Extend the Life of Your AC Unit and Keep Your Home Cooler: 2 Tips for AC Health

Posted on: 3 December 2014

An AC unit should not be your sole line of defense against summer heat because an AC unit only cools your home down once it has already started to heat up. Trusting only an AC unit to keep your home cool is similar to trying to keep wildlife out of your yard by chasing them out but doing nothing to prevent them from getting in. If you can prevent heat from getting into your home in the first place, you can reduce the workload on your AC unit and reduce your AC bills at the same time.
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Radiator Pipes Making Noise? Learn How To Fix Your Water Hammer Problem

Posted on: 3 December 2014

If your home has a hot water radiator heating system, from time to time it can start making loud noises that sound as if someone is hitting your pipes with a hammer. This problem is known as water hammer, and it can be fixed with the help of a boiler repair service. Why Is This Noise Happening? Water hammer occurs where there is excess water pressure stuck in the pipes. Water pressure above 60 PSI will cause the water to travel faster in your pipes than it was ever intended to.
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What Does The HVAC Technician Do During An Annual Maintenance Call?

Posted on: 3 December 2014

If you're a homeowner, you've likely heard that you need to have your furnace serviced once a year by a technician from a company like Kohl Heating & Air Conditioning to extend the life of your system and to prevent costly repairs down the road. However, do you have any idea what the furnace technician actually does during this visit? What's involved in an annual furnace check-up 1. Changing the filters. One part of any annual service call is making sure that all of the furnace filters are clean.
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Three Alternative Uses For Spray Foam Insulation

Posted on: 2 December 2014

Spray foam insulation, which consumers can purchase in smaller amounts via spray cans, has some advantages over traditional rolled insulation and blown cellulose insulation. What you may not know is that you can use spray foam insulation in some other, off-label ways. If you have never tried to use spray foam insulation for anything other than insulating your home, you may want to give these three alternative uses for excess insulation a chance.
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