Addressing Two Common Questions About Air Conditioner Issues

Posted on: 16 June 2016

Issues with your home's air conditioner can drastically decrease the comfort inside your home while also contributing to higher energy usage. Unfortunately, air conditioning problems can be fairly common, and many homeowners are not particularly well-informed when it comes to addressing these issues. After you learn about the answers to these two questions about common air conditioner concerns, you will be better able to get the most from this part of your home.
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Don't Let Sky Booms Become Home Bummers: How To Protect Your HVAC System From Lightning Damage

Posted on: 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.
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Tips To Troubleshoot Furnace Problems

Posted on: 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.  Low Airflow If there is still heat coming from the vents in your home, it is possible that your furnace has a dirty filter.
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Comparing Electric And Hydronic Baseboard Heaters

Posted on: 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.
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