While the weather here may not get as bitterly cold as it does in other parts of the Midwest, that doesn’t mean we don’t get bombarded with the same health issues as the rest of the country during this time of year—that’s right, it is flu and cold season. The good news, there are steps you can take to stop illness, and your HVAC system can help!
That is, with the right indoor air quality product. Indoor air quality devices can handle germs as well as the conditions that help them reproduce. As a result, you’ll have a happier and healthier home this winter and for the years to come. Continue reading
We have written in the past about how important maintenance is, listing some of the many benefits of such a service. It’s cooling off now, so if you haven’t scheduled this appointment yet, now is the time to do so. Of course, you may be hesitating because you don’t see the value of regular maintenance. On the contrary though, maintenance is essential for your heating system. Keep reading to learn why. Continue reading
No matter what type of heating or cooling system you have in your home, it’s vital that you schedule routine maintenance so that our expert technicians can fully inspect, clean, and adjust your system and its component on a regular basis.
Doing so will ensure that it works as effectively and efficiently as it should for as long as it should. But something very important to remember is that you can’t just neglect your HVAC system between maintenance appointments. There are a couple tasks that you can and should be doing on your own—one of those being to change your air filter. Keep reading to learn more about what a dirty air filter does to your air conditioner or heater. Continue reading
So you’ve decided to have a gas-powered boiler installed in your home. Congratulations, you’re making an investment in the long-term performance of your heating system, and you’ll soon recognize energy savings as well. When you live somewhere like this, with considerably cold winters, anywhere you can save on your heating costs is beneficial!
Boilers are known for their longevity, easy maintenance, and relatively few repair needs, resulting in a lengthy period of payback for your initial purchase. Keep reading to learn more about how you can save on your utility bills with your new boiler system. Continue reading
As the heating season quickly approaches, it’s time to begin thinking about furnaces, boilers, etc. If you haven’t already scheduled heater maintenance this year, now is the time to do so! But this doesn’t mean you should forget about your air conditioner all together as the cooler temperatures hit. After all, you want your AC to be in good shape when spring rolls around again.
There are companies out there that claim that wrapping your air conditioner when it’s not in use if incredibly important, while others say it can actually damage the system. In the long run, it comes down to where your home is located and the conditions of your environment. But we recommend some sort of protection over your condenser—it’s a good idea as long as you do it correctly. Continue reading
In recent weeks, we’ve been discussing the importance of heating system maintenance. Even though our temperatures have stayed generally mild as of recently, it’s only a matter of time before our weather turns cooler, and when winter hits full force, you’ll be grateful for a fully functioning furnace.
Of course, the only way to ensure its reliability and functionality is by scheduling routine maintenance, and now is the best time to seek this service out. This means you won’t have to worry about it when temperatures reach a point that you have to use your heater on a regular basis. Keep reading to learn how furnace maintenance helps protect your valuable heating system. Continue reading
There are a wide variety of advantages to using a boiler to heat your home and keep warm through even the coldest of winters, and now is the perfect time to start thinking about maintenance for this system.
Boilers do need fewer repairs than other heating systems such as furnaces and heat pumps, since they require a small number of mechanical parts, however that does not make them immune to problems. Keep reading to learn about some of the more common issues that your boiler can run into without proper preventive maintenance. Continue reading
There’s no denying that winter time brings some pretty cold temperatures. And even though winter is still a long ways off, the official start of fall is in just a few days, which means it’s time to start thinking about furnace maintenance. The best time to schedule this service is well before you will need your heating system on a regular basis, making now the perfect time to do so.
Scheduling furnace maintenance ahead of time means that you’ll have a peace of mind when temperatures do begin to decline further and you need your heating system to be in the best shape possible. Read on to learn 3 reasons you should schedule furnace maintenance before the cold weather hits. Continue reading
Temperatures may not be dropping low enough to start even thinking about using our heaters yet, however a project like a radiant heating installation is one that you should think about as soon as possible, giving yourself plenty of time before the heating season begins. The reason for this is installation is actually best done during new home construction. That’s not to say it can’t be installed in your already existing home, though this will be a considerably bigger job.
Radiant floor heating has become a popular choice for homeowners throughout the country in recent years, and for very good reason. Due to the layout and the level of expertise required for this time of installation, it’s essential that you hire technicians with specialized experience, such as the members of our staff. Read on to learn more about radiant heating systems and why you may want to consider this as your next home comfort installation. Continue reading
As we discussed just last week, the time has come to begin thinking about having your heating system maintained. Though the weather may not be cool just yet, it’s only a matter of time before you realize that the nights have gotten chillier. Hopefully at that point you’ll be confident that your heating system is up to its job. But if you aren’t, then now is the time to schedule heating maintenance.
But what actually goes on during this visit? Any HVAC service provider will tell you that heating maintenance can save you money over the course of the year, but where’s the proof? We’ve shared below some of the steps that our technicians go through when conducting heating maintenance, to help you understand why and how this service saves you money. Continue reading