Cleaning out all of the air ducts

Ever since my husband and I have gotten married, my in-laws have tried to give us unsolicited advice on everything in our lives. From types of dish soaps to HVAC maintenance to birth control, they have an opinion on everything. While their thoughts on my reproductive health were not appreciated, we did learn a lot from what they had to say about our HVAC systems. My in-laws have lived in the same home for over 20 years, and they have never had a problem with their air conditioner or their heater. They attribute their success to the regular HVAC maintenance that they receive from their local HVAC repair shop. As soon as they moved into their home, they enrolled in the HVAC service plan. The HVAC service plan guaranteed them a regular HVAC tune-up every year, and gave them discounts and priority service on all other HVAC products. As a wedding gift, they even offered to enroll us in the same HVAC service plan that they use, and I’m sure glad they did. On his first visit, the HVAC technician found a lot of problems with our air conditioning system. Our air ducts were totally clogged and desperately needed cleaning. He came back later the following day equipped with a long vacuum hose apparatus to thoroughly clean out our air ducts. After that, my husband noticed a big difference in our indoor air quality and have been breathing easy ever since! Even though their advice is sometimes very annoying, I guess my in-laws were right about having our HVAC system serviced regularly.

HVAC duct system 

I’d love a better thermostat

Today, with everything becoming digital and being able to operate anything just from your tablet or phone, it really seems logical to get a smart thermostat for your residence; It is convenient for lazy people, as well as an efficient tool for keeping track and controlling your temperature, then by using your tablet or cell to control that thermostat, and you can monitor your energy being used by that HVAC unit. We would be able to see if a person has messed with the thermostat by changing your set temperature, which can affect your utility bill. However, also, your smart thermostat may have additional features you could use in keeping a watchful eye on your equipment. For example, security warnings to your cell that would let you realize if your thermostat is tampered with, power shortages, or your HVAC unit isn’t functioning very well; One of the nicest parts is being able to control your settings from someplace, including your trip, due to the fact that there’s nothing like being outdoors for a day at the ocean or the park with the family, and when you get to the house, the temperature will be just right. One more benefit of having a smart thermostat is the care of indoor pets; Animals can overheat honestly in a home if a thermostat hasn’t been managed. A smart thermostat that is operational from someplace else can allow you to make sure that your HVAC is finally working properly, and if the unit does manage to go out, you’d be signaled early enough to take care of the issue. Because of the warm seasons I experience in our area of this country, air conditioning is a blessing. A smart thermostat will be good and beneficial financially. This way, all of us are able to appreciate our air conditioner unit separate from going bankrupt.

cooling equipment 

This must be new!

In this modern day, with everything going electronic, as well as you can operate anything easily from your smart cell phone, it surely seems logical to install a smart thermostat for your house. Not only is it an efficient tool for monitoring and controlling your temperature, but also it’s convenient for couch potatoes. In using your cell to control that thermostat, you will be able to keep a more watchful eye on the power being used by that Heating as well as Air Conditioning unit! You should be able to witness if someone has tampered with the thermostat by increasing your adjusted temperature, which will affect an energy bill, but also, that smart thermostat may have other features you could use to assist in keeping a watchful eye on your system. For instance, security alerts to a cell that would let advise you if your thermostat is tampered with, any outages, or the Heating as well as Air Conditioning component is not functioning properly; One of the coolest parts is being able to control your settings from anywhere, including on vacation. Not a thing is like going outdoors for a day at the park or the beach with the family, as well as when you arrive home, the temperature will be perfect. Another perk of having a smart thermostat is the comfort of your pets, and pets well overheat simply in a home if your thermostat hasn’t been regulated… With a smart thermostat that you are able to operate anywhere, you’d be able to ensure that your Heating as well as Air Conditioning is really running perfectly as well as if the component does happen to break down, you’d be alerted early enough to handle the situation. Because of the scorching summers I experience in my location of the country, A/C is a saving grace. The smart thermostat would be good as well as beneficial financially. This way every one of us could experience our air conditioning component without going broke.

