With the winter approaching quickly, you most likely have shut off your air conditioner until next spring. You may be wondering if you should cover the outdoor condenser of your home's air conditioner before the snow comes. Here is what you need to know about protecting your condenser:
Should You Purchase a Condenser Cover?
A cover doesn't do much to protect a condenser during the winter. They can actually do more harm than good to the condenser in some situations.
If you have a forced air heating system, then you may constantly hear the advice to change your furnace air filter. This is something that both novices and professionals will talk about, and there are some serious issues that can develop if you choose not to change the filter on time. Keep reading to learn about a few of these problems.
An Overheated System
Air filters are placed along the air intake where air is pulled into the system before it is heated.
The greatest downside of owning male cats and dogs is the fact that they have no choice but to mark their territories. One of the most inconvenient things they can mark is your central air conditioning unit. It doesn't take long for you to figure out that they've done this because your home will fill with an obnoxiously disgusting odor when your air conditioning kicks on to cool off your home.
When you rely on your boiler to keep your house warm, it's easy to get frustrated when something goes awry. Some issues are minor and can be addressed by the avid DIYer. But if you're a new homeowner or you've never dealt with appliance issues, you may not know if the situation warrants a call to the professionals. Here are four common signs that your boiler may be in need of a repair.
Here's a question that many homeowners who rely on window-mounted air conditioners face as the winter months close in: "Should I leave my A/C unit in or take it out this winter?" The following looks at some of the factors that could influence your decision. In addition, you'll also get tips on how to handle your window-mounted A/C system whether you decide to remove it or let it stay in place throughout the winter.