Winter is finally coming to an end, so it's time to undo all of the damage that the season has done to your home. If you've been using a kerosene heater or two to supplement your furnace, you're going to have quite a bit of wiping and washing to do. Here, you'll find a few tips that'll help you wash away the film that's coating everything in your home and advice to help you eliminate the need for that kerosene heater next year.
Your furnace is one of the most important appliances in your home, and is the only thing that keeps your home livable during the winter months. Like all appliances, your furnace will begin to deteriorate over time, which can cause a number of complications for your property. Being conscious of some of the symptoms associated with an old and worn-out furnace can help make it easier for you to identify when you should begin thinking about replacement.
When you're sitting around the house relaxing, you want to be comfortable—winter doesn't always make it easy. As you enjoy your time at home, you shouldn't have to deal with cold fingers, toes and a running nose—your home should be warm and comfortable. If you're having troubles staying warm this winter, there's a few things that you can do. Here, you'll find a few tips to help you warm up without sending your utility bills to the moon.
If you continuously find yourself needing to dust off the registers in your home and you are noticing more and more dust buildup on the furniture, then you may want to look into the condition of your ducts. If your ducts have dust in them, then that dust will blow out every time that the HVAC system turns on. Here are some of the things that you are going to want to look for in order to prevent further issues, and things you want to do to take care of the current issue.
If you are having your old central air conditioner replaced with a new model, you may wonder what you need to do before the day the installers arrive. If so, use the following tips to help prepare your home before having your new central air conditioning unit installed.
Have Your Old Ductwork Cleaned
After years of use, your old ductwork has probably accumulated a good bit of dust and dirt. If you are using the same ductwork with the new air conditioner, the forced air will push the debris into the new unit, giving it a head start on getting clogged up.