To see if the thermostat is communicating with the furnace, set the temperature five degrees higher than your normal temperature and see if the heat kicks on — that should help you determine whether the device is prompting the furnace to engage. Obviously, if the system is set to “cool” and you want heat, switch the setting.
If your run a furnace without a filter, it can be bad for your health and indoor air quality. Keeping a clean filter in your furnace ensures the unit operates efficiently and can keep dirt, dander, and debris from circulating back through your home. Learn the importance of an HVAC air filter and how to change your air filter.
Wondering how to clean air vents in house? John C. Flood provides a few tips that will greatly help with airflow and air quality. Learn more!
In older homes, baseboard heat used to be very popular. Read about electric baseboard heating pros & cons to see you should stick with your current system.
Don’t spend your summer secretly asking yourself, “Is my AC broken?” If you see, hear, feel, or smell any of the following red flags, then you should get your air conditioner repaired so it doesn’t stop working in the middle of the summer heat.
Does and air purifier remove dust? It's an important question for all homeowners — especially those who suffer from allergies. Learn how air purifiers reduce dust.
Air purifiers today are capable of removing and killing bio-contaminants such as mold, bacteria, and germs. John C. Flood explains why.
It's important for homeowners to schedule a cooling system inspection before summer! Let John C. Flood conduct an air conditioning inspection in your home!
If you’re looking to help lower your energy bills, then here are six easy ways how you can make your home more energy efficient.
Read on to learn what the AC drain pan is, the role is plays and why water may pool in it, and most importantly – what you can do about it.
Heating and cooling load calculations can help make your home more energy-efficient and comfortable. Here's how to easily find your BTUs without an HVAC calculator on hand.
The AC compressor just so happens to be one of the most reliable portions of the entire cooling system. It doesn’t need a ton of maintenance, however, if it fails, then your entire AC unit fails.
The best way to improve air quality in your home is by installing an air purifier or air scrubber. But what're the differences between an air scrubber vs air purifier? Read more to find out.
Tackling winter home improvement projects while you have some extra downtime is the best way to stay entertained while being productive during the colder months.
With the constant temperature fluctuations throughout the fall season, how do you avoid running back and forth to adjust your thermostat — or worse, switching back and forth between your air conditioning and heating systems?