Tips For Preventing Insects From Entering Your Home Through The Air Conditioner

The air conditioner can be an essential device if your home is in an area with hot summers. Unfortunately, the air conditioner can be a great way for insects to enter the home. Sadly, there are many homeowners that fail to realize that there are a couple of tips that can be used to greatly reduce the prevalence of this problem.  Set The Air Conditioner To Only Circulate The Air Inside Your Home [Read More]

Buying A New Furnace? How To Understand Efficiency Ratings

New furnaces are much more efficient than older ones, and higher efficiency in a furnace makes it cost less to operate. This is one of the reasons many people upgrade their furnaces before their old furnaces actually stop working. If you are tired of sky-high energy bills, it might be time to you to upgrade too. Before you do this, it is important to understand what furnace efficiency ratings mean so you can choose the best furnace for your needs. [Read More]

How To Diagnose And Replace A Thermocouple

Burning gas to create heat is potentially dangerous. To prevent disaster, furnace designers build several failsafes into a furnace. One of these failsafes is known as the thermocouple. Ordinarily, a thermocouple will not negatively affect the performance of your furnace, but when it begins to wear out, your furnace may not work at all. Thus, when you have a faulty thermocouple, you will need to make repairs quickly to get your furnace running like it should. [Read More]

Things Heating Up? 4 Signs Your AC May Be Low On Freon

When you turn your air conditioner on during the summer, it uses Freon to cool the air that's blow in to your house. Over time the Freon levels can decrease. When that happens, you'll start noticing that your air conditioner isn't working as well as it used to. It's a good idea to have the Freon levels checked once a year – at the start of the summer is best. Here are four signs that your Freon levels might be low. [Read More]