Deep in your basement (or elsewhere on your property), your furnace roars to life—once it’s fed propane. You’ve considered upgrading your heating and cooling units to something more energy-efficient, especially after reading our latest post on mini-splits. many homeowners, you may be wondering how mini-splits are energy-efficient and if these systems use gas or electricity.
Ductless mini-splits provide either heating or cooling to your home and are easy to install compared with other types of space heating. However, as with all HVAC systems, the refrigerant lines but be connected or ‘charged.’ One common question among homeowners considering a ductless mini-split is if these systems come with refrigerant lines precharged.
Mini-splits are HVAC systems that allow heating and cooling of specific rooms or zones in a home instead of the whole structure. They are equipped with two primary components—an indoor air-handling unit and an outdoor condenser or compressor. However, there is a bit of confusion among homeowners as to whether these systems are ductless or ducted.
Hurricane season is upon us, and many people wonder how they can prepare their homes for a storm. The truth is that there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, but we can offer some general guidelines for hurricane-proofing your home. Hurricane tie-down terms can be confusing. Commonly misunderstood terms include single wrap, double wrap, and hurricane clips.
Essential in areas that suffer from natural disasters such as hurricanes, roof and rafter hurricane ties are a must-have for those who want to protect their home. In some cases, these ties are mandated by the State. If you’re wondering what these are and why they’re so important, you’re in the right place for an answer.
North Dakota is known to provide some of the most affordable housing options in the country. In fact, the cost of living is rated 89.9 out of one hundred, making it a cheaper place to live than most other states. You will find houses catering to family structures in North Dakota, including sustainable green homes.
The Gulf of Mexico is a hurricane-prone area, and people living there need to think about home fortification for protection against hurricane damage. Those living near the coast especially should take these steps seriously. The hurricane strap code for Texas has many requirements surrounding the installation of ties and straps.