Installing a New Heating System in Your Home

When considering a new heating system for your home, it is essential to look at all the options and determine what is going to work best for your situation. Working with an HVAC contractor to help decide what kind of heating system installation is going to work for you and is within your budget.  1. Fuel Availability One of the essential considerations, when you are thinking about new heating system installations, is the fuel available in your area. [Read More]

Comparing Air Conditioning Systems

If you don't have air conditioning in your home, you likely spend much of your time just trying to figure out ways of staying cooler in your house on hot days. If you've finally decided that getting an air conditioner is something that you're ready to do, then you'll need to decide which type is going to be the one for you. The best options for full-home air conditioning are central cooling or a mini-split system. [Read More]

How To Unclog An AC Condensate Drain Line

In central heating and air systems, the evaporator coils are installed above the furnace blower. These coils are responsible for cooling the air that is blown over them when you turn on your air conditioner. Because the coils get so cold, moisture in the air around them will condense onto the coils. The condensate drain pan is found directly below the evaporator coils. The pan collects condensation that drips off and routes it through a drain line out of your home. [Read More]

2 Furnace Noises Requiring Your Immediate Attention

Usually, when your home's furnace is running, you may barely even be aware of its existence except for the low hum from the blower or the gentle whooshing of air coming out of your vents. However, if you start hearing other noises, they could indicate either a minor or major problem. Below are a couple of noises that require your immediate attention if you start to hear them. 1.  High-Pitched Squealing That Is Either Heard Intermittently or Constantly [Read More]