May 20th, 2015
Does your air conditioner need a little repair work?
The heat is on its way, but is your air conditioning unit ready for it? Servicing your air conditioning unit before the heat hits is going to make your summer more bearable, so today we’ve got some signs that will indicate that your air conditioning unit needs to be repaired. Ready to check them out? Read the rest of this entry »
May 15th, 2015
Do you have questions about your plumbing?
Last week we answered some common HVAC questions. This week, we’re going to address some common plumbing issues. Plumbing problems can be a real drag, but you don’t have to sweat the small stuff. Today we’re going to go over some quick fixes for common plumbing problems that will keep your systems running smoothly. Remember that fixing a small problem is essential before it becomes a full-scale nightmare. Ready to tackles some common plumbing problems? Let’s do it! Read the rest of this entry »
May 8th, 2015
Have you got questions about HVAC?
People ask questions about HVAC and HVAC related processes all the time. Many of you may have some of the same questions, so we chose a few common ones and we’re going to give you some awesome answers. Ready? Let’s do it! Read the rest of this entry »
May 3rd, 2015
Humidity can be a real problem.
The humidity is back and it’s going to make your life a sticky mess. Many people find humidity very uncomfortable, but it is unavoidable during the warmer months in Maryland. It’s coming back with a vengeance, so we’re here to help you lower that heavy, sticky feeling inside your home so that you can relax in comfort. Read the rest of this entry »
May 3rd, 2015
Is it time to update your heating and cooling systems?
The hustle and bustle of everyday life can often make you forget about your heating and cooling system, but sometimes, they need to be replaced. This may not be something you have ever done, so you might be wondering whether or not you actually need to invest in new machinery. Here’s the thing, there are signs that you can observe that will help you make the decision to replace your heating and cooling system. We’re going to help you figure out what those are so that you’ll be ready for the severe temperatures of summer and, eventually, the icy grip of winter. Having heating and cooling system failure when the weather gets wild is the last thing you want. So, while the weather is mild, you might want to check in with your system so that you’ll be ready. Read the rest of this entry »
April 23rd, 2015
We’ve got the scoop on some plumbing maintenance tips.
Spring is here and the time has come to get some cleaning done. As you dust your shelves and throw out your clutter, you might want to think about making sure that your plumbing is clean. You should check in on your pipes, faucets, drains, and your water heater just to make sure they’re all ready for the rest of the year. Having routine maintenance performed on your plumbing structures is going to keep them running smoothly so that you won’t have to deal with an excess of costly repairs down the line. Let’s check out some things you should take a look at this spring. Read the rest of this entry »
April 23rd, 2015
Is your electrical wiring in good shape?
Most of the things in our modern world are powered by electricity and when the electrical wiring in your home fails you’re going to feel it. Some people may enjoy being catapulted back into the olden days, but most people are pretty miffed that their Netflix-binge has been interrupted. That’s where we come in. Farnen and Dermer can handle a variety of electrical problems from replacing an outlet to rewiring a whole room. Let’s check out some common indicators that your electrical wiring might be in trouble. Read the rest of this entry »
April 2nd, 2015
Be prepared for the heat of the oncoming seasons!
Spring has finally come and summer is well on its way. The days are about to get longer and much warmer, so investing in a good cooling unit is going to be essential. If you already have a central air, then you may want to think about updating it. There are several benefits to updating your cooling system, so let’s take a look at some of the benefits that you can capitalize on before the heat hits.
Energy Efficiency is Always Improving
If your cooling system was installed a long time ago then you may be in for some bad news. Older cooling systems were not necessarily optimized for energy efficiency. You may be paying arm and a leg in energy bills this summer, even when your cooling system isn’t cooling the house properly. Thankfully, it’s not hot quite yet. So, this might be the best time to go ahead and invest in a unit that will cool your home effectively and use less energy. HVAC technology is always growing and changing, so take advantage of newer technology and get the most bang for your buck.
Install the Right Unit
One factor that can cause a cooling system to be inefficient is that your unit is not the correct size. A unit that is too small may have to work extra hard and this will cost you more energy. Even with all the extra effort, your little unit might not even provide a comfortable temperature for your home. Now, if your unit is too large then you will also be in for an astronomical energy bill. A cooling system that is too large will cycle on and off more often which won’t dehumidify your home properly. This will also cause the cooling system to wear out faster. So, let us help you figure out whether or not your cooling system is the correct size for your home and your cooling needs. We will make sure that you’re getting the best possible cooling system solution for the right price.
If you think you have any questions about updating your cooling system, call us at (410)-902-0020. You can also use our online contact form. You will be contacted by a member of our support staff within 24 business hours.
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March 19th, 2015
Help! I’m trapped in your air ducts.
If you’ve ever heard little scuffling noises in your walls or ceilings then you might have some critters in your ducts. This is bad for you and for the little mice, bats, squirrels, or birds. Thankfully there are ways to prevent this from happening. There are also ways to help them get out once the problem has arisen. Read the rest of this entry »
March 16th, 2015
You might not often need your air-conditioning in spring, but it’s the perfect time to give your unit a check-up before the heat of summer sets in. Getting your AC unit checked-up on in advance of summer can help you save money and stay comfortable. Below we’ll include how your spring air conditioning check-up can save you money and keep you comfortable, as well as a checklist for your air conditioning check-up.
A Spring Air Conditioning Check-Up Saves Money
Getting a spring air conditioning check-up can save you money, both immediately and down the road. In the short term an air conditioning unit check-up will cost less and be more convenient to arrange in the spring then in summer, when professionals HVAC specialists are in higher demand. A medium term savings benefit is that by getting your air conditioning unit a check-up and cleaning you can improve its energy efficiency, saving up to 20% on energy costs. Finally, spring air conditioning check-ups provide the long term cost savings benefit of potentially finding small problems before they get bigger and more expensive to repair. Read the rest of this entry »