A Comfortable, Warm Home

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A Comfortable, Warm Home

Mild weather is one of the things I love the best about the southern United States. I’ve lived in this region of the country all of my life. During the winter season, I rarely see snow or sleet. In fact, I sometimes wear short sleeves during the cold weather months. However, I occasionally need to bundle up in one of my favorite, colorful coats, jackets, or sweaters. And, I also have to run my heater at nighttime. Thankfully, my husband and I scheduled an appointment with an HVAC contractor this past fall, so we are confident that our heater will last through the winter. On this blog, I hope you will discover the most common solutions to a broken heating system. Enjoy!


Benefits Of Having A Zoned HVAC System Vs. Two Units In A Two-Story House

In the past, many contractors suggested installing two separate heating and air conditioning units in two-story homes. After all, this was once the ideal way to keep both floors at a comfortable temperature. Nowadays, though, there is a far better option: having just one heating and air conditioning unit installed and setting it up with multiple zones. These are a few reasons why this can be the better choice. 1. Save on Replacement Costs Read More 

When Does An HVAC Project Require An Electrician’s Help?

While improvements in the last couple decades in the efficiency of HVAC systems has been significant, it's still impressive how much power they can draw. For that reason, there are a variety of situations involving them where it's often prudent to bring in electricians to ensure they're getting the juice they require. Let's take a look at 5 times when you might want to talk to an electrical services technician before you get too involved with any repair, installation or upgrade project. Read More 

Have An AC Unit That Won’t Kick On Or Blows Warm Air? What To Know First

If the air central air conditioning unit for your home isn't coming on, or if it's on but you don't feel like the air that is coming out is very cold, or cold at all, call a professional. You want to get an AC repair professional to look at the internal components inside the unit, and to see if the problem is possibly stemming from the inside of the home. Here are some of the common occurrences that can cause the air conditioning unit not to work or be problematic. Read More 

3 Ways to Become an HVAC Technician: Which Works Best for You?

If you are considering a career in heating, air conditioning, and ventilation, also known as HVAC, you have made a good choice. Technicians in this field can expect to make a decent living wage. Wait, technicians can expect to make a decent living wage? What about HVAC contractors? Well, as it turns out, there is not much that separates these two careers, except for the fact that contractors have multiple certifications, bid on contract projects, and make a ton more money. Read More 

Three Signs You Need To Replace Your Furnace’s Heating Oil Storage Tank

Your furnace is the most important appliance within your home during the winter months, as it is the only one that actually makes your home comfortable to live in when the temperature has fallen below freezing. Oil-powered furnaces provide an effective and affordable source of heat for your home. However, just like all other types of major appliances, oil-burning furnaces can suffer from wear and tear over time. One of the major sources of potential wear for your furnace is the oil storage tank; damage and wear can eventually lead to an oil leak, which can be expensive to fix and a major safety hazard. Read More