How To Keep Your Ducts Clean: A Guide To Understanding Your HVAC Unit Clean
14 May 2015
Debris and dust build up in your ducts can reduce the efficiency and effectiveness of your furnace and air conditioner, driving up your energy bills over the course of a season. Dust build up is a natural part of the operation of your central heating and cooling units. However, there are a number of simple steps that you can take to help reduce the amount of dust that collects in your ducts and maintain the effectiveness of your heating and cooling units.
Three Reasons To Use A Heat Pump Instead Of A Traditional Air Conditioner
12 May 2015
An air conditioner is just one way to cool a home. If you use just a plain air conditioner, then you have to use a separate furnace to heat your home. On the other hand, if you decide to use a heat pump in your home, you can both heat and cool your home with one system. You could say that a heat pump is like a beefed up version of an air conditioner.
The Unfiltered Truth About Air Conditioner Filters
11 May 2015
Virtually all air conditioning systems have filters. The filter is normally located in the return grill or within slots at the end of the duct system. You may already know that you're supposed to change the filters on your air conditioner periodically, but you may not really know why you're doing it - or even what the real purpose of the filter is. Read on to learn the unfiltered truth about air conditioner filters.
3 Tactical Tips For Working With Caulk
7 May 2015
Bathrooms are highly susceptible to water damage. For that reason, it's especially important that your fixtures be properly caulked. If the caulk in your bathroom needs to be repaired or replaced, read on. This article will provide three key tips for laying a line of caulk that would make any plumber proud.
Protect vulnerable surfaces by using a plastic razor blade.
Believe it or not, most home caulking projects are actually re-caulking projects--usually because the original caulk has become degraded, or discolored by time.