Plumbing- And HVAC-Friendly Landscaping

Everyone wants a beautiful yard, but you will save yourself time and avoid repair bills if you plant trees and shrubs that are friendly to your plumbing and your air conditioning unit. Certain plants can interfere with water and sewer lines and others can tangle with your condenser. Plan your landscaping to avoid these hazards.  Where to Plant You can always dial the “Call Before You Dig” national number to find out where you can safely dig in your yard.

How To Replace Your Central A/C System's Blower Fan Motor

Your HVAC system relies on its blower fan to circulate conditioned air throughout your home. When it stops, so does the flow of cool, comfortable air. The blower fan motor is usually the culprit and, in most cases, it needs to be replaced. The following offers a brief guide on how you can save a few bucks by replacing your central A/C system’s blower fan motor on your own. First Steps

Questions About Cleaning Your Restaurant's Commercial Exhaust System

Running a restaurant can be a challenging task for a variety of reasons, but keeping your grill’s exhaust system clean should not be a task that causes you stress or concern. This type of work is essential both for preventing grease fires from starting in your exhaust system as well as providing a sanitary place for the preparation of food. If you have a thorough understanding of two basic questions new kitchen managers may have about this process, you should find managing this aspect of your kitchen to be far easier than you may have originally thought.

The Heater Broke: 3 Things To Check While You Wait For Repairs

Imagine that it’s your first winter in your new home and you just found out that you’re heater isn’t working. You’ve already called the heater repair company, but they can’t get out to your home right away. While you wait for the heater repair technician, here are a few things you can do to locate the problem. Replace the Filter If you haven’t inspected the filter in your home, you should do that now.

Efficient Cooling: The Benefits Of A Mini-Split Cooling System

Every room in a house does not necessarily require the same level of cooling. For one thing, some residents in a home might prefer that rooms be a little warmer. The temperature preference of different members of a household is one concern, but if you have a basement, or areas of your home that are shaded by trees, these rooms will typically not heat up as much as rooms that are exposed to direct sunlight.

Minimizing The Amount Of Airborne Allergens In Your Home

When you suffer from allergies, it is best to remove as many airborne allergens from your home as possible. Even though you cannot remove them all, you can make a significant reduction by changing a few aspects within your home. Upgrade Your Air Filters One way to help reduce the amount of allergens in the air is to make sure you are using a high quality air filter. These air filters remove more airborne allergens such as pollen, dirt, pet dander and hair while your HVAC unit runs.

Three Ways To Reduce Allergens In Your Air Conditioning System

Your home’s air conditioning system transports air throughout your home, which makes it the prime vehicle for the movement of allergens within your home. If you notice that your allergies have suddenly gotten worse within your home, or have begun to notice a greater quantity of dust and other small particles floating throughout the air, the issue probably lies with your air conditioner. Thankfully, there are three simple steps that you can take to reduce the amount of allergens in your air conditioning system and improve the overall air quality of your home.

Four Home Maintenance Chores You Need To Do Before Winter Arrives

It’s that time of year again. The fall season is here, which means winter, and the harsh weather, is just around the corner. It’s time to start thinking about what you need to do to prepare your home for the cold weather to come. Fortunately, you don’t have to think about it too much. Check out these tips to learn how to make sure your home keeps you and your family warm and cozy until spring.

3 Ways To Prepare Your Boiler For Usage This Winter

While it still may be a bit warm outside, the cold season is definitely rapidly approaching. So it might be in your best interest to do a few checks on your boiler to make sure it is working order before the cold sets in with full force. That way, you can get any repairs that might be needed before you find yourself in the middle of winter with no source of heat.