What Can Go Wrong When You Put Off HVAC Maintenance

By |June 13th, 2017|

We all work within the confines of a budget. You have a mortgage, car loans to pay, and a family to take care of. Why put money towards something when you don’t have a problem?

That’s why HVAC maintenance gets pushed to the wayside. It’s also why HVAC repairs often escalate into much larger incidents. If […]

Do Your Air Ducts Need Repair?

By |June 3rd, 2017|

How much do you know about your heating and cooling system? What does the acronym HVAC stand for?

A surprising number of homeowners don’t know.

The H is heating; the AC is air conditioning. That’s the easy part. But the V – ventilation – that can leave you scratching your head.

That’s because it’s easy to forget about […]

Why HEPA Filters Matter

By |May 25th, 2017|

HEPA filters or the cheaper filters; does it really matter?

Yes. HEPA – high efficiency particulate air – filters are used for a variety of reasons to help control allergens and microbes within a building or home.

For a filter to carry they “HEPA” name, it must meet certain guidelines established by the Department of Energy. The […]

Will Your AC Unit Make It Through The Summer?

By |May 23rd, 2017|

As the 80 degree days creep towards the 90s, you’ve probably started using your air conditioning system more than ever. It runs day and night, providing a cool breeze when you need it most.

But what if the air isn’t quite as cold as you’d like? What if you know your AC unit needs a little […]

How To Detect Air Leaks

By |May 15th, 2017|

When you spend a few minutes making sure your HVAC system isn’t working harder than it should, you’re not only saving energy, you’re saving money in the process.

One way your home may be losing efficiency is through air leaks. While the most obvious place a leak occurs is around your windows and doors, any part […]

Did You Know Furnace Flues Need Maintenance Too?

By |May 10th, 2017|

What parts are needed to operate your HVAC equipment effectively?

Most homeowners point to the air conditioning unit, the furnace, possibly the ductwork and registers. But it doesn’t end there. Look up, and you’ll find the furnace flue is an important part of the process, yet one that’s equally easy to forget.

A neglected furnace flue can […]

Dealing With Mold: A Common HVAC Complaint

By |May 7th, 2017|

If you’ve ever taken a peek in and around your HVAC unit, you’ve likely seen mold. It’s a common complaint.

Mold can grow and proliferate and make occupants sick without ever being seen. And because of the way your HVAC system operates, it’s one of the fastest ways to spread mold throughout your home.

The reason it’s […]

Is It Time For Smart HVAC?

By |April 30th, 2017|

If you look around your house, you’ll discover many things have evolved over time. We don’t watch tv the same way we did a decade ago – can you imagine using VHS? If you have a new clothes washer, it might feel like you need a class just to understand all the settings.

With that much […]

How To Reduce Pet Allergies In Your Home

By |April 16th, 2017|

Here in Colorado, we not only love our pets, but they are also valued members of the family. We can’t imagine not opening up our homes and letting them wander from room to room, sitting at our feet and joining us wherever we are.

But as they wander from room to room, they not only bring […]

How Central Air Conditioning Works

By |April 13th, 2017|

While most new homes built in and around the Rocky Mountain region have central air conditioning installed, many older homes to not. If you’re thinking of having central air conditioning installed, you may not fully understand how the system works.

Air is pulled into a system which is then cooled and dehumidified before it is sent […]