Why Your Heat Pump Output is Low

August 22nd, 2016

The very last thing you want to have happen during a record-breaking summer heatwave is to have your heat pump output drop. If your heat pump isn’t putting out as much cool air as it should be, there could be a number of different reasons why. Let’s take a look at some of the more common reasons why your heat pump output might be low, and what can be done to fix them.

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The Importance of Annual Plumbing Inspections

August 15th, 2016

Your plumbing system is a pretty important part of your home. Many different appliances that you use every day rely on the plumbing system in order to keep operating. So, it’s a good idea to make sure that your plumbing system stays in good condition for as long as possible. One of the easiest ways to do that is to make sure that you schedule annual plumbing inspection services. Read on to find out how annual inspections can help you.

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Signs You Need a New AC

August 8th, 2016

If you take proper care of your air conditioner, you can get it to last a pretty long time. However, no amount of care and maintenance will get your system to last forever. Sooner or later, the thing will die and you’ll need to get a new one. What’s important is that you be able to recognize the signs that you need to install a new air conditioning system. You don’t want to have your system break down permanently in the middle of summer, after all. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to replace your air conditioner.

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Why its’ Important to Have Your AC Filter Cleaned Every 3 Months

August 1st, 2016

Did you know that your air conditioner contains an air filter? If you did, do you know where it is and how often it needs maintenance? Keeping your air conditioner’s air filter in good shape is vital for maintaining the health of your entire system. Read on to find more about your AC air filter, and what can happen if it isn’t cleaned every 3 months.

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Do I Need a New Ductless System?

August 1st, 2016

No matter how well you take care of your ductless system, there will come a day when you have to replace it. If you’re ductless mini-split is unable to get you through another summer, it’s very important that you be able to recognize the signs now. You don’t want your system to suddenly die on you in the middle of a hot day, after all. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new ductless system.

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Signs That You Need Drain Cleaning

July 25th, 2016

Your drains serve an important purpose in your home’s plumbing system. If you want your plumbing and sewer system to continue functioning properly, you should make sure that your drains get drain cleaning services when they need it. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to schedule drain cleaning services.

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When to Replace Your Heat Pump

July 18th, 2016

Heat pumps can last a fairly long time, if they are properly taken care of. However, no matter how well you treat your heat pump, you will eventually need a new one. What’s important is that you be able to properly identify when your heat pump is reaching the end of its life. If the system can’t get you through another summer, you’re going to want to replace it before the truly hot weather hits. That is, unless you enjoy suddenly being without cooling during a record-breaking heat wave. Let’s take a look at some signs that you need to replace your heat pump.

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How Often do I Need to Schedule Drain Cleaning?

July 11th, 2016

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know the importance of drain cleaning services. Getting your drains cleaned on a regular basis helps keep them in good operating condition, and lengthens their effective lifespans. How often should you schedule it, though? That depends on the specifics of your home. Let’s take a look at some of the circumstances under which you should schedule drain cleaning.

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What It Means When Your Heat Pump Ices Over

July 6th, 2016

If you have a heat pump installed in your home, you may have noticed ice building up on the outside unit while it’s running. This isn’t an emergency, per se, or even necessarily a problem. However, it can quickly become an issue under the right circumstances. Read on to find out why ice forms on your heat pump, and when to call for repairs.

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How to Make Your Air Conditioner More Energy Efficient

July 4th, 2016

Reducing energy costs should be on the to-do list of every homeowner. Whether you care passionately about the environment or you just want to cut costs during the most expensive part of the year, there is plenty that you can do. How do you make your air conditioner more energy efficient? Read on for some tips:

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