HVAC systems are almost always the most expensive appliances in a home, so if you’re going through the home buying process, doing your homework now may save you a costly headache later. It’s a mistake to underestimate the importance of your home heating and cooling systems. Not only do you want to … Continued
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) sets the maximum recommended exposure to carbon monoxide at as little as 9 PPM (parts per million), while OSHA sets its level at 50 PPM over an eight-hour workday. However, there is no safe level of exposure to Carbon Monoxide (CO). “Every … Continued
Would you drive your car without ever changing the oil? Probably not. Just like your car, home heating systems such as furnaces, boilers, water heaters, heat pumps, and on-demand units require annual preventative maintenance to deliver the comfort and safety you deserve. There are several reasons to have annual preventative maintenance performed by a licensed … Continued
Furnace maintenance keeps you and your home safe, comfortable, and efficient, and it’s something homeowners ought to have done by a professional every year. Professional maintenance ensures clean indoor breathing air, extends equipment life, reduces energy bills, and keeps homeowners safe from noxious gasses such as carbon monoxide, also known as the “Silent Killer.” Learn … Continued
Too cold in one room of your house, and too hot in another? Outdoor conditions such as sun and shade, and indoor architectural designs (multi-level homes, additions, cathedral ceilings, etc.) can drastically affect room temperatures and home comfort. Learn about zoning for your home heating and cooling systems in this two-minute video, get … Continued
Your furnace routinely reaches internal temperatures of up to 3,000 degrees. Learn about how your furnace operates in less than 2 minutes, and keep your home and your loved ones safe from Carbon Monoxide and other threats.
Why do I need my heating or cooling system checked? The answers might surprise you! Here are eight great reasons to get your home comfort systems serviced annually!
Don’t be this guy, because there’s a better way to stay cool this summer! It’s no secret that new AC systems can deliver perfect temperatures and humidity levels to homeowners, as well as offering efficiency features such as energy monitoring, but did you know that three of the best reasons to consider a new … Continued
Do you know some of the most common signs of impending heating or cooling system failure? Homeowners really ought to be aware that the following seven symptoms can lead to water damage, deadly carbon monoxide leaks, a loss of heat or air conditioning on the most uncomfortable days, and increased expenses, just to name … Continued
If you’re like most homeowners, you open your heating bill for the first time every winter and a feel a mild shock at how expensive it is. Your mental calculator goes to work, and you feel a grudging resignation that this—or more—is the new normal for the next several months. It’s time to keep … Continued
Comfort isn’t the only reason why homeowners need to have annual maintenance done on their heating system. Safety is also a prime concern! Learn why in less than two minutes!
Indoor air quality is one of the Top 5 Environmental Risks to public health, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. It’s great to have your home sealed tight to save energy and be insulated from the weather, however this can sometimes lead to problems in indoor air quality. Most household dust contains dust mites, mold, mildew, … Continued
You don’t have to be a master carpenter or a construction whiz to enjoy significant savings in your home. Here are six easy tips that could help you keep your money where it belongs: in your bank account! Tip #1 – Electrical Outlets Electrical outlets lead right into hollow walls, which … Continued
2 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Bills with Your Thermostat Do you know what two of the most important elements to reducing your cooling or heating bills are? One of them is operating your thermostat efficiently, and the other one is … YOU! That’s because one of the biggest costs for energy isn’t … Continued
Are your cooling and heating bills too high? Are you experiencing uneven heating or cooling in certain rooms? Check out this simple introduction to the duct work in your home … and how it effects your comfort, your health, and your wallet. Ask about Aeroseal Duct Sealing today, and start reducing your energy … Continued
Have you ever looked around your house and thought, “Where is all this dirt and dust coming from?” Many homeowners don’t realize that dirt, dust, allergens, and even viruses can get circulated into their indoor breathing air when furnace and air conditioning systems are running. How can that be, even when homeowners change their air … Continued
Summer is approaching fast, and once the heat sets in, it’s likely your house will be buttoned up tight to keep all that cool air indoors. But what does this do to your indoor air quality? And why is it important for you to choose the correct air filter for your HVAC system? Your … Continued
Over 20,000 people are sickened by Carbon Monoxide poisoning every year! Learn one of the easiest and most effective ways to protect yourself and your loved ones from this potentially deadly threat. For a more in-depth look at Carbon Monoxide poisoning, please read our Exposing the Silent Killer series.
Winter is pretty and all, but I think most homeowners would agree that it belongs outside and not in the living room. Now that the cold weather is settling in, I thought we’d discuss a simple term that every homeowner really ought to know, since it can save you money and increase … Continued
What if I told you that a simple metal rod is the single most important factor in determining the lifespan of your tanked water heater? What if I said that this rod protects the inside of your tank from rusting, and therefore leaking, and that it could prevent catastrophic failure and significant water damage? An … Continued
It’s no surprise that homeowners want to save money. After all, owning a home and all the upkeep that comes with it can really strain the bank account. But when it comes to purchasing HVAC systems, homeowners would do well to factor quality and professional experience into their buying decision, even over price. The one-man … Continued
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“Fungal contamination of air-handling units (AHUs) is a widespread phenomenon in buildings with central heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, and is a potential source of contamination for occupied spaces,” says the US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. Didn’t know your home comfort system could be harboring all that … Continued
Once upon a time, heating and cooling systems were expensive to run and install, inefficiency was the norm, and every house had at least one stubborn room (or more) that was always too hot or too cold, too drafty or too damp. The “fix?” Homeowners cranked their thermostats up in the winter or … Continued
WHY LOWER YOUR ENERGY BILLS WITH DUCT CLEANING & AEROSEAL DUCT SEALING? REASON #1: On average, 20-40 cents of every dollar you spend on heating and cooling costs is literally going out the window, because even new duct work leaks 20-40% according to the Department of Energy. Is Aeroseal Duct Sealing really … Continued
When indoor air quality is ranked a Top 5 Public Health Concern by the Environmental Protection Agency, and people spend about half their time indoors, it’s time to consider what’s lurking in your indoor environment. Duct work leaks about 25-40% on average according to the Department of Energy (even in new homes), which means that not … Continued
Let’s face it, your home is probably the biggest investment you’ll ever make, yet too many homeowners think of their car, their retirement fund, or next year’s trip to the Caribbean before they consider their home as the long-term investment that it is. When homes represent such a high income-to-debt ratio, it may be prudent to … Continued