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Heidi's HVAC Help, Ideas, Troubleshooting Tips and More

Hello, I am Heidi, and this is my blog devoted to HVAC issues, repair, troubleshooting, maintenance tips and more. Before you dive into my posts, let me introduce myself. I am a mum of three kids and married to an amazing husband. I used to work in the HVAC industry, but now I spend most of my time working as an editor from my house. I needed something that offered the flexibility of staying at home with my little ones, but I miss the hands-on nature of HVAC work. In this blog, I plan to post on a variety of HVAC related topics. If you have questions or concerns, I hope these posts help you.

A Comprehensive Guide To Efficient Residential Air Conditioning Installation

25 September 2023
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When the summer heat becomes unbearable, having a properly installed air conditioning system in your home can make all the difference. Whether you're considering upgrading your current system or installing a new one, this comprehensive guide provides tips for an efficient residential air conditioning installation. Assess Your Cooling Needs Before diving into the installation process, it's essential to assess your cooling needs. Consider factors such as the size of your home, the number of rooms you want to cool and the climate in your region. Read More …

Air Conditioning for All Seasons: Navigating the Challenges of Year-Round Comfort

7 June 2023
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Whether you're dealing with scorching summer heat or chilly winter nights, a reliable and efficient air conditioning system is essential. However, finding the right balance of comfort and energy efficiency can be a challenge. This article explores the key considerations and strategies to help you navigate the challenges of year-round comfort with your air conditioning system. Proper Sizing To ensure optimal performance, it's crucial that your air conditioning system is the correct size. Read More …

Which Type of Air Conditioner Should You Choose?

24 February 2023
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Air conditioners come in various configurations and sizes, which is helpful as people have different needs. However, the range of choices can make it tricky to know which type is suitable. Here's an overview to help. Portable Air Conditioner If you want an air conditioner that you can move from room to room as required, you could opt for a portable unit. These can be wheeled to the bedroom at night and the living area in the daytime, offering flexibility. Read More …

Why You Should Avoid Adjusting Your Air Conditioning Thermostat Too Much

20 December 2022
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With most air conditioning systems, you have the option to adjust your thermostat as needed. Even though there is nothing wrong with occasionally reaching for your thermostat to adjust the temperature in your home, you shouldn't get into the habit of playing around with your thermostat too much. If you're curious about why this matters, consider the following reasons.  Keep Your Home at a Comfortable Temperature First of all, even though you might think that you will be able to keep yourself and your family more comfortable by adjusting your thermostat as you feel it is needed, you will probably find that this will have the opposite effect. Read More …

4 Things to Know About Hydronic Heating Systems

21 September 2022
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If you want to change your home's heating and cooling system, then hydronic solutions are worth a look. Read on to learn some useful facts about hydronic systems. 1. Hydronic Systems Can Be Retrofitted Some people assume that you can only fit hydronic heating systems in a new build or during a home renovation project. These systems are often used for underfloor heating, so you might think that this project will be too invasive if you simply want to switch to a new system. Read More …