How to Tell if You Should Repair Your Air Conditioner or Get a New One
A three-step process to know if you should repair or replace your home AC
What if I Run Out of Heating Oil?
There may come a day when your heating oil tank runs out, so it's good to know what measures to take when that day arrives.
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.
What is Furnace Short Cycling
One of the most frustrating heating issues during the winter is furnace short cycling. The...
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…
Why Ice on Your Air Conditioner Requires Immediate Repair
Most people, when they find ice forming on their air conditioners, think that it’s a sign that the system is working properly. However, this is not the case.
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 Repair Scratches on Leather Furniture
No matter how careful you are around your leather furniture, it's very common for leather furniture to get scratches due to normal use. This is especially the case if you live in a household with pets or small children: it's nearly...
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 […]
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.