Severe Weather Can Lead To Costly AC Repairs – This May Help Eliminate The Need

Because your air conditioning unit is electrically operated, any potential electricity surge could result in considerable damage. As a consequence, during a thunderstorm, it is wise to disconnect your AC unit, first by raising the temperature on the thermostat to stop the unit from running, and then physically disconnecting it from the electricity supply, usually …

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Is Your Bathroom Ventilation Fan The Right Size?

Your bathroom has the potential to be the most humid room in your house, and with humidity comes a whole raft of associated problems, from warped wood to broken drywall, mold and condensation. As a consequence, it is vital that your bathroom is correctly ventilated, especially if there is no external window. In many instances, …

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Decisions, Decisions. Minisplits, Multisplits, Or VRF

There are perhaps more decisions to make than you may have at first imagined when it comes to choosing the most appropriate air conditioning system, either for your home or office. While the cost of the unit will be critical as far as your immediate budget is concerned, long-term running costs, invariable based on energy …

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Helpful Pointers If You’re Going To Buy A Dehumidifier

If you are thinking of buying a dehumidifier, then there are only four principal aspects you need to take into consideration before making your final decision. The first question you should ask yourself is “What is the volume of space I need to cover?”. The second is “What is the temperature indoors?”, then “what is …

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Finding Your Best HVAC Company

HVAC is an important investment in your home. Not only does it help to increase its value, but it also helps improve your own quality of life. Get it right and you can have a cost-efficient system running smoothly whenever you need it most, get it wrong, and you can be faced with unwanted and …

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4 Effective Ways to Eliminate Mold in Your Home in Summer

Warm temperature, humidity and stagnant air are the perfect combination for mold to thrive and grow. Not only does it look bad, but mold is also bad for your health. Getting it professionally removed can be very costly, but there are simple ways you can deal with the problem yourself. Locate where mold grows – …

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4 Effective Ways to Prevent Allergies in Your Home

Pollen is the bane of many people’s ability to enjoy life when spring and summer arrive. For many of you, the sanctuary of a pollen-free environment is essential, and that, most often, is your home. As a consequence, the indoor air quality (IAQ) inside your home becomes of paramount importance and at Petrocelli Services, we’re …

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Are You Aware Of R-22 HVAC Refrigerant Phase Out?

R-22 refrigerant was identified 25 years ago as containing chemicals (chlorine) which were responsible for depleting the ozone layer. As a consequence, all new refrigeration-type units manufactured from 2010 onwards could not use R-22 refrigerants. Where servicing of existing HVAC units that use R-22 refrigerants are concerned, up until 2020, only recycled or reclaimed R-22 …

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