Knowing Where AC Refrigerant Leaks Occur

A refrigerant leak is a serious problem for an air conditioner. Not only does it compromise the overall efficiency of your system, but is also represents a significant health hazard for those living in your home. Therefore it is vital that you take a proactive approach to identifying and repairing refrigerant leaks. The trouble here is that it's not always easy to figure out what the source of a refrigerant leak is. [Read More]

3 Problems That Can Lead To Rattling Pipes

Few residential plumbing problems are quite as annoying as noisy and/or rattling pipes--especially if the problem occurs every time that you turn on your water. Unfortunately, however, variants on this problem remain all too common. If you would like to improve your knowledge of the things that can cause this issue, read on. This article will outline three possible causes of a noisy, rattling pipe. Loose Fitting The most basic reason a pipe will begin to rattle and vibrate is that it is not affixed properly. [Read More]

Advice For Spotting And Addressing Mold In Your Air Conditioner

When you have a central air conditioning unit, one of the biggest issues you might face is mold growth. Since mold can lead to allergic reactions and respiratory problems, it's imperative that you know how to prevent and address it. Here's a look at some of the things you should know to protect your home and family. Dangers of Mold Growth While you may not think of mold as a serious concern, it can be a bigger deal than you might think. [Read More]

Know What To Do When Your Heater Breaks

If your heater fails during the summer, you are unlikely to notice until you try to turn it on during the fall. When that first fall cold snap happens and the heater fails to come on, you still have time to deal with it before it becomes a serious issue. On the other hand, when the heater fails in the middle of a cold snap, you need to ensure that you have everything on hand to deal without heat for awhile. [Read More]