new air conditioner 

This is why I want smart temperature control

Since everything is going digital, you can operate anything just from your iPhones. Therefore, it only seems logical to posses a smart temperature control for the home… Not only can it be convenient for couch potatoes, but also it is an efficient method for monitoring and controlling the temperature. By using an iPhone to operate your temperature control, a person can keep a closer eye on the electric being used by that Heating, Ventilation, and A/C unit. Then, you would be able to visualize if someone has bothered your temperature control by adjusting your set temperature, which would affect your energy bill. Also, the smart temperature control will have more features you could utilize to help keep a watching eye on your unit… For example, security alerts to your iPhone that would allow you to know if your temperature control has been tampered with, a power outage, or the Heating, Ventilation, and A/C unit doesn’t function respectfully; One of the greatest parts is being able to adjust the setting from anywhere, including a trip. There is nothing the same as going outdoors for a day on the beach or at the park with the family, and when we get home, the temperature is just so. An additional benefit of having a smart temperature control is for the sake of indoor pets, since pets can overheat substantially in a house if your temperature control hasn’t been maintained. With a smart temperature control that someone could operate anywhere, you would be able to make sure that the Heating, Ventilation, and A/C is functioning perfectly, and if the unit does happen to go off, you’d be alerted soon enough to take care of that situation. Because of the tepid Summers I receive in this part of the country, an air conditioner is a saving grace. A smart temperature control will be wonderful and beneficial financially. That way, all of us would appreciate our air conditioner unit without breaking your bank.

temperature control equipment 

We really need a smart thermostat

These days, with everything becoming digital plus being able to operate anything simply from your smart phones, it only feels logical to have a smart control component for your house. Then, not only is it convenient for couch potatoes, but also it is an efficient method for monitoring plus controlling your control unit. Additionally, by using your phone to control that control unit, you can keep a closer eye on the energy being used by your Heating, Ventilation plus A/C unit. You would be able to see if a person has bothered the control component by increasing your set temperature. This could affect your energy bill, then, also, the smart control component may have extra features you could use to help keep a watchful eye on your unit, then for example, security alerts to your cell that would let you be aware if your control component is tampered with, power outages, or your Heating, Ventilation plus A/C component isn’t functioning respectfully. One of the best things is being able to control the setting from someplace, including a vacation, but there’s nothing like going outdoors for a day at this beach or the park with the family. When you get home, the temperature is just perfect. Another benefit of having a smart control component is that is safe for indoor pets. Pets can overheat entirely in a condo if the control component hasn’t been regulated; With a smart control component that you could operate someplace, you’d be able to ensure that your Heating, Ventilation plus A/C is entirely working great, plus if the component does happen to go out, you’d be alerted soon enough to take care of the problem. Because of the sizzling summers in my part of the country, a/c is a saving grace. A smart control component would be great plus beneficial financially. That way the people I live with and I could enjoy our a/c component without breaking our wallet.

air conditioner installation 

I’d love a smart thermostat

Nowadays with everything going digital and you can operate anything simply from your smart phones, it only seems logical to have a smart thermostat for your home. Not only is it convenient for couch potatoes, but also it’s an efficient tool for monitoring and controlling your thermostat. By using your phone to control your thermostat, you can keep a more watchful eye on the energy being used by your HVAC unit. You would be able to see if someone has bothered the thermostat by changing your set temperature, which could affect your energy bill. Also, the smart thermostat may have more features you could use to help keep a watchful eye on your unit. For example, security alerts to your phone that would let you know if your thermostat is tampered with, power outages, or your HVAC unit isn’t functioning properly. One of the best parts is being able to control the setting from anywhere, including vacation. There’s nothing like going outdoors for a day at the beach or the park with the family, and when you get home, the temperature is just right. Another benefit of having a smart thermostat is the sake of indoor pets. Pets can overheat easily in a home if the thermostat hasn’t been regulated. With a smart thermostat that you could operate anywhere, you’d be able to make sure that your HVAC is working perfectly and if the unit does happen to go out, you’d be alerted early enough to take care of the situation. Because of the hot summers I receive in my part of the country, air conditioning is a saving grace. A smart thermostat would be great and beneficial financially that way we could enjoy our air conditioning unit without breaking the bank.

