Environment Masters, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Ridgeland’

How Furnace Maintenance Keeps Your System Efficient and Safe

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Old-furnaceHeating season is almost here, which means it’s time to get your home ready for the drop in temperature. There are a lot of different ways that you could prepare your home for heating season. The most important, though, is scheduling maintenance for your furnace. If you haven’t already done so, you should call a professional about having your system checked out as soon as possible. This is to safeguard both your wallet, and your health, in the months to come. Let’s go over why furnace maintenance is such an important part of getting ready for the heating season.

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Replace Your Air Conditioner If It Fits This List

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Air-ConditionIf your air conditioner is old and worn out, you might not be doing yourself any favors by trying to use it through one more summer. The summer season is extremely stressful for air conditioning systems, considering the demand placed on them on a daily basis. If you put your current air conditioner under that amount of stress for an extended period of time, you may not be too happy about what happens. You don’t want your system to break down on you in the middle of the hottest month of the year, after all. Probably the best thing to do, if your air conditioner is getting close to the end of its life, is to replace it as soon as possible. Consider replacing your air conditioner if it fits the following list:

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If You Are Using an Air Conditioner With Freon, Read This!

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Freon has been slowly disappearing as a refrigerant in air conditioners over the last couple of decades. Where before it used to be nearly ubiquitous, it now is used in a small fraction of refrigerant-based air conditioners. Now, the EPA has mandated that all Freon R-22 be phased out by 2020. If you are currently using an air conditioner that makes use of Freon R-22, you should replace your system sooner rather than later. If you have any questions about how the Freon phase out affects you, contact us today and we’ll help you out!

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Heat Pump Problems to Watch for This Fall

Monday, September 25th, 2017

heat-pump-repairWe’re finally getting out of summer and into fall, though that doesn’t mean the weather will cool of right away. When you finally do start to use your heating system, though, it’s important to make sure that you keep an eye out for any sign that it’s having problems. If you’re using a heat pump to warm your home through the next few months, there are a few signs you should watch out for that it needs repairs.

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Should I Install a Tank or Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, July 31st, 2017

tank-water-heaterFor a very long time, the only real option for residential water heaters was the tank water heater. While tank water heaters are certainly not a bad thing, a lack of options meant that everyone got the same system whether or not it was the best for their situation. Fortunately, that is no longer the case. If you have a need for a new water heater, there are a wide variety of different ones to choose from. Let’s take a look at the two most popular types, and some of the differences you should consider before deciding on which one to install.

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