Heater Not Cooperating? Quick Tips For Troubleshooting The Problem

When your heater decides to malfunction in the middle of winter, you immediately go into panic mode. You probably automatically anticipate a call to your heating repair company. Luckily, issues with your heater don't also require professional attention. In fact, some heating problems can be easily remedied without the assistance of a repair technician. If your heater isn't working properly, use this simple troubleshooting guide to rule out minor problems before you call a repair technician. Read More 

Three Maintenance Tips for Oil Furnaces

Taking the time and care to properly maintain your oil furnace can reduce repair costs, extend the life of your furnace, and keep your furnace running safe and efficiently. While you'll want to leave the big fixes to professionals, you can definitely undertake some basic maintenance to ensure trouble-free operation. Oil furnaces typically require a bit more maintenance than gas furnaces, so it's a good idea to put together a seasonal maintenance checklist. Read More 

Understanding Your Air Conditioner’s Filter Drier

Filter driers are a nearly ubiquitous component in air conditioners being manufactured today. In fact, they are so effective at prolonging the lifespan and air quality of an air conditioner that they are often retrofitted into older ACs as well. Yet many people still fail to understand the basic principles of a filter drier. If you would improve your understanding of this vital component, keep reading. This article will provide a handy introduction to the subject. Read More 

Using Your Thermostat To Troubleshoot A Heating Issue

If you have a hot water heating system that forces warm water through the vents to warm your house, then you may be surprised when some of these water pipes stop delivering hot water. If you notice this problem in your home and it only seems to happen in one space or heating zone, then keep reading to learn how to troubleshoot the issue using your thermostat.  Check The Thermostat Read More 

Choosing An HVAC For A Tiny House

In case the tiny house movement bug has bitten you, don't forget that conventional heating and ventilation systems (HVACs) may not be suitable for your tiny house. Here are some of the considerations you need to make to ensure your installed HVAC will not be wasteful or inadequate for your tiny house: Install a Zoned System HVAC zoning system allows you to control the individual temperature for each area of your house rather than heating the whole house with a uniform temperature. Read More