Understanding the Importance of HVAC Services

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Understanding the Importance of HVAC Services

Hello, my name is Alexander Tran. I am going to talk to you about HVAC services available for commercial and residential buildings. The HVAC system only seems to receive attention when it stops working as intended. Otherwise, many building owners simply ignore the components that keep the system running. To truly make the most of the HVAC system, it is important to secure regular furnace and air conditioning services from a qualified professional. At the very least, these devices require cleaning and filter replacement to stay in good shape. Please visit my site often to learn about all of the ways you can keep your heating and cooling equipment maintained. Thanks for visiting.

How Come You Can’t Recharge Your Own A/C Refrigerant?

Refrigerant is the lifeblood of your air conditioning system. If and when it disappears due to a slow leak or a defective A/C component, you'll probably be tempted to take care of the problem yourself. After all, how hard can it be to replace your missing refrigerant? Unlike changing the oil in your car, recharging your HVAC system's refrigerant is a task that's best left to the professionals. The following offers a few reasons why a refrigerant recharge shouldn't be considered an easy DIY project. Read More 

Tips to Keep Your Home Cool & Avoid Heat-related Illnesses When You’re Without AC

During the hot summer months, it is important to keep your body cooled and hydrated with air conditioning and plenty of water. When you are in a hot environment and your body cannot cool itself, your body temperature can rise to bring on heat-related illnesses: you could begin to experience heat exhaustion at 98.6 degrees F or higher, or potentially-fatal heat strokes at 104 degrees F. When your home's air conditioner is not working or nonexistent, here are some alternate ways you can cool the temperature inside your home. Read More 

Crazy for Copper: Tips to Prevent the Theft of Your Outdoor Air Conditioner Unit

Your cooling system is not only important for the overall value of your house, but also for your family's comfort. While you may clean and update your system regularly, you may not place enough emphasis on protecting your outdoor cooling unit from theft. Found inside your unit's condenser, copper lines are responsible for efficient cooling, but these valuable lines are also appealing to thieves. While surprising, over 25,000 metal theft claims were made between 2009 and 2012, and 96 percent of these claims were for copper theft. Read More 

Oil Boiler Issues - Preventing Oil Line Clogs

If you have an oil boiler heating system, then it is imperative that you have the system serviced before each heating season. Your technician will likely spend time changing the oil filter, replacing or clearing the nozzle, and making sure that water is moving through the system properly. While oil lines may be visually inspected, your oil tank probably will not be looked over unless you are having a specific heating issue. Read More 

Ways To Get Cleaner Indoor Air To Find Relief From Your Allergies

If anyone in your home has chronic allergies, it might be worthwhile for you to look into the quality of your indoor air. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air is often two to five times more polluted than average outdoor air. This is why your family member might experience more allergy flare ups while he or she is at home. There are steps you can take to get cleaner air, and you can begin by hiring an HVAC company. Read More