How To Troubleshoot Furnace Humming And Buzzing

When the weather turns cold, you want your heating system to work properly. Furnaces make many natural noises during operation, but a humming or buzzing sound is not usually normal. Failure to troubleshot and fix the noises could cause your furnace to quit completely. You should be able to find source of the humming or buzzing yourself by following these troubleshooting tips. Inspect the Blower Motor Humming noises can commonly be traced to the blower motor. [Read More]

Tips That Can Help Save You Money On Your Monthly Utility Bills

It can be difficult to cut back on certain things each month in an effort to save you money, especially with utility bills. Nobody wants to sit in the dark or take really short showers in order to save a few bucks. There are things you can do that won't make you feel like you're suffering to help save you money on your heating and air conditioning bills each month. See below for some helpful tips. [Read More]

3 Things You Should Know About Floor Vent Covers For Your HVAC System

If you have central heating and air in your home, you might have floor vents in the various rooms of your house. If so, you probably have vent covers on top of these vents. Many people don't think much about these vent covers, but these are a few things that you may want to know about them. 1. You Can Swap Them Out A lot of homes come standard with metal vent covers. [Read More]

Coupling Pipes: How To Overcome Size Differences

Some people who think they are excellent DIYers are sadly mistaken. Take plumbing, for example. Unless you absolutely know what you are doing, you should not do your own plumbing. Too many times you have pipes that do not work with the sinks and other fixtures in your home. As a result, you end up with lots of leaks, and plumbing repairs that require a complete re-do of the plumbing. One major issue is overcoming pipe size differences when you are coupling pipes together. [Read More]