How often should your furnace run in winter?
Most systems have to work around 2-3 cycles per hour. How long does the oven or air conditioning have to work in a given cycle? Usually 10-15 minutes in light time. As soon as you reach the maximum design temperature in heating (0 degrees) or cooling (90 degrees) with so much operating cycle will be longer.
How often should you seal your roof?
How many times does a flat roof have to be covered? Even more than other roofs, flat roofs require maintenance to last. This is usually done in the form of a flat roof covering. A flat roof life not covered is about 10 years, but the covering every five years or so can extend enormously.
When should I insulate my pipes?
In general, it is not necessary to isolate the pipes that cross the inner walls or in the heated basements. Hot water and cold water pipes must be isolated when the objective is to prevent freezing.
How often should you have your house rewired?
To ensure that cables are safe, you must have a regular inspection by a fully qualified and registered electrician every 10 years, and for owners you must do so every 5 years. This will ensure that electricians are safe and up-to-date.
How often should you replace your attic insulation?
Insulation should also be replaced, in some cases earlier than 15 years, if it does not do its job properly. You know that it must be replaced if there are leakages of insulation or if it peels off walls.