Are some of your rooms nice and cozy in the winter, while others remain chilly and uncomfortable? This might have to do with your windows; maybe some are leaky and others are in better shape. Or, it could have to do with insulation. Maybe those chilly rooms don't have enough. But what if you have already eliminated these possibilities? The problem may then come down to your heating system. Here are some heating system issues that can lead to this issue and what a heating repair contractor can do about them. [Read More]
Noticeably Noisier: Why Is Your Air Conditioner Getting Louder?
You want to be able to feel the effects of your air conditioner. You don't particularly want to hear it as it produces these effects. Some units are louder than others, but when your air conditioner is noticeably noisier than it used to be, you'll need to listen to this warning. What does this escalating noise level mean for your air conditioner? The Unit's Fans Your unit uses a number of fans in order to deliver cooled air into your home. [Read More]
Preparing Your Boiler For Use In The Winter
A boiler can be one of the more efficient solutions for providing heat to your house during the winter months. In order for the boiler to be able to work at peak efficiency, regular maintenance will be needed. Ideally, this work should be done prior to the start of each winter so that you can have confidence that the boiler will be able to provide optimal performance through the cold months. [Read More]
What May Be Causing A Burning Odor After You Turn Your AC On?
When your air conditioner is turned on, you expect it to release conditioned air that will keep the residence comfortable. However, there are some instances when the unit might instead emit burning smells. You are likely to suspect that the AC is about to burn if this happens. Moreover, the odor may spread throughout the house, making occupants uncomfortable and anxious because they may not know its origin. In many cases, however, this burning smell doesn't indicate a fire. [Read More]