DIY Tips From the Warner Service Blog

The Classic Debate: Air Conditioning vs. Open Windows

Posted by Warner Service on May 24, 2019 10:00:00 AM

According to Discovery Channel’s MythBusters, driving in your car with the windows down will keep your vehicle more fuel-savvy during the summer heat than turning on the air conditioning. What about applying this logic to your home? Is it more energy efficient to leave your air conditioning unit on or to open your windows? Warner Service is here to debate which idea is better for your wallet:

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Topics: Indoor Air, Air Conditioning, HVAC

Is An Air Conditioning Disaster On The Horizon?

Posted by Warner Service on May 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Unfortunately, an A/C disaster can occur at any moment. Here are the most common reasons why cooling catastrophes happen in your home (and how you can take precautions against them):

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Topics: Air Conditioning, HVAC, Maintenance

12 Legitimate Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner Isn't Working

Posted by Warner Service on May 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

An air conditioner breakdown in the middle of July is the worst, but why did that happen? You'll hear lots of reasons about why the A/C stopped working, but Warner Service is here to end the conversation. This is a comprehensive, end-all-be-all list of why the air conditioning broke down.

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Topics: Air Conditioning, HVAC, Maintenance, Do-It-Yourself

Why Spring Is The Best Time For HVAC Maintenance

Posted by Warner Service on May 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Spring cleaning in your home takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to air conditioners and other heating and cooling components. It's time for spring HVAC maintenance.

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Topics: HVAC, Maintenance, Do-It-Yourself

How To Finally Get Rid Of Spring Allergens And Pathogens

Posted by Warner Service on May 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, pollen season can begin as early as February and last through October. In Maryland, we’re in the thick of it, already sneezing, feeling stuffy, and wiping away watery eyes.

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Topics: Air Conditioning, HVAC, Maintenance, Do-It-Yourself

How Air Filters Impact Your Home

Posted by Warner Service on May 7, 2019 9:00:00 AM

HVAC air filters may not seem as if they would have a big impact on the quality of your indoor air. However, your air filter plays a key role in keeping the system clean and operating dependably. Staying on top of filter changing or cleaning helps you get the best performance from your system and keeps energy costs in line.

 

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Topics: Indoor Air, HVAC

7 Chores You Should Do Before April Ends

Posted by Warner Service on Apr 9, 2019 9:00:00 AM

“Winter cleaning” just doesn’t quite have the same ring as “spring cleaning.” (Neither does “fall cleaning” for that matter.) Because of this, you may have decided to put off some essential chores around the house. That’s OK though because Warner Service has a few tips for your piled-up to-do list:

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Topics: HVAC, Maintenance

Air Duct Cleaning: Why You Don't Want To Wait

Posted by Warner Service on Mar 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

One of the most underappreciated parts of a home is its ductwork. Why? If it’s out of sight, it’s often out of mind — which is a huge mistake.

Without this part of the system, you wouldn’t be able to keep your home warm in the winter or cool in the summer. This is also an area that many people forget on the deep cleaning checklist that probably needs the most attention. Here’s why you don’t want to wait to schedule a professional air duct cleaning.

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Topics: Indoor Air, Air Conditioning, HVAC, Maintenance

4 Money-Saving Ways to Upgrade Your Heating System

Posted by Warner Service on Mar 1, 2019 9:57:00 AM

 

Tis the season for trouble hot and cold spots in your home, faulty thermostats, and cold tile floors. 

To fix these issues — along with high energy bills and other potential heating problems — you may need to gut and upgrade your home's HVAC system.

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Topics: HVAC, Maintenance, Heat, Appliances

Is Your Office Too Cold? How Temperature Affects Productivity

Posted by Warner Service on Feb 26, 2019 1:00:00 PM

 

We’ve all been there — struggling to stay on task and alert in an overly warm office, or unable to think about anything except freezing fingers or toes as you try to work.

You know temperatures vary in offices and commercial buildings — and comfortable temperatures vary for individuals — so what’s an office manager or business owner to do? In this blog, we’ll look at temperature and office productivity, and explain a bit about HVAC systems and how they work to heat and cool your business.

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Topics: Indoor Air, HVAC, Maintenance, Heat