog days of summer mean it's peak cooling season. Unfortunately, this is also often the time when an air conditioner breaks down and leaves you sweating. Fortunately, there are ways you can stay cool without stressing out your AC system. The following tips will help. Tip #1: Cut down on incoming heat Heat from the sun can quickly warm up your home's interior, forcing the AC to work overtime. Close your drapes on any windows that receive direct sunlight, and you won't have this issue.   Read More...