As the weather promises to warm up, you are ready to turn on your air conditioner to beat the spring and summer heat. You usually turn your AC unit on without a second thought, but if you want your home to be cooled effectively and want your air conditioner to last, do these 3 things before you turn on your AC this season. Have the unit inspected You should have your air conditioner inspected by an HVAC specialist before you turn it on for the season, especially if you haven't had your air conditioner inspected in the past or if you didn't cover or store the unit during the winter season. [Read More]
Heating Tips to Follow
If you have moved in a new home or you aren't happy with how your home performed with regard to heating it last year, then you should take some steps to ensure you are able to keep your home comfortably warm in the future for as little cost as possible. Here are some things that you want to make sure you do. Have the system serviced The best place you can start whether you have moved into a new place or you are going to be using your heating and cooling system for the first time this season is to have it serviced. [Read More]
Four Ways To Help An Aging Heating System "Keep Up"
If you have an older heating system in your home, you may notice that there are days when it struggles to keep up. On the coldest days of the year, your heating system may constantly run in an effort to keep your home warm, or your home may never quite reach that ideal setting on the thermostat. While replacing your furnace may be the best choice, in the long run, there are a few things you can do to help your furnace keep up in the meantime, such as: [Read More]
Is Wood Heat Right For You?
Not every homeowner wants to rely on a traditional furnace. Depending on where one lives in the United States, your primary heating fuel source may be oil, electricity, natural gas, or propane. None of these are cheap, and the companies that provide them can decide at any time to raise the prices. There are other options, such as geothermal heating or solar energy, but these technologies can be pricey. One option that is both affordable, reliable, and allows you to control how much you spend and when is wood heat. [Read More]