Is Ductless AC Right For Your Home?


A central AC system is a good choice when you are trying to cool every room in a big house. On the other hand if you live in a small home, or you don't use every room in a big home, you may not need a central air system. Ductless AC systems have many advantages over central-air systems.  What is a Ductless AC System? A central AC system will use a system of ducts to push cold air to every room in your home, or at least every room with an AC vent.

7 December 2015

Extend The Life Of Your Central AC Unit With These Eight Tips


If you have central air conditioning, the last thing you want to experience is to have it go out in the middle of a heat wave or worse, need replacing altogether. Here are eight tips to help you extend your AC unit's longevity, which may also help you save on your utility bills and keep the HVAC technician off your emergency speed dial.  Position the Unit Properly When It's First Installed

17 November 2015

Create Your Own Air Conditioners With A Few Basic Supplies


There are few things more unpleasant on a really hot day other than being stuck inside a hot house without a working air conditioner. If your air conditioner is just down for repair, or if you don't have an air conditioner at all, you can easily make your own air conditioner and be cool in no time. Gather Up Your Supplies The supplies for this project are pretty basic supplies. Most are ones you can find around your house; although there are a few supplies you may need to make a trip to your local hardware store for.

11 November 2015

Five Tips To Help Save On Cooling Costs


As a homeowner, having air conditioning is a great privilege. However, you may not think so once you see the energy bills come in each month, especially during the hotter seasons of the year. Here are five tips that can help you save on these cooling costs while still being able to keep your home as cool and comfortable as possible: Run the Ceiling Fan: Running the ceiling fan at the same time that you are running the AC is a great idea because it continues air flow and creates a nice, cool breeze.

9 November 2015

Eradicate Formaldehyde: 3 Indoor Plants That Will Remove This Toxin And Purify The Air


Poor indoor air quality can be linked to a number of symptoms, more than can even be mentioned here. According to the American Lung Association, poor indoor air quality can contribute to the development of or cause certain infections, as well as lung cancer. Your home could contain lead, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide, radon and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). One of the most common is formaldehyde, which can exist in your home from tobacco smoke, smoke from a wood burning stove or fireplace, floor finishes and plywood.

5 November 2015

Commercial Refrigeration Models And Varieties


For large restaurants and bustling bars, industrial size and strength refrigeration units are needed. These kinds of appliances are also known as commercial refrigeration units, and they can come in a variety of different shapes and sizes to accommodate different applications. Display Refrigerators These commercial sized refrigerators have glass doors to allow customers to easily see what's inside. They are mostly used for beverage or sandwich vending, and can be found in store fronts so people can easily see and take something they like from the refrigerator before purchasing it.

2 November 2015

Why Do Oil Tanks Rust From The Inside Out?


Some homeowners may find it strange that their oil tanks can rust from the inside out. After all, moisture is what causes this kind of corrosion, and the tank itself is full of oil, not water. Understanding why oil tanks tend to rust inside the tank can help you avoid this problem and extend the life of your home's oil tank. Why do oil tanks rust from the inside out?

17 October 2015

Four Essential AC Maintenance Tips To Do This Fall


If you want your AC to be working in tip top shape next spring when the mercury begins to climb, doing fall maintenance is important. Before you begin using your heating, you will want to do things like change the air filter. You may also want to clean your heat pump and protect your unit for the winter months. Here are some essential maintenance tasks that you will want to do this fall before the cold arrives:

15 October 2015

Boiler Stopped Working? Three Things To Check Before Calling The Repairman


It's never fun when it's a cold winter day and your boiler stops working! Sometimes, there is a major issue at fault and you'll need to have a repairman come out to fix it. Other times, however, there might just be minor little "glitch" that caused your boiler to stop working and you might be able to address it yourself. Before you call your HVAC specialist, check to make sure that these three simple issues are not to blame for your boiler shut-off.

13 October 2015

Your Personal Clothes Care Cave: New Products To Update And Trick Out Your Laundry Room


If you're a millennial, you probably don't get dreamy-eyed over the thought of gigantic walk-in closets or fussy foyers with cathedral ceilings. It's more likely that a well-appointed, spacious laundry room is near the top of your fantasy home features list. If you're updating your clothing care cave, include some of the new, hi-tech products designed to make wash day a breeze. Clothes washers that have multiple purposes. To take advantage of wasted space in a traditional washer, new washers are designed to do two loads at a time.

12 October 2015