A Few Commonly Asked Heating Oil Questions

There are few things that are more important during the winter than having a heating system that is efficiently warming the home. Unfortunately, there are many homeowners that may not be very experienced or informed when it comes to the numerous different types of heating systems. In particular, there are some homeowners that may not have a deep understanding when it comes to systems that utilize heating oil. If you have never owned one of these heating systems, you may benefit from having the following basic heating oil questions addressed. Read More 

Prevent Air Conditioner Water Leaks By Installing A Condensate Overflow Tray

A leaking air conditioner can not only damage valuables such as paintings, but also cause mold growth. The challenge that most homeowners face when it comes to taking prevention measures has to do with the different causes of air conditioner water leaks. A clogged up filter can cause restricted airflow within the air conditioning system. This will trigger evaporator coil icing that may then lead to air conditioner water leaks. The accumulation of dust particles in the system can end up clogging the condensate drain lines, causing air conditioner water leaks. Read More 

Defeat Heat Gain To Improve AC Efficiency

If your house never heats up during the summer, then you will never need to run your AC. While a house that never heats up may be an ideal that is out of reach, you should be able to decrease heat gain and noticeably reduce your cooling costs. You just have to know the main ways that heat enters your home and how to stop heat in its tracks.  The Weakness of Windows Read More 

Effects Of A Dirty Air Filter On Your Central Air Conditioner

A central air conditioning system is a great device to have in the hot months of summer as long as it is working well, but there are many things that can go wrong with a central AC system that will prevent it from operating properly and efficiently. One common cause of problems with central air stems from a dirty air filter. Here are some of the effects a dirty air filter can have on your system. Read More 

Rust On The Outside Of Your Air Conditioner? Causes And Repairs

The grates surrounding your air conditioner outside should be inspected often. Fallen leaves and twigs that blow in during a storm can get trapped in these grates. Along with this debris, you may spot rust stains, which are indicative of a bigger problem. Here are some causes for these rust stains and the repairs that can be made by an HVAC contractor. Evaporator Coil Is Rusted and Filled with Holes Read More