HVAC Tips

How To Winterize Your Air Conditioner

By |September 17th, 2017|

A chill is in the air. The afternoons may be warm and dry, but step outside in the early morning, and you’ll know autumn is here. Which means it’s time to start transitioning from your air conditioning system to your furnace.

Because your air conditioning unit sits outside, enduring the elements all year long, it’s important […]

A Short Cycling Furnace

By |September 15th, 2017|

If your furnace keeps turning on and off repeatedly, it can be annoying at best, leave you feeling cold and uncomfortable at worst. Why is it doing this?

Here in the business, we call it short cycling. It’s actually a safety filter built into your furnace system. When your furnace turns on and off quickly, the […]

Is A Two Stage Furnace Right For You?

By |September 11th, 2017|

When someone refers to a one stage furnace, they are referring to the valve control on the burner selection inside the furnace. What this means is the valve that controls the amount of fuel that enters the burner in your furnace is either open or closed. It’s what you probably think about when a furnace […]

Everything You Need To Know About Heat Pumps

By |September 6th, 2017|

An air-source heat pump is the most common type of heat pump. It works by transferring heat between a house and the outdoors. Refrigerant travels in tubing between an outdoor compressor unit and indoor coils mounted on an air handler. Air-source systems require ductwork like what is used in a typical forced-air system.

If your home […]

How Much Water Should Puddle Near My Air Conditioner

By |September 3rd, 2017|

The weather has been exceptionally warm. Your air conditioner has been running a little more than usual.

When it’s this warm outside, you might not get outside as much as you’re used to. And if you haven’t been working on home maintenance projects in a while, you might not have had a chance to inspect your […]

Why Your Air Conditioning Coils Need Cleaning

By |August 30th, 2017|

Dirt and grime can quickly build up on your air conditioning coils if they aren’t properly cleaned. And as this buildup occurs, your air conditioning system will have to work harder and harder to produce the same results. Eventually, it will decrease cooling, increase the cost of operating the system, to the point it may […]

Benefits Of Replacing Your Furnace and Air Conditioner Together

By |August 25th, 2017|

Is your furnace or air conditioner in need of repair? Are you questioning whether it’s worth the time or the money to repair it, or would it be better to replace it once and for all?

Replacing either system can be an expensive endeavor. Which is why many homeowners take on the adage “If it ain’t […]

Keeping Your Pets Safe Around Your HVAC System

By |August 20th, 2017|

When you have a child, safety becomes one of your top concerns. From the time you first bring them home you watch for any potential hazard, locking doors and moving things out of their way. Safety comes first.

Have you done the same for your pets?

Some pets are curious by nature. They explore, especially when they […]

How To Take Care Of Mold And Moisture Problem In Your Home

By |August 14th, 2017|

Mold and mildew will grow and continue to grow anywhere where there is moisture. Mildew is simply mold in its early stage.

While mold and mildew are an important process in our environment, in our homes is a different story. There are many health hazards associated with a moldy home. The best way to prevent mold […]

Are Your Allergies and Air Conditioning Related?

By |August 11th, 2017|

Allergies can be difficult to live with. For many people, recurring allergies mean sneezing, coughing, even serious breathing issues. What’s worse, allergies can kick in during the most beautiful times of the year – spring, summer, fall – just when you want to open up the house and take advantage of the weather.

Throwing open the […]