How often should I change my HVAC air filters?
Air filters should typically be changed every 1 to 3 months, depending on factors like filter type, indoor air quality, and the number of occupants or pets in the home. Regular filter changes help maintain system efficiency and improve indoor air quality.
Why is my HVAC system not cooling (or heating) properly?
Several factors could cause inadequate cooling or heating, including dirty air filters, refrigerant leaks, faulty thermostats, blocked vents, or issues with the compressor or blower. A professional HVAC technician can diagnose and resolve the specific problem.
How can I improve the energy efficiency of my HVAC system?
Improving energy efficiency can be achieved by regular maintenance, including cleaning or replacing air filters, sealing air ducts, installing a programmable thermostat, and scheduling annual HVAC tune-ups. Proper insulation and sealing of windows and doors also contribute to energy savings.
Should I repair or replace my old HVAC system?
The decision to repair or replace an old HVAC system depends on factors such as the system's age, the extent of damage or wear, repair costs, and energy efficiency. A qualified HVAC technician can assess the system and provide guidance on the best course of action.
What are the benefits of regular HVAC maintenance?
Regular HVAC maintenance offers numerous benefits, including improved system performance, increased energy efficiency, enhanced indoor air quality, early detection of potential issues, and an extended lifespan for the equipment.
Why does my toilet sometimes run when it's not being used?
Either the fill valve or flapper seal has detiorated, causing water to slowly seap through.
Why do I hear gurgling sometimes in my toilet or tub?
This typically means a sewer clog is developing.
How do I keep my tankless water heater working well?
Have a basic maintenance performed yearly and a combustion area cleaning every 5 years.
Does my tank water heater need a maintenance?
Drain and refill the tank every 2-3 years. We should change the anode rod every 6 years.
As a homeowner, what is the most important thing about plumbing I should know?
Where the main water and gas shut offs are, and how to use them.
Can I do anything about the taste of my water and deposits on my faucets?
We offer multiple levels of water filtration and conditioning.
Why are my lights flickering?
This could indicate poor connections in your panel.
Are your outlets loose or do cords fall out when plugged in?
This can be a fire hazard and outlets need to be replaced.
Do you commonly trip circuit breakers or blow fuses?
This indicated additional circuits should be added to your home so the existing circuits are not overloaded.
Does your home have a a whole home surge protector?
Surge protection is very important to protect your appliances. In fact as of this year by code if a breaker panel is replaced it is now mandatory that a surge protector be installed to protect the home.