air conditioning equipment 

Radiators

It took a long time for me to fly from the nest, it was kind of a family joke how I was waiting out my parents for the house. My brother and sister and I all feel we have a right to the house, but I knew I would leave one day and I always warned my parents that when I go, I’ll be gone. And I was, when I moved away I moved over 900 miles away, it was pretty spur of the moment too. The change was overwhelming in the beginning. I left home mid winter, I went from warming my milk for coffee on our wood stove, to adjusting the thermostat to cool in the middle of January. The foreignness of those moments made me ache for home all over again. The thermostat itself was a foreign object to me, I still believe there are too many setting options for how few buttons are present, I don’t necessarily understand it, but at least I can work it now. I am planning my first trip home and I can’t wait. I’m liking it down here and slowly adjusting, but I look forward to the sights and sounds of home. It’ll be cold again when I go back. We rarely use the thermostat there, it’s one of those old timey dial thermostats but it works just fine. Throughout the day you can hear the radiators kick on, the sound of oil going through like leaking water and a creaky clicking sound. And don’t forget the splinters from lugging the wood in, I never did get used to wearing gloves for that. I can’t wait.

radiant heating unit 

HVAC living situations

I spent a couple of weeks down south at my Uncles this past summer. I was looking relocate down that way and as I looked and explored and figured my life out, I was able to stay with my family. The climate was very foreign to me, it was then I realized how well I have incorporated the northern climate into my daily activities and there was a lot more to adapt to than I ever would have guessed. For example, the benefit of fresh air coming through open windows. It’s the opposite down here, an open window in summer lets the air conditioning out and the hot humid sticky air in, it is not refreshing at all. Back home we have a giant rose bush right outside our living room windows, the cool summer breeze fills the house with the perfumed scent of english roses. I was brought up to hang dry my clothes, but hang drying outside is impossible with the humidity. The question I faced, was how to adapt my needs and habits into this environment? With a little research and creativity I had a few ideas. The importance of clean air filters became a priority and HVAC maintenance services to ensure clean and purified air. Second, the use of scented essential oils. Applying it to the air filters and after cleaning around the air vents and as far as I can get inside the air ducts fills the home with smell of garden roses. I hang dry clothes inside opposed to outside, and sometimes they benefit from the garden roses.

air purifier 

We have so many heating options

A couple weeks during the summer I will house sit for this woman who’s a friend of a friend, it’s really how I got the gig. It is such a privilege to housesit for her, she has the most beautiful garden and the most delicious green beans, strawberries, and lettuce, and spinach. My favorite part is munching on the green beans while watering all the plants. She asked me to come for two weeks in the winter this year. While I was familiar with her house already she had me come over early on to explain a little about her finicky heating system and hot water system.  Her primary source of heat is the wood stove, she has a smallish house so it suffices in the winter once you get it cranking. The thermostat to the radiators was behind her African wall hanging and tucked behind her dresser was a small space heater.  I definitely felt there were plenty heating sources to stay warm for the next couple of weeks. It definitely got cold enough a few nights to need all three heating sources going at once. She warned that sometimes during a shower the hot water will turn off and in the event that happens, be sure to shut off the water and turn it back on. She can’t explain it, but perhaps it resets the hot water, but it always works for her. I am always weary when using someone else’s heat or air conditioning, I made sure to crank the wood stove so that would carry the burden of the cold, and there’s no heat like a wood stove heat.

We don’t have HVAC in our factory

After years working the retail side of a fine woodenware small town touristy shop, I requested to work back in the factory. Donna warned about the lack of any kind of heating or cooling system. She said there were only a few weeks in the off seasons the factory was bearable, other than that there is no a/c for the summer time and there is no heating during the winter. But I prefer the early hours, and I would much prefer a lack of heating or cooling equipment to the mindless questions and neediness of the customers. I enjoy the task oriented nature of the factory, and we’re all so involved and focused on our job and with all machinery going you can’t worry about small talk or mindless conversations. It is most certainly an upgrade. But the summers are worst! Luckily we start early enough to beat the majority of the heat but with the all the machinery running and the lifting and lugging, it is hot and sweaty work. The fans we have set up help, but they make things messy as well. I knew what I got into so I won’t complain about the heat or cold, but what I will say is next door could use a humidistat. The house next door is used for staining and oiling and although it was once used as a house, there is not central air, there is no heating or cooling system of any kind. All that oil in the summer soaks into the air, and in turn soaks into our skin, our hair, we breathe it in. The heat makes that oil room unbearably humid in the summer! Still, I’ll take that over customer relations any day.

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