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Insulating Your Home To Help Your HVAC System

When we couldn't get our home to cool down last summer, we started checking our HVAC system. We found out that our air conditioning system was working fine, but the air just seemed to leave our house rapidly. We contacted an HVAC contractor to run a few tests, and he concluded that we had a severe insulation problem. After showing us which rooms had bad leaks, he recommended a business to come out and remedy the situation. This blog is all about insulating your home and helping you to keep that carefully heated and cooled air inside, where it belongs.


Three Reasons Why You Should Switch To A Tankless Water Heater Before Expanding Your Household

Life happens, and it often brings along more people as it happens. You may be purchasing a home and taking in a renter, expanding your family to have children, or having your elderly parents move in to help with their care. Either way, more people in your household means more individuals using utilities such as water, electricity, and gas. You especially want to make sure that you water system is sufficient to handle a number of people and having a water heater tank may not fit the bill for you. Here are three reasons you should have your water heater service install a tankless water heater when you plan to expand your household. 

Hot water on demand is easier

With a tankless hot water heater, waiting for hot water to fill the tank and reheat is not something that you will have to do. With extra people in your home, you may not always have time to wait for the water to heat up for baths during the morning rush hour or when washing clothing. With a tankless system, everyone can use the restroom, run water for cooking, or take a bath without disrupting anyone else's quality of life. 

Smaller tanks make for more room

One thing in your home that will be finite is space. While you may not be able to logistically add to the square footage of your home, you can add a little bit of space by having your water heater replacement firm remove the tanked system and install a tankless system. If you used to keep your water tank in the basement, after removal you will be able to use this as living space without worries of flooding or noise. This way, you can convert your basement into a living area for new persons in your home. 

You don't have to limit water-based appliances

With a water heater system that can produce hot water instantly, you and your tenant or parents can have separate washing machines, dishwashers, or even jacuzzi tubs without infringing on the hot water in the rest of the house. Sometimes, in a household with other adults, you will have to limit the operation of water-based appliances while the other party is utilizing the shower or running a dishwasher cycle. With the professional installation of your own tankless system, no one needs to ask for permission before using an item, nor do duplicates of water-running appliances need to be banned. 

For an HVAC contractor, contact a company such as C B Lucas Heating & Air Conditioning.