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 

Tips For Getting The Most From Your Air Conditioning System

Your air conditioning system is easily among the most important appliances that you have. However, you may not have given much thought about the steps necessary for keeping these units working as efficiently as possible. If this is the case for you, the following few tips may help you to avoid some common sources of inefficiency. Turn Up The Thermostat Before You Leave The House There are many individuals that may not adjust the temperature on the thermostat prior to leaving the house. Read More 

Selling Your Home? Make Sure You Make These Basic Plumbing Repairs And Upgrades First

Selling a home can be a trying feat, but in a lot of cases, it is your attention to the small details which will make all the difference in how a potential buyer perceives your house. This fact is especially true when it comes to the functional components associated with the plumbing. Even the slightest indication of plumbing problems could easily send a buyer off with the wrong impressions. If you plan to put your house up for sale, there are a few plumbing upgrades and repairs that must be handled before the first showing ever occurs. Read More 

How To Fix A Flex Air Duct Leak

If you notice increased energy bills or your home air conditioner isn't cooling properly, there could be a flex air duct leak. Not only do leaky air ducts cost money, but leaks cause poor air quality from all the debris trapped in the system. It is possible to fix leaky air ducts yourself. Here are tips to fix the problem. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: work gloves safety glasses drop light and extension cord (optional) damp rag scraper pliers putty knife fab mesh paint brush panduit straps (zip ties for flex ducts) staple gun (optional) mastic caulk air duct mastic sealant . Read More 

Three Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

Keeping your air conditioning system in great condition is essential for ensuring that it is working as efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, it can be easy for homeowners to be unsure of the steps that are needed to keep the system in good condition. If this is the case for you, learning a few simple tips may help to reduce the risk of your system encountering problems. Check The Condition Of The Condensing Unit's Fan Read More