Have You Properly Prepared Your Air Conditioner for Summer?

July 9th, 2018

air-conditioner-techYou probably don’t think about your air conditioner all that much while you’re using it, as long as it’s working properly. The thing is, though, summer happens to be the time when air conditioners break down the most often.

They’re put under quite a lot of stress during those months, after all. If you don’t want to suddenly find yourself with a broken-down air conditioner during the hottest time of the year, you should make sure to protect your system by taking certain steps. Let’s go over those steps below. Continue Reading

Air Conditioning Problems You Need to Watch For This Summer

June 25th, 2018

air-conditionersSummer is prime time for air conditioner problems. This should come as no surprise, considering the amount of strain the average air conditioner is put under during the average summer day. We’re not saying that you should avoid using your air conditioner during the summer, of course. It wouldn’t be good for much if not for keeping you cool during hot days.

All we’re saying is that you should keep an eye out for signs that your system is in need of repairs during the summer season. If you can identify problems with your air conditioner faster, you can get them repaired faster and your system will be better off as a result. Below are some of the more common air conditioner problems that people run into during the summer. Continue Reading

Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner

June 11th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechSummer is usually the time of year when people crank their air conditioners to the fullest, having already had them tuned-up by a professional the previous season. For some, though, no amount of maintenance will be enough to keep the system in good shape. For those times, we recommend replacing your air conditioner with an entirely new system. If you’re not certain whether or not you need a new air conditioner installed in your home this season, have a look at the symptoms below that might help you decide. Continue Reading

How Humidity Affects Your Indoor Air Quality

May 28th, 2018

hand-setting-thermostatHumidity is often treated as a kind of modifier to whether a warm day is miserable or extra miserable. How many times in your life have you heard some variation of the phrase “at least it’s a dry heat?” Yeah, we hate it too. The subject of humidity is a little more complicated than that, though. Humidity imbalances can actually cause a number of negative effects if they go unchecked. Let’s take a look at what can happen if the humidity levels in your home are allowed to get out of control, and what you can do to keep them balanced. Continue Reading

How You can Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

May 14th, 2018

woman-blowing-noseStaying cool and comfortable is a high priority for most people during the summer, and for good reason. We don’t envy anyone who has to go through summer without a good air conditioning system to rely on. Still, it’s not the only thing that you should be worried about over the next couple of months when it comes to your home’s air.

You should also be taking steps to make sure that your indoor air quality is as high as possible during the summer, as it tends to drop in most homes during the hot season. Have a look at some of the following ways that you can keep your indoor air quality high this season. Continue Reading

Why is My Furnace Making Odd Noises?

April 30th, 2018

Furnace-TechIt’s important that you always stay vigilant for signs that your furnace is in need of repair. The faster you can detect issues with your furnace, the faster you can have it repaired and the more damage you can prevent. One of the most obvious signs that a furnace is not doing as well as it should be is if it starts making odd noises during operation. If you’ve had your furnace for a while, you probably know what it’s supposed to sound like when it’s running. Read on for a list of some of the more common noises a furnace might make that indicate a need for repairs. Continue Reading

Now is the Perfect Time to Replace Your Heating System

April 16th, 2018

gas-burnersWe’re coming to the end of the heating season pretty soon. Before too long, you’re going to be using your air conditioner on a regular basis to keep your home comfortable. This may seem like an odd time to think about it, but now is actually a perfect time to consider replacing your heating system. If your current heater can’t get you through another cold season, it’s better to replace it now than to wait until right before you need it. Take a look at the following signs that you should replace your heating system before next winter. Continue Reading

Things You Should Check Before Calling for Heating Repair

April 2nd, 2018

modern-thermostatIt can be especially frustrating to have your heating system stop working just when you need it the most. Before you call for professional repairs, though, you should know that there are a number of possible reasons why your heating system may not be working. Some issues might even be fixable without professional services. You should check the following areas before you call for professional heating repair services. Continue Reading

Why Your Furnace Isn’t Heating Well Enough

March 19th, 2018

FurnaceBefore you ask, no, it’s probably not because it’s lost the inspiration to heat. Or because it’s mad at you. Or because it’s experiencing burnout. Well, maybe actual burnout in some capacity. Certainly not emotional, though.

Anyway, a furnace that won’t heat is one of the more irritating issues to deal with at home during the winter season. There are a lot of different reasons why your furnace may not be heating properly, some of which we’ve listed below. Continue Reading

What Heating System Should I Install?

March 5th, 2018

radiant-heating-installationSelecting the right heating system is an important part of keeping your home comfortable during the winter season. If you’re in the market for a new one, you have a lot of different options available to you. We highly recommend that you consult with a professional in-person before deciding on a new system for your home. We’ve laid out some of the pros and cons of different systems below, though, to help you narrow down what it is you might be looking for. Continue Reading