Heating & Cooling

How To Are Humidifier Mineral Deposits clogging your Furnace Filter?

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    I wanted to go over a problem I had this winter due to a new Humidifier I introduced in our home. The winter was so cold that the HVAC System had been sucking all of the moisture out of the air. This caused problems for my family including very dry skin, dry eyes and sinuses to the point I would wake up with headaches.

    To try to get rid of the problem I went down …

    How To Gas Furnace Basics Maintenance and Servicing

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      If you have a forced hot air system then you most likely have a Gas Furnace in your home. Gas Furnaces are the most common and economical method to heat your home. They are also really easy to maintain when compared to their Oil Furnace counterparts which normally require a professional.

      If you live in a rural community gas furnaces are available even if you don’t have a natural gas line to your home because …

      How To Use a Humidifier to Get rid of Winter Headaches, Aches and Dry Skin

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        Every  Winter its the same thing. As soon as the heater starts running your sinuses and eyes start to get dry, you wake up with a dry throat and a headache and your skin gets dry.

        This is because your heater removes moisture from your home when it heats the circulating air and in addition to that it circulates dust which you end up breathing.

        If you find yourself waking up with eyes that hurt …

        How To Diagnose Heater Problems on a Carrier Model HVAC System

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          http://www.yourepair.com/howtos/images/heating/furnace/oil-furnace.jpgIts wintertime and a lot of people are going to have problems with their heaters. Unfortunately these things don’t normally happen when its just starting to get cold and in my case I just went through a problem in the middle of January at 1am just before two big storms are expected to hit my area.

          I am going to step you through what I did in hopes it might help you diagnose your problem on …

          How To Reduce your Electric Bill with a Water Heater Timer

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            While everyone is promoting the use of Compact Florescent and LED Light Bulbs to save money the reality is heating and cooling are the most expensive portions of our electric use.

            To reduce the cost of Electric used for heating our homes most new homes will come with a programmable thermostat allowing the owner to set on and off times throughout the day and reduce heat and air conditioning use while no one is …

            How To Prepare for the 5 Biggest Problems Facing a Home Owner

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              Whether you are a first time home owner or have lived in one for a long time there are a few things that can go wrong around your house that you need to prepare for before they go wrong. In some cases you will be able to decide whether you want to do the work yourself or hire it out to a contractor but sometimes there just isn’t a choice and you are stuck calling …

              How To – Quick Fix to Low Humidity Levels due to Winter Heating

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                http://www.yourepair.com/yrblog/wp-content/HLIC/ba19bf1be3a1937579b851bd0612f685.jpgIt has been so cold this winter and if you are like the rest of America you have been listening to your heater cycle on and off and wondering about your next electric and oil or gas bill.

                On top of paying for higher heating costs you may have found that your home is getting very dry and its causing you dry sinuses, dry skin and just making you feel uncomfortable.

                There are some high dollar solutions …

                How To – Using a Swimming Pool Cooler for Hot Summer Days

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                  http://www.yourepair.com/yrblog/wp-content/HLIC/cf339f66ba984c49aa457c3a2d6df1db.jpgWhile most people in Northern States have heard of Pool Heaters that allow you to use your pool early in the spring and later into the fall months there is an opposite problem for people that live in warmer climates and thats hot pool water.

                  Water will naturally hold heat and it is often used in home heating systems to store hot water from solar panels to warm homes.. This is a big problem …