Browse Month: July 2018

Want quality a/c for sleeping

It seems that we honestly have some pretty terrible luck when it comes to Mattress purchases. My partner in addition to myself had not been sleeping recently, in addition to the fact that it seems like we both had been tossing all night in addition to Turning. We had both tried everything possible to change our sleep patterns, so we immediately believe that the best possible solution would be to buy a brand new mattress. My wife in addition to myself easily spent a fortune on a new mattress, in addition to brought that thing home hoping that we would sleep better. As it turns out, we quickly realized the problem was not in fact the mattress, but in deed with our heating, A/C, in addition to ventilation device. Both of us were still having trouble sleeping, in addition to the fact that we bought a fan to help move some air. One of our friends suggested that a fan would give us some noise in addition to help us sleep. That’s when we realize that a few degrees colder for the A/C, what actually helped us a great deal. After 4 weeks of sleeping with our A/C device set 3 degrees colder, my wife and addition to myself are waking up chipper and far more spry than we ever have in the past. My wife in addition to myself are even arriving to work earlier than in the past. I can’t believe all of our good night’s rest could have come to an end, if we would have just done something to repair our A/C device sooner.

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Refrigerant refills for the a/c

     It was time for my partner and I to head out on our annual trip to the beach.  He had the vette checked and we were set to go. Both of us stopped at the gas station to fuel up the car, and off we went.  Two fifths into our ride, I told him that it was getting kind of sizzling in the car, so we pulled over at a gas station and he took the top down.  This was even worse, because the sun was blazing down and hitting right on top of our heads, and I supposed my face and shoulders becoming sunburned.

              We stopped again, put up the top and proceeded down the road.  He turned on the air conditioner a couple of minutes later, however nothing happened.  He told me to adjust the AC because he didn’t want to be looking at it instead of the road.  Much later, we still didn’t have any air conditioner, and he thought I was doing something wrong.  We then made our second stop and he proceeded to tinker with the AC switches. When after an hour he didn’t have the AC running, I raised an eyebrow and asked what he would like me to do.  He was annoyed and slammed the car into gear and we left.

           We found a garage that provided AC work, about 3  miles down the road. It took the man all of ten minutes to find out that all the car needed was some coolant in the AC system.  I smiled broadly and asked why he hadn’t thought to check it.

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                   Hardly anything can wake you up quicker than when you realize you have to pee.  I hate when I stretch in my sleep, plus suddenly, it is a mad dash to the bathroom.  When it is Winter, it is even worse. I jump out of bed plus hit the freezing floor, which makes the urgency even worse.  I reach the bathroom, plus the seat is so cold that I don’t even want to sit. The seat is freezing if our hubby hadn’t been up earlier.  Then the seat is up plus I sometimes sit in the water.

                  When Winter ended, I was determined to have heating in our bathroom.  I didn’t care if he bought a small space heater. I had enough of not being comfortable when taking a shower, or using the toilet.  My hubby started looking for a cost efficient plus eco-friendly solution to our bathroom issues. We found a entirely cool bathroom fan, that had a heating system in it.  I would be able to flip a switch plus the heating system would power on. I didn’t like that there wasn’t a very fine review on the heater, so I nixed that idea.

               We also looked at a baseboard heating system that ran on electricity.  We thought seriously about this, but our bathroom is set up quite strangely, plus we could find one that would fit in our space.  Finally, he chose to do what he tried to avoid. He put an air vent in the bathroom plus connected it to the ductwork. I was hoping I would get radiant flooring, however he wouldn’t go for that.

