If you have an old air conditioning unit in your home, it may be time to have a new one installed. If you're not sure whether your air conditioner is old, consider when it was installed. If your current air conditioner was installed between 12 and 15 years ago, chances are good that you need a new one. An outdated air conditioner can have a substantial impact on your life. Here are just four of the reasons you need to have a new air conditioner installed in your home. [Read More]
Three Major Factors To Consider When Choosing A Furnace
If you want to install a new furnace, you have numerous factors to consider such as the brand, size, and features, among others. Some of these factors are more critical than others. Below are the three major factors that you should give priority over others. BTU Capacity The British thermal unit (BTU) of a furnace is a measure of the heat output of the furnace. A higher BTU means more heat output than a lower BTU. [Read More]
A Few Signs It Is Time To Call The Air Conditioner Technician
As the warm weather approaches, you may be checking out your air conditioner. Hopefully, you had it serviced when you shut it down last fall and the technician did an inspection on it. You may have put off any repairs suggested because the season was over and you did not need to use the unit any longer. If this is the case, you should contact the technician and have the work done now before things get too hot. [Read More]
Springtime AC Smells: What Is Normal, And What's Not?
Spring is in the air, and as temperatures increase, you'll soon need to turn your air conditioner on for the first time. During that first yearly run, things can get a bit... smelly. Some of these smells are worrisome, and others are just normal consequences that you'll have to deal with (maybe by getting a good air freshener.) Do you know the difference? Here's a look. Musty, Dusty Smells If you're like most people in a temperate climate, you turned your heat off a few months ago and your HVAC ducts have not seen any action since then. [Read More]