Installing an air conditioner in rigidly cold weather, like in winter, is not a good idea. In fact, both manufacturers of central air conditioning units and HVAC contractors advise against it. There are legitimate reasons for doing so, so if you want to install a new air conditioning system, it is best to wait to install it until there is warmer weather afoot. Here are the reasons why installing an air conditioner in winter is not such a good idea.
If you live in a small home or apartment that has a natural gas wall heater that has been turned off all summer, then use this simple procedure to get the pilot light lit and to restore your home's heating service.
Step 1: Clean the Wall Heater's Vented Protective Cover
Before you light the wall heater's pilot light, first the inside and outside of the heater need to be thoroughly cleaned and dusted.
As HVAC experts will tell you, good heating and air conditioning maintenance is all about these preventative tuneups. Pretty much any central HVAC system has room for improvement as far as if efficiency goes. That is, you can usually make some sort of investment that will make your system more efficient and less expensive to run. Of course, on the expensive end of the scale you can replace your furnace with a modern, eco-friendly unit.
It's never too soon to begin thinking about how you're going to heat your home this year. It's not always easy to keep every area of the home comfortable while Father Winter rips into town. Here, you'll find some information that can help you with the selection and installation of the heater that'll keep you warm this year.
How much space are you trying to heat?
Before you can make any decision about the type of heater that will suit your needs the best, you'll need to decide how large of an area you're trying to heat.
Summer is coming to an end. This means that pretty soon, you won't need to run your air conditioning. Your HVAC unit worked hard to keep you cool this summer. In return, it may need some work done to it to help keep it functional and maintained. Here are a few of the different types of maintenance needs you will need when summer draws to a close.
Change the Air Filter in the Unit