• Understanding Indoor Air Quality And What It Means To Your Health

    Your home is — or at least should be — your haven. It is a place where you go to relax at the end of a long day. Your home also serves as a place to spend time with family or entertain guests. However, what if someone told you that your home is not a haven after all? What if you found out that the air you're breathing inside your home can make you sick? [Read More]

  • Understanding The Many Types Of AC Filters

    Think that all air conditioning filters are the same? Think again! You are hopefully aware that your HVAC system needs to have its filter changed on a regular basis, but you may not be aware that the filter that you choose can have a number of effects on your home's air quality and even the efficiency of your entire HVAC system. Leaving old, dirty filters in place can cause your system to run inefficiently and cost you money over the long run, but choosing the wrong filter can have negative effects on your home's climate as well. [Read More]

  • 4 Ways To Keep Your Air Conditioner Pest-Free

    You rely on your air conditioner to keep your home cool, but insects and small rodents rely on it for a different reason – A/C units are a common pathway for invasive pests. If you want to keep your home cool without losing your cool over pests, take note of the following tips. 1. Keep Your Indoor and Outdoor Units Clean Clutter not only conceals pests, but it also gives them a base from which they can gather food and nesting materials. [Read More]

  • Finding Slab Leaks In Residential Homes

    If your last water bill was much higher then expected, then it's possible your home has a plumbing leak inside of its concrete slab foundation. While a slab leak is generally a problem requiring repair by a licensed plumbing contractor, there are many things you can do to determine if a slab leak is causing the increase in your utility bill, including: Look Around the Exterior of Your House for Puddles or Signs of Moisture [Read More]

  • Preparing Your Home's Exterior For Winter

    You want to make sure your home is prepared for those cold and harsh winter months. Preparing your home for winter includes taking care of your home's yard and exterior. This article can serve as a short guide to winter preparation for the exterior and yard of your house. Tend to your trees Make sure that your trees are ready for winter. Look at the branches and cut back any that look as if they may not hold up well to high winds or the weight of snow on them. [Read More]

  • Things To Discuss With Your Furnace Installer

    If your furnace has had multiple repair bills and it still isn't working as well as it should, then it's time to think about having a new furnace installed. Getting a new furnace gives you the chance to buy one that is much more energy-efficient and better suited for your home. Here are some things you may want to discuss with the installation technician when you get your new furnace. [Read More]

  • 3 Reasons To Keep Your Industrial Environment Heated During The Winter

    In many industrial environments, there is no heating and cooling system. So far, you might have taken the same approach yourself. However, installing a heating system in your industrial environment might just be something for you and the other decision makers within your business to consider. These are a few reasons why it's wise to keep your industrial environment heated during the winter. 1. Keep Employees Comfortable The people who work for your industrial business probably work very hard. [Read More]

  • 3 Reasons To Properly Match Your Split A/C System

    Replacing an entire split air conditioning system can get pretty expensive depending on what model you choose and any extra options that are added on. Needless to say, the temptation to save money by cutting corners can overwhelm one's good judgment. Replacing only half of your split A/C system seems like a money-saving move, but it's a move that'll prove costly in more ways than one. Split A/C systems work best as a properly matched unit. [Read More]

  • How To Get Your House Ready For Fall And Winter

    Although it may seem like the makeup and sunscreen is going to melt off of your face in this hot summer heat, colder months are right around the corner. With your AC unit blasting cool air on repeat, you may not be thinking about how you can get your home ready for the cooler weather. Luckily, this article has a few ideas that will help you. Heating Repair You should have your furnace inspected and serviced every year before you turn it on for the fall and winter. [Read More]

  • Avoid These Air Conditioning Mistakes If You Want Your Family To Stay Cool

    Your air conditioner is one of your most important household items during a hot summer. But it is rather common for the A/C to be out of mind for most homeowners or at least until the moment something goes wrong. If you don't want your family to have to suffer through a few rough days with no A/C while waiting for a local air conditioning services expert to make a house call, here are a few things you definitely want to avoid. [Read More]