A Flooded A/C Unit In The Hurricane-Devastated States: How To Address This Problem

Right now, in the Carolinas and Virginias, a hurricane is destroying hundreds of miles of property, homes, and belongings. When the hurricane dies and slips quietly away into memory, people who evacuated will return home and begin cleaning up. When they do, they are likely to uncover problems with every system in their homes. If you are one of the unfortunate souls to find that your home and property has a lot of damage, you have to start somewhere. [Read More]

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]