According to heating industry and home renovation experts, the lifespan of an average home furnace is typically expected to be somewhere between 15 and 20 years. Many older homes, however, may still be using furnaces that are at or well-past this time frame. In some instances, these older furnaces may still offer enough heat output to offset the cost of repairs and operations. Other homeowners with aging furnaces, however, may find themselves wondering whether they should wait until their heating system fails completely before replacing it or take a more proactive approach. [Read More]
Is It Time To Let Go Of Your Old Window-Mounted Air Conditioner?
After countless seasons of reliably providing your room with the best possible cooling comfort, your window mounted air conditioner looks like it has seen better days. Perhaps now is the right time to consider upgrading to a newer unit that offers better efficiency and more features. To be sure, you may want to keep the following considerations in mind. Consider Its Age Most window-mounted A/C systems offer a 10-year service life. [Read More]
This Simple Trick Will Make Your Furnace More Efficient
Are you looking for ways to reduce your monthly utility bills? The efficiency of your furnace can have a huge impact on your monthly bills. If you furnace is not in top shape, there is a good chance that you are throwing money away. While most furnace maintenance should only be done by HVAC technicians, there are a few effective ways to make your furnace more efficient. This article explains a simple method that could have an impact on the efficiency of your furnace. [Read More]
From Holey To Whole: AC Repair That Transforms Your Unit
Old air conditioning units, those beyond a decade or more, tend to have a lot of holes in them. The holes are a direct result from rust. The rust is a direct result from exposure to the elements outside. Although regular maintenance and seasonal protective measures do prolong the life of your unit, they cannot prevent its inevitable demise. If you currently have a holey A/C unit, and want to make it whole again, here is what an AC repair technician can do for you. [Read More]