I am a senior, have a 35 year old home. Heat/ac vents are in the ceiling. It is not currently in my budget to have the duct work professionally vacuumed/cleaned. I... See more
After replacing the batteries in the thermostat, I reprogrammed it. Unfortunately our ac unit did not start cooling the house again. The outside unit is running (I c... See more
Everything comes on and starts to work properly. The there is a rumbling in the attic air handler, the sound of a power surge like the motor struggling, and the circu... See more
How can one determine if cast iron plumbing water pipes are deteriorating Home was built in 1968 and have city water and sewer have noted discoloration of water City... See more
When I bought the house I didn’t notice that the retur vent for the air conditioner was installed in one of the bedroom. This set up doesn‘t allow the air to flo... See more
I have single A/C wall units in each room of my house. Once they've been running for a certain amount of time (anywhere between 30 minutes and above) on a mid-level t... See more
Would anyone have any ideas on how to elegantly screen my A/C unit in the picture without too much concrete drilling or "breaking the bank"?ThanksGary
Parking in garage and closing the door makes the temp feel at least 20 degrees higher. We leave door up about a quarter of the way but then we feel like it his is a s... See more
Help! I have an old Magi Stat wall thermostat that is set on heat at 69 degrees. I’m unable to lower the heat because it seems the touch buttons are worn out. Ho... See more
Electric Hot Water Heater. What causes the Hot water to turn colder after running for a while?
One room upstairs gets great heat flow and the other 3 not. How do we adjust the ducts so that all rooms gets heat. Thank you so much. Merry Christmas.
I am temporarily living in an apartment in Colorado Springs, over a garage we’re using for storage while our house is being completed. The apartment is freezing. He... See more
I have the floor removed, so I have easy access to the ductwork. The supply duct is insulated on the inside of the metal duct, but the return is not insulated.
Hello, every one, I have a big problem with my asbestos roof... Its Too hot in Summers.. I want to install an Air cooler In My room. and want to add Plywood as a fals... See more
Should I go with gas or electric? Make your case so we can make up our minds.
We bought this house new 10 years ago. About a month ago, I noticed when the AC unit would shut off that our outside condensate drain which is located between the fir... See more
Haven't had time to see effect on electric bill, but we seem to hold in the heat much better. Anyone else tried this. The biggest change will be when the heat of summ... See more
I discovered mildew growing in my attic area few days back. I was told to ventilate the attic in a better way. So, I installed a ridge vent and now the condition is m... See more
Hey guys, I have a few questions about my gas fireplace. I have ceramic logs and use a key to turn onthe gas and I have to light it with a match. Cold air is coming... See more
I'm planning on making a window seat. However the issue I'm having is the heat vent is under the window. Any ideas how to still put the bench seat there without movin... See more
Does anyone have an idea as to why my a/c smells like old stinky wood? The unit is less than 2 years old -
we didn't have this problem last year - smells are hard to describe but the best I can say is it smells like old wood, it doesn't smell moldy but I guess it could be.... See more