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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 120 Volt Electric Garage Heaters

Keeping a garage warm, or at least warmer, is ideal when working during the winter. One of the problems with many garages is they lack a 220 volt outlet to run a heavy duty heater. 220 volts is ideal to get the high amps needed to run a commercial style electric heater. With that said… 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 Refrigerant Leak Detectors for HVAC

Finding a refrigerant leak on a HVAC system can be easy at times and other times almost impossible. One method is to use a bubbly liquid sprayed around were a possible leak is to visibly be able to see the leaks location. Using this method does work but often requires lots of time, especially for… Read More »

Our Picks for Best Amp Clamp Multi Meter for HVAC

Having a multi meter with an amp clamp when troubleshooting a HVAC system is ideal when needing quick amp load readings. For example, testing a condensing fan or blower motor for over-amping can be done quickly by simply clamping one of the pole wires. There are many good HVAC amp clamp multi meters on the… 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 »