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Step by Step Furnace Cleaning Guide

Posted on: September 13, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Many homes have a gas furnace to keep it heated. The furnace burns natural gas to heat up an exchanger to indirectly heat the air from the home as it passes over it. The air from the home is circulated by a fan located inside the furnace. Due to the nature of a how furnace operates, it is essential to keep it clean to keep it running efficient.Often homeowners don't think much about the furnace, as long it is working. Once it has a problem, they tend to call a heating company to Continue Reading ...

The Cost of Air Conditioner Duct Cleaning – Is It Worth It?

Posted on: September 11, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Duct cleaning is actually a misnomer; to improve your air quality and the energy efficiency of your AC system, a complete HVAC system cleaning is required (HVAC is an acronym for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning).Duct Cleaning Affects AC System EfficiencyAccording to the EPA, a build up of just over four-tenths of an inch of dirt on the cooling coils can result in a 21% decrease in the efficiency of the coils. Yet duct cleaning alone never touches the cooling coils. The Continue Reading ...

Fall and Winter Heating Tips

Posted on: September 10, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] With fall approaching rapidly, getting your heating system ready for fall and winter weather should be (and likely is) a great concern for you as a homeowner.  The heating system is the lifeblood of the home during the colder months of the year, and the cost of heating your home during this time is probably one of your biggest upcoming expenditures.  The tips that follow will help you to get your heating system ready while also helping to reduce the cost of keeping your interior Continue Reading ...

Basic Air Conditioning Repair and Maintenance Tips

Posted on: September 9, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Air conditioning unit is one most used electrical appliances in all over the world and it is considered as a primary commodities for all the commercial as well as business establishments. Now a days, even residential building do have this unit in the state in order to maintain healthy and hearty atmosphere at their desired place. With the regular and frequent use of this unit takes toll in their internal machinery parts necessitating them air conditioning repair and maintenance. It Continue Reading ...

Energy Efficient Homes – 5 Energy Saving Tips During Global Fuel Crisis

Posted on: September 8, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Energy efficient homes are a great way to reduce the impact of rising global fuel prices. People are now being forced to spend a greater proportion of their monthly budgets on energy bills. There has never been a more crucial time to carry out simple energy saving home improvement works.In 2008, after countless energy price hikes, people are finally beginning to realize that energy saving as beneficial for their bank account as it is for conserving the environment.Shell last year Continue Reading ...

Oil Burner Cleaning How to Prepare Your Shop Vac For the Job

Posted on: September 7, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] So you think you want to clean that oil furnace or oil boiler yourself. You have watched the service guy do it and really didn't think that it looked all that hard. You stick the hose of your shop vac into the chamber and all the soot is broadcast all over the place! Yikes, what did he have that you don't in there?When cleaning an oil fired appliance you need to remember that the dust created by the unit is very fine and will just go right through the filters that are standard to Continue Reading ...

Cleaning Your Air Conditioner’s Grilles – Outlets

Posted on: September 6, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Air conditioning grilles like all things in life unfortunately get dirty. Air conditioning grilles however can be a breeding ground for mould, dust and all sorts of bacteria. Below are some hints and tips on how to clean your air conditioners grilles to keep you and your family safe.The main air conditioning grille to clean is the return air grille and filter. This grill is the large grille usually located in the ceiling in the hallway or sometimes in a wall. Usually 2 clips can be Continue Reading ...

HVAC Tips to Save Time And Money With Reusable Air Filters

Posted on: September 5, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Most of the filters used in HVAC system vents and cold air returns are made of cardboard and fiberglass. They are disposable air filters that must be replaced every one to three months during periods of intense operation. What do they do? Pretty much the same thing any other type of filter does, i.e., they catch unwanted materials and stop them from slowing down the system.If you own an air conditioner, hopefully, you are aware of the fact that it has an air filter. This disposable Continue Reading ...

Tips For Central Air Conditioning Maintenance

Posted on: September 4, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Performing your own central air conditioning maintenance is not as hard as you may think. It is just a matter of knowing where to start and paying attention to what you are doing. Knowing the parts of your system is very important before you start performing a maintenance. Know the components of your system. The system consists of an air handler, condensing unit, drain line, and line set plus other components within these parts as well. The purpose of performing a maintenance is so Continue Reading ...

Energy Efficient Home Design – The Basics

Posted on: September 2, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Good house design takes its form in part from the forces that act on it. Climate and weather are two of the strongest form-makers (there are no igloos in the tropics) since houses must be designed and built to repel the damaging effects of the world we live in. Mother Nature is always trying to tear our buildings down.Climate and weather also affect the comfort of our homes, and cause us to seek out ways to maintain the temperature and humidity of our homes within tolerable levels. Continue Reading ...