Phelps Heating and Cooling, Inc. : Do-it-yourself Tips : Heating and Air Conditioning repair,...
Here are energy savings tips that can save you a boat load of money and energy by properly maintaining and carefully operating your air conditioning and heating system.
How to Manually Check the Heating Oil Level in an Oil Tank
When you heat your home with home heating oil, it is important to keep an eye on the tank level just like you watch the fuel gauge in your car. Some oil tanks have external floating gauges that you can simply look at to determine how much fuel you have left. However, most oil tanks do not have...
4 Tips for Updating Your Lighting Fixtures
Read this article for tips on updating your lighting fixtures, and why it's important.
Plumbing, Electrical & HVAC Tips
Check out our blog for the latest tips, tricks and news on plumbing, electrical and HVAC repairs and more. Learn about these critical elements in your home.
Stop Making Mistakes When Purchasing HVAC Equipment With This Advice
HVAC is what a lot of people would like to learn about, but they don’t know where to get started. This is why things like this guide were put together to help people like you out. Once you’re ready to tackle the subject, all you have to do is read along. Ask for referrals when […]
How to Clean an Air Conditioner
Keeping your air conditioner clean will prevent expensive repairs and increase the efficiency and reliability of your unit. While you may want to leave some air conditioner cleaning to the professionals, you can use the tips in this...
3 DIY Bathroom Plumbing Fixes
While there are some plumbing jobs you should never try to tackle on your own (like a sewer line backup) these other projects are a bit more DIY friendly.
How Do Heat Pumps Work? » Sterling Heating & AC
Categories October 25, 2013 The heat pump is a comprehensive heating and cooling solution. If you’re in the market for a new home comfort system, you may want to consider the heat pump. It works just like an air conditioner with one major added advantage: that it also works as a heater during the colder months. It is often paired with a furnace to create a hybrid system. This versatility makes them unique among your cooling options, although they tend to be most efficient in moderate temperatures. In this post, we’d like to run you through the basics of how heat pumps work, so that you can make an informed decision about what’s right for you, your home, and your budget. Heat Pump Basics A heat pump is a device for transferring heat…
How to Drain and Flush a Water Heater
Gas Furnace Buying Guide
Shopping for a gas furnace? Read about types, features, and other must-know topics in our gas furnace buying guide to make an informed choice.