Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog : Archive for June, 2015

Why You Should Install a Humidifier This Summer

Monday, June 29th, 2015

When summer rolls around, most people are concerned with keeping cool more than anything else. While this is certainly understandable, there are other factors that affect your comfort. The main thing you have to worry about other than temperature is humidity. Humidity is often portrayed as some type of villain. Every time there’s a hot day, you can’t avoid having at least one person remarking, “At least it’s a dry heat!”

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Why You Should Install a New Water Heater Right Now

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

As of April of this year, the new Department of Energy water heater regulations are in effect. These new regulations dictate that all new water heaters produced conform to a higher standard of quality in terms of energy efficiency. While this will be a good thing in the long run, it means that prices for that first wave of new water heaters will be higher as manufacturers try to maintain their profit margin.

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Why You Should Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance Right Now!

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Summer is here, and homeowners across the country are starting to rev up their air conditioners for the hot season. However, you should know that going from not using your air conditioner at all to using it daily can have some nasty effects. The system has had time to settle during the winter months, and it might have developed one or two problems that need addressing before you start placing it under a lot of strain. Read on to find out more about the problems that can crop up when you start using your air conditioner more often, and why air conditioning maintenance is so important.

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How a Zone Control System Can Improve Your Air Conditioning

Monday, June 8th, 2015

As the days start to warm up, more and more people are going to be running their air conditioners on a regular basis. Though central air conditioning is effective as a whole, it is not a very precise system. This is primarily the result of two things: reliance on a single thermostat and inability to moderate output to different parts of the home.

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What Role Does Refrigerant Play in Air Conditioning?

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Of all the parts of the air conditioner, refrigerant is the most vital to its operation. It is the lifeblood of the air conditioning system, without which the entire unit won’t function. It is important that you know how your air conditioner uses refrigerant and what problems can occur with it. The more you know, the better equipped you’ll be to keep your air conditioner in good condition. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at your air conditioner refrigerant.

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