What You Need to Know About Your Water Heater Anode Rod

June 29th, 2015

If you have a storage water heater, as most people do, you may have wondered how your water heater can hold up so well. After all, storage water heaters are running almost constantly from the time they are installed to keep a supply of hot water heated. That leads to a lot of wear and tear on the system, and with that much exposure to water it should include rust as well. While some water heaters do eventually rust, there are plenty of water heaters that go through their whole lives without ever experiencing it. How does that happen? How can an appliance that spends its whole life in contact with water not rust away? Read on to find out. (more…)

What Happens During an Air Conditioning Maintenance Appointment

June 22nd, 2015

Air conditioning maintenance is always important for helping your air conditioner have a long and healthy lifespan. While many homeowners are well aware of how important air conditioner maintenance is, many do not know what it actually entails. If you really want to know how helpful air conditioning maintenance can be to your system, it’s a good idea to learn a little bit more about air conditioning maintenance. Read on to find out what actually happens during an air conditioning maintenance appointment. (more…)

How Zone Control Can Improve Your Air Conditioning Efficiency

June 15th, 2015

Summer is here, and people are starting to rely on their air conditioning systems to keep themselves cool through the hot days. Though central air conditioning is effective at keeping a home cool, it’s not a perfect system. There are a couple of different issues that contribute to substantial decreases in efficiency. These issues can be corrected, however, by installing a zone control system. Read on to find out more about the problems afflicting central air conditioning systems, and how zone control can help improve their efficiency. (more…)

How a Clogged Air Filter Can Cause Your Air Conditioner to Break Down

June 8th, 2015

Your air conditioner is a pretty sturdy system, and most are manufactured to last up to 20 years with proper maintenance. However, a single problem can still cause your entire air conditioning system to break down. It’s important that you are aware of these dangerous problems so that you can have them addressed as soon as they crop up. With that in mind, let’s take a look at what can happen when an air filter in your system becomes clogged. (more…)

Want to Improve Your AC Efficiency? Try Duct Sealing

June 1st, 2015

Spring is the time that most homeowners tend to evaluate their air conditioners, making sure that they’re up to the task of keeping their homes cool throughout the summer. Just making sure that your air conditioner is functioning properly isn’t the whole of it, though. You also want to make sure that you’re getting the most out of your system. Part of those considerations should be the state of your ducts. Duct sealing can play a major part in improving your air conditioner performance. Read on to find out how. (more…)