Does anyone know how to remove screws and vents that a previous owner painted over years ago? I would like to do it with the least amount of mess as possible, but I d... See more
I have been battling hvac problems for awhile. I live in an all electric home. I have a heat pump with back up emergency heat. The system is all in the ceiling (via s... See more
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
My house was built 30 years ago on a crawlspace. The crawl space has about a dozen vents in the brick foundation. I live in central Arkansas, and it is very humid i... See more
How do you get rid of mildew smell in window AC, without pulling it out every few weeks and cleaning it !!?
Unfortunately our central AC compressor stopped working. We had a company come hoping it was simply freon. Not so. Due to funds we had to get several room units, work... See more
we just bought a new house and the water heater had been winterized.when we first used the water we had some hot water but it has all turned cold.this is an electric ... 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
The HVAC unit is near the roof of the mini mobil, when cold (frigid -20) wind blows I get gusts through my intake vent, otherwise cold air just pours in. this is not ... See more
That is.. shut down the heat/ cooling registers to the rooms no one currently occupies...or will it strain the hvac system?
The vent cover is porcelain with no holes etc to attach, no brackets either, just an ornate slab of porcelain. Thanks, Dee
I live in an apartment complex that was built in the late 1960's and it us an ALL BILLS PAID compkex. They were built with a chiller/broiler system. I can not get ri... See more
I turned the wasted space at the end of my hallway into another walk-in closet. I am wondering if I should put in a transom above the door or use a vent for circulat... See more
We are remodeling a Park Model mobile home, and had to remove the old antiquated heating system. Would like to be able to use the existing duct work, or modify it.... See more
I need help. My back door neighbor heats with a wood stove all winter. They are downhill from me. Almost all their smoke makes its way into my house, causing heada... See more
My condo unit is positioned over the front door of the building and can't drip there. Also, I've tried draining the water down the side of the building and gotten co... See more
The fireplace in a townhome we recently purchased is not useable,and making it u to code is beyond our finances. To avoid animals coming down the shoot and a drafty h... 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 plugged in an air conditioner and half my lights went out . I went to the breaker box and it is ok what should I do?
When looking at historic homes for sale, other than asking the home owners (which may not be possible), how can you know for sure if these old beauties have insulatio... 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
Our A/C unit is close to our patio (can't be moved), and it is so noisy when it comes on that we can hardly carry on a conversation. Yes, I will be glad when it dies ... 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