Don’t Get Too Hot Under The Collar: How To Protect Your AC This Summer

Summer will be here before you know it, and when it arrives, you'll want to be prepared to keep cool. You don't want your air conditioner to fail you. Unfortunately, even if your air conditioner is working properly, it could still fail to keep you cool, especially during a heatwave. When the temperatures go well-above normal, your air conditioner can have a hard time keeping up with your demand for cool air. Read More 

3 Signs Your Furnace Needs A Checkup

As soon as the cold weather hits, having a fully functioning furnace becomes top priority. However, because your furnace likely hasn't been turned on for quite some time, you may be unsure of how it is going to function for you when you do actually turn it on. Luckily, there are certain signs that you can look for that may indicate that your furnace is in need of a repair. Here are three signs to watch out for. Read More 

Is Your Furnace Overheating? Here’s How To Deal With It

The idea of a furnace getting too hot seems a bit far-fetched, but a malfunction can easily cause it to operate well beyond safe temperatures. This can lead to a whole host of problems ranging from premature heat exchanger failure to an actual fire and resulting damage. If you suddenly smell hot metal, burning rubber or melting plastic from your furnace, then there's a good chance you're dealing with an overheating issue. Read More 

How To Clean Your Air Registers

Investing in simple HVAC repairs is always smart. You don't need to spend a lot of money or do much technical work to dramatically increase the efficiency of both your heating and air conditioning. Not only that, you can usually improve the quality of air that is being circulated in your home. This is especially important if there is anybody in your household who suffers from allergies. Perhaps the easiest, and most important, DIY job you can do to improve air quality and airflow is to clean your air registers. Read More 

Electrical Safety Tips For Homeowners

Residential electrical circuits are generally fairly safe, but that doesn't mean that they aren't without some degree of safety risks. With nearly 30,000 electrocution accidents every year, this is a very real concern. Understanding what those safety risks are will help you to protect your home as well as your family. Put Covers On Every Outlet The surface plates that cover your light switches, outlets and other electrical fixtures are far more than just superficial. Read More