How An Extreme Storm Can Interfere With Your House's Cooling

The designer and manufacturer of your air conditioner (AC) planned for the system — particularly the condenser unit that sits outside the house — to operate in different weather scenarios. Thus, your AC can run whether it rains or snows as long as the weather is not too extreme. Unfortunately, extreme weather can affect the AC's operations. Below is an overview of how a strong storm can interfere with the AC's cooling ability. [Read More]

Your Central Heater Shouldn't Be That Loud

When your central heater turns on, you should hear a hum, but you shouldn't have to raise your voice to speak to someone right next to you. An excessively noisy heater is a sign that you may need to get the unit repaired. However, you should check a few simple items first because sometimes these simple items create a racket. It is possible that the problems your heater is having with noise are due to multiple issues, but that makes taking care of the smaller stuff even more important because that will make it easier to fix the larger issues. [Read More]

How To Choose The Right Home Cooling System

Cooling your home is one of the biggest challenges you'll be facing in the summer. One factor that tends to make the problem worse is that many people choose the wrong cooling systems for their houses. This can result in having a system that's not able to match the needs of your home. If there is a mismatch between what your system can provide and what your house demands, the system will operate inefficiently and this can lower its life expectancy. [Read More]

3 Kinds Of Heating Oils

If you are going to go with a furnace that burns fuel oil, there are things that you are going to have thing about. One of which is what kind of fuel oil that you want to use when it comes to powering your heating system.  Heating Oil #1 There are actually six different grades of heating oil that a furnace can burn. One of those grades is #1 fuel oil. [Read More]