If your air conditioner is struggling to keep you cool on the warmer days in Spring, it probably needs a good clean to get ready for the sweltering summertime. If you have it on full and it still doesn’t cool things down and seems to be pushing out less air, then it definitely needs a clean and possibly a service by an air conditioning professional.
Termites live in naturally air-conditioned homes and so did humans before the advent of air conditioning. But how on earth did they do it? You'd think their lives would have been unbearable in the scorching summers, but they survived.
Summertime, and the livin’ is usually hot and sticky in Australia and yes, easy as long as you have air conditioning and it’s running smoothly well before the heat hits the fan.
What is a Hydronic Heating System...? Hydronic heating systems use water to move heat energy form where it is produced to where it is needed. Heat energy is is absorbed by the water at a heat source, conveyed by the water through piping, and released into the desired space by a heat emitter, usually [...]
“What is carbon monoxide?” Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless, tasteless gas. It is most commonly formed during the combustion of hydrocarbon fuels, if there is insufficient oxygen available during the combustion process. “Why is it so dangerous?” CO is toxic to all Hemoglobic animals, humans included- basically any living thing that contains red [...]
There are some common sense safety precautions involved in any do-it-yourself plumbing job and there are some legal requirements to keep in mind before attempting the work yourself. Things such as safety tips when using tools, and the legality associated with installations especially of gas appliances. Plumbing by its nature is work done with pipes [...]
There’s a lot to think about when you decide to buy an air conditioner for your home or office and choosing the right one can be challenging at best. Things to consider include the size, the initial cost and how expensive it will be to install and to run, as well as the noise factor. [...]
Rust on gutters, downpipes and steel rooves is easily noticed and can be attended to but when it comes to the pipes in your home, that channel water and gas it’s another matter. These days it’s common for PVC pipes to be used in plumbing systems for newly-built homes, replacing the galvanised iron pipes of [...]
It’s a wise homeowner who acts first rather than waiting until the hot water system quietly draws its last breath or goes out with a bang and leaves the family to suffer cold showers while a new one is quickly installed. This usually happens suddenly, always at the wrong time, and leaves you no time [...]
Regular maintenance of air conditioners is a priority in order to make sure that it continues to be efficient and effective throughout its lifespan.