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While you may feel it makes sense to leave the HVAC system off when you are away on vacation during the summer and/or winter, the truth is this can be bad in several different ways. You can become educated on when you should or should not leave your HVAC system off while you are on vacation.
Reasons to leave the air on
If you are going to be on vacation during the summer, then you want to check the weather ahead of time.
You're planning to have a new furnace installed – awesome – but have you thought about the thermostat that controls the system? How long has it been since you've updated the thermostat? Are you still fighting with one of those old analog thermostats? Here, you'll find a little information to help you determine if it's time to upgrade to a new thermostat to go with your new furnace.
Analog or Digital?
A properly working air conditioner (AC) will help keep your home at a comfortable temperature, even on those sweltering summer days. There is nothing worse than coming home after a long day in the heat only to find that the air conditioner isn't working. The good news is, you may be able to avoid contacting an AC repair company if you learn how to identify potential problems and how to fix them.
Evenly heating two-story homes can be a little difficult. Obviously, the upper story is usually much warmer than the story below it because hot air rises. Many homeowners are able to simply make adjustments to their air flow by closing their upstairs registers so that the lower level of their house receives more of the airflow.
But, it's not always possible to keep your upstairs cool enough while still adequately heating your lower levels.
If you are a bar owner, you probably know just how easy it is for your operating costs to get out of control. This can result in rising costs for your customers -- which is surely not something that they will be happy about -- and plummeting profits for you. Luckily, there are ways that you can reduce your operating costs. Along with doing things like looking for cheaper suppliers for your beverages and avoiding overpouring when making drinks, you can also take steps to reduce heating costs during the winter.
When we bought our house, we had a home warranty that was good for one year. One of the first things that had to get taken care of was the air conditioner. Before we had the HVAC contractor come out, we made sure filters were changed and other basic maintenance was taken care of. The HVAC contractor that the insurance company sent out replaced the compressor and our AC is working fine now so we're glad that we did it when we did, especially because he found a major mistake in our system. You don't want to wait long when the AC goes out on a hot summer day. This blog is here to make sure you get the help you need.