August 28, 2017
Commercial Central Air Conditioning Units

How Your Central Air Conditioning System Works

You enjoy its service every day, but you may ask yourself how your air conditioning system works. Educating yourself on how the central air conditioning system works will help you when service or repairs are necessary. Air Conditioning System Basics Most central air conditioning systems in our area are split systems. They have an outdoor unit with a condenser coil and compressor and an indoor evaporator coil, installed in the attic, usually with the furnace. The general principle behind how your air conditioning system works is that heat moves from a warmer surface to a cooler surface. The air conditioning […]
July 27, 2017
Central Air System Ducts

Are Air Conditioning Service Plans Worth It? (2018)

If you have considered committing to an air conditioning service plan, you may have wondered if paying for one would be worth your time and money. Air conditioning service plans provide regular preventive maintenance for your HVAC system. Some provide a once-per-year service and some two or more. To determine whether an air conditioning service plan is worth it, you must ask yourself a few questions. What type of air conditioning service plan is it? How many service trips does the plan provide? What does each service trip include? These are a few of the considerations that go into determining […]
July 11, 2017
Cleaning Your Air Conditioner Exterior Unit

Insulation Install Considerations (Must Read)

Are you considering new insulation install? There may be more aspects of the job to consider than you might think. Is it a do-it-yourself job or should you hire a professional? What type of insulation do you need? How do you choose a professional if you can’t do it yourself? All these questions are important to ask when considering new insulation installation. DIY vs. Professional Insulation Install If you are just adding a bit of insulation to already existing insulation, you may be able to do the project yourself. If any of the following are true, though, it is likely […]
June 25, 2017

Repairing Air Duct Leaks

As a homeowner, you may find yourself repairing air duct leaks in your home. As with most do-it-yourself projects, there is a right way and a wrong way to complete this job. Repairing air duct leaks is a simple project if positioning of ducts in your home is conducive to a safe DIY repair. Follow these steps for repairing air duct leaks. Before you can start repairing air duct leaks, you must first identify the location of leaks. With the system fan running, inspect along ducts, particularly where lines branch off or separate (these are common sites for leaks). Feel […]