Once considered a curiosity, ductless mini-split A/C systems have grown in popularity among many homeowners throughout the United States. Ductless systems provide roughly the same level of comfort offered by typical central A/C systems, but without the need for expensive and complex ductwork.
Keeping your ductless A/C system in great shape involves following a few simple rules when it comes to care and maintenance:
All Clear on the Outdoor Front
Window air conditioning units are designed to provide climate control to a single room. Proper and regular maintenance of your air conditioning unit can both extend the lifespan of your air conditioner and improve its efficiency. By performing maintenance on your window air conditioning unit every few months, you can ensure that it is working as it should
How to Maintain a Window Air Conditioner
Air Filter: Depending on the model of air conditioner that you have, you will either have a disposable or a reusable air filter.
Are you currently getting your home ready for spring and summer? After spending most of the winter inside, are you ready to go out and enjoy your yard? If you're considering a landscaping project, here are some situations where you should consider calling a plumber first:
Lawn sprinkler system: If you're tired of lugging a heavy and dirty hose around your yard all summer long, you may already be considering putting in an automatic sprinkler system.
With summer near, it is time to start preparing your AC system even though you may not be thinking about it. Doing some of the maintenance that your AC needs now, can help to reduce problems with your air conditioning not working during the hottest days of the year. Some of the maintenance that needs to be done can be simple things like changing the filter; you may also want to have the compressor checked and coolant added to your AC.
If you've been shopping for a new heating system recently, you likely have considered the relatively-new heat pump systems. Unlike a traditional furnace, a heat pump transfers warm air from under the ground around your house to the interior of your home to heat your living spaces. A heat pump acts as both a heating and cooling system, transferring cooler underground air in the warmer months.
Because it's moving air rather than heating or cooling it, a heat pump uses much less energy than a traditional heating or cooling system.