Cleaning Mold From Your Central Air Conditioner Drain

If you have a central air conditioning unit that utilizes a two-part system to cool your home, then you probably enjoy the convenient and efficient cool air that the system provides. However, when the cool air blown into your home smells moldy and musty, then the air may not be as enjoyable as it once was. If you notice this type of smell coming from your vents, then it is time to investigate the drainage system that attaches to the evaporator that sits in your basement. Read More 

Give Your Air Conditioner A Hand: Techniques For Reducing Energy Costs While Staying Cool

Many Americans expect their air conditioner to keep them cool and comfy during the heat of summer. They may also worry about the high energy costs running an air conditioner can cause. While new energy-efficient air conditioners aren't the energy hogs their ancestors were, they still account for a rising energy costs during hot weather. If you have been limiting your AC use because of concerns over energy use, you will be happy to know there are some things you can do to make your home more comfortable without raising your energy bill. Read More 

Is A Professional Recommending Your Drains Be Hydro Jetted? Get Answers To The Questions You May Have

If you have a clog in your sink, toilet or shower that you are unable to free yourself, you should call in a plumber to remove the clog. If you haven't had a clog in a long time, you may think that the plumber will use a plumbing snake or cable machine to remove the clog. However, these days, many plumbers are turning to water jets or hydro jets to remove clogs. Read More 

5 Signs Your Radiant Floor Heating System Is Leaking

Radiant heating involves pipes buried under your floor that circulate hot water from a boiler to keep your rooms pleasantly and evenly warmed throughout the winter. While most modern systems are built with tough PEX pipes that won't develop cracks with age, older systems used copper or steel pipes that were both prone to developing leaks after a few decades of use. If you suspect your radiant heating system might be leaking, do some troubleshooting of your own by looking for these five signs of damage. Read More 

Home Suddenly Feels Warm? Your Air Conditioner’s Evaporator Coil Might Be Frozen

If your home suddenly feels warm, check the evaporator coil for ice. During the summer, your evaporator coil works overtime to remove heat from the home and replace it with cool, comfortable air. But sometimes, the evaporator coil becomes clogged with debris and stops absorbing heat and freezes. A frozen evaporator coil has the potential to create a number of problems with your cooling system and home, including mold growth, a infestation of dangerous flies and a damaged compressor. Read More