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March 15, 2018

Year Round Benefits of Having a Heat Pump

For climates with moderate heating and cooling needs, heat pumps offer an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners. Like your refrigerator, heat pumps use electricity to move heat from a cool space to a warm space, making the cool space cooler and the warm space warmer. During the heating season, heat pumps move heat from the cool outdoors into your warm house and during the cooling season, heat pumps move heat from your cool house into the warm outdoors. ... Read More
March 1, 2018

Do You Need Indoor Air Quality Services?

Reasons Why Air Quality Can Lessen

There are several reasons why the air quality in your home may lessen. There are obvious causes, like smoking in the house or pet dander for those who may be allergic, but did you know that broken or inefficient equipment in your home may be the culprit? Some other common causes are:
  • Furnace: An old furnace that works inefficiently can cause respiratory problems throughout your home. A broken system can pump out pathogens into your ... Read More
February 14, 2018

Seven Reasons to Consider a Ductless Mini Split System

Unfortunately, your air conditioner isn’t built to last forever. Over time, your ac wears down and loses its efficiency, which costs you higher utility bills and more frustrating repair bills. An old air conditioner, however, is much more than a nuisance, but a safety hazard. An old air conditioner is at risk of mold and leaking toxic refrigerant, as well as starting a fire from old wiring. If it’s time to put your air conditioner out of its misery, a ... Read More
January 19, 2018

Seven Common Signs that Your Ducts Need Cleaning

Many homeowners come to rely on their furnace and air conditioner in order to stay comfortable. There’s one important component, however, that you shouldn’t forget and that’s the air ducts. Your home’s HVAC system needs proper ventilation to function effectively, but when it comes to the growing list of home maintenance chores, it’s easy to overlook their maintenance. Just like any appliance, your air ducts require routine cleaning. The Problem with Dirty Air Ducts Dirty air ducts pose more problems than just ... Read More
November 13, 2017

Weatherization Services Prevent Common Issues

Weatherization services can prevent common issues found within your home. Winter is a tough time of year for your home, and if your home isn’t properly weatherized, it can also be tough on your health. Frigid temperatures, snow, sleet, and ice, can wear your roof, windows, and insulation down, causing leaks and frozen plumbing. Repairing a damaged roof or plumbing can cost thousands, and what’s worse is dealing with a lack of running water or an exposed roof during the ... Read More
November 1, 2017

Home Preparation For the Winter

Home preparation for the winter is important to prepare as soon as possible. Winter is the worst time to be unprepared. If preparations are made now, you can save yourself much woes and misery. Check out the following tips to prepare for the cold of winter, both on the exterior and interior of your home.

Prepare the Plumbing

With colder winds and weather coming in, it would be wise to consider dealing with your water sources outdoors. Make sure to drain the water ... Read More
October 11, 2017

Is it Time to Replace or Repair Your Heating System?

Heating system repair or replacement can be needed as your heating system gets older. As the cold seasons begin looming on the horizon, your furnace will soon be under the spotlight. Eventually, your temperature will drop and your furnace-use will skyrocket while you keep your home and your water warm enough to survive. Unfortunately, just like every other major appliance you love in your house, your furnace doesn’t get any younger. Whether this thought has occurred to you already or ... Read More
September 25, 2017

10 Signs You Need Furnace Troubleshooting

Furnace troubleshooting is a must if you live in a snowy climate. A furnace that hasn’t been tuned up will run you into high energy costs, not to mention the price you have to pay for HVAC maintenance or HVAC repairs. Getting it done now will give you peace of mind, ensure that you have reliable heat for the winter and save you the risk of replacement later on, or having to worry about repair costs.  Here are 10 signs ... Read More
September 18, 2017

Heating System Tune-Ups: 21 Things to Check for Peace of Mind This Winter

Heating system tune-ups are an essential preventive step to ensure your home will be warm during the cooler seasons. Cooler weather is coming soon, so it’s the perfect time to get heating system tune-ups for heating systems.  It’s easy to forget about that when it still feels like summer out, but you should think ahead to what might happen if your heating system fails down the road. Obviously, losing the heat in your house in the middle of winter is inconvenient ... Read More
July 11, 2017

What to Do When You’re in Need of an AC Repair

The realization that your home cooling system isn't working properly can be a shocker especially if you're in an area where the heat is fierce. If you find yourself in need or AC repair, there are a few things that you can do to determine just what the problem is before you call in a professional to complete that repair.

5 Actions to Take When You Need AC Repair

  • Look at your unit's repair history. If you hire an air conditioner ... Read More