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How To Install MRCOOL DIY 12K BTU 17.5 SEER Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pump WiFi

Do-It-Yourself mini-split heat pumps have become very popular since they work very well and are perfect for the Do-It-Yourself type person.   They save money since no HVAC company is needed and work very well at heating and cooling room additions, garages, or most any place heating and cooling is needed.   MRCOOL is one… Read More »

Our Picks for Best Wet Dry Vacuums for HVAC 2019

Having a good Wet Dry Vac to clean up a mess or drain out water is a must have tool for a HVAC tech. There are many sizes and brands to choose from in all different price ranges. Portability is the main concern and storing it, taking it out and packing it should be done… Read More »

What is the Safest Space Heater?

Space heaters have come a long way since the early units were first introduced with built-in safety features almost standard. Some units are built with more safety features than others making them better to use in many scenarios. Often the less heat output needed the safer the unit but there are many units that when… Read More »

Our Picks for Best Heaters for a Greenhouse

The best heater for a greenhouse will vary from unit-to-unit as to climate, cost, and how well the greenhouse is built. In my opinion, a gas or electric heater is the best to use, but for another, a wood burner may be a better option. I live in the desert with no ready supply of… Read More »

Types of Electric Space Heaters for Home Use

Space heaters are are small and versatile units that can be used in an emergency or as supplemental heat. There are many types of space heaters available in different designs and options for a home. Most all will come with a built-in thermostat and high low temperature settings along with other features. The type of… Read More »

What is a Good Thermometer for HVAC?

Taking temperature readings is part of a HVAC technicians job from reading air differences at the supply and return, to reading super heat and sub cooling. So what makes for a good HVAC thermometer? This really depends on the job. For example, pocket thermometers are a great tool to carry around and get general readings,… Read More »

What is the Best Heater for a Basement?

Keeping a basement warm and dry can be a challenge at times depending on how it was built and insulated. There are many ways to heat a basement and maintain a nice comfortable living space. This includes mini-split units, electric heaters, gas, kerosene and more. With the many options, there is no one-size-fits-all unit. Electric… Read More »