What's The Difference Between A Window Unit And A Mini-Split System?

Posted on: 27 April 2020

If you've ever stayed in a hotel, then you've probably encountered mini-split air conditioning systems before. To the layman, these units often look like window units installed into a wall instead of a window. While mini-split systems can superficially resemble a typical window air conditioner, they are wholly different beasts with several key differences. Like window units, mini-split air conditioners are particularly well-suited to old homes without existing ductwork systems. If you currently use basic window units to cool your house, then a mini-split system may be an upgrade worth considering.
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What To Do If Your Gas Furnace Won't Turn On After A Power Outage?

Posted on: 16 March 2020

Have you recently experienced a strong storm? It may have ripped through and caused some damage, and in addition, triggered a power outage. When you went to turn on your gas furnace, it just won't crank on. This can be frustrating, especially when the temperatures are bitter cold outside. Whether you hear it cycling or there is nothing coming from the unit, it's time to do a little minor troubleshooting. If that doesn't work, you'll need to get a furnace repair specialist out to your home right away.
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AC Thermostat: Types And When To Replace

Posted on: 21 February 2020

The air conditioning (AC) thermostat is a critical component of the cooling system. The thermostat controls the temperature settings for a comfortable house. Below are some of the types of thermostats available today, and when you should replace your thermostat. Types You can get thermostats in these two basic configurations. Mechanical Mechanical thermostats require manual operations. You have to operate the thermostat manually to set the temperature you desire or to turn the thermostat on or off.
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3 Things You Can Do To Avoid The Need For Heating Repair

Posted on: 8 January 2020

On a cold, snowy winter's day, the last thing you want to worry about is a nonfunctional furnace. Unfortunately, failure to spot the signs of trouble can land you in hot water. Here are three things you can do to avoid the need for heating repair so you don't have to worry about trouble with your furnace when you aren't expecting it.  1. Give Your Furnace A Break Although most people take the components of their home for granted, you should never assume that the systems of your home can operate at full capacity constantly.
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