April 18, 2017
There's a thrill in planning the changes to your home that make it possible to age in place. You're not facing the loss of activities and surroundings you've created and loved. You're thinking ahead so you can take the best care of yourself as you grow older.
There may be some worries as you make your to-do list. You may not know the most practical steps to take to mak...Read More
April 7, 2017
Maintaining your air conditioner may not sound like the most exciting of endeavors, especially when the sun is finally shining and the birds are chirping after a long winter. However, if you dedicate just one afternoon to AC maintenance this spring, you'll save yourself a lot of headaches throughout the summer. Here are the most important tasks to tackle during your HVAC afternoon.<... Read More
March 17, 2017
Drip, drip, drip. No doubt you have noticed the consistent production of water from your central air conditioning system, especially on sweltering days. However, you may not know the origin of this water or understand is happening inside your system that generates it.
Below is more information that can help you understand why air conditioners produce water as part of their normal oper...Read More
March 9, 2017
The beginning of spring also signals the start of pollen season, which can be an unbearable time of year if you're one of the millions of homeowners who suffer from pollen allergies. High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filtration may be the key to ridding your home of pollen, dust, and other allergens. The following offers a brief explanation of how HEPA filtration works, as well as its ...Read More
March 3, 2017
If you or a member of your household has recently been diagnosed with asthma, you may be wondering what you can do to improve the air quality within your home (and your vehicles) to lessen the risk and severity of asthma attacks.
Read on to learn more about some tips and tricks you can use to make your existing HVAC system more asthma friendly as well as some of your best H...Read More
February 21, 2017
Winter is almost over, which means it's time to break out the air conditioning and give your heater a well-deserved break. But if your air conditioner is nearing the end of its life and has seen better days, then chances are you're considering an energy-efficient replacement. An A/C replacement is something you'll want to take care of sooner rather than later, especially for the fol...Read More
January 24, 2017
Your trusty furnace has seen you through a lot of unusually chilly fall days and unbelievably frigid winter nights. However, you're beginning to notice that your once-reliable furnace is beginning to show signs of wear and tear.
Before you spring for a new unit, chances are you want to make sure that you aren't spending money when the problem with your furnace can easily be fi...Read More
January 12, 2017
If the fan on your furnace won't shut down when the burner isn't firing, there are a number of possible causes. However, there is a good chance you can identify the problem and perhaps even correct it yourself if you take a few minutes to check your furnace out. Below are two specific things you should check when troubleshooting a continuously running fan.
Check Your S...Read More
January 12, 2017
If you've read a number of our previous blogs, you know to replace your air filters to help your HVAC system run more efficiently. You may be surprised to know, however, that there are numerous types of air filters for you to choose from. These filters range in price, efficiency, and even just how they filter your air.
In this blog we go over six types of filters and their MERV ra...Read More
January 12, 2017
Are you experiencing a lot of allergy symptoms when you spend time in your home? Maybe the air inside your home makes your respiratory tract feel dry and scratchy, and perhaps you've noticed an increase in dust on your surfaces. Dusty, dry indoor air is a common problem in the winter, especially in homes with forced air heating systems. Luckily, there are a few easy ways you can fight dry, ...Read More