Gearing Up For Summer? What Preseason Maintenance May Your Air Conditioner Need?

After a long season of short days and chilly nights, you may be looking forward to nothing more than playing sports and relaxing outdoors while soaking up the sun. However, few events can kill this excitement for hot weather more quickly than turning on your air conditioner to find that it no longer functions. In addition to testing out your air conditioner unit well before hot weather hits, there are a few things you can do to minimize the risk that your a/c will fail at an inopportune time. Read More 

How the Evaporator Coils in Your AC System Might Be the Reason Your System is Not Running Properly

A central air conditioning unit contains many important parts, including the evaporator coils, which are located inside the indoor part of your system. If these coils are not working properly, you may experience problems with your air conditioning system. Here are three things you should know about the evaporator coils in your AC system. The Purpose of the Coils The evaporator coils are typically located behind a panel or door on your AC system. Read More 

How Do Geothermal Heat Pumps Work?

If you are looking for ways to reduce your environmental impact, you have probably heard that a geothermal heat pump can greatly reduce the energy usage in your home. However, without any understanding of how these systems work, it can be difficult to determine whether or not this system will work well in your home. Underground Temperatures When people think on geothermal energy, they think of the electricity that can be produced by using an underground hotspot to boil water. Read More 

Diagnosing & Clearing Blocked Plumbing Vents

Although possibly the most common cause of a slow moving or backed up drain is a clogged pipe, the problem can also be the result of blocked plumbing vent. This vent sits on top of the roof of your home and circulates air into the pipes to prevent them from vacuum sealing closed in a way similar to what happens when you cover one end of a full straw when water flows through. Read More 

The Importance Of Changing Your AC Air Filter

Changing your air conditioner's air filter is one of the easiest things you can do to keep it in great shape. Unfortunately, it's also the one thing that many homeowners forget to do, resulting in a wide range of performance and comfort problems. Learn why it is so important to have your AC system's air filter property replaced on a regular basis. What Happens If You Don't Change Your Air Filter? Read More