When I moved into my first place, I couldn't believe how dirty everything was all the time. I found myself dusting and mopping continuously, only to deal with a fresh layer of grime later. After awhile, I realized that the problem was blowing straight out of my air ducts. My ventilation lines were so dirty that it was spreading grime through my house every single time the air clicked on. Fortunately, I called an HVAC contractor who was able to clean my vents to a gleaming shine. I know how big of a difference cleaning up your ventilation system can make, which is why I want to spread the word.
21 July 2018
Large, commercial refrigeration units that utilize ammonia to maintain the temperature are effective and efficient, but they can be dangerous to work around. Ammonia can be a dangerous, life-threatening substance that can also ignite fires. The flammable, corrosive nature of the substance is the reason behind the leak alarms that these units are equipped with. Unfortunately, these alarms sometimes fail to work as they should. Here, you'll learn how to manually test for any ammonia leaks that your refrigeration unit may have.
20 June 2018
If are sitting up at night and you can't sleep because your air conditioner doesn't get cold air to your bedroom, and you think it's because the unit has a problem, get it inspected. There are a lot of things that could be causing the heat to stay stagnate in your room and things that you will have to change if you want to sleep in a nice, cool temperature. Here are some of the things to talk with the HVAC contractor about when they are looking at the ventilation system and the air conditioner to see what needs to be done.
15 May 2018
A growing number of people are moving to desert areas, such as Arizona, simply because there are more jobs. Unfortunately, this can cause unexpected issues such as dehydration. If you and your family just bought a house or are going to buy a house in a desert, make sure you understand the benefits of air conditioning for preventing dehydration. Hot Temperatures Seriously Increase Your Dehydration Risk When you move to a desert environment, you are not only getting a warmer new home but an increased risk of dehydration.
3 April 2018
When the sweltering months of summer approach, you know your home's central air conditioning system will be running round-the-clock to keep your space cool and comfortable. Along with that, you can expect your electricity costs to increase. Nobody wants to spend more than necessary to keep their home cool, and the good news is that there are a few simple, yet effective ways you can go about minimizing your cooling costs this summer.
14 February 2018
During the spring, you are going to need to do maintenance to your HVAC. Some of the things that need to be done include servicing of your furnace before you turn it off for the year and preparing your AC for summer. There are some simple maintenance tasks that can be done to ensure your AC is cooling as efficiently as possible, such as cleaning the condensing unit, checking ductwork and repairing insulation.