Becoming a first-time homeowner can bring about a full range of emotions. Along with the pride of ownership, most first-time homeowners may feel the weight of the responsibility for maintaining, repairing, and replacing the systems, components, and structures that make up the home they have just purchased. One of the systems they must learn to maintain is the central air conditioning system. First-time homeowners who want to learn the basics of servicing their A/C system can use this information to get off to a good start.
When you go outside in the warm months and see ice all over your air conditioner, it's normal to be a bit confused and worried. For one thing, it's warm outside, so the appearance of ice on something that is sitting outside can be perplexing. For another thing, when your air conditioner ices over, it often stops working well, too. So what could be causing this ice buildup, and what repairs might your air conditioner need?
Do you need air conditioning for your garage? If your home's central cooling system doesn't serve the garage, you need a separate unit for the job. One of the best units is a window AC. You can install a window AC on a wall or window in your garage. Most modern units on the market can cool the space as effectively as central AC systems. However, before you invest in one, here are three key features to look for.
If you need plumbing services performed on your existing home or brand-new build, you may be confused as to what type of plumber you need to call. While plumbers can handle everyday issues such as installing appliances, repairing fixtures, and fixing clogged toilets, plumbing contractors perform larger services, such as overseeing a plumbing project in its entirety and laying out the plans for what will happen. Knowing who to call at what time is imperative to make sure that your job is performed correctly.
Good indoor air quality can do more than help you breathe easier, it can also reduce the chances of chronic health issues and exposure to carcinogens and pollutants. The following are a few additions you can make to your HVAC system to improve air quality. 1. Increase Ventilation Poor ventilation can be a major reason for poor air quality. Your home needs vents installed in any area where moisture collects, such as the bathroom, kitchen, and utility room, so mold doesn't become a problem.
A few years ago, I could tell that we were having serious furnace problems. In addition to dealing with a house that was constantly too cold or too warm, we were also plagued by a noisy, smelly furnace that seemed to have trouble on a daily basis. Unfortunately, I didn't know enough about furnaces at the time to spot the problems quickly. One day, the entire system died, and it was beyond repair. After having that experience, I learned a lot about HVAC systems, so that I could troubleshoot future systems. This website is all about teaching you what you need to know so that you don't end up in the same situation.