Rough-in is an exciting phase in your construction project. It’s an unofficial milestone when the framing is finished (or nearing finishing), the building is dried in (meaning the roof and exterior weather barrier are installed), and the electrical, mechanical, and plumbing elements are beginning to be installed. In other words, rough-in refers to the installation […]
You’ve just received an email from the contractor, and they mentioned something about “RGDs.” Not sure what that means? The following article will explain it to you. RGD stands for Registers, Diffusers, and Grilles. These components are critical parts of the HVAC system that allow for air movement in or out of spaces and ductwork.
You’ve spent the warmer months eating dinner, entertaining guests, and enjoying your screened porch, but now the weather is turning against you. What options do you have if the weather is beginning to cool off, but you aren’t ready to give up your back porch life? Keep reading to see what options are available for
Image Source If you’re considering purchasing or having a gas fireplace installed, you’ll need to know if you must have a chimney for it to work correctly. Can you utilize your chimney if you have one? How can you vent a gas fireplace properly? Keep reading to determine how and if you need to your
If you’re a handy homeowner or just someone who wants to try to save some money by fixing their furnace themselves, then you’ll need to know what the lights on your furnace mean. Knowing what the light means is the first step to diagnosing the problem. Where do I find the lights on my furnace?
Not sure what kind of home furnace you have? This article will help you identify what type of furnace you have in your home and give you some considerations if you’re considering replacing it. What is a furnace? A furnace is an appliance that pulls cooler air from your home, heats the air, and then
Many air conditioning systems will have a float switch connected to the low voltage side of the system. A float switch is designed to keep your home AC unit from causing water damage to your home when the drain pan becomes full. Keep reading to discover more about float switches and their purpose. What is
Your furnace is leaking water, and you need to know what to do next. You can’t just let it spread because it could ruin your flooring or ceiling. And maybe there are no service companies that can get to your home until the next day. You need something done quickly, so we have put this
Image source We’ve come to depend on our air conditioning systems. So when we hear unusual noises, we of course what to know if we need to be concerned and what the noise might be. Knowing the cause of a noise can help you determine if your AC unit needs to be fixed, or if
Image Source The garage can be a sacred space for some people. Whether it’s where you tinker with your car, build your next DIY project, or it’s become your home gym, many people find themselves spending a lot of time there. For other people, a garage is as utilitarian as it gets. It’s just the