Repairing storm damage to the air conditioner

  • How to Do Some Simple Checks If You Have HVAC Heating Problems

    21 December 2016

    It's tough to think about heating in the middle of a sweltering Australian summer. However, you know that the seasons will soon change, and it will be time to crank up some artificial comfort again. What do you need to do if your heating isn't working properly or you have other issues with your HVAC? Step-By-Step If you're trying to diagnose the problem yourself at home, the best way to go about it is to start with the more obvious and accessible components, and start to work steadily backwards.

  • There Goes Your Freon

    5 December 2016

    Freon is often used as a refrigerant gas in commercial air conditioning systems. Its preference for this kind of use is explained by its low flammability and its non-toxic nature.  Leakages are considered the only avenue through which refrigerant gas is lost from an air conditioning system. Below is a discussion on how to tell that Freon is leaking out of your AC unit and the possible causes of such leakage.

  • Home Renovations That Can Help Lower Your Electric Bill

    2 December 2016

    If you have been struggling with a high electric bill, it might be time to think of long-term solutions. While keeping the lights turned off and trying not to use the heater or air conditioner as much can certainly help, there are some renovations that are even better for lowering your electric bill. While you pay a little more in the beginning, it becomes a long-term investment that is worth it in the long run.

  • The 3 Educational Tools and Resources That Are Polluting Your School's Indoor Air

    1 December 2016

    Most educators are aware of outdoor pollution, and you may even have the topic on your school's curriculum. However, did you know that indoor air quality can be anywhere from 2 to 100 times worse than outdoor air? Poor indoor air quality can be disastrous in schools because young people are often more susceptible to health problems. Indoor pollution can cause a wide array of wellbeing complains and could be responsible for poor attendance, poor grades and even poor teaching at your school.

  • Affordable Air Conditioning Options for Living in the Tropics

    28 November 2016

    Living in the tropics combined both the challenges of very high temperatures and extremely high humidity. Having an effective air conditioning system can help make your home much more comfortable and help you to enjoy living in such a beautiful region.  Fans While fans do not provide direct cooling, they can often help the home feel cooler by moving the air around and helping to circulate fresh air. This can be particularly useful when a building has been left closed up all day and you want to circulate some cooler air through the home at night.

  • Ducted Heating: The Solutions That Are Available To You

    21 November 2016

    If you live in an area that is prone to inclement weather conditions, you may want to consider heating solutions for your home to make it more comfortable during the severe temperature changes. One of the heating systems that homeowners will choose is ducted heating. This type of heating system is popular as it ensures the effective as well as uniform heating of your residence. With ducted heating, it is unlikely to experience cold spots in your home, as you will have installed the ducts throughout the different rooms that will require heating.

  • What Homeowners Need to Know About Air Conditioner Refrigerant

    17 November 2016

    Poorly maintained air conditioners are susceptible to system failures, generally speaking. But these HVAC systems may also malfunction over the course of normal operation. When most qualified HVAC technicians are called in to inspect the equipment and fix the problem, often they discover that some air conditioner problems tend to be more common as compared to others. One such problem is refrigerant leaks. Although the typical homeowner does not need to have an in-depth understanding of the refrigerant in their air conditioning units, there are some important things they should be aware of.

  • How to Keep Your Room Air Conditioner Clean

    14 January 2016

    The cleanliness of your air conditioner greatly affects its effectiveness.The cooling fins as well as the condenser coils should be kept clean and the fins should be straightened regularly. It's simple that you can do yourself without the need to involve a professional.  This way, you get to save money and learn something at the same time. The following are the necessary steps. Materials Required Visit your local hardware store to acquire the materials you need.

  • Keeping Your Cool: How to Maintain Your Air Conditioning Unit

    14 January 2016

    Air conditioning provides a welcome relief from the uncomfortable heat of summer. But be warned, unless you give your air conditioning unit the care and attention it needs, it will become less efficient at keeping you chilled and could even breakdown completely. By carrying out a few simple maintenance tasks, you can beat the heat and stay cool this summer. You should make sure the power to the unit to switched off before starting any maintenance task.