2018

Why the Upstairs of Your Home Is Hotter Than the Downstairs

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If you have a home that has multiple stories, one of the challenges you might face is that some areas of your home are hotter than others. This may make the upstairs of your home intolerable. Fortunately, there are ways that you can correct this problem.  You May Need to Replace Your AC One of the common reasons why your upstairs may be hotter is that you’ve waited too long before replacing your air conditioning unit (AC).…

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Common Furnace Problems You May Encounter

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Without a working furnace, your home may be without a source of heat. There are numerous potential issues that could reduce your furnace’s performance, and knowing about these issues can help you to limit their ability to make your home uncomfortable during cold weather. Mold On The Interior Mold on the interior of the furnace is frequently encountered at the start of the heating season as mold may grow in the enclosed space of the furnace during the months when it is not being used.…

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Essential Central A/C System Maintenance For Asthma Sufferers

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If you or a family member suffers from asthma, you want to do everything possible to reduce any triggers that may exacerbate symptoms or lead to an attack. One way you can help is by performing the following essential maintenance on your home’s central air conditioning system. Clean the Exterior of the Air Conditioning Unit On the outer casing of your outdoor air conditioning unit, there are vents that draw air into the system so that it may be cooled by the condenser.…

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Water Heater Replacement Questions

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Without a water heater, you may find that taking showers or baths will be extremely unpleasant. Maximizing the performance of the water heater will be necessary for ensuring members of your household are able to enjoy access to hot water whenever they want. Are There Steps For Extending The Life Of Your Current Water Heater? The costs and inconveniences that can be involved with replacing a water heater will make it important to minimize the frequency of this work.…

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How To Stop The Slow Decline Of Your AC

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It is time to have your HVAC system serviced by a place like Always Ready Repair. Summer is coming in hot and fast, and you want to make sure that your air conditioning system is working as efficiently as possible. If you don’t have it done now, before summer hits its stride, you might never find the time to do it. That is, in the middle of summer, it might be harder to find an appointment with an air conditioning specialist, and you definitely don’t want to deal with the possibility of having your system shut off for a few days while it is being repaired.…

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3 Ways To Improve Interior Insulation

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The efficiency of your HVAC system relies on a lot of components. Of course, you need to have your system professionally serviced and calibrated on a regular basis. But, you often have to look past the actual HVAC system to ensure that your system is as efficient as possible. That is, many other features could improve or reduce the efficiency of your HVAC if they are not taken care of. This article explains three simple things that you can do to improve the efficiency of your HVAC system, without actually touching any of the HVAC appliances.…

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Did Your Vintage Home Come With A Vintage Furnace? Tips For Getting More Efficiency From An Aging Furnace

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Whether purchased or inherited, vintage homes offer a different living experience than many more recently constructed homes. Often filled with gleaming woodwork, large windows, and intricate details, these older homes provide many benefits. Unfortunately, the heating system is not always one of these benefits. If you are struggling with your older home’s current heating system but not yet in a position to replace it, the following tips can help you make it work as efficiently as possible.…

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How to Clean Your Heat Exchanger & Fan

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When winter is here and you are pumping your heat for many hours of the day, you are bound to see big spikes on your utility bills. But, does it seem like these spikes are even more dramatic than they used to be? If it seems like it is costing more money to run your heater than it used to, it probably is due to poor maintenance. That is, your heater is probably going to become less and less efficient over the years, especially if you don’t properly clean and maintain it.…

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