If you have recently relocated to a colder region where you will now have to deal with snow and ice for the first time then you want to make sure you are educated on how to prepare for those cold winter months. Not only do you want to make sure you are able to stay comfortable, but you also want to keep your heating costs to a minimum and make sure you are able to deal with any weather related emergencies that may happen.
4 April 2017
This summer, the heat is bound to be ferocious. when you have an air conditioner in working order, it is sure to be a piece of cake to beat the heat -- until you remember that running your AC also hikes up your energy bill. When you use your air conditioner this summer, take these steps to ensure that you are making the most of your finances and AC unit.
19 March 2017
Seasonal maintenance of your HVAC system (typically in the fall for your heating system and in the spring for your cooling system) is a great way to prevent expensive repairs, troubleshoot, and make sure your entire HVAC system functions as efficiently as possible. By taking a few easy steps this spring, you can get your HVAC system primed and ready to cool your home all summer. Here are three great ways to prepare your HVAC system for spring:
9 March 2017
Buying an older home was the best idea you ever had for meeting your home buying budget and living in that up-and-coming neighborhood that gets you close to work. However, you knew that there would be a few quirks coming in, and everybody knows that old houses make noise when they settle. Lately though, those sounds seem to be happening only during the cold snap when your heater kicks on, and the thought of something going wrong when the temperatures are seriously low is unsettling.
3 March 2017
In an effort to save money and keep their home at the perfect temperature no matter what the season, many homeowners go to great lengths to seal every nook, cranny, and crack throughout their home. While making your home air tight is a great way to stay toasty warm during the winter and nice and cool during the summer, a lack of ventilation and air flow can have a serious impact on your health.
5 January 2017
If you have been looking at updating your old air conditioning system to a much newer model, then this is a great way to increase the efficiency of your cooling system. Increased efficiency is not the only reason why an upgrade to a newer AC system is a good idea. This is also ideal if you want to get away from using old refrigerants like R-22. There are many reasons why this is a good idea.
4 October 2016
Without the help of a reliable heater, it can get pretty chilly indoors during the winter. Because your heater works hard all winter to keep you warm, it's likely faced with continual wear and tear as it is used, which can result in the need for extra maintenance efforts and unnecessary repairs. The good news is that with just a little legwork, you should be able to keep your heater in optimal working condition while minimizing the need for repairs.
8 February 2016