Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC Blog: Archive for June, 2016

AC FAQ: What’s the Condensate Drain?

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Learning more about your air conditioning system can help you to recognize the signs of a mechanical issue and know when to seek service. We want to make sure that your air conditioning system is properly maintained, so today we present some information about a very important component: the condensate drain.

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Can a Dehumidifier Help Your Air Conditioning System?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Some amount of water vapor in the air is necessary for your comfort. Air that is too dry makes your lips feel chapped and dries out your skin. But air that is too humid can also cause some problems. High levels of humidity…

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Is It Time to Replace Your Toilet?

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Your toilet has been in your home for a while now. Maybe you’re experiencing problems, or maybe it’s starting to show signs of aging. Still, you’re unsure of whether or not it really needs replacement quite yet.

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What Sets Aeroseal Apart from Other Duct Sealing Services?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

One of the little known energy wasters in homes across the country is the air ducts. It turns out that most air ducts have air leaking into them, pouring into the attic or crawlspaces rather than moving into the living spaces in your home. This means that you pay for heating and cooling spaces that don’t need it, driving up your energy costs unnecessarily.

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Energy-Saving Tip: Turn Down Your Water Heater Temperature

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

As summertime approaches, your bills can start to feel a bit out of control. You’ve just gotten a break from the high cost of heating in the winter, and now you have to manage outrageous summer cooling costs.

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5 Things That Make Your Home More Efficient in Summer

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Your air conditioning system uses a lot of energy. But by making some different choices and thinking about how you use energy in the daytime, you can save money and protect the life of your system, keeping it from wearing out before it’s due for a replacement.

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A Few Things You Should Know about Efficient AC Operation

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Want to save more money on your AC bills this year? Check out our guide to more efficient AC system, and save money while staying comfortable all summer long!

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Why Does It Take So Long for Hot Water to Reach My Faucet?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Most of us cannot imagine going without hot water. It’s a near necessity for much of the year, and something we always expect to have when we need it. That’s why it can become frustrating when hot water takes a long time to get to your faucets and showers.

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3 AC Repairs You Might Make at the Beginning of the Season

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

You assume that the very first time you run your air conditioner this season, it should work properly. Of course, that’s not always the case. Significant wear and tear may have developed toward the end of last summer, and if you did not have the system professionally maintained, it could have gotten worse over the winter and through spring.

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