Making Your Pet More Comfortable at Home

Making Your Pet More Comfortable at Home - HELP

Pets are family. And we all want our family members to be as comfortable as possible when they are home. Toys and treats are ubiquitous additions in any pet-friendly home. But these are things most pet parents already have covered. When it comes to providing your pet with ultimate comfort at home, it’s important to…

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Doing Your Part for the Environment at Home

Doing Your Part for the Environment at Home - HELP Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Drains

Helping the environment is good for you, your family, and mother earth. Every one of us can do our part to make the home healthier and more energy efficient. If you’re looking for ways to go green and save green at home, there are plenty of things you can do. You already know about recycling…

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3 Frequent Causes of Furnace Fires

Furnace maintenance is a top priority for any wise homeowner. Getting your HVAC system serviced promotes better efficiency and ensures that your heating bills remain as low as possible. Also, basic furnace maintenance can improve the safety of your system by reducing the risk of fire. Unfortunately, few homeowners recognize all of the ways in…

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Garage Conversion: Which AC Option Is Best?

Are you considering converting your garage into a living space? If so, one important aspect to consider is how to regulate the temperature. You will need to decide which air conditioning option will be best for your space. Your needs will depend on the location of your garage, how secure the room is, and your…

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3 Common Reasons Your Air Conditioning Is Blowing Warm Air

Cooling your home is important not only because it keeps you comfortable, but also because it protects your belongings and the quality of your indoor air from the harmful effects of humidity. Unfortunately, certain issues may affect your air conditioner’s ability to create and move cooled air into the home. If your thermostat is set…

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4 Mistakes You May Be Making With Your Thermostat

When you think about your heating and cooling system, you probably think about the outdoor units, furnace, ductwork, and vents. These are all important components to create and move conditioned air into your home. However, your thermostat is also an imperative part of heating and cooling your home in an effective and efficient manner. Even…

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2 Common Causes of Insufficient Compressor Lubrication

Most residential air conditioners utilize reciprocating compressors to pressurize the gaseous refrigerant. The compressors ensure that the refrigerant flows readily through the system. Reciprocating compressors work in the same manner as automotive engines, with pistons that move back and forth inside of a closed cylinder. Also like automotive engines, reciprocating compressors require constant lubrication to…

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2 Common Causes of Air Conditioner Compressor Burnout

All air conditioners rely on the component known as the compressor to circulate refrigerant throughout the system. The compressor achieves this task by increasing the pressure and velocity of the gaseous refrigerant returning from the evaporator coil. Without a working compressor, your air conditioning system simply wouldn’t be able to cool your home. Unfortunately, the…

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Dangers and Signs of Refrigerant Leaks

Heating and air conditioning are some of the most essential parts of the home, keeping you comfortable during the changing outdoor temperatures. The refrigerant is one of the most overlooked parts of your air conditioning system, even though refrigerant is one of the most imperative parts of an AC unit’s function. This chemical blend is…

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Why You Should Have Your New Home’s HVAC System Inspected

Your new home has an HVAC system for heating and cooling your house. An HVAC system allows you to experience cleaner air quality in the home, more reliable temperatures (without having to adjust the thermostat yourself all the time), and energy use savings. Before you use your new home’s heating and air conditioning system, have…

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