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Saving the day but had no heating

If you have watched the news at all lately I’m sure you heard about the miraculous rescue that took place in a cave in Asia. The world watched as people dealt with inhospitable conditions in order to rescue all of the people trapped. Honestly, the thing I kept thinking about was the air quality in the cave where the soccer team was trapped There were no air vents in the cave and I could not imagine how they were getting fresh air to breathe let alone how they were going to survive the escape. Underground, the air is much cooler and I’m sure that exacerbated the situation and the lack of fresh oxygen must have been a problem. Apparently, they were sending in oxygen tanks in order to allow some fresh air, however it wouldn’t be nearly the same as having a true ventilation system running! Additionally, there was no way to supply any form of heat to the space, so I’m sure that they were freezing in that water up until the time they were brought out. I shudder to think of this, because I am very serious about staying warm in the Winter season so I have my heat running all the time. The air in my home is warm and dry thanks to my superb HVAC system and I do not think that I could have survived what those people did during that time. I am so thankful that the skilled rescuers were able to bring everyone to safely, and I’m sure that the the first thing they did was find a place with a heater and rest!.

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Did not have to use the a/c

It seems the entire country has been in the clutches of a terrible heat wave for nearly a month. Many areas, which are normally never affected, are experiencing very high temps and drought conditions are threatening the crops of a whole lot of farmers! Our part city alone, is many inches below our normal rainfall for the year and we need some relief soon! It’s not just lack of rainfall, the heat causes high energy bills from spending money each week on cooling systems running non-stop. Our power bill last month was nearly 40% higher than normal!  In our region, this heat hardly ever happens, and we usually don’t require so much a/c. In the Summer, leaving windows open is typically adequate to cool our houses. Thankfully, they are calling for a break in the weather later this week and we are supposed to get some rainfall which will be a sight for sore eyes, but it is supposed to be followed by a cool front which will provide us the much needed relief of not needing a/c and I can’t wait to open the windows again and get fresh, cool air. I know I should be grateful that I do have air conditioner to use while in these times, however I’m losing a lot of money. I truly hope that the weather predicted is accurate.

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The diner a/c component

The two of us never had money, but our parents regularly made sure their youngsters didn’t guess that. Then when I got older, I realized how much  they worked to get by with legitimately little. Nut at the time I didn’t suppose my family was any worse off than anyone else, but I thank them for that. No matter how difficult times got, they regularly found a way to make us suppose special… There was a little eating establishment at the end of the block, plus every Saturday after church all of us would go there for lunch. I remember how cold the location regularly was–their air conditioner plan must have been set to “ice age” because it was so cold. I would shudder plus quiver from being so cold, plus after that all of us would get a cup of hot chocolate which seemed to offset all the cooling. Every week all of us did the same thing, plus every week it seemed the A/C was colder than the week before. Anyway, a few weeks ago I was in the city going to see my folks plus I saw the eating establishment with the chilly A/C was still open! I decided to revisit the past plus take our own youngsters in for lunch. I was delighted to find that the air conditioner in there was just as cold as ever. They seated us right under an air vent, plus I noticed our kids shivering. I ordered our son and daughter both a piping cup of cocoa. Of course, just as it did with me, the heat of the drink seemed to counterbalance the chill of the heating and A/C system. What a nice trip down memory lane!

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AC work was not easy

Trying new things and studying new skills is an important area of life, but sometimes you are best served by leaving things to the professionals… One time I mistakenly thought I was a capable of solving a major problem, and it put me in the hospital. The main reason I tried going this route was to save some money, but it ended costing me so much in medical bills that I really did learn my lesson. These days I am a much more cautious person, and I hope this will help keep me healthy for a legitimately long time. The issue was involving my central air conditioning system, and how it would intermittently stop working. I called a heating and air conditioning supplier to provide me a professional inspection and a price quote, but the cost was more than I could afford. I decided to take the evaluation from the heating and air conditioning contractor and use it to learn about the subject online… After watching a handful of A/C repair videos online, I foolishly thought I was capable of returning the central heating and air conditioning system to perfect working order. Instead of fixing it, the A/C fixed me with a big jolt of electricity. One minute I’m monkeying around with the air conditioning system, and the next thing I know I’m laying in a hospital bed. But since then, I leave anything related to heating and cooling to the professionals. I am hesitant to even mess around with my temperature control, just because it will make me flash back to my near-electrocution. Now I have a Heating and Air Conditioning company come by once every couple of months to check everything out for me.

