ServiceMax Blog: Archive for July, 2016

A Few Warning Signs of Water Heater Repair

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Even when it’s the hottest time of the year, you’ll still need one important heating device working around the clock in your house: the water heater. Hot water is necessary for cooking, cleaning, showering, and bathing, and you need to see that you act quickly when your water heater needs to have repairs.

Some of the warning signs of water heater trouble are obvious, like a complete loss of hot water. But you want to catch early warning signs so you can get to the problem repaired before your hot water supply is in jeopardy. Below are a few of the more common indications that a water heater needs repairs.

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Hot Weather and Its Effect on Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, July 18th, 2016

When the temperatures climb in mid-summer, air conditioners take on an extra workload to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures. You know that the longer you run your air conditioner, the higher your electric bill. But are there other effects that hot weather has on your AC? Let’s take a more detailed look at Hot Weather vs. Air Conditioners.

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Did You Know? Some Interesting Facts about Air Conditioning History

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Residential air conditioning is so common now that it’s easy to take it for granted, or think that there isn’t anything interesting about the unit the keeps your home comfortable during the summer days and nights. However, the electro-mechanical air conditioner has been around for more than a hundred and ten years now, and it’s racked up some interesting stories during that time. Below we’ve listed a few of the more intriguing pieces of AC history and the ways that it changed the country.

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Is There a “Hot Room” in Your House? It Could Be an AC Problem

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Proper air conditioning for a home is about more than having a cooling system that blows out a sufficient quantity of cold air. That conditioned air must receive even distribution throughout the house via the ventilation system. Otherwise, you’ll end up with a house where some rooms are comfortable, while others are uncomfortably hot.

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