Your Thermostat Does More Than Regulate Your HVAC System: It Can Improve Your Sleep And Energy Level, Too

If you are like most people, you've probably heard a lot about saving on your energy costs by setting your thermostat low in the winter and higher in the summer. While the temperature setting on your thermostat does directly affect how much fuel you burn and can be an effective tool for conserving both energy and curtailing energy costs, it is not the only thing you should consider when you adjust the dial. [Read More]

Water Heater Servicing For Rust Removal: 3 Tips To Get The Professionals In And Out Of Your Home In No Time

To prevent the inside surfaces of water heater tanks from rusting, sacrificial anodes are installed. These anodes basically corrode and get worn down before the water heater tank gets a chance to even begin to rust from the differences in electric potential between two metals. The condition of the sacrificial anode within water tank heaters with softeners should be checked out at least once every year or two years. You'll know that the water tank heaters are beginning to rust when the water supply becomes a reddish-brown hue, at which point, you'll need to hire a professional to clean out the rust in the water tank heaters and replace the sacrificial anode. [Read More]

Think You Need a New Thermostat? Here's How You Can Make Sure

If the furnace and air conditioner act as the heart of your HVAC system, then consider the thermostat as the brain behind the operation. A thermostat failure can be a bit surprising, since it's the last part of your HVAC system you'd ever expect to suddenly stop working. If you think your HVAC system needs a new thermostat, here are some troubleshooting steps you can use to diagnose your thermostat. [Read More]

3 Air Conditioning Services Recommended For Before Winter Approaches

If you make an effort to properly maintain and care for your central air conditioning unit, you can expect it to last you anywhere from 15 to 20 years. While most air conditioning units can be left alone for the most part of the year, you need to take extra precautions to prepare each unit for winter and for summer. You're most likely not going to use your air conditioning unit during the winter. [Read More]