What To Do When Your Air Conditioner Trips The Circuit Breaker

If your air conditioner suddenly turns off and you still have power to the rest of your house, the problem could be a tripped circuit breaker. The circuit breaker is a fail-safe mechanism that protects your home in case of an electrical short or power surge. When it trips, it might signal a serious problem that needs professional repair. Here's a look at what to do when the circuit breaker for your AC flips off. [Read More]

3 Home Improvement Services To Hire Out

When it comes to owning a home there are a host of things that you can do on your own, including small things like changing your furnace's filter and mowing your own lawn. There are, however, other things that are often best left to the professionals unless you are an expert in this area yourself. Much like any big do-it-yourself home projects, trying to attempt to do these things on your own may end up causing you a large headache and more of an expense later on down the line. [Read More]

Combination Boiler System 101

Boilers are definitely not the most common heating source for water or HVAC systems. Most modern homes have a separate water heater, and then a furnace for heating the air. Furnaces are connected to a duct system that is encased in the walls (which is usually drywall on modern construction). But, boilers can still be a very efficient alternative for many properties. The practicality of installing a boiler partly depends on how your home is built. [Read More]

How To Keep Your Air Conditioner From Failing On The Hottest Days

Your air conditioner won't last forever; it will eventually need to be replaced. What you want to make sure of, however, is that you can replace it when it is still working, rather than after it fails and leaves you without AC on the hottest day of the year. If you have an older air conditioner, how do you make sure it keeps running well through a heat wave? Start by following these tips. [Read More]