The Problems Tornadoes Leave Behind

fdfefr3For some unknown reason, scientists are reporting that tornadoes have been on the increase each year since 1980. Since there were 51 active tornadoes in 1980 throughout all of Oklahoma and 140 in 2019, it is easy to see that is certainly true. Although you may not know why a tornado may strike your area, you are sure to feel the after effects. Here just some of the many problems tornadoes leave behind.

Debris

With reports that a car can be picked up and flung more than 25 miles away, you may be wondering how far a tornado can throw smaller items. The fact is, no one knows. When the debris settles though, unfamiliar items can be found for miles around – and that is scary. Tornadoes can even carve deep paths into the earth and scatter the dirt for miles. Continue reading

HVAC Troubleshooting – Noises in The Heat Pump

bjgujtyurThis is a heat pump system of the Emerald series. What we are going to talk is a defrost cycle, what the heat pump does during the defrost cycle. All heat pumps are a little different, they act in different ways, but this is the sounds, noises things like that you get out of a heat pump. So with that being said, as you notice when you come up on it you can see the fan in the top is actually spinning.

You can look in the top of a normal heat pump and you can tell the air coming out is cold. It is cool coming out, that way you know. Also to if you look in here at the coil, if you notice there isn’t any frost or anything on it yet. But will see it that you could have ice buildup on it and things like that. Continue reading

Reasons to Schedule Regular HVAC Maintenance

vhyhtytYou might not spend much time thinking about it, but your HVAC system is an incredibly important component of your home. You depend on it to keep your family comfortable. It’s recommended that your HVAC be professionally serviced twice a year. Here’s why.

Avoid Breakdowns

The problem with many HVAC issues is that they start small. You might never know anything is wrong until you start seeing increases in your energy bills. By the time the issue becomes noticeable, it has likely become more serious. Bigger issues are also more expensive to repair. With a routine hvac service contract chicago il, small issues can be caught early, preventing larger issues and potential breakdowns. Continue reading

Rubber Lining Is Easier Than You Think

xfhfhghAnyone who works in the industrial field knows the importance of using the proper equipment. If you work with acidic or abrasive materials, using rubber lined pipes can mean the difference between a huge mess and years of accurate, efficient performance. And rubber lining has cost benefits as well, including reducing maintenance costs and creating more sanitary equipment. However, many people have the wrong misconception that installing rubber lining is a complicated process. It is easier than ever to rubber line your tanks and get lined pipes.

Pressure Vulcanization

The industry standard is to use high-pressure steam vulcanization. This creates a stronger bond and cure, which creates a better finished product. Continue reading

The best time Clean Gutters

bhttewWith summer storm season upon you, you may have noticed that your home’s gutters may not be working as effectively as they once did. As simple as they appear, gutters play a vital role in protecting your home from water damage by routing water away from your siding, windows, doors and foundation. If you have been neglecting your gutters, consider adding them to your list of do-it-yourself home projects. A commitment to maintaining your gutters is a commitment to maintaining your home. Although it may not be the most exciting home improvement project, it’s definitely worth the time and effort.

Gutters and downspouts carry water from your roof to safe outlet points around your home. If these pathways for water become clogged with leaves, dirt, or other debris, they can become clogged and cause rainwater to come in contact with your home. Gutters that sit filled with water eventually will cause the gutters to pull away from where they are attached to the house. Continue reading