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  • HVAC ‘Wall of Shame’ highlights horrible installations

    HVAC ‘Wall of Shame’ highlights horrible installations

    “The Contracting Business HVAC “Wall of Shame” has long been a fixture on this site. Thankfully, we also have the “Wall of Pride,” which shows the best work by the best contractors. The faithful contractors who anchor our HVAC-TAlk.com website have continued to share photos of the atrocities they find every day and have to make right. But sometimes, they  Read More »
  • These several things may be reducing your refrigerator’s lifespan

    These several things may be reducing your refrigerator’s lifespan

    “You’re not cleaning the internal mechanics ‘If the defrost drain is clogged with debris, or frozen, the water dripping off the coils will overflow the drain trough and drip into the bottom of your refrigerator,’ experts at the Repair Clinic told Reader’s Digest. Not only can this overwork your fridge, leading to a shorter lifespan, but it can also potentially  Read More »
  • Air Conditioners Could Help the Environment by Converting CO2 to Fuel

    Air Conditioners Could Help the Environment by Converting CO2 to Fuel

    “‘Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (or HVAC) systems move a lot of air. They can replace the entire air volume in an office building five or 10 times an hour. Machines that capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere—a developing fix for climate change—also depend on moving large volumes of air. So why not save energy by tacking the carbon capture  Read More »
  • Class action lawsuit against LG for refrigerators failing after a few years

    Class action lawsuit against LG for refrigerators failing after a few years

    “Ever get the feeling that your refrigerator just doesn’t last as long as you thought it would? You aren’t alone. A class-action lawsuit filed against LG claims that some of the company’s fridges suffer from a defect that causes the appliances to fail within just a few years. The company is accused of misleading consumers about the appliances, leading to  Read More »
  • Beware handyman scams that ask for money up front

    Beware handyman scams that ask for money up front

    “Parker started having problems with the icemaker in her nearly 3-year-old LG refrigerator at the end of December. She immediately started hunting online for an appliance repair company since her refrigerator was out of warranty. That’s how she found IFixIt Appliance and HVAC, operated by Ryan Munsell. Munsell wanted half of the money upfront to pay for the parts he  Read More »