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 […]
June 2, 2017

Air Conditioner Troubleshooting (DIY)

Your air conditioning system is complex, but if it is not cooling right, sometimes simple air conditioner troubleshooting can identify a problem. There are several steps you can take before calling your HVAC technician. These may help you to pinpoint and even fix a simple issue. Try these air conditioner troubleshooting tips to see if they fix the problem first! Power Issues First, if your air conditioning unit is not coming on at all, check the breaker that controls the unit in your electrical breaker box. When a breaker is overloaded, it causes the breaker to trip, not allowing power to […]
May 23, 2017

How to Choose an AC Repair Company (Updated)

It’s 90 degrees outside, and you realize that no air or hot air is blowing out of your AC vents in your home. How do you choose an AC repair company? There are many things to consider to help you choose the right AC repair company. Here are a few to think about. Service Experience The first thing to consider is the company’s service experience. Do not be afraid to ask how long they’ve been in business and how much experience each technician has. You can also inquire about special designations or awards the company has received as a result of […]