Know Two Common Causes Of Moisture Intrusion When Using A Window Air Conditioner And How To Fix Them
14 April 2016
If you notice water running down the wall near your window air conditioner, you will need to investigate and repair the problem before it causes significant damage. There are a couple of common air conditioner-related causes of moisture intrusion into your home; below is a list of these and what you can do to correct the problem once it is discovered:
Unit not level inside window
A window unit functions by removing heat and moisture from the ambient air; this is accomplished by passing warm, humid air over an evaporator coil where the water vapor condenses and drips into a collection pan.
Are Steam Radiators Best Left In The Past, Or Are They Actually A Wise Choice For Your Home?
29 January 2016
When most people see a steam radiator, they think of old, outdated homes. While it is true that forced air heat is now the most common heating choice in the United States, steam boiler systems do still exist and are still being put into new homes. While they certainly do have some drawbacks, they also offer benefits that some homeowners find incredibly valuable. Could you be one of them? Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of steam boiler heating.
Three Common Types Of Furnace Issues And What You Should Do About Them
16 October 2015
When the weather starts to turn cold, you depend on your furnace to keep your home comfortable. Unfortunately, there are times when your furnace may not live up to that expectation. If you're having furnace issues, then there's a good chance they fall into one of these three categories. Here's how to handle each one.
The furnace is blowing out air, but it's not hot.
Whenever your furnace stops heating but is still blowing out air, the first thing you should check is that the pilot light is still lit.
5 Noises You Shouldn'T Hear From Your A/C System
15 October 2015
When it comes to keeping your home cool throughout the hottest periods of the year, your air conditioner is normally a silent partner. However, there are a lot of ways that your A/C system can make itself heard, especially when it needs service. When you hear these following noises, you'll know that it's time to have your A/C system looked at, either on your own or with the help of an experienced HVAC technician.