If you smell a foul odor when you turn on your heat for the first time for the cold winter weather, there may be a dead animal in your vents. Animals hide in vents to get away from predators, get away from cold conditions, or stay cool during hot summer days. When an animal gets stuck or is injured, they often are not able to get back out of the vents safely.…Read More »
How Much AC Do You Need?
It’s one of the biggest fears of many homeowners—you finally decide to turn the air conditioner on for the summer, but when you do, it doesn’t start to cool your home. Before you panic, stop, and take a deep breath. There are many possible fixes that stop way short of having to buy a completely new air conditioner. 1. Check the Filters While this step may seem obvious, the simple truth is that many homeowners don’t take care of their air filters.…Read More »
There are many reasons that an air conditioner might be under-performing. The unit may be malfunctioning. The size of the room may be too large or small for the amount of air conditioning provided. The local climate may play havoc with your system and cooling requirements. Ultimately, the right air conditioner for your needs may be a very different unit than you currently possess. Many people mistakenly believe that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioners.…Read More »