April 26th, 2021
With temperatures already warming up (with the exception of
a few chilly days last week) you may have come to realize that it’s time to
start thinking about whether your air conditioner is ready for summer. Or,
maybe you think since your cooling system seems to be working okay, you can
skip maintenance just this one year. We really want to discourage you from
It’s never too late to get your air conditioner maintained,
and it’s never a bad idea to do so. In fact, there are a number of great
benefits to having routine, professional maintenance done.
April 12th, 2021
When it comes to achieving heating and cooling comfort in
your commercial space, the most popular option to do so is with a packaged rooftop
unit. You’re likely familiar with these even if you think you aren’t—you probably
see large pieces of equipment on top of commercial and industrial buildings and
don’t think much of them—but what you’re looking at is a packaged air conditioning
Why are these so popular? Read on as we uncover the answer
to this question and more information you should know about these types of AC
March 29th, 2021
Wintertime weather is on its way out, making way for the warmer temperatures we’re used to this time of year. However, with us still using our heaters for at least a little while longer, it’s not quite time to forget about them. But, do you know if your heater will make it through the rest of the chilly nights you need it for?
Your answer to this will heavily depend on whether or not your heater needs repairs. If your heating system is struggling a bit, or if you didn’t have maintenance done last fall, then you should really schedule repairs sooner rather than later. Otherwise, you risk a breakdown now, or even next fall when you go to turn it on again. But, how do you know for sure if your heater needs repairs? Fortunately, there are some pretty clear indicators you can watch and listen for. Read on as we uncover what they are!
March 15th, 2021
You’ve probably heard a lot about air purifiers in this past
year. With the Coronavirus, it’s become a bit of a buzzword. Air purifiers are
highly effective at eliminating viruses, and while none can completely
eliminate the risk of virus transmission, there have been laboratory tests done
showing that some air purifiers, such as UV air purifiers, can significantly
reduce the risk of COVID transmission.
And air purifiers are not just to protect against virus
transmission. They also reduce allergens, which is great news for anyone in
your household who suffers from allergies or asthma.
There are a variety of factors that can impact your indoor
air quality, and there are also a variety of air purification options to help
resolve IAQ problems. Which one is best? Well, there are a lot to sift through!
There are different types of air purifiers out there, like the UV air purifier
we mentioned above, or electronic and ionic air purifiers. Which is best for your home? Read on for help determining
March 1st, 2021
If you have a forced-air heating system like a furnace or heat pump, then there are going to be some sounds you can expect to hear. The whir of the fan a few minutes after the system starts up is one of them, for instance. In a furnace, it takes a few minutes for the furnace’s heating elements to get hot enough to provide adequate warmth to your home. Once you hear that familiar whir and the following rush of air through your vents, you feel satisfied knowing that warmth is on its way. That is, unless these sounds are accompanied by a loud and unfamiliar sound.
No matter what the noise is,
anything outside of the normal operating sounds you hear every day is
abnormal and deserve a call to our pos. Whether those noises seem to be coming
from your vents or from the furnace system itself, they need to be investigated
by a trained professional who knows what they’re looking for.
Read on as we uncover some of the most common noises we get
called about, and what they might mean for your heating system.
February 15th, 2021
If there’s anything that the experience our country has had
with COVID-19 has taught us, it’s the importance of keeping a healthy home. While
there are no products on the market that can 100% guarantee to reduce the risk
of this kind of virus transmission (and we urge you to follow guidelines set forth
by the CDC), there are certainly steps you can take to improve the overall
health of your indoor environment.
One way to achieve a healthier home is with the installation of whole-home indoor air quality systems, and other indoor air quality solutions. Even pre-pandemic, Americans spent about 70% of their time inside their homes—don’t you want to make sure that the air you and your family are breathing is as healthy as possible? You can! With a whole-house air purifier, which is just one of the many types of IAQ products we install and service.
February 1st, 2021
We might not experience the chilly temperatures that our neighbors in the Midwest or Northeast do, but if the last couple of weeks were any indication, it does get cold relative to what we’re used to in the summer, right? As such, you need a fully functional and efficiently operating heating system to keep you warm.
Unfortunately, too many homeowners in our area take this for granted and don’t think about the upkeep necessary for their heating systems. Either that, or they think their perfectly working heater doesn’t need any kind of service. Here’s the thing, though—scheduling annual or biannual maintenance for your HVAC system prevents the majority of repair needs the system will ever need in its lifespan—up to 85% in fact!
So, if you skipped
maintenance this fall, what are you waiting for? Give us a call and schedule
your next tune-up. Below, we decided to dive into the “why” of this advice.
January 18th, 2021
On a scale of 1-5, how would you rank the performance of
your heater—1 being “I have absolutely no complaints!” and 5 being, “Uh… my
heater isn’t working…”?
Hopefully, you’re closer to 1—your heater has been behaving just fine and giving you efficient, powerful heat. But what if that’s not the case? What needs to occur to get better results?
Read on as we go over what different rankings for your
heater might mean and what can be done about it.
January 4th, 2021
Winter is officially here, and the temperatures are only
going to get colder. Are you prepared?
Sure, we are in a climate known for its summer warmth, and it doesn’t get as bone-chillingly cold here as it does in other parts of the country, but our winter seasons are still nothing to scoff at, and you need a well-functioning heater to stay comfortable.
Having a great heating system in place is about many
things—reliability, effectiveness, and efficiency. You want a heating system that
won’t cost you an arm and a leg to operate.
The good news is, there are some simple steps you can take
to ensure that your heater is working
as efficiently as possible and saving you money. Read on to learn what they
December 21st, 2020
With cases rising and many counties in our state going back
into lockdown, we probably don’t need to tell you that COVID-19 has brought its
share of health concerns to the forefront of homeowners’ minds.
We cannot guarantee that any indoor air quality products
will completely prevent the transmission of COVID germs, and encourage you to
follow guidelines set forth by the CDC to make your home as healthy an
environment as possible.
In addition, it is a
good idea to look for ways to improve your indoor air quality overall. This
will help boost your family’s immunity, and make you more comfortable spending
time at home. After all, even pre-pandemic, most Americans spent 70% of their
time in their homes. Surely, that number is higher now. If you’re one of those
individuals who’s at home a lot more now, what can you do to make your living
space healthier? Read on as we uncover at least one method.