Earthwise Home Services Blog: Archive for October, 2018

Heat Pump Air Conditioning Repair Issues

Monday, October 29th, 2018

ductless-heat-pumpHeat pumps are highly efficient and versatile HVAC systems. With the flick of a switch, they can change from a cooling device to a heating device (and vice versa). However, since these systems are used all year-round, they never get a break—and that can mean problems in both the cooling and heating season. Below are some of the potential problems heat pumps can encounter.

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Repair Issues Unique to Central Air Conditioning Systems

Monday, October 15th, 2018

outdoor-hvac-unitsWhile there’s a wealth of information on the internet about air conditioner issues, we wanted to get laser-focused in our approach. In this post, we’ll be going over AC issues that are unique mostly to central air conditioning systems. While variations of this advice might apply to systems like ductless mini-splits, this advice is geared solely toward central ACs.

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Gas Line Servicing Is Not a DIY Job

Monday, October 1st, 2018

gas-meterAs contractors, we understand the joy that homeowners get out of do-it-yourself projects. It’s fun to learn a skill to give yourself a unique piece of furniture, or to make a much-needed improvement in your home—all while saving anywhere from a few bucks to hundreds of dollars.

Yet, we have to be the bad guy here and say that plumbing problems aren’t very DIY-friendly. When it comes to gas lines, we’re even more adamant about not doing it yourself! Not only are they dangerous, but there are some hidden risks that can get you in trouble.

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