Consider These Factors Before Replacing The Boiler-Style Heating In Your Rental Property

Are you thinking of replacing the boiler heating system in your rental property with a forced air system? Many landlords consider this option since forced air heating is often seen as more modern and "upscale." However, there are some downfalls and challenges associated with replacing boiler heating with forced air. Here's a look at some factors to consider before making the change. You'll probably have to do major wall renovations. Read More 

A Couple Things To Check Before Calling For Air Conditioning Repairs

If you notice that your house is not comfortably cool as you like it in the heat of the summer, you probably start looking up the phone number for an air conditioning repair company. However, before you make the call, there are a few things you should check. It is possible that the fix is something you can handle on your own. This will not only save you money but will have the house more comfortable faster. Read More 

The Benefits Of Installing A Programmable Thermostat And How To Install One Yourself

That old thermostat that came with your house doesn't have to remain in your house. If you still have an older dial thermostat, most likely it is costing you money on your energy bill each month. That out of date thermostat isn't nearly as efficient as newer programmable thermostats that are out on the market today. Not to mention, it cannot do some of the tasks that most programmable and digital thermostats can do. Read More 

How To Clean Your AC Fan

The fan on your air conditioner is vital to the operation of your central AC system. The fan is part of the exterior unit, which is called the condenser. The condenser unit converts outside air into colder air, which is then circulated into the duct system. The fan is responsible for blowing this cooled air into the ducts. So, the fan is obviously vital to the operation and energy efficiency of any building with a central AC system. Read More 

Two Tips To Help Maximize The Efficiency Of Your Air Conditioning Unit

When it's hot outside, few things are as enjoyable as stepping into your home and being greeted by a rush of cool air that envelops you with comfort.  However, as good as that gust of cold air may feel on your skin, it may not be as enticing to your wallet.  Heating and cooling can account for approximately 48 percent of the total energy usage in an abode, which can quickly add up. Read More