Q: I’m doing a remodel. I’ve been hearing about something called “split ductless” air conditioning? What is it and would it be a good option for cooling my home? A: My in-laws are in Laguna Woods, California. They live in a two bedroom condominium with split ductless air conditioning. It works wonderfully and is very efficient method of cooling, primarily because of the smaller size of their living quarters. Whether it’s the best option for you depends on your particular home. Split ductless air conditioning, hence the name, is a way to cool your home without adding ductwork, which typically requires walls, ceilings and attics to be opened up. More efficient than typical window AC units, split ductless is a an option if you only have several different rooms that need cooling. Mounted…
How to navigate appliance ‘sales’ and get the best deal
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Start Spring with HVAC Cleaning
The cold of winter is slowly starting to drift away and warmer weather is here. It is time to be outside, enjoying the changes in the weather, but there is also work to do. Spring does equal cleaning for many. Some, however, neglect to clean their HVAC system. Keeping this all important element of your …
Top Tips to Save on Gas Heating Bills This Winter
Does your worry for increased gas heating bills increase with approaching winter? It's time to keep aside all such worries as a number of inexpensive and easy ways can be opted to save you from bearing outsized heating bills Though reducing unnecessary energy use is the easiest way to keep one safe from making a hole in the pocket, there are some wonderful ways which one can use at home absolutely free of cost to save on gas heating bills and keep those escalating energy bills at bay: Check for Leaks in Weather Stripping and Door Thresholds Worn weather stripping or gaping door thresholds can cause a lot of energy waste as improperly sealed homes can lead to wastage of almost 10 to 15 percent of the money spent by the homeowners on…
DIY Heat Pump and HVAC Maintenance Tips for Spring
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How often do air conditioning units need to be serviced by an HVAC professional? Angie's List co-founder Angie Hicks talks to experts and provides answers.
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Air Conditioning Check Up 101
Any time is better than never, but spring is the ideal time to budget for an air conditioning tune-up. Early air conditioner maintenance can prevent many small problems from becoming more expensive repairs later on. Furthermore, if your air conditioner check up is scheduled for spring, you’ll also beat the long waits and higher prices...
Electrical Costs State-by-State
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JCPenney Bringing Appliances To 100 More Stores
JCPenney has seen the future of its home business and it is major appliances.One year after reentering the category, the retailer is expanding its majap presence with additional brands and doors.