Specifics to Look for in HVAC Warranties

Posted on: 29 August 2017

Going by the current market prices for brands such as Trane, Goodman, American Standard, Carrier, Daikin, and others, it is evident that purchasing a heating and cooling system is a major capital investment for your home. When comparing the different types of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, you must also factor in the warranties offered in addition to the features and costs. Assume you buy a HVAC unit, and something goes wrong within the first few weeks or years, a warranty can come to your rescue by lowering your out-of-pocket repair expenses and the frustration that comes with a broken-down heating or cooling system. [Read More]

Is Your Electrical System Compliant?

Posted on: 16 August 2017

People who are planning to buy an older home may be unsure whether the electrical system of that home meets the current electrical code requirements or whether it is outdated. This article discusses three simple ways that you can use to find out whether the electrical system is up to date without involving an expert. The Grounding Conductor Modern homes have a grounding conductor to protect the home and its occupants from electrical hazards such as shocks, which can result from a fault within an electrical system. [Read More]

Zone Heating and Your Fireplace – What Area Homeowners Need to Know

Posted on: 11 August 2017

Staying warm in the winter can be a real struggle. When the snow starts to fall and the winds begin to howl, keeping your home comfortable and cozy could take a back seat to keeping your utility bills low. If you are tired of choosing between a warm home and an affordable heating bill, zone heating just might be the answer. There are many advantages to zone heating, and even more benefits to including your fireplace in the zone heating equation. [Read More]

3 Clear Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Calling for Repair Service

Posted on: 7 August 2017

By regulating indoor temperatures, air conditioners make buildings comfortable to stay in, especially on hot sunny days. But like other types of HVAC equipment, air conditioners may develop problems, which tend to exacerbate if left unattended over time. As a homeowner, it is important that you keep tabs on how your air conditioning equipment is running so you can detect anything that may point out to potential issues early enough.  [Read More]