Air conditioning is an absolute necessity in most U.S. homes, which makes a new unit one of the best investments you can make in your home. However, deciding when to make that investment can seem challenging. Despite having 365 days — and an extra day on leap years — to make that decision, there are only a few times during the year when an A/C replacement makes sense. As you look forward to the falling leaves of autumn, read on and learn why this particular time of year is a good time to invest in a new A/C system.
Keeping your air ducts as clean as possible is beneficial in numerous ways. When your air ducts are clean, heated or cooled air from your heater or air conditioner can more efficiently travel through the ducts and into your home. Keeping your air ducts as clean as possible also helps to extend the lifespan of your ducts. Lastly, keeping your ducts clean helps to keep the air quality in your home cleaner as well.
When your garbage disposal clogs up, it's just as inconvenient as having a blocked drain since water backs up in the sink. The problem might even be a clogged drain rather than a clogged disposal. One of the first things your plumber will do is figure out the cause of the clog so the right repairs can be made. Here are some things your plumber may do when your garbage disposal is backed up.
It's concerning when you realize your air conditioner is running all day and not turning off as it should. That probably means you'll have a high power bill coming up, and it's even worse if the AC runs constantly and you're still not as cool as you should be. This is a common problem that has a few different causes. Here's a look at some reasons why this might be happening and some ways to repair the issue.
Your furnace probably served you faithfully all winter long and perhaps even a bit into the spring. But now, warmer weather is on the way and it's time to shut it down until it's needed again in the fall. When the time comes, shuttling down furnace should involve more than just flipping a switch. If you want the furnace to still be in good shape when you need it again, here's what you need to know.