5 Obvious Spring Maintenance Tips For Your HVAC System

A dependable HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system can give you comfort and peace of mind. If you want to enjoy those things, however, you need to put in the right effort. That means that you need to maintain your system correctly. Thorough HVAC spring maintenance can provide you with a wealth of perks. 1. Replace

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HVAC Tips For Allergy Season

Spring has nearly arrived, which for most people represents a welcome change in weather and longer days, but for those that deal with seasonal allergies, springtime can be a nightmare. Red and itchy eyes, a constantly running nose, scratchy throat, and non-stop sneezing are just a few of the symptoms that characterize seasonal allergies. When

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Lighting Tips for the Holidays

Lighting Tips for the Holidays Putting up indoor and outdoor lights is a popular tradition this time of year. People love to decorate for the holidays, setting out figurines in their yards and hanging strings of lights on their porches and rooftops. While pretty to look at, they can also cause electrical problems that can

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How to Troubleshoot Partial Power Outages at Home

How to Troubleshoot Partial Power Outages at Home Contact Us When it comes to electrical power, most people don’t pay a lot of attention to it until it’s not working. When the electricity goes out in your home, you can usually figure out why quite easily. For example, if there’s a hurricane or a bad

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Misplaced Thermostats May Affect Hampton Roads Energy Bills

Misplaced Thermostats May Affect Hampton Roads Energy Bills The Importance of Proper Thermostat Placement A common issue for many homeowners is that their HVAC thermostats are placed in the wrong location in their home, causing the device to detect the wrong temperature for the room. The thermostat dictates the frequency with which your heating and

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Why Does My Toilet Keep Clogging?

Why Does My Toilet Keep Clogging? If you have a toilet that continually becomes clogged, no matter what you try, it is likely there is an underlying problem that needs to be fixed. Many issues may have an easy fix while others may need a professional plumber. When it comes to emergencies it is good

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Your Plumbing Problems Solved!

Your Plumbing Problems Solved! If you have experienced weird noises, smells, or ever wondered what you can do to help prevent issues occurring within your pipes, the following questions and answers, may just help. Why do my pipes hum? If you hear a humming sound coming from your pipes, it is likely due to changes

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Why Choose a Trane Authorized Dealer?

Why Choose a Trane Authorized Dealer? When you are looking for HVAC specialists to work on your home or business, you’ve probably seen a lot of certifications, authorizations, and more. Here at American Mechanical, we’re a Trane Authorized Dealer. What does that mean? We choose to offer our customers only the best when it came

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Dryer Maintenance & Safety Tips

Dryer Maintenance & Safety Tips You empty out your lint trap before you use your dryer, but do you do anything else to make sure that your equipment is well maintained? Did you know that dryer vent fires are the #2 cause of home fires in the United States? A surprising number of home fires

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Central Air Conditioning Sizing

Central Air Conditioning Sizing When it comes to purchasing a new central air unit for your home, the right size can make all the difference. Purchasing equipment that is too big for your home can cost you more at the start and throughout the central air’s whole life. By buying a system that is too

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