If your home suffered some damage from a fire, you may be inclined to try to save as much of it as possible. Your home's ventilation system may look like it survived the fire, for the most part, and you may think that there is nothing wrong with it. Your HVAC installation contractor, however, wants to replace the entire system, right on down to the last air duct. Here is why he or she insists on replacing all of your home's air ducts after a fire. [Read More]
Small House Heating Options
While the average square footage of a house has increased dramatically over the past four or five decades, not everyone wants or needs a large home—some are interested in micro spaces. In fact, the "tiny house movement" trend continues to grow. While most people aren't interested in trying to live in 100-400 square feet, minimalism has been trending and it has people rethinking what they need in a home. Building a smaller home will save money and meeting its heating needs is just one area where the savings may be passed on. [Read More]
Could Your Landscaping Be Causing Your HVAC Problems?
If you're having problems with your heating and air conditioning system, your landscaping could actually be the issue. Before you call the air conditioning service, consider checking outside. You should have an HVAC unit somewhere either alongside your home or in the back of it. Check Around the Unit for Growth Sometimes, small trees and weeds can start to grow around your unit, which will prevent air flow. When your unit can't push air through itself effectively, it isn't going to be able to heat and cool. [Read More]
Rust And Your Heating System
While you may be sure to check your heating systems air filter regularly and take care of other routine maintenance, there may be one very important thing you aren't looking for. This is the same thing many home owners don't know they are supposed to be paying attention to with regards to their heating system; rust. If you neglect to pay attention to your heating system in this area, then you can wind up dealing with serious issues. [Read More]