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Building A Home? 2 Eco-Friendly Heating And Cooling Options To Consider

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Building a home is a great option if you are unable to find a property with all the features and amenities you want and need. From the ability to choose a specific floor plan to picking out paint colors and types of flooring, it is easy to see the benefits of customizing your home. Unfortunately, most people do not place enough emphasis on their home's heating and cooling system. When building, you have the ability to implement innovation and efficiency into this important home system.

14 November 2017

Troubleshooting Guide For Heat Pumps

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Heat pumps are a way of providing warmth or cold to properties in moderate climate zones. It is a more energy efficient way to adjust the temperature inside the building, rather than using air conditioning units or furnaces which need a lot more energy to keep the property at a comfortable temperature. Heat pumps work by using electricity to adjust the temperature of the room. The pumps take heat outside during the warm months and bring it inside during the cold months.

4 October 2017

How To Clean Your Air Registers

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There are many things that can reduce the airflow of your heater and air conditioner. Most problems that have to do with the actual appliances, like the furnace or condenser unit, should be fixed by HVAC professionals. However, there are a few simple things that even homeowners with no experience can fix on their own. Perhaps the easiest and most effective repair is to clean your air registers. This article explains the best way to clean air registers with basic tools you already have lying around the house.

2 February 2017

4 Ways A Variable Speed Furnace Could Benefit Your Home

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The coldest part of the year is fast approaching across the United States. You need to have your home equipped with HVAC equipment that will ensure that your home stays comfortable and healthy all winter long. If you're in need of a new furnace, you should know about some of the advantages offered by a variable speed unit. While a standard furnace will cycle on and off while in operation, a variable speed furnace is built with a blower motor that operates at different speeds and can constantly control heat flow.

15 December 2016

Pampered Pooch: What To Do With Your Small Dog As Soon As The Heat Goes Out

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In the winter time, it can be fun and comfortable for you and your dog to cuddle together. If you have a small dog, it may be common for them to sleep on your bed or inside of a bed and blanket of their own. If you live in a cold climate, you will need to keep up the heating to have the right temperature in you home. Keeping a warm home temperature in the winter can be especially important if you have a small dog with a low body weight.

20 October 2016

Cleaning Air Ducts To Avoid Mold Invasions

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A mold spore is mold's way of reproducing. Once mature, mold sends out millions of mold spores that drift on air currents hoping to find a comfortable place to settle down. They can sit in a forgotten corner of your house, waiting for the right conditions, including moisture, to allow them to grow. What does a run-down of how mold reproduces have to do with air duct cleaning? Dirty ducts can deliver mold spores all over your house.

19 August 2016

Furnace Woes: The 4 Dangers Of Dust, Dirt, And Debris

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Keeping your furnace clean and free of dirt and debris is important. Even during the off-season, you should be regularly cleaning your system so that when winter comes, you do not experience any issues. Dirt and debris might be small, but it can cause huge problems in your furnace. Some common issues caused by dust, dirt, and debris include these four: 1. Poor Airflow Your air filters are responsible for filtering out the air to ensure that only clean air enters your home.

23 July 2016

Four Ways To Utilize Plants To Hide Your Exterior Air Conditioning Unit

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If your exterior air conditioning unit isn't necessarily a feature of your yard, there are some things that you can do to hide it from plain view. There are some strategic ways that plants can help keep your AC covered if you put a little thought into your landscape options. Here are four foliage ideas that can hide your AC unit but keep it functional at the same time. 1. Tall Growing Bamboo

3 June 2016

How To Clean Condenser Coils

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One of the most vital components of any central air conditioning system is the condenser unit. And, the most vital component of the condenser unit is the condensing coils. The coils are the sheets of aluminum that line the entire outside of the exterior condenser unit. They are usually behind a protective cage that is meant to keep out leaves, birds and rodents. However, they can still get very dirty over time.

13 April 2016

Should You Replace Your Furnace And Central Air System At The Same Time?

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In most cases, your central air system and your furnace need to complement each other. If you're replacing or installing one or the other, you have to consider both. This can cause people consternation. But you should understand why it's important to consider both, even if you just want to replace one. Looking at the Whole Picture The obvious connection between your HVAC components is that they share the ductwork. That alone is cause for evaluation since your ducts need to be of adequate size for all of your HVAC equipment.

21 March 2016