A whole-house humidifier attaches to your furnace or HVAC system and helps spread moisture throughout your home. The additional moisture is a great way to not only help keep your skin and hair moist during the winter, but the humidifier also helps prevent nasal and throat irritation. Unfortunately, just like the other components of your HVAC system, the humidifier can break and requires professional repair. Here are a few of the most common whole-house humidifier issues. [Read More]
How Flexible Air Duct Replacement Is Done After Rodents Destroy Your Ducts
If your attic had an infestation of rats or squirrels, your flexible ducts might be shredded or destroyed. Flexible ducts are made of thin material wrapped in fiberglass insulation, so a rat gnawing or clawing on them can do a lot of damage. When a duct is destroyed, it has to be replaced. Here's how flexible air duct replacement is done. Assess The Damage And Obtain Supplies The first step is for the contractor to examine each duct to find all the bad ones. [Read More]
HVAC Repair, Maintenance, And Replacement: Which One Is The Right Service?
When do you need to schedule an HVAC repair—and when do you need to consider a replacement service? Your air conditioner isn't ready for the summer months. But this doesn't mean you have to settle for warm, muggy interior air. Take a look at what homeowners need to know about HVAC system repair, maintenance, replacement, and service options. Why Schedule A Repair Service? There isn't one reason for every AC repair. [Read More]
What Should You Expect When Replacing An AC In An Older Home?
Retrofitting an air conditioner into an older home without existing ductwork can be challenging, but replacing an old or non-functional central air conditioner can also pose a few hurdles. Although manufacturers typically quote 15-20 year lifespans for their systems, air conditioners can sometimes last much longer. Replacing these ancient systems can often be smart, with benefits for your bottom line and some environmental advantages. However, the installation may not be as straightforward as replacing one modern system with another. [Read More]