Mom loves it to be warmer, but I can’t stand it

I called the HVAC company to see if they could install Zone Control, or even do something to give me some AC when she wanted heat

I have been living with my mom ever since I was born. I never got married and I never really saw any reason to move out. I think my mother thinks differently, but I feel like I am doing her a favor. I take care of a lot of the housework, and I also pay the bills for her. She tells me to get out and get a job, but I can’t find one. Besides, she makes plenty for both of us and I don’t think I should have to work. She tells me I am thirty and that I need my own life, but why change things when I am happy. The only thing I don’t like about living here, other than her nagging me, is that she loves to keep the thermostat so high. I told her that it wasn’t good for her to have it so warm in the house, but she tells me that if she wants it warm in the house, then that is where it will be. I decided that since I lived here, I should be able to be comfortable too. I called the HVAC company to see if they could install Zone Control, or even do something to give me some AC when she wanted heat. The HVAC tech told me that it would be simple to install Zone Control into the house, or he could install a ductless mini split into my room. I was not so sure I should do a ductless mini split, but I made an appointment for when mom wouldn’t be home, to have Zone Control installed. I figure she won’t even notice until she gets the bill from the HVAC company.

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My sister hates our air conditioning.

Not too long ago, my sister moved in with me.

  • I’m not really happy to have her with me, but she had nowhere else to go.

Her husband didn’t want her anymore, my parents wouldn’t let her come home, and she really truly had nowhere else to go. It’s not that I wanted her in my home, because she was a real pain, but I had no choice. I was sitting in my bedroom, trying to get some work done, a couple weeks ago when she came into my room. She stood there staring at me and she told me that the air conditioning in her room was not working. I just shrugged and told her to change the thermostat. She rolled her eyes and walked away. A couple minutes later, she came back into my room and told me that the thermostat wasn’t working and I needed to do something. I told her that if she needed to have more air conditioning then she could call the HVAC company. I was shocked when she came back in and told me she had called the HVAC company and they would be there in about an hour. It was a little less than an hour when my doorbell rang. There stood a HVAC tech and he said he was here to check my air conditioning. I told him my AC was working well and that what was wrong was that my sister didn’t know how to use a thermostat. He went in and checked the thermostat and came out laughing. The thermostat had still been on heat instead of cool. He didn’t charge me for the service call.

Quality heating and air

I was working in a fish market

When I was a kid, I used to like to pretend that I was a dolphin.

I loved playing this game and I would pretend I was in a huge aquarium and giving shows for kids.

It is kind of ironic to think that I ended up working in a fish market when I grew up. I hated working here, because a part of me became very sympathetic to what a fish went through when it was caught in nets or on a fishing line. I think some of this came from my pretending I was a dolphin when I was a kid. Working in a fish market, meant that we not only needed to have a lot of ice on hand, but also that we needed to have a good air conditioner in the building. The air conditioner was also meant to help keep the odor of fish out of the market. There was an air purifier that went along with the HVAC system. As much as people loved the taste of fish, none of them wanted to smell the fishy odor. Most people believe the odor is because the fish isn’t fresh, and partly that is right, but some fish just naturally have a very fishy odor. Anyway, we do have a good HVAC system to help keep the fish fresh and we also have a very good air purifier. Whenever the customer comes into the fish market, they can smell the brine of the salt water and the odor of steamed clams and shrimp. I’m glad we have the excellent HVAC system that helps us to keep our fish fresh.

fireplace

My Grandfather was looking at a very expensive repair

My grandfather used to be a HVAC technician and he is still very savvy about heating and air conditioning systems.

He no longer moves like he used to and his hands don’t work the same, but his mind is all there.

I love going and talking to him, since I am now a HVAC technician myself. He is always quick to impart his wisdom and tell me anything I want to know. Last year, he was approached by a HVAC tech that was nothing less than a charlatan. Grandfather knew that the man didn’t know what he was talking about and he didn’t even ask the man to look at his air conditioning. He called me and asked me if I would come over there in about an hour. He had told the man to come back, but he wanted me there when he arrived. When I got to Grandpa’s house, he told me he didn’t want me to tell the man I was a HVAC tech or that Grandpa had ever been a HVAC tech. The man came in and he began to talk about the coil being bad and how he thought the air conditioner may even need replaced. We sat there and talked for a couple minutes and then my Grandpa nodded at me. I asked him why he thought the AC unit needed a coil and what made him think the AC needed replaced. I told him my Grandpa and I had already serviced the AC unit and nothing was wrong. The man was flustered, and we knew he was just there to fleece an older person.

 

My Grandfather was looking at a very expensive repair

You need some expensive repairs

It seems that if there is a con man around, he will inevitably get to my mom.

I remember my dad pretending he was tossing out a fishing pole and reeling in a fish.

He said mom was so gullible it was like going fishing in a barrel of fish. I thought he was being cruel sometimes, and I could never figure out why my mom would laugh and slap his arm. He was so right, because my mom didn’t like telling anyone no Even when it came to having services done in the house, if they told her it was some amount, she would never question it. When she had her HVAC service maintenance done on the air conditioner, I was really worried because she had called a different HVAC company. Three days later, she asked if I could come over and talk to her for a little bit because she needed my input. She told me that the HVAC technician had told her she needed a special kind of coil in her air conditioner and that it was going to cost her a huge amount of money. I called my uncle and he told me that there was nothing wrong with the air conditioner. He said that even if it did need a coil, it was not going to cost her over a thousand dollars and there wouldn’t be any ordering, because it was a part they kept in stock. Since it was my uncle who told us this information, she called the other HVAC company and told them she did not want them to repair her air conditioner.

Heat and AC products

I need my beauty sleep

Have you ever awakened and you realize that it is really cold in the house.

