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January 21st, 2021

Like many homeowners, you could have habits that are harmful to your HVAC unit. While you might be unaware, these habits could be the reason you have increased utility bills. Even worse, the mistakes could decrease your unit’s lifespan.

Since you’d like to get the most out of your HVAC unit, you need to emphasize maintaining it. That includes knowing mistakes to avoid that could cause significant problems in the future. Some of these common mistakes include skipping maintenance,...

January 7th, 2021

The new year is here, which means it is time to start thinking about your New Year's resolutions. A large portion of resolutions focuses on eliminating bad habits. While this often is based around your health, it can also be true about how you take care of things around the house. These are five New Year's resolutions you should make for your HVAC system.

Change the Air Filter

The air filter is a crucial part of the HVAC system, but it is often ignored. The air filter traps dusts and...

December 17th, 2020

Everyone likes to think they can perform home improvement projects by themselves. Technically, they're right most of the time. If you have the tools and the know-how, you can do just about anything with your home. However, DIY home improvement projects should never include replacing your HVAC unit unless you have the proper training. First of all, there are simply too many electrical components to consider. Not knowing how to connect everything correctly adds an extra level of danger that...

December 3rd, 2020

The holidays are a special time to get together with friends and family, whether you are traveling out of town or inviting people to your home. You can help ensure your house is clean and fresh by following some tips to ensure your HVAC system is ready to go during the holidays.

Plan to schedule an appointment for HVAC maintenance before the holidays and avoid any unpleasant surprises.

Air Quality

Dust, dirt, and other contaminants collect in your HVAC air filters. It's...

November 19th, 2020

The cost to repair or replace a badly damaged HVAC unit can be a little pricey. Today, not everyone has that type of money set aside for such a repair. Fortunately, depending on what damaged the HVAC unit, homeowners' insurance may cover some of the costs.

HVAC Systems Fall Under Dwelling Coverage

Insurance coverage for an HVAC system falls under the dwelling coverage of a homeowners' policy. Your home's furnace and central air conditioning units are considered built-ins and are part...

November 5th, 2020

With extra people in your home for the holidays, your HVAC unit needs to work harder to warm the house and keep everyone comfortable during the holiday season. This not only increases monthly energy bill costs but diminishes the effectiveness and lifetime of the appliance. Here are a few tips you can take for the holidays:

Schedule a Tune-Up

Annual HVAC tune-ups reduce the workload on the appliance, improve efficiency, and prolong lifetime. A professional tune-up includes an...

October 22nd, 2020

Here in the U.S., we often take the amount of success of our air conditioning options for granted with much of our equipment we now use having its roots in ancient history. The first advances in the HVAC systems we now take for granted were only made in the early-20th-century when the U.S. took control of heating and cooling its homes. We now use around as much energy to heat and cool our homes as the continent of Africa in total each year.

How Heating has Evolved

When we set out on a...

October 8th, 2020

As summer comes to an end and the afternoons get chilly, Halloween looms on the horizon with the promise of spooky fun. Soon, it will be the season for candy and costumes, as well as homes decorated in fake cobwebs and ghosts. As the spooky season creeps closer, it is important to keep HVAC system safety in mind to ensure yourself a safe Halloween. Follow these tips to keep your HVAC and Halloween running smoothly.

Keep Your Vents Uncovered

Decorating your house with fake cobwebs and...

September 24th, 2020

Most people don't give their home's HVAC system much thought until something goes wrong with it. However, it is always a good idea to understand what makes up your system that works so hard to keep your home comfortable. Here are a few HVAC basics that help demystify the components in your system.

What Does HVAC Mean?

HVAC is an acronym for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. You often hear about heating and air conditioning, but these two things would not be possible without...

September 9th, 2020

Your family wouldn’t be the same without your pet. Because of this, you need to do what you can to keep them healthy and happy. This includes providing them with clean air in your home and a working HVAC system. Here are five ways that you can ensure that your HVAC system is working properly.

Change The Filter Regularly

The filter for your HVAC system is an integral part of you and your pet’s health. Dirty filters can make the air unhealthy to breathe. This is why it’s imperative that...