Archive for June, 2016

Is a Zone Control System Right for You?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

We may not live in too hot of a climate compared to some of our east coast neighbors; however summer can still pack quite the punch. Without the right kind of air conditioning system, you can definitely suffer. But when you do utilize an air conditioning system, you want to make sure you are making the most of your cooling experience and utilizing your system as efficiently as possible.

If you have a traditional central air conditioning unit, at one time or another you may have been frustrated by the fact that you need set just one temperature to condition air throughout your entire home. The good news is, you don’t actually have to do this. You just need to invest in a zone control system! (more…)

Why Ice on Your Air Conditioner Is a Huge Sign You Need Repairs

Monday, June 20th, 2016

As summer very quickly approaches, you’ll be relying on your air conditioner more and more to keep your home cool throughout the season. When you do, you might notice ice forming on the coil of your system. This may seem normal, or even like a good thing. After all, an air conditioner is providing cold air, so isn’t ice okay?

Unfortunately, ice on you air conditioner is actually a sign that the system is in trouble, and you should call for repairs as soon as you can. Below, we’ve shared some information on why air conditioners ice over at times, why it’s a problem, and what you can do about it. (more…)

Should You Replace Your Traditional Water Heater with a Tankless Model?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Have you owned the same water heater for a decade or longer? If so, you probably have the popular, standard, tank model. This type of water heater is comprised of a large cylindrical tank, which keeps a constant supply of water stored at a consistent temperature. This hot water is ready for use whenever you turn on a tap in your home. Water heaters of this kind are effective and can sometimes be the best option for your home. However they are certainly not the only option.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioning System?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Summer is on its way, and while we don’t necessarily experience the stifling heat that many parts of the country do, it’s still not a season you want to attempt to get through without a properly functioning air conditioning system. Now is the time to decide if your air conditioner is ready for another season or if it might be time to upgrade to a newer model.

By deciding this now, you’ll have time to schedule a replacement before we reach the peak of summer heat and technicians are out on emergency service calls. Do remember that every system is different, and only you can decide if it’s worth it to keep repairing, or if you should invest in a replacement. Here are a few tips to help you make an educated decision. (more…)