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Trying to decide when our HVAC should die

My acquaintance bet me that if I killed my old HVAC system and got a brand new, up to date and highly expensive one that I would enjoy it better. He even bet me $400 that I would prefer the current Heating as well as Air Conditioning system better than our old one. I figured this would be an simple bet to win as well as I told him he was on… So I called the HVAC company to install a current energy efficient model. I was surprised that there were so numerous options, but I didn’t want anything over the top. I still did want to win the bet so I kept that in mind. When our current HVAC system was installed, I was pretty concerned about losing our aged HVAC system but I was absolutely impressed by the current Heating as well as Air Conditioning system. I was so impressed that I knew that I couldn’t possibly win the bet. I was testing everything out as well as pushing the current system to its limits to see if I could find any faults in the system… Even with all the additional use of the system, the energy bill wasn’t even higher, it was actually way lower! I was so amazed by the savings as well as knew that our acquaintance was really right. I was going to save a small fortune as well as the heating as well as cooling worked so well! When our acquaintance asked me about the Heating as well as Air Conditioning system, I just handed him his 400 bucks for the bet as well as he smiled.

Want some quality HVAC info

As the owner of a well-known heating and AC supplier, I’m asked for HVAC advice all the time.  I could be at the local grocery store buying my lunch, or out with my teenagers. Invariably, someone will stop myself and others to ask for tips to help their cooling system plan task better.  I consistently tell them to perform the much-needed preventive service on their HVAC system. Don’t go cheap on the cooling system filter, either. Change that air filter out promptly. If you don’t, your HVAC plan will feel it, plus you will regret not performing such a simple, plus affordable job.  I consistently encourage my clients to ensure that they conduct the necessary HVAC service to keep their plan healthy. If you neglect your HVAC component for a long time, you may be setting yourself up for a high-cost HVAC repair. Once they’ve decided that they need an HVAC professional, I will advise them to inquire as to whether the HVAC contractor is on commission or if they are salaried.  Commission-paid HVAC service providers can try to influence sales or repairs that are not necessarily needed. I will also remind this person that all contracts have three days to cancel, plus consistently get at least two quotes for any HVAC repairs or installations. Also, that up-to-date HVAC installation may allow you to be eligible for tax credits, with certain restrictions. Most vital to remember, is that several warranties require official service.  However, that HVAC service plan could honestly well be worth the cost, since in general, HVAC units last 20 years, or longer.

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Washing our a/c unit

As an experienced air conditioning professional, I always show our customers how simple it is to take care of their heating and air conditioning unit.  Of course, I show them heating and air conditioning preventive service tips while onsite fixing their heating and cooling unit. Just this afternoon, I washed off the outside condenser unit for a customer.  Especially while in these soaring temperatures, a straight-forward garden hose can save your air conditioning from disaster. I highly advise you make sure your outside condenser coil is clean. A dirty condenser coil makes the heating and air conditioning unit task harder, to cool your home.  A straight-forward washdown of that outside unit is a simple heating and air conditioning service task that can save you a heating and air conditioning repair cost. I encourage our customers to remember to rinse off the coils, while I’m repairing their heating and air conditioning unit. Had that straight-forward heating and air conditioning preventive service been performed officially, the life of that heating and air conditioning unit would have been extended.  That preventive service, along with exchanging the air conditioning filter according to the manufacturer instructions, are two of the most pressing tasks that are needed to respectfully care for your heating and air conditioning system. The dirt and grime in the outside unit can cause issues with your heating and air conditioning plan by restricting airflow. Basically, that dirt and grime makes your heating and air conditioning unit task harder, especially when the outside hot and cold temperatures are so high.  Washing off the condenser unit will do the trick, and it can save you from a costly heating and air conditioning repair. Although most folks know that they need to change that air conditioning filter, that straight-forward task is ignored all too often. Ignoring your air conditioning filter can result in a complicated heating and air conditioning repair, as well.

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