A winter storm can represent a major challenge when it concerns keeping your home warm and comfortable. While a modern heating system that is functioning correctly should be able to keep your home warm during these times, there are still some additional steps that may be needed in order to prepare your home for this type of weather event.
Add Plastic Insulation To Your Windows
Adding plastic insulation to your windows is an upgrade that you may not fully appreciate until there is a strong winter weather event occurring. Read More»
The worldwide pandemic situation has made it necessary for many families to spend most of their time at home. Instead of going to school each day, many children have had to cope with attending online classes from their homes. Parents have also been affected, with many experiencing temporary layoffs or being forced to transition from a brick-and-mortar workplace to working from home.
In houses where space was already at a premium, finding enough room for each person’s work or school activities during pandemic-related shutdowns caused many to make changes in their home’s design or layout. Read More»
The blower motor is the heart of your furnace — without it, there is no way that the heated air can be moved throughout your home.
Blower Motor Types
There are two main types of furnace blowers, the direct-drive motor and the belt drive motor. Direct drive motors connect directly to the blower fan, so there are fewer parts between the motor and the fan to break down. This is one of the more common blower motors, particularly in gas fuel furnaces. Read More»
The air conditioning system in your home can struggle to keep the house cool if it is not maintained correctly. There are some common problems that people experience with the system, some of which can be avoided with a little planning and others that are related to wear. In both cases, an AC repair tech can help you correct the issues and show you how to avoid them in the future. Read More»
Has your home’s air conditioning not been working well, and you think that you have a leak in the refrigerant line? If so, it will help to look for the following things to confirm any suspicions you may have.
The first thing that you are going to want to check for is warm air. The air coming out of your vents don’t have to be completely warm to identify a refrigerant leak, since it may be getting warmer in temperature while still cooling down your home. Read More»