What Does that Noise from My Outdoor AC Unit Mean?
There are lots of summer sounds that are music to our ears like crickets chirping and birds singing. But if you hear sounds coming from your outdoor air conditioning unit, you’d better pay close attention. Take a look at these noises that might indicate your outdoor AC unit is having an issue: Banging It might sound like a slamming or a banging noise, but what likely is happening is a loose fan that is making noise as it spins. Banging...Read More
What are the Top Energy-Saving Tips for Spring?
Saving energy means saving money! After all, the less energy you use, the less energy you have to pay for each month! There are many ways to save energy at home. Here are our favorites that you can implement as soon as spring comes so you can take advantage of them all year long. Use Your Fan Wisely If you have a ceiling fan, make sure it is spinning counter-clockwise and then turn it on whenever you’re in the room....Read More
Why There Are More Plumbing Problems Over The Holidays
Did you know that there are more plumbing problems during the holiday season than at any other time of the year? There are a number of reasons for this. Most of them have to do with either the colder weather that often comes over the holidays, or because there are more people in your house than there normally are. Here’s what you need to know to protect your plumbing this season: Watch the Garbage Disposal With so many cooks in...Read More
Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?
It can be worrisome to see puddles of water under your furnace. While we can diagnose the problem remotely, there are a few reasons why you might be seeing all that water. If this happens to you call us at Larry & Sons ASAP to prevent potential water damage to your home. Here are some reasons you may see water under your furnace: Condensation In high-efficiency furnaces, condensation usually leaks out of the furnace and into your floor drain. If...Read More
Should I Use an Energy-Efficient Space Heater or Turn On My Furnace?
As winter approaches, we get a lot of questions about the best and most efficient way to heat your home. While nearly all of us will eventually turn on our furnaces in Hagerstown soon, some people like to wait longer than others to do that. Here are some guidelines for when you might need and want to do that. How Much Space are You Heating? The answer to this question is key to determining whether you should use a space...Read More