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What To Do If Your Home Feels Too Warm?

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The middle of summer is not the time when you want to be feeling warm in your own home, especially when you’re paying to run your air conditioner. If your home feels warm inside, it may be a problem with your air conditioner. To help troubleshoot and get your home comfortable again, read on for a few tips. Turn Down The Thermostat If the weather is really warm outside, you may just need to turn down the thermostat inside to compensate for the heat and humidity.…

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Sizing Up Your Home's Air Conditioning Needs With Manual J

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Ever get the feeling that your current air conditioner just isn’t enough? It’s a feeling that drives many homeowners to buy the biggest A/C systems that money can buy — often without realizing the impact that poor choice can have on their home and their comfort. Some homeowners go the opposite route and buy unusually small A/C systems in the name of efficiency. Without a way to accurately vet your home’s cooling needs, it’s easy to fall into the above traps.…

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2 Things That Could Be Preventing Your Air Conditioning Unit from Working Properly

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For some people, air conditioning is simply a luxury, for others, it’s a necessity—without it, they would suffer from symptoms of health issues and/or their homes may suffer damage due to the increase in moisture levels within. If you have an air conditioning unit that’s not working properly, it’s time to figure out why and make a plan to fix the issue. Here, you’ll find a few things to check prior to calling out for professional help.…

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4 HVAC Maintenance Tips To Help Cut Energy Bills And The Costs Of Constant Repairs

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There are many benefits to doing routine HVAC maintenance regularly, such as reduce wear, energy savings and fewer problems during the summer heat. You will want to do things like changing the air filter regularly, as well as have your system serviced annually. The following tips will help you with the HVAC maintenance that is needed to reduce energy and commercial AC repair costs. 1. Know When and How to Change HVAC Air Filters and Reduce Wear Commercial Systems…

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Why Your Gas Furnace Needs A Carbon Monoxide Alarm And What To Do If It Goes Off

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A carbon monoxide alarm is an important life-saving device. If you have a gas furnace, you should install these alarms in your home to warn you of a furnace problem that is causing carbon monoxide to leak. Ideally, you’ll have an alarm in the basement and all levels of your house, especially near bedrooms. Here’s why a carbon monoxide alarm is important when you have a gas furnace and what to do when it goes off.…

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4 Different Options To Efficiently Heat Your Home With Biomass Fuels

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Are you looking for a more affordable and environmentally friendly option to heat your home? Today, there are alternatives to conventional, gas, oil, and electric heating systems. One of these alternatives is biomass fuel, which is available in several different options. The following options will help you choose the best biomass heating system design to replace conventional systems for a more efficient, affordable, and environmentally friendly solution to heat your home:…

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How To Heat A Prewar Apartment Without Central Heating

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Apartments that were built prior to World War 2 look differently than modern apartments. These apartments have smaller rooms yet they tend to have high ceilings. Prewar apartments are easy to find in many areas because they tend to exude an old world charm. One of the least liked parts of prewar apartments is that there is no central HVAC unit. Apartments built before or during the time of the war do not have central air and heating.…

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Make Your Furnace Work Efficiently, Not Harder

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When your furnace doesn’t heat your home efficiently, you’re basically just burning the cash that you work so hard for. Here, you’ll find a few ideas that can help you improve the performance of your furnace and keep your home warm without breaking the bank. Service Check How long has it been since the furnace has been fully serviced? You can’t expect any appliance to run efficiently if it hasn’t been serviced in a few years.…

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HVAC Tips To Keep Your System Running Smoothly

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Air conditioning performance can be a major factor that homeowners often assume is unchangeable without having an entirely new system installed. A mixture of preventative care and basic upgrades might help to improve the overall performance of your unit. Keep Clippings From Getting On The Exterior Unit When Mowing The Lawn Mowing your lawn can cause considerable amounts of grass clippings to get on the system. These clippings will be able to reduce the intake of air into the system.…

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3 Critical Maintenance Steps For Commercial Furnaces

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The commercial furnace on your property is instrumental in bringing in heat during the colder months. It can only do this correctly and efficiently if you practice good maintenance care. This should involve the following steps.  Thoroughly Clean the Vents  When the vents connected to your heating system start getting dirty, heat has a harder time getting pushed through. Not only does this drive up your commercial energy costs, it can prevent your furnace from lasting as long as it’s supposed to.…

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