keeping your duct work clean
Tired of your home feeling hot and uncomfortable during the summer? If so, you're likely deciding between which method will be best for installing air conditioning. Window units and a central AC system can both get the job done, but you'll find that central cooling is going to be better for the following reasons.
Window Units Can Damage Your Window
When installing a window air conditioner unit, especially when they are large in size, know that they can cause some damage to your window.
The summer season not only brings heat and sunshine, but it can also bring humidity. Without an air conditioning system that is in proper working condition, you, your family, and your home will be experience discomfort and high energy bills. If your home does develop a higher level of humidity because of the faulty AC system, you may also suffer from allergies and respiratory issues.
Considering that your air conditioning system will work harder in the summer season, distress and even failure is possible.
Summer is almost here, and when temperatures start to rise, so will the humidity levels. Now is the perfect time to install a dehumidifier, which is a device that will remove excess moisture from the air. Such an appliance can be integrated with your furnace and air conditioner. It will coordinate with your thermostat and run on its own; you'll barely be aware of it.
So, why should you install a dehumidifier before the hot, humid summer months roll in?
You expect your furnace to be reliable and, for the most part, it usually works without a hitch. The average furnace is capable of offering up to 20 years of uneventful service, depending on how well it's maintained throughout its life.
Unfortunately, there are plenty of factors that could take years off of your furnace's service life. The following highlights three of these common issues and the impact they can have on your heating system.
If you are like most homeowners, you will gather a lot of information about the furnace you have in your home and how to maintain it just by tackling a problem here and there. However, one thing many homeowners fail to recognize is that a furnace can be a dangerous thing in the hands of someone who has no proper training. In fact, a few wrong moves could easily put you and your home in danger.
How long has it been since the duct work that carries the warm and cool air throughout your home has been cleaned? Many homeowners overlook the need to have the duct work cleaned each year. Have you been suffering from more allergy symptoms than you used to? It could be caused by the dirt and dust that is built up inside the duct work. On this blog, you will find tips that can help you keep your duct work clean and how to know when it is time to have the professionals come out and do a thorough cleaning of the entire duct system.
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