How A Broken Heat Pump Really Affects You
24 October 2016
If your home's heat pump is showing signs of malfunctioning, and you're hoping to make it last just a little longer before you spend money on repairs, stop that, and call a repair company now. Having a working heat pump is essential if the weather requires you to have the heating or cooling function on. If the heat pump stops working, it can have effects other than the temperature in your home becoming too hot or too cold -- it can affect your health and the health of other appliances and objects in your home.
How To Clean Swamp Cooler Pads
24 August 2016
If you have a swamp cooler not cooling, clean the pads. A swamp cooler is commonly used in dry climates with low humidity. Over time, swamp cooler pads accumulate dirt and mineral deposits, which need cleaning so the cooler can circulate the air properly. Cleaning swamp cooler pads doesn't require advanced HVAC skills. Here are tips to clean swamp cooler pads.
Prepare to Work
For this project, you need:
work gloves garden hose or pressure washer plastic scraper (optional) screwdriver spray bottle vinegar hard water scale remover bucket Switch the cooler off, and disconnect the power cord.
Keeping Your AC In Top Shape During Those Peak Summer Months
11 July 2016
The last thing you want to have happen on a hot summer day is for your air conditioner to fail. Having the system checked out annually by one of your local air conditioning repair companies is a good way to prevent problems from occurring. There are also two maintenance tasks that you can do to keep your home cool and comfortable in the peak of the summer months.
What Differentiates A Heat Pump From An AC Unit
8 July 2016
Both AC units and heat pumps have two sets of coils: one set located inside your house and one located on the outside of your house. Both heat pumps and AC units come in window-mounted and central air models. Both heat pumps and AC units can be used to cool a home. Thus, you might be wondering if there is any difference between the two and if so, if there is any advantage to choosing one unit over the other.