Understanding The Many Types Of AC Filters
3 May 2019
Think that all air conditioning filters are the same? Think again! You are hopefully aware that your HVAC system needs to have its filter changed on a regular basis, but you may not be aware that the filter that you choose can have a number of effects on your home's air quality and even the efficiency of your entire HVAC system. Leaving old, dirty filters in place can cause your system to run inefficiently and cost you money over the long run, but choosing the wrong filter can have negative effects on your home's climate as well.
4 Ways To Keep Your Air Conditioner Pest-Free
19 March 2019
You rely on your air conditioner to keep your home cool, but insects and small rodents rely on it for a different reason – A/C units are a common pathway for invasive pests. If you want to keep your home cool without losing your cool over pests, take note of the following tips.
1. Keep Your Indoor and Outdoor Units Clean
Clutter not only conceals pests, but it also gives them a base from which they can gather food and nesting materials.
Finding Slab Leaks In Residential Homes
5 February 2019
If your last water bill was much higher then expected, then it's possible your home has a plumbing leak inside of its concrete slab foundation. While a slab leak is generally a problem requiring repair by a licensed plumbing contractor, there are many things you can do to determine if a slab leak is causing the increase in your utility bill, including:
Look Around the Exterior of Your House for Puddles or Signs of Moisture
Preparing Your Home's Exterior For Winter
31 December 2018
You want to make sure your home is prepared for those cold and harsh winter months. Preparing your home for winter includes taking care of your home's yard and exterior. This article can serve as a short guide to winter preparation for the exterior and yard of your house.
Tend to your trees
Make sure that your trees are ready for winter. Look at the branches and cut back any that look as if they may not hold up well to high winds or the weight of snow on them.