Archives for Cooling

Why Do The Temps Fluctuate Between Rooms?

Have you ever wondered why one room in your home is much warmer or cooler than other areas of your home? It turns out, there are various reasons why air temperatures fluctuate between rooms.  Some of the reasons are more obvious than others.  In order to determine the reasoning behind your home’s specific situation it’s important to consider possible causes. Drafty Windows/Doors: Even if your doors and windows are closed, this should be one of the first places to check out when experiencing fluctuating temperatures throughout your home. The slightest gap in a seal could allow outside air to enter
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10 FAQs!

Is there something about your HVAC system that is concerning you but you’re afraid to ask?  Fear no more…the BELOMAN is always here to help.  We’ve compiled a list of the 10 most frequently asked questions when it comes to your A/C and furnace.  Check out the questions below to see which category your concern falls into. Is this sound I’m hearing an issue?: you may hear alarming sounds come from your system; however, in most cases there isn’t anything to worry about.  Check out one of our previous blogs to see if the sound you’re hearing made the list
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5 Common Problems During Peak A/C Season

During the peak of the summer you’re A/C is having to work it’s hardest. Because your system is working so hard to keep up, many begin to show some failing points.  Unless your unit is 100% new, there are several cases you may experience an issue during peak A/C season.  Below is a list of 5 common problems you may encounter during the hottest of summer days: Problem #1: The Air Switches On Irregularly: for this common problem during peak A/C season, it could simply come down to the location of your thermostat.  If your thermostat is in a location
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What Do These Funny HVAC Sounds Mean?

Are you experiencing funny sounds coming from your air conditioner or furnace? When it comes to odd sounds coming from your system these sounds can definitely be alarming.  Although some sounds may be a teaser, there are still some sounds that can become troubling to your system.  We’ve come up with a list of common sounds that may escape your HVAC system and what they may be caused by: Rattling: rattling sounds often indicate there is something that has been loosened and trapped.  Items such as sticks and pebbles can become lodged in your outside unit causing funny sounds. Metal
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Save Money While Away for Vacation!

Are you gearing up for an exciting summer getaway? Your summer getaway may have left a dent in the ol’ wallet, but did you know you have an amazing opportunity to save cash while you’re away simply by adjusting your thermostat?  Some believe turning their AC completely off while on vacations is the best option; however, keeping your AC off for an extended amount of time can cause damage to your drywall, wood and wallpaper by allowing the heat and humidity to become trapped. We’re here to tell you there IS another option to save money while you’re away that
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Is The Air In My Home Clean?

Have you been hearing how contaminated your indoor air quality could be? Are you wanting to have an Indoor Air Quality Analysis performed on your home, but don’t know what it entails?  The BEL-O Man is here to help!  Did you know your indoor air can be 2-5 times  more contaminated than the air outdoors? If you want to improve the air quality of your home don’t hesitate to call an Indoor Air Quality expert to perform a quick analysis of your home!  There are a few ways to test the quality of air in your home…we’ll go over one method:
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Help! My House Isn’t Cooling Evenly!

If you found that our blog last week pertained to your home then this week’s blog will be right up your alley!  If you are finding that your temperatures are fluctuating from room to room you may want to look into Zone Control System.  What is a Zone Control System and how does it work?  We’re here to help! What is a Zone Control System?: A Zone Control System is a way for you to allow specific areas of your home or office to have their own thermostat.  These kinds of systems are the most efficient method to keep your
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Help! The Levels Of My Home Aren’t Cooling Evenly!

Is your upstairs warmer than you would like?! As you’ve probably heard before…heat rises!  Because of this, the levels of homes not heating or cooling evenly is typically a common problem.  Although it is a common problem it is always important to know what the factors are allowing this heat to rise and what can you do about it.  As always the BEL-O Man is here to help! WHAT CAN I DO??: The first thing you can do is to start by contacting a qualified HVAC company.  By adding a knowledgeable HVAC professional to the equation you’ll be able to quickly determine reasons why the
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How To: Choose the Best HVAC Company

…….   So you’re in the market to replace your AC or schedule a repair, but you don’t know where to start or who to choose?? We’re here to help! When choosing a company to work on your HVAC system it’s important to completely trust the company who will be visiting your home. If you’re hesitant about who to choose or where to start you’re in the right place! Where Do I Start??: 1. Collect referrals: when searching for a company to choose always start by asking your friends, family and neighbors. Asking those close to you will give you honest
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10 Shocking Facts of IAQ

Making the air in your home cleaner and safer for your family is always something to prioritize…especially in the spring! With the spring also come allergens which can enter your home and alter the quality of air in your home.  As Americans, we typically spend 90% of our day indoors.  Because of this NOW is the time to learn about indoor air quality (IAQ).  We’ve come up with a list of 10 shocking facts to help you grasp the importance of keeping the air in your home safe and how: #1: Your furniture could be a very dangerous culprit: your
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