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October 17th, 2019

Your home is a place where you go to stay warm and cozy, especially during the winter season. And if you live in an area where the winters are brutal, it's a given that you want your home as warm as possible. However, even when the temperatures are below zero, it's important not to overheat your home. In addition to being uncomfortable, turning up the heat can have severe consequences on your health, finances and even on the surrounding environment.

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October 9th, 2019

It won’t be long before winter gets here. With it will come the cold weather and the need to run your furnace more often. While this is a great way to keep you home warm and comfortable, it can also have an impact on your heating bill. If you’re like most people, then finding ways to keep your heating bill reasonable during the winter is imperative. Below are some ways to accomplish that goal.

Get a Programmable Thermostat

One of the best ways to keep your electric bill low during the...

September 19th, 2019

Over time, your heating system will start to lose its efficiency and the cost of repairs will start to pile up. If you feel like your HVAC unit needs constant repairs, it might be best if you invest in a new one. However, doing so is sometimes easier said than done. When it comes to buying a new heating system, you might have to choose between electric and gas.

Gas Heating Benefits

Using a gas-powered HVAC unit is a time-old tradition. In fact, many homes today are still using gas as...

September 17th, 2019

There is a big difference between humidifiers and dehumidifiers even if they both help you have the right humidity level in your home. Humidifiers add moisture to the air while dehumidifiers take it out of the air. Too much or too little humidity in your home can lead to big problems. A humidifier or dehumidifier can help stop nasal congestion and even mold from starting. A humidifier is a great option for the cold winter months of the year, and a dehumidifier can be a nice choice for the...

August 22nd, 2019

To escape this summer’s heat and humidity, you’ve probably already turned on your air conditioning. While the AC may feel like sweet relief, the air inside your home may be more polluted than the stifling heat outside.

When your HVAC system is running properly, it improves indoor air quality and keeps you and your family comfortable. Unfortunately, when not maintained properly, it can cause a variety of issues. The ill-effects of poor indoor air quality include respiratory problems,...

August 8th, 2019
Mold Exposure Symptoms

Outdoor molds are types of fungi that play an important role in nature. They help in the decomposition of dead trees, leaves, and other organic matter. But sometimes mold can be found in the dark, damp places of our homes such as basements and shower stalls. The mold you find may be green, brown, or black. Mold plays no beneficial role indoors and can destroy surfaces and cause a musty smell throughout the home. Mold can also cause severe health problems to those...

July 18th, 2019
When to Repair or Replace the Air Conditioner

No one wants the summer heat to get in the way of enjoying all the activities that can be done only in summer. Therefore, if you have air-conditioning system that you think is not functioning properly, this is the time to either replace or repair. Here is a guide to help you decide whether your central air unit should be repaired or replaced.

A/C Unit’s Age

The age of your air conditioner is a major criterion for whether to replace or...

July 4th, 2019
Summer and Your Air Conditioning Unit

Summer may be a season of fun in the sun, but it can be hard to relax and enjoy time with friends and family when you're concerned about the size of your electric bill. To keep costs and temperatures down, consider the 5 suggestions to save on air conditioning cost:

Keep the Sun Out

Good quality window coverings can greatly reduce your air conditioning expenses. By keeping the sun out during the hottest time of the day, you can also protect your...

June 20th, 2019
Beat the Heat

Summer is almost here, so you know what that means. Soaring temperatures, cookouts and July 4th! But in areas where the mercury hits over 100 on average, keeping your home cool while enjoying the festivities can be challenging.

To make things a little easier, we’ve put together a checklist to help you stay cool all summer long.

Keep the Doors Closed

Whether you're at home celebrating or at another venue, the best way to keep cool air inside is to close the door....

June 6th, 2019
Gas Furnace vs Furnace

It's never too early to think about your furnace. Yes, the mercury is rising outside but before you know it, fall will arrive and you know what that means; sweater weather and turning on your furnace.

Whether your furnace is outdated or you've simply been thinking about an upgrade, there are several things to consider.

Read on to learn about the most reliable types of gas furnaces and what they can do for you:

What is a Gas Furnace?

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