How can you tell when your cooling system is in need of a tune up. To begin, typically your cooling system will blow cold air and keep your home dry from humidity. An early indication is that your system isn't blowing cold air. During severe storms the power could have knocked off and a fuse could have been blown. The relay switch in the system could be stuck causing it to blow hot air.  Our experts can easily test the electrical system and replace any parts in question. Charter Oak Mechanical

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

Charter Oak Mechanical is Manchester CT, Vernon CT and South Windsor CT's first choice for commercial heating, cooling and ventilation work. Reducing your energy expenses with more efficient equipment and practices can really help out your bottom line. Small businesses spend thousands of dollars every year on energy, and a substantial percentage of that energy is often being used unnecessarily. Investing in energy efficiency involves upfront costs but results in savings over time. If 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

Keeping your home dry is vital to preserving the integrity of the structure. Humidity isn't only bad for your hair, but over time the wetness of the atmosphere can seep into walls and floors and present problems such as mold and rot. It is well known that plug in dehumidifier's can handle a small area, but what if your whole home feels wet inside on humid days? Charter Oak Mechanical has the equipment and experience to install a humidification removal system in your home. Many of the new systems

Don't wait until the cold weather creeps in. Charter Oak Mechanical gets your furnace or alternative heating system up to snuff for a smooth transition of the season. This fall you can spend your time enjoying the weather not stressing household maintenance. Keeping your heating system in tip top condition is always in season. We serve the Manchester CT general area. Manchester CT, Vernon CT, South Windsor CT and all surrounding towns. Call Charter Oak Mechanical for more information.

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