DIY Maintenance

Cost: $50.00 to $100.00 Time Needed: Less than half a day Tools and Materials: Screwdriver or wrench Wet/dry vacuum ($50.00) Garden hose Butter knife or fin tool ($10.00) Rake and/or pruning shears Level Shims if necessary Foil tape ($17.00) Soft bristle paint brush ($1.00) Coil cleaner ($5.50) Hot, soapy water Bleach Before You Begin Turn …


Energy Guides for HVAC Systems

Efficiency standards for all heating and cooling units manufactured in the U.S. are governed by the Department of Energy. Since as much as half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling,* it helps to consider products with high efficiency ratings. Cooling efficiency ratings for air conditioners and heat pumps The …


What is a Capacitor and Why Do They Break on Air Conditioners?

Living in the warmer climates presents many challenges, but none are so difficult to overcome as the intense, furnace-like heat of the summer. Fortunately, modern air conditioners are constructed with just a few parts, which makes them incredibly reliable. You can count on your unit to keep on trucking for years and years with very ...

3 Tips To Avoid The Need for AC Repair

No one enjoys the need for AC repair, especially when it’s the hottest part of the year. But, many homeowners accidentally  do the very things that will make it more of a chance that they’ll need AC repair more often than usual. The following three things are avoidable, and you can start taking steps to …