Give Your Air Conditioner A Hand: Techniques For Reducing Energy Costs While Staying Cool

Many Americans expect their air conditioner to keep them cool and comfy during the heat of summer. They may also worry about the high energy costs running an air conditioner can cause. While new energy-efficient air conditioners aren't the energy hogs their ancestors were, they still account for a rising energy costs during hot weather. If you have been limiting your AC use because of concerns over energy use, you will be happy to know there are some things you can do to make your home more comfortable without raising your energy bill. Read More 

Is A Professional Recommending Your Drains Be Hydro Jetted? Get Answers To The Questions You May Have

If you have a clog in your sink, toilet or shower that you are unable to free yourself, you should call in a plumber to remove the clog. If you haven't had a clog in a long time, you may think that the plumber will use a plumbing snake or cable machine to remove the clog. However, these days, many plumbers are turning to water jets or hydro jets to remove clogs. Read More 

5 Signs Your Radiant Floor Heating System Is Leaking

Radiant heating involves pipes buried under your floor that circulate hot water from a boiler to keep your rooms pleasantly and evenly warmed throughout the winter. While most modern systems are built with tough PEX pipes that won't develop cracks with age, older systems used copper or steel pipes that were both prone to developing leaks after a few decades of use. If you suspect your radiant heating system might be leaking, do some troubleshooting of your own by looking for these five signs of damage. Read More 

Home Suddenly Feels Warm? Your Air Conditioner’s Evaporator Coil Might Be Frozen

If your home suddenly feels warm, check the evaporator coil for ice. During the summer, your evaporator coil works overtime to remove heat from the home and replace it with cool, comfortable air. But sometimes, the evaporator coil becomes clogged with debris and stops absorbing heat and freezes. A frozen evaporator coil has the potential to create a number of problems with your cooling system and home, including mold growth, a infestation of dangerous flies and a damaged compressor. Read More 

Is Your HVAC System Making You Sick?

Your heating and air conditioning system is an important part of your home. Not only does it keep you comfortable and safe from extreme temperatures, it also helps move the air around your home and can even keep it fresh and clean. However, if your HVAC system isn't operating properly, it can cause some serious health problems. Here are some ways an improperly maintained heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system could be making you sick. Read More