Why Does My Air Conditioner Trip The Breaker?

November 3, 2019

If you feel that your AC is tripping the circuit breaker in your home too often, then you will need to look into why this is happening. Circuit breakers are there to help your electrical system from overloading and that is why they may switch off. It is normal for this to happen once in a while, however if it is a continual occurrence in relation to your AC system, then it is time to look at what is triggering it. Here are some reasons your circuit breaker may be tripping and how you can go about

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Why Does My Air Conditioner Leak Water?

November 3, 2019

Air conditioners are built robustly, but they can still experience mechanical trouble sometimes. If your air conditioner is leaking water, you’ll notice because water will pool around the base. First, understand that one important job of an air conditioner is to remove excess moisture from indoor air. The resulting condensation drains away without incident under normal operation, so a puddle around the unit is a sign that something’s wrong. Here are five possible reasons why your air conditioner leaks water. Reasons Your Air Conditioner Leaks Water The condensate drain is blocked:

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When is it Time to Replace My Air Conditioner?

November 3, 2019

No air conditioner lasts forever, unfortunately. Even if you invested in a high-quality brand air conditioner and made sure to maintain it over the years, eventually you’ll have to get it replaced. But how do you know when that time comes? The following are the five main signs that it’s time to replace your air conditioner: Your air conditioner is old – Once your air conditioner reaches its tenth year, it’s going to be reaching the end of its lifespan. In some cases, a well-maintained air conditioner can last upwards of 15

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How Does HVAC Financing Work?

November 2, 2019

As a homeowner, heating and cooling systems aren’t luxury items that you can choose not to invest in if you don’t want to. They’re necessary for the function, comfort, and safety of your home, after all. Unfortunately, if you need to replace one of your HVAC units, it can come at quite a substantial cost. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that you can obtain financing so that you aren’t on the hook for thousands of dollars upfront. The following are a few ways that you can procure HVAC financing: Obtain

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Air Conditioner Energy Saving Tips

November 2, 2019

Your energy bills can get pretty expensive during the peak summer and winter months. This is because you’ll be relying on your AC and your heating system to ensure the comfort of your home. Fortunately, there are a number of ways that you can reduce those expensive energy costs. The following are a few ways to save energy around the home: Install a programmable thermostat – A programmable thermostat can go a long way in helping to reduce your energy use. This is because you can set your temperatures a week ahead of time to

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What Should I Expect During an HVAC Estimate?

November 2, 2019

Replacing your HVAC, that is your Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, can be an expensive endeavor. After all, your heating and cooling systems are likely the most utilized appliance in your home. The frosty-to-frigid Baltimore winters, and sweltering, humid summers in our area cause residents to seek relief in the comfort of their home. Having an HVAC system you can depend on is essential, and, in terms of efficiency, will save you money. If you’re considering replacing your outdated heating and cooling system with a newer, more energy-efficient and dependable unit, contact the Air, Plumbing & Heating Solutions for an HVAC

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What Are HVAC Service Agreements and Are they Worth It?

November 2, 2019

Having a heating and cooling system installed in your home is a huge investment. It’s not a decision you make overnight, even if you have no choice in replacing your furnace, or air conditioner. You’ll likely take some time to compare systems for cost, and efficiency. Once you decide, you want to know you’ll be enjoying the comfort provided by your new system for many years to come. Your home heating and cooling system is one of the more crucial appliances in your house. With the cold Baltimore winters and the hot Baltimore summers, you want a

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Why Does My Heating System Click?

November 2, 2019

Boilers and furnaces can make a whole slew of sounds and noises. From the normal hum of operation to strange bumps, thuds, clangs, and booms. Much of the time, these are just particular sounds related to the operation of your home’s heating system. Other times, however, the sounds may be, somehow, different from the noises to which you’ve grown accustomed. If you’ve been hearing new, or troublesome, sounds coming from your home’s electric or gas furnace or boiler, you should contact a professional technician immediately. These new and unfamiliar sounds could indicate a problem, and the sooner

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How Often Should I Replace Home Air Filters?

November 2, 2019

Unless your furnace or air conditioner has a problem, you probably don’t give it much thought, let alone the air filter that works hard to keep your indoor air clean. If you want to maintain lower utility bills, enjoy cleaner air and prevent your equipment from failing prematurely, you should make it a priority to replace your air filter regularly. Learn when to check and change the filter to maximize filtering capability and save money. How Often to Replace Home Air Filters The general rule of thumb is to check the air filter every

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What Is Geothermal Heating?

November 2, 2019

If you are looking to find an energy-efficient heating source for your home, you may want to look into geothermal heating. Geothermal is one of the most efficient ways you can keep your home comfortable. So what is geothermal heating, you ask? About Geothermal Heating Geothermal is a great choice when it comes to keeping your home comfortable, it is great for the environment as it emits no greenhouse gasses and it works alongside nature rather than against it. Geothermal heating systems work by transferring the temperate air from under the

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