As all the hot weather wraps up for the year, and you switch from using your air conditioning system to using your heating system, now is the perfect time to change out the filter on your air conditioner. That way, when the first hot day sneaks around next year, you won't have to worry about changing your filter because you already took care of it! Changing out your filter at the end of the hot weather season is one of the best and easiest ways to take care of your air conditioning unit.
Even if there's nothing wrong with your air conditioner, your home can still feel stuffy if it has poor airflow. Poor airflow develops when your home builds up with too much dust and other contaminants. These contaminants travel to each room in your home through your air conditioning system's air ducts, which eventually break down from strain. Here's what you need to know about your home's airflow and how to solve your problem temporarily.
Is your air conditioner tripping your circuit breaker? This might happen as soon as you turn on the air conditioner, or after having it run for a while. In addition to the air conditioner turning off when the break is tripped, other things that are plugged in will go off as well. There are many reasons this can happen.
Once Every So Often, Or Frequently
Does your AC trip the breaker occasionally?
Has the pilot in your gas furnace suddenly starting going out a lot and interfering with the efficiency of heat in your home? Problems with the pilot can mean that it is time for you to get a new furnace, but you may only need to get a part repaired. Find out why a furnace pilot goes out, as well as how a heating contractor can get the problem fixed.
If you're about ready to replace your old, outdated furnace with a new one, you may wonder whether you should choose one with a washable furnace filter or one with a traditional disposable filter. There are pros and cons with both options, but here are three reasons you may want to select a furnace that has a washable, reusable filter in it.
Whenever you have the choice of using something that is reusable or disposable, the environmentally-friendly option would be to choose the item that is reusable.