This isn’t so bad if it is just the fact that your thermostat wasn’t working properly, or maybe you forgot to set the thermostat to come up in temperature before you wake up.

Either way, it is quite a shock to your body when you throw off the covers and get so cold you pull the covers back over you and close your eyes. I have been there and I feel your pain. I love getting my beauty sleep, but when I wake up, I want my home to be warm and cozy. I usually check the thermostat before I lay down, so I know that it will be warm when I wake up. To make sure I don’t need to worry about this, I do my regular maintenance checks on my HVAC system. I call the HVAC company, early in the fall, and I request they come out and do maintenance and repair on my furnace. They come to the house and they clean the furnace, go over everything inside, and if there is anything that could cause problems in the future, it is repaired. This is an important part of being the owner of a furnace. It is important even if you just want to wake up and have a warm house. I hate waking up and feeling the cold, so I make my appointment for maintenance and repair, when they finish up the current year. Most of the time, they will even find someone to clean the ductwork for me, and that is really alarming when that dirt and debris comes out.

furnace/heater installation

Bad weather is always around the corner so do your HVAC service

If you are new to being a homeowner and you are unsure of what to do in regard to getting ready for the bad weather, there are a lot of sites online that can give you all the information you need.

They give you checklists that can help you prepare for any kind of emergency. A lot of it depends on whether it is the furnace or air conditioning, but ultimately it is a list to help you prepare. Some of the things include what happens if a large storm goes through and you don’t have electricity for several days to weeks. They always tell you to make sure you have food that is non-perishable. You need to have plenty of bottled water for everyone in the house. You need flashlights, candles, or some kind of battery powered lighting, plus extra batteries. It is good to have some kind of alternate heating source, if your emergency is a blizzard or ice storm or any other storm that knocks out the power. Your furnace will not be working if there isn’t any power. There are gas powered fireplaces that you can use to give you warmth. They are not only decorative, but they can heat up a fairly big area. I’ve spent many days on the living room floor, sleeping in sleeping bags. Not opening doors can help to keep the heat inside the house. As long as you can stay warm with space heaters, a gas fireplace or even with a fireplace, then you can survive the loss of power in the winter.

Cooling industry

The dehumidifier does all the work

Around here, one big problem in the atmosphere is the amount of humidity.

Whether the sun is shining or it’s snowing, the two of us certainly find a lot of excess humidity in the indoor atmosphere.

My wifey and addition to myself have certainly done our best to keep from being distracted, but it’s no use. The two of us certainly work from our beach cabin and addition to the fact that the indoor atmosphere is certainly one of our biggest gripes in addition to complaints. It’s not as if we can ask the boss to call someone to fix the problem, because it happens to fall on our shoulders. When the two of us could not take the indoor air conditioners anymore, the two of us certainly decided to make several calls to the cooling component official. They performed and vestigation and our home in addition to determine that our humidity levels were extremely high. We had 70% humidity in the beach cabin, when you’re only supposed to have 40%. We purchased a dehumidifier and left it running for 60 days in a row. It cost almost $100 to run the dehumidifier, but the two of us certainly had a much more improved indoor air quality. It was definitely the way to go and a decision that the two of us could have made a whole lot sooner. The dehumidifier works extremely well and we will be able to use it sporadically, when the beach cabin interior atmosphere is less than ideal. Awesome machines really work well in the home.

 

Heating and air conditioning system

I wish the living room had its own cooling component

My wife he was complaining constantly about the lack of cold air, in addition to the fact that we eventually had to buy 1/3 ductless mini split cooling component just for the kitchen

When the two of us built our luxury cabin, the two of us had a lot of decisions in completing the entire process. The two of us felt drastically under-qualified to make some decisions, but the two of us handled everything with pride and resourcefulness. The two of us made decisions about the design, bedrooms, appliances, in addition to literally most other things. 1 fantastic decision was undoubtedly a difficult to make, and that was deciding on the heat pump in addition to cooling component. My wife in addition to myself certainly decided to go with a ductless Heating and addition to cooling component. We chose to place a heating component in addition to cooling component in the living room in addition to master bedroom. The two of us never consider for a moment that the kitchen might require a cooling component as well. The very first winter holiday made us wish that we had a cooling component in the kitchen. During the summer and Fourth of July, things were even worse. My wife he was complaining constantly about the lack of cold air, in addition to the fact that we eventually had to buy 1/3 ductless mini split cooling component just for the kitchen. At least my wife doesn’t complain about the indoor air quality much anymore, and she still Cooks up a storm in the kitchen. Now that the heating in addition to a c system is set up for our living room just as we want, I think we won’t have very many problems with the comfortable atmosphere in our baking kitchen.

Central heating

Something cool in the house

the two of us got stuck in a rental, when the two of us move for work.

The company rented the beach cabin, in addition to the fact that neither of us knew what to anticipate.

The two of us we’re living in the urban city for many years, and then the company decided to move us out into the country. The two of us will not used to Country Life, In addition to the fact that things were much different. First of all, the two of us certainly couldn’t go to the store anytime of the day in addition to night. The two of us certainly found that the grocery store was only open in the morning until the afternoon in addition to not anytime after 6. At least we found some cool features inside of our beach cabin, like the mini split ductless cooling component. The two of us certainly found a mini split ductless cooling components in each of the rooms of the beach cabin. It was much nicer than essential colon component, because the two of us could concentrate are cool air in the rooms we were using. For instance, the two of us didn’t use the ductless air conditioner in the spare bedroom at all, because we never had any guess. I think the first mini split systems saved us a bunch of money in that first year. Our electric bill was never over $200, and we didn’t have much problems with changing temperatures. During our second year, we needed a supplemental furnace during the winter. It was extremely cold and the mini split didn’t get the job done.

Radiant floor heating