Unfortunately for some their Air Conditioning unit goes down at the start or peak of a dreaded summer heat wave. (It is commonly known as, Murphy's Law.) While you wait for your expert Cooling Technician to come and repair your air conditioning system try some of our following tips to beat the high heat. 1.) Shut out the sunlight. Even if your apartment or office is air conditioned, shut the blinds. Sunlight equals heat. 2.)Minimize the use of heat producing appliances. If you have to use the

Although summer is in full swing, CT residents know that the colder months are never far off. Even the past few days have brought cooler mornings reminiscent of fall, and a few early changing leaves. This winter keep your home cozy with some of the following heating tips. 1.) Upgrade your thermostat, and considering installing a programmable one. 2.) Seal your home up for leaks. examine duct-work for leaks. 3.)Have your heating system serviced. 4.)Call the experts. There are many ways you

Does your thermometer read 70 degrees but it feels as if you're burning up?  Have you had your thermostat checked?  Never really thought about it have you?  Charter Oak Mechanical, serving Manchester, Vernon, Bolton CT and all surrounding areas, can help with any install or repair of your thermostat to ensure comfort. Charter Oak Mechanical, Manchester, Vernon and Bolton, CT are also up to date with digital thermostat  technology!  Imagine controlling your thermostat in your home or offi

Water heating Tips 1.) Install aerating, low flow faucets and shower heads. 2.)Repair leaky faucets promptly: a leaky faucet can waste gallons of water. 3.)Insulate the first 6 feet of hot and cold water pipes connected to the hot water heater. 4.) Drain a quart of water tank every 3 months to remove sediment that impedes heat transfer and lowers the efficiency of your heater. Follow the manufacturers directions. 5.) Although most water heaters last 10 to 15 years its best to star

Charter Oak Mechanical Air conditioning contractors- Bolton, Manchester and Vernon CT With the winter months behind us it’s time to start thinking about the warmer months ahead. In CT we are blessed with the four seasons and that really means is freezing cold winters and hot humid summers. During the humid spells Air conditioners can make all the difference in the world, but window units can be expensive to run and unsightly. Charter Oak Mechanical has a solution to your air conditi