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Exploring HVAC Maintenance and Repairs

Hi there, my name is Michelle. I created this site to talk to you about maintaining your HVAC system on your own and with help from contractors. Your HVAC system controls the temperature and air quality in your home. When this system starts to malfunction, you may notice a decrease in your comfort levels. You can perform preventative maintenance to keep this system running year round. From these posts you'll hopefully be able to learn about DIY and professional maintenance tasks that need to be performed regularly. My site will also cover common faults and repairs for HVAC components. Thank you.

Ready For Winter? How To Protect Your Heating Oil During Those Cold Months

Now that the temperatures are starting to dip, it's time to get your furnace ready for winter use. If your system uses heating oil, it's important that you take steps to protect that as well. This is particularly important if you're expecting temperatures to dip into the freezing range this winter. Freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your heating oil. Here are some simple things you can do to prevent problems with your heating oil this winter. Read More 

Own A Rental Home? Three Reasons You Should Have Duct Cleaning Done Between Tenants

If you own a rental home, you know that there are many things that you should do between tenants. You should steam clean carpets or replace the flooring. You should deep clean the home if the previous tenants did not. And you should do a thorough inspection of the home to take care of any potential issues before you rent out the home. One of the lesser known things that you should do between tenants is to have duct cleaning done. Read More 

What’s That Smell? Reasons Why The Air Conditioning May Smell In Your Commercial Building

In some cases, the scents that are emitted when your commercial air conditioning unit is in use can alert you to the need for commercial air conditioning services. Here are a few of the scents that you may encounter in your commercial building if your air conditioning unit needs to be inspected, serviced, or repaired.  Smelly Socks or Stinky Feet One of the scents that your commercial air conditioning unit may emit if it needs to be serviced is a scent that many people equate to the smell of gym socks or stinky feet. Read More 

3 Tips For Saving Money When Replacing Your Home’s Air Conditioning Unit

If you live in a hot climate, you probably love having an air conditioner during the summer months, but the time will come when your current air conditioning unit needs to be replaced. Air conditioning units are not cheap, and on top of purchasing the unit, you also need to consider the cost to have your new air conditioner professionally installed. The cost of buying a new air conditioner and having it installed can cost thousands of dollars, so for most homeowners, it is a major expense. Read More 

Double-Check Your HVAC After A Hailstorm

If you live in an area that is prone to hail, your HVAC system might be vulnerable to hail damage. After a severe hail storm, there are several professionals you might need to contact, including your HVAC installation technician. Have Your HVAC Inspected Afterward An air conditioning repair technician can come out and inspect the damage. In some cases, you're best off having your HVAC system removed and a new one installed depending on the extent of the damage. Read More