Replacing your old furnace with a new one can solve your home's heating problems. However, if you have had the same furnace for more than a decade, various issues may arise when installing a new one. Failure to address them can cause heating inefficiencies and system underperformance with your new unit. With this in mind, here are four issues to be wary of when installing a new furnace in your old home.
Showering has its challenges when you need to use a wheelchair due to mobility issues. One solution you may want to look into is having a curbless shower installed. These showers are flat with the rest of the floor so you can roll your wheelchair right into the shower stall. Here's how a curbless shower is beneficial and some ideas for working with a residential plumbing service to have one installed.
Between packing, moving, and meeting the neighbors, new homeowners have a lot on their plate. It can be hard enough to remember where all the light switches are, let alone how the HVAC system works. What should you do? What exactly is an HVAC system? HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. It is pronounced by saying each letter, but sometimes contractors also pronounce it as "H-vac." What are the main components of an HVAC system?
While you may be unfamiliar with the term PTAC, you've almost certainly seen one before. PTAC stands for packaged terminal air conditioner, and they're commonly used in hotels. They're the units near the ground that are controlled with their own thermostat, which allows guests in the hotel to set their own desired temperature level for their rooms. They're easy to install—all you need to do is attach it to a wall in the room and vent it to the outside.
The fall can be an unusual time of the year for HVAC equipment. Depending on where you live, the temperature may swing wildly from too warm to too cold, leaving you in a limbo between running your air conditioning and heat. If your home uses thermostats with combined cooling and heating modes, then you may leave them at a single setpoint, but is this the right move? If you're experiencing a moldy (or "
The air conditioning unit outside your home needs to be taken care of if you want it to keep you cool for many summers into the future. During the winter, should the unit be covered? Do you really need to do anything to winterize the unit? Our blog will show you several ways for you to protect your air conditioning unit through the winter. You will learn how to build a cover, determine if you need to do any work to it and much more. Hopefully what you learn here will help you to keep your unit running well for many years.