The Infamous Dinner

Last February, my husband and I noticed that the oil furnace was struggling to keep up with demand.  It seemed to run consistently, and our usually low energy bills were startlingly high. There were freezing spots in multiple rooms, and to fix it I kept raising the thermostat setting.  I gradually realized that there was… Read more The Infamous Dinner

Following the repair tips

Despite the fact that the home we purchased was fairly new, one of the first things my husband and I did after signing the contract was hire a licensed Heating, Ventilation, and A/C business to service the forced air oil furnace and central cooling system.  The business fully inspected, cleaned, and adjusted the component to… Read more Following the repair tips

That ONE Cold Room…

I don’t know what it is… There’s literally one room in my house that is always cold in the winter. And the weirdest part is, it’s also the hottest room in the summer… I can’t for the life of me figure how why! I’ve tried replacing the window in there, which didn’t help. Also I’ve… Read more That ONE Cold Room…

Typical AC at the theater

My wife, Angeloa, and I really love to go to the movies when we have some time away from the kids. It’s something we’ve done since we were young  kids ourselves. It’s nice to have a little break from the stresses of everyday life. When we immerse ourselves into a film, it’s like we are… Read more Typical AC at the theater

Balance Beam

Sometimes I feel like I’m living my life like it’s a balance beam… If I tip over too far one way or the other, I’ll fall. I experienced this first hand when I had to deal with a broken HVAC unit. At the time, I was working twelve or more hours per day. I had… Read more Balance Beam