Don't Let Sky Booms Become Home Bummers: How To Protect Your HVAC System From Lightning Damage
15 June 2016
Whether you believe in global warming or not, experts warn that rising temperatures make lightning a far more likely occurrence. In fact, a new study claims that for each incremental degree (Celsius) that higher median temperatures rise, we should expect a 12% increase in lightning strikes.
Any electrical system in your home is vulnerable to breakdown or complete destruction when lightning hits, so take some precautions to ensure your heating and air conditioning unit is ready for storms.
Tips To Troubleshoot Furnace Problems
14 June 2016
Furnace problems can occur without warning. In some instances, you can use basic troubleshooting to diagnose what is wrong and fix it. In others, you might have to call in a professional to repair your furnace. Before calling for help, here are some basic troubleshooting tips you can use to potentially get the heat flowing again.
If there is still heat coming from the vents in your home, it is possible that your furnace has a dirty filter.
Comparing Electric And Hydronic Baseboard Heaters
10 June 2016
Baseboard heaters provide a low-profile, affordable heating option to your home without the extensive installation process that is associated with more conventional central heating units. There are two main variants of baseboard heaters, electric and hydronic, which operate in very different ways to provide heat to your home. Due to this difference in operation, both types of baseboard heaters provide a different set of advantages and disadvantages to your home. Understanding the differences in both types of baseboard heaters can help you choose the one that best fits your needs.
How Can You Keep Your Indoor Air Cleaner? A Guide For Indoor Allergy Sufferers
10 June 2016
If you suffer from indoor allergies, it's important to keep the air in your home as clean as possible. Otherwise, you'll be suffering from sneezing and itchy eyes in what should be your comfortable home! Here are three ways to keep your home's air free from dust, mold spores, and pet dander.
Have your ducts cleaned.
No matter how much you dust and vacuum, the dust is just going to keep being re-distributed each time you turn your heat or air conditioning on if you don't have your ducts cleaned, too.