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Boosting Your Air Conditioning System's Performance

It is easy to assume that the only effective way of improving the performance of an air conditioning system will be to completely replace or upgrade the system. However, there are a handful of fairly minor upgrades and changes that may drastically improve the ability of your system to cool as well as its overall efficiency.  Improve Air Flow Through The Ducting Poor airflow through the interior ducting can be one of the largest drags on the overall performance of the system.

Landlords: Why AC Maintenance And Repair Is So Important In Your Mobile Home Park

If you're a landlord who owns the lots in a mobile home park and rents them out to mobile home owners who want to set up their homes there, then air conditioning repair is obviously not your concern. However, if you own all of the mobile homes in your mobile home park and rent them out to tenants, one thing you'll want to focus on is regular air conditioning maintenance and repair.

Warning Signs Of A Malfunctioning Air Conditioner

The central air conditioner in your home should enhance the comfort of your living space, but occasionally things can take a turn for the worst. An old unit, lack of preventive maintenance, and dirty duct work can lead to dangerous breakdowns in your cooling system. Here are some warning signs of a malfunctioning air conditioner and why you should immediately contact an air conditioning repair professional as soon as possible:

Investigate And Remedy A Leak Inside Of Your Bathroom

Leaks can become monumental if the root of a problem isn't discovered and water continuously drips onto the flooring inside of your bathroom. The fixtures that adjoin pipe sections tend to wear out after consistent pressure has been applied to them and clogs inside of plumbing can contribute to plumbing malfunctions. Do a little detective work on your own to determine if you can remedy the situation or if you need to call a plumber.

Moving To A House With Propane

If you are going to be moving into a home that runs on propane for the first time, then you may not have a clear understanding of how things work when it comes to using propane for certain things around your home. This article should prove to be a big help, as it will provide you with some basic information that you should know when you are planning on moving into a propane powered home.

How to Fix Central Air Unit Short Cycling

If you notice your central air shuts off before it reaches the pre-set temperature, the unit is short cycling. Short cycling occurs when the unit shuts on and off constantly, typically in under twenty minutes, which is the normal length.  Short cycling can cause extra wear and tear on the unit, and it should be addressed as soon as possible. You should be able to troubleshoot short cycling by following these troubleshooting steps.

3 Common Springtime A/C Problems To Watch For

While the switchover from winter to spring is nothing short of smooth sailing for most households, others may struggle with air conditioning issues. If you haven't used your air conditioner in a while, a few post-winter issues could easily cause it to break down sooner than expected. Being proactive when it comes to your air conditioning needs not only helps you save money, but you'll also get more use out of your A/C system.

Three Reasons To Avoid Deferring Commercial HVAC Maintenance

Commercial HVAC systems need preventive maintenance, but such maintenance is often postponed or outright neglected due to budgeting issues. Skimping out on preventive maintenance may seem cost-effective, but there's always a hidden cost to deferred maintenance. Here are three good reasons to think twice about postponing preventive maintenance for your commercial HVAC equipment. Increased Risk of System Failure Ordinary wear and tear and cumulative dust and debris buildup can slowly take a toll on your HVAC equipment.

The Perks Of Using Boilers

Most residential properties heated using furnaces or boilers. The best system for your home really depends on a number of factors. Furnaces are more popular these days, especially in single family homes. Most homes have a separate water heater and furnace. However, water heaters can be incorporated with space heaters in hybrid systems. Even though boilers aren't as common as furnaces, they do have some perks that you might want to consider.

Fitted Fireplace Inserts For Class And Comfort

Do you have an existing fireplace? Do you want to come as close as possible to a fireplace design that goes into the wall and looks like a cozy hearth? Fitted/socketed inserts are the way to go. Here are a few details to help you understand the different features and placement concepts that come with fireplace inserts:  Fitted Or Standalone? A fitted insert is installed in a wall alcove just as a normal fireplace would but without a giant chimney stack.