Air Conditioner Repairs You Can Make Yourself

Three Maintenance Tips to Save Money on Your AC Costs

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Every homeowner should know to change their AC filter, but you can do more than that to keep your AC unit running as efficiently as possible. You don’t need to have specialized training to complete some simple maintenance tasks and improve the efficiency of your AC unit. In fact, all you need is a little time and a little know-how.  Coil Cleaning Your condenser coils are located on the outside of your home, typically at ground level. Read More»

3 Common Problems With Walk-In Coolers

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If you own a restaurant business, you know how important it is to have a working walk-in cooler at all times. The last thing you want is for your cooler to go out on you and all of the food you have inside to spoil. You could wind up with thousands of dollars of food down the drain for a simple problem that could have been prevented. Neglecting your unit can cause you to spend more on your energy bill, not to mention on repairs. Read More»

3 Options For Improving Ventilation In Your Home

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As the summer heats up, your air conditioning bills probably goes up, too. One way you can help keep your bills under control is to ensure that your home is properly ventilated. Good ventilation also prevents a buildup of moisture that can lead to mold and other problems. There are several options for ventilating your home available. Roof Vents Roof vents help to pull the hot air from your home’s attic and pushes it out into the outside atmosphere. Read More»

As the Ceiling Fan Turns: How Changing Directions Can Help Save Money Year-Round

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The key to making your home more comfortable and energy-efficient could lie in the way your ceiling fan blades spin. The simple act of switching its direction at the start of the heating or cooling season not only keeps your home comfortable under harsh temperatures, but it could also save you a bundle of money on your annual energy expenses. Putting a New Spin on Home Comfort When your fan spins counter-clockwise, it pushes the air downwards directly on you. Read More»

Make Your House More Energy Efficient By Switching To A Heat Pump Water Heater

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According to Energy.gov, around 12% of your energy bills are for heating water, and this can add up to a lot of money each year. To achieve a more energy-efficient house, you may want to consider replacing your old hot water heater with a heat pump water heater (HPWH). This is a great way to reduce your energy bills, and here are two things you should know about HPWHs. What is a HPWH? Read More»