August 21st, 2017
Ideally, every air conditioner could get through the summer without running into trouble, allowing you to assess its state in the cooler months of the fall when you don’t need it. But that’s not always possible, especially with an older air conditioner ready to be put out to pasture. Older air conditioners often fail in late summer, having been running for months on end with worn parts and an overall system ready to be put out to pasture. It’s hardly the most ideal time, and you often need to move quickly to get a new system installed lest the stifling temperatures turn your entire home into a broiler.
August 7th, 2017
Summers in Franklin Lakes are staggering, not just for the high temperatures, but for the mugginess that can hit you like a wall. High humidity levels can make your home feel like a swamp, and while air conditioners can deal with it in a crude way, they’re not set up for such endeavors. A whole-house dehumidifier, on the other hand, is specifically built to handle the mugginess instead of the temperature, which can reap a number of benefits for your home.
July 24th, 2017
We’re all accustomed to summer thunderstorms in New York, and as reliable as our civic electrical grids can be, Mother Nature always has the final word. The same holds true in the winter, when powerful blizzards can knock out the power for days at a time. No one likes to think about the possibilities of an emergency like that, but prudent homeowners have to prepare for it. A whole-house generator makes an excellent way to maintain vital appliances in the event of an emergency, ensure that your family stays safe and comfortable until civic power is restored.
July 10th, 2017
Every building needs a functioning air conditioner in our summer heat, and that includes commercial properties as well as residential ones. Indeed, commercial HVAC systems are often more important than household air conditioners. Most of us spend our time away from home in an office or similar place of business, after all, and a comfortable environment is vital not only for workers and customers, but for maintaining key business components such as computers and perishable product. You want an air conditioning service that knows commercial systems to take care of the one at your place of business, and respond swiftly when trouble arises.
June 26th, 2017
Summer is here, and with higher heat, your air conditioner is going to see regular use every day. In such an environment, you want your system to perform as expected every day. Furthermore, you want keep costs down in order to preserve your monthly budget, all without skimping on the cool, comfortable air you home needs to function. If you haven’t scheduled a maintenance session since last summer, now is an excellent time to do so. It can provide a number of considerable benefits to your home.
June 12th, 2017
When problems arise with an older air conditioner, it can be hard to know whether you should simply repair it, or whether a replacement is in order. A good technician can run down your options with you and help you make the determination when trouble arises, but in the end, only the homeowner can decide when an old unit is worth fixing and when it’s time to replace it with a new one.
May 29th, 2017
With summer on its way, homeowners in the area are likely giving their older air conditioners a close look and determining whether they can survive until the fall. If they can’t, then now makes an ideal time to replace them, since we still have a few more weeks of mild weather and you can get a new system up and running before the first heat wave hits.
May 15th, 2017
Everyone wants to keep their homes comfortable during the heat of the summer and the freezing cold of winter, and we rightfully turn to our HVAC systems to do the job. But getting the most out of your air conditioner or heater means focusing on more than just the HVAC system itself. It means checking your whole home and seeing where you might improve its energy efficiency. Enter the energy audit, a thorough examination of your home from a trained technician that can identify places where its efficiency can be improved and formulating a plan of action to do just that.
May 1st, 2017
Your water heater is one of the most important components in your home, providing regular hot water for cooking, cleaning and bathing. Traditional tank water heaters are by far the most common, because they do their job efficiently and without fuss. Most of them sit tucked away in little-used parts of the home such as the basement or the garage, and they do their jobs very quietly. That makes it very difficult to spot problems and when the signs of difficulty appear, it’s often far too late to make repairs: replacement may be necessary.
April 17th, 2017
Most homes in New Jersey rely on traditional centralized air conditioners to stay cool during the summer. They cool the air in a single location, then push the cool air into the home through an elaborate system of ducts. It’s an effective and inexpensive way to fight the heat in the summertime, but it doesn’t work for every home. Luckily, there are alternative options available, notably ductless air conditioning systems that use different means to keep you cool. If you’re looking for a new air conditioner this spring, you might want to consider the benefits of a ductless system.