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Improving Your Home's Heat Retention This Winter

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Every time your furnace kicks on during a cold day your bill goes up, so it’d be nice if the money you spend to heat your home isn’t wasted. Holding onto more heat and making sure your furnace isn’t heating empty rooms can help avoid waste and keep you more comfortable. With a little effort on your part and some new habits, your home will feel warmer and your bill won’t have to climb in the process.…

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3 Tips To Keep Your Home Allergen-Free This Fall

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If you are like many people, you might suffer from fall allergies as the temperatures start to cool down. Although you might enjoy the cooler temperatures and the pretty colors of fall, you might not enjoy the discomforts of your allergies. One great way to combat your fall allergies is by keeping your home as allergen-free as possible. Luckily, doing so is easier than you might think. These are a few things that you can do to improve your indoor air quality during the autumn and prevent allergy symptoms among you and your family members.…

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3 Ways To Reduce Issues With Cold-Weather Condensation In Your Home

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When the cold weather sits outside your home, you will be firing up your home heating system and enjoying the warmth that it provides. However, if you have issues with cold-weather condensation, there is a pretty good chance you will unfortunately be dealing with moisture problems on your walls and windows. To eliminate issues with cold-weather condensation, you have to understand what the problem is, where it comes from, and why it is an issue in your home.…

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Troubleshooting Your AC

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There are few things worse than being caught in a blazing summer without a working air conditioner. Therefore, you should know how to troubleshoot any problems that your AC has. To help you out, here’s a rundown of some of the most common problems with air conditioners and how you should deal with them: AC doesn’t work at all If you turn on your AC and it is not working at all, then you will first want to check the circuit breaker and the thermostat.…

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Four Things You Will Want To Know About The Maintenance Of An Evaporative Cooler

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If you live in a warm, dry climate, an evaporative cooler may be the most affordable and efficient air conditioning solution for your home. These are cooling systems that work with the evaporation of water. They also require more maintenance than a conventional air conditioner.  You may want to do some of these chores yourself. If you want to keep your evaporative cooler efficiently cooling your home, here are four things that you will want to know about the maintenance needs of evaporative cooling systems:…

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Heat Pump Isn't Cycling Properly? Clean Your Air Handler's Evaporator Coil

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If your heat pump won’t cycle off and on properly, you may think that it’s broken or damaged in some way. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes, problems can occur in other areas of the cooling system that affect the performance of your heat pump, including the air handler or indoor unit. The easiest thing to check and change first is the air handler’s air filter. If the air filter is clogged or covered with dirt and dust, the heat pump won’t cycle off and on properly.…

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3 Benefits Provided By Installing Radiant Heating Systems

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Radiant heating is a great choice if you are considering upgrading or installing a heating system in your home. This heating option requires very little maintenance, keeps your home cleaner, and can help you save money on utility bills.  Maintenance A radiant heating system will generally not require any maintenance beyond simply making sure that you boiler does not freeze in the winter. However, it takes quite a bit to make your boiler freeze, such as leaving your heating system completely off during freezing temperatures for several days in a row.…

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Annual AC Maintenance: Why It's Important And What It Includes

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Once you live in a home with central air conditioning, it can be hard to go without it. Maintaining your home’s central AC system is important to keep it functioning properly. While you might be able to handle some of the maintenance tasks yourself, there are others that an HVAC company can do for you. If you would like to keep your system in good condition, consider hiring a company to perform annual maintenance on your system.…

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4 Common Gas Furnace Problems

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If you have a gas furnace in your home, regular care and maintenance is essential. However, even with maintenance, you might occasionally deal with problems. Most issues that occur with gas furnaces require simple fixes. Here are four of the most common gas furnace problems and how to repair them: There is No Heat One of the most common issues with a gas furnace is when it no longer produces any heat.…

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Under A Heat Advisory? Here's What To Do If Your Air Conditioner Goes Out

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Believe it or not, extreme heat causes a surprising number of deaths each year. In fact, heat waves kill more people than any other weather-related cause. Therefore, if your home is under an excessive heat warning – which means that the heat index is at 105 degree Fahrenheit for more than three hours a day for two consecutive days, or if the heat index climbs to 115 degrees or higher at any point – then it’s obviously very dangerous for your air conditioner to stop working.…

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