Are there people in your home suffering from allergies? If so, the air quality of your home air conditioner and furnace is very important. This is what could be responsible for spreading dust, dust mites, pollen, and other allergens through the air. In addition, poor air quality makes a filter become clogged and the entire system to run inefficiently. Thankfully, there are four easy things you can do to ensure that your home has clean air.
Thinking of remodeling your kitchen on your own? Great idea. Just make sure you're keeping safety in mind, especially when it comes to your plumbing. Whether it's damage to a fixture, a busted pipe or some other issue, a mishap on your part can quickly escalate into a plumbing emergency. Make sure you're prepared.
Poor Fitting Matching
There is no rule that says you can't mismatch pipes. For instance, if you have three copper pipes and one is damaged, replacing it with a polyvinyl chloride pipe is something you can do.
When spring arrives, it's common to start thinking about sprucing up your home. This is the time when you clean out the garage, the attic, the basements, and the closets. However, spring cleaning time is also a good time for some home air conditioner maintenance. Depending on the weather in your area, you may not be using your AC for a few months, or you may be ready to turn it on right now.
If you have a heating system that seems to be working with less gusto than it did throughout the first part of the winter, then there is a chance that the heater needs to be replaced. However, a typical furnace can last 15 or 20 years or even longer. If your furnace is newer and well within the 20 year range, then there may be a much simpler reason for the performance issue.
A good air conditioner can be just what you need during the summer. However, when that system isn't working at all or as well as it can, that great system because a nightmare. Check out these four signs you may need a new air conditioner.
Your System Is Old
A central air conditioning system typically lasts between 10 and 15 years. Of course, even though a system may last 15 years, that doesn't mean it's as efficient as one that is only three years old.