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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...
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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...
How To Spot A Home Repair Scam And Contractor Fraud
Contractor fraud and home repair scams are all too commonplace. No matter how many reviews you’ve read online, follow these rules to avoid being ripped off.
How Often Does an Air Conditioner Need Service?
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.
Aire Serv: How Do Heating and Air Conditioning Systems work?
Have you ever wondered how your air conditioner and heater work? In this "How it Works" video by Aire Serv, learn how the various parts of the air conditioni...
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 Avoid Lessons Learned the Hard Way
If, as heating and sir professionals, we could persuade homeowners to avoid one major outcome, it would be this: take care of you home comfort system so you do not have to replace it earlier than necessary. Heating and cooling systems are sizable investments for any home, and they account for half of the energy consumption of your home each year. The measures homeowners take to preserve the life of their equipment can enable it to last years longer –…Continue Reading ››