We can guess that your heating system isn’t on your mind right now. Getting a heating system or furnace tuneup BEFORE is the best way to guarantee it performs well all winter long. Let’s dig into what the cold does to your furnace and why you need to make sure its prepared. Cold Weather vs…Continue reading "Pre-Winter Furnace Tuneup"
Whether laundry is your favorite chore or you hate it, we can agree on one thing, your dryer should dry your clothes the first time around. However when your dryer vent is blocked, you’re your dryer loses efficiency — and even poses a fire hazard. Learn more about a blocked dryer vent and recognize the…Continue reading "4 Signs You Need a Dryer Vent Cleaning"
Your air conditioner smells weird and you need to know what’s responsible — fortunately, you’re in the right place for an HVAC smell diagnosis. The three most common (and hazardous) air conditioner smells are a burning metal or plastic smell, a scent of Sulphur or rotten eggs, and finally the odor of moldy, stinky socks.…Continue reading "Air Conditioner Smells: Burning Plastic, Rotten Eggs, and Stinky Socks"
Carbon Monoxide poisoning kills 400 Americans every year and sends 20,000 to the hospital, according to the CDC. Leaking furnaces or boilers are one of the most common causes of deadly carbon monoxide poisoning— every year without fail. Odorless, colorless and very deadly, carbon monoxide is a byproduct of burning fuel to heat your home.…Continue reading "Carbon Monoxide Poisoning from Your Heating System"
R-22 and 410A are two different types of refrigerant used in home A/C systems. For environmental reasons, the government banned any and all new production of R-22 refrigerant. As the phaseout date approaches, more and more homeowners are asking questions about the changeover, what it means for keeping cool, and what it will end up…Continue reading "R-22 Refrigerant and 410A Refrigerant FAQ"
hermostat error codes are your thermostat’s way of telling you what’s wrong and what you need to do to fix it. While an old, analog thermostat can’t give you an error code, any modern digital thermostat or wi-fi controlled thermostat will. Two of the major brands of digital thermostats, Nest and Honeywell, offer services to…Continue reading "Thermostat Error Codes"
When you need emergency heating or cooling work, you need to know you’re working with a trustworthy HVAC company. You main focus is getting you and your families’ lives back on track. Untrustworthy HVAC companies can take advantage of that, by using scare tactics to upsell unnecessary — and extremely expensive — products and services.…Continue reading "7 Signs of a Trustworthy HVAC Company"
Summer’s just around the corner — and there’s a lot to love about that fact. We’re talking sunshine, cookouts, and vacation. Unfortunately, summer also means your AC bill is about to skyrocket. If this warm winter was any indication, this upcoming summer is going to be a scorcher. You can expect your AC bill to…Continue reading "Reduce Your AC Bills with These 7 Tips"
Sniffing, sneezing, coughing and wheezing — spring allergies look and feel a little different for everyone. The one constant: you hate them and you’d do almost anything to get some relief. Here’s some news: your HVAC system can play a big part in solving or worsening your spring allergies. Just like your fingerprints, your allergies…Continue reading "Solve Spring Allergies with Your HVAC System"
Could you imagine a hot summer day without your AC? You’d probably rather not. Unfortunately, that might be a reality for some homeowners in a year or two. Let’s break it down: You count on your hard-working AC unit to keep you cool on hot summer days. However, in order to provide the comfort you…Continue reading "What the R-22 Refrigerant Phase Out Means For Homeowners"