How Do I Know If I Need a Humidifier?

January 20, 2023

How Do You Know When Your Home Needs a Humidifier? Humidity is something you want out of your home in a hot summer, but fall and winter air might get too dry. Colder air doesn’t hold as much moisture, so your home’s humidity levels can get too low. The Environmental Protection Agency suggests that most people are comfortable when interior humidity levels are between 40% and 60%. Adding a humidifier to your home might accomplish this, but you need to know the warning signs that your home could benefit from a humidifier. Your Hygrometer Is

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A Comprehensive Guide to Boiler Systems

December 20, 2022

Boilers are essential parts of a home or business. They provide heat, hot water, and steam for heating, cooking, cleaning, and more. But what exactly is a boiler system? How does it work? What type of maintenance do you need to do to keep your boiler system running efficiently? This guide will answer all those questions and more! What Is a Boiler System? A boiler system comprises an enclosed vessel that stores heated liquid. The heated liquid then circulates through radiators and pipes in the home or business to provide central heating and hot water. Boilers

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Will a Gas Furnace Run Without Electricity?

November 16, 2022

Can Your Gas Furnace Run When the Electricity Fails? Cold winters in Frederick call for running your home’s gas furnace so that you can stay comfortable. Gas furnaces are great for cold winters because they heat up quickly and provide an economical means of heating your home. What happens, though, if the electrical supply to your home suddenly gets interrupted? In these cases, is it still possible to run your gas furnace? To better understand how gas furnaces operate and what they do during a power outage, check out this information from the furnace experts at Weather Masters Corp..

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Is Your Furnace Leaking Gas? How to Tell and What to Do

October 20, 2022

Even though modern gas-powered heating systems are safe, reliable, and efficient, they’re not perfect. As with any other gas-powered system, there’s always the possibility of a leak. When a gas-powered heating system develops a gas leak, it can endanger everyone in the home. Gas leaks pose a fire hazard as well as a risk of asphyxiation for anyone inside the home. That makes learning how to spot the signs of a gas leak critical for homeowners in Frederick, MD and elsewhere that rely on gas-powered furnaces for heat. Here are some of the ways you can tell if your furnace

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Choose Home Warranty Coverage That Covers Your HVAC System

September 20, 2022

Like other household appliances, your HVAC system can break down. Something could go wrong even when you keep up with a maintenance schedule. That something could occur when costs have become more than you can pay. A home warranty can help ease the financial strain. Why Your Home Warranty Should Cover the HVAC System A home warranty protects you from unnecessary financial strain due to an unexpected breakdown. Generally, repairing your HVAC system could cost hundreds of dollars for one appointment. Replacement costs can accelerate into thousands of dollars. A home warranty gives

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The Efficiency Difference Between Mini Splits and Central Air

August 16, 2022

It’s no secret that air conditioning can be a huge energy hog. In fact, the typical home uses more electricity for cooling than anything else except for heating. So, it makes sense to try to find ways to reduce the amount of energy you use to keep your home cool during the summer months. One way to do this is by installing a mini-split system instead of a central air system. With years of experience in the HVAC business, Weather Masters Corp. provides excellent service to all of Frederick and the surrounding areas. As a reliable heating and

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High Humidity While AC Is Running? Here’s Why

July 15, 2022

Your home’s air conditioning system works both to absorb heat from the building and also to reduce indoor humidity. That being said, there are times when your house can still feel incredibly humid even when the AC is running almost constantly. Typically, when this happens, it indicates that your AC isn’t working properly for one reason or another. However, the problem can also be caused by something not directly related to your AC. In light of this, here are some of the reasons why your house may feel humid when your AC is running and what you can do about

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Will My Air Conditioner Cause Harmful Air Pollution?

June 13, 2022

If you’re like most homeowners, you rely on your air conditioning system to stay comfortable throughout the hot summer months. While your air conditioner may feel like a godsend on those extremely hot days, you may be worried about how it is impacting the environment around you. There’s no denying the fact that air conditioners do create harmful air pollution. Indoor Air Pollution One of the most common ways that your air conditioner can create harmful air pollution is by recirculating nasty airborne debris. Items like dust, mold spores, pet dander, and other

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How Long Can Your AC Run Continuously?

May 19, 2022

The summers in Maryland can be extremely hot and humid, which means it’s not uncommon for your air conditioner to run throughout most of the day. This leads many people to question just how long their AC can run without causing it any harm. The answer to this question is slightly complicated because it is completely fine for you to leave your AC switched on 24 hours a day all summer long. However, this doesn’t mean that the air conditioning should run constantly. If it does, this indicates an issue with your cooling system and could

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Comparing the Benefits of Window Units and HVAC Systems

April 15, 2022

Comparing the Benefits of Window Units and HVAC Systems There isn’t one specific type of air conditioner that’s perfect for every home. Every household is unique, every homeowner has different priorities, and there are numerous factors that must be considered. For most people, when shopping for a new AC unit, the decision comes down to either a window AC unit or an HVAC system. Window units are smaller systems designed to cool down just one room, so several of them are usually required for full-home cooling. Alternatively, HVAC systems, such as central air units and

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