Archives
  • How To Clean Your Air Conditioner Unit Yourself!

    Here at HVAC.com, we believe that the best approach is to work with a local, trustworthy heating and air conditioning contractor. However, if you’re the do-it-yourself type, you can clean your air conditioner unit with these essential maintenance steps that should be conducted each year. You can clean the exterior condenser as well as the […]


  • Water Heater Maintenance Instructions

    Just as with any piece of important equipment, your water heater needs some TLC to keep it in top shape. Maintenance is needed to keep it operating safely, efficiently, and for many years. Follow these steps to conduct water heater maintenance every six months. Supplies A bucket A pipe wrench Garden hose Flathead screwdriver Socket […]


  • How To De-Ice An Air Conditioning Unit

    When an air conditioner stops producing cold air it could be affected by a number of problems. One of the most common issues is that the coils have iced over. As your air conditioner runs, condensation gathers on the coils and is frozen by the cold air circulating through them. If you find your coils […]


  • Spring Cleaning – HVAC Maintenance Checklist Items That Should Be Added To Your List!

    Spring is in the air, and many of us will be taking time this season to give our homes a thorough “spring cleaning.” A spring cleaning is notoriously detailed, designed to tackle every nook and cranny of the home. The components of a home’s HVAC system need cleaning care, too, so don’t forget to add […]


  • The Do-It-Yourself Guide to HVAC Cleaning and Maintenance

    With average costs anywhere between $150 and $425, having your HVAC system professionally cleaned may not be in the budget. While you cannot solve every issue with preventative maintenance, here are seven do-it-yourself tips you need to know to keep your system healthy: Check and replace your air filters often. The most important thing you […]


  • What Should I Expect From a Maintenance Visit?

    As a homeowner, you’ve invested a lot into your HVAC system and it’s important to make sure it’s working right and running smoothly and efficiently. The key to an HVAC system’s health? Regular maintenance. However, not every homeowner knows what a maintenance visit entails. Have a technician coming soon to check on your HVAC system […]


  • 4 Ways To Prolong The Life Of Your HVAC System

    HVAC systems can be a costly investment, one most homeowners should only have to make a few times in their life. The average system lasts about 15 to 20 years, and there are several things homeowners can do to maximize the life of their system and get the most out of their investment. 4 Tips […]


  • A Simple Step For Maintaining A Healthy Home

    Changing your furnace filter regularly has a great impact on your health, and the health of your HVAC system. Indoor air is polluted with contaminants — as much as five times more polluted than the air you breathe outdoors. The right furnace filter works to prevent contaminants from reaching your living areas, and promotes effective […]


  • 6 Easy Ways To Remember To Change Your Furnace Filters

    Checking on your HVAC system isn’t really how anyone likes to spend their free time, but it’s crucial to the health of your system. Keeping your system running smoothly and efficiently will help prolong its life and avoid problems, saving you trouble and money down the line. Six ways to remind You To change your […]


  • Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist

      In the fall, homeowners are busy preparing their property for the winter. From the extra task of raking leaves to sealing cracks and applying weather stripping to keep the cold out, there are many tasks on your to-do list. One more to add to your list this time of year is HVAC maintenance! Below […]