Did your HVAC system make it on your list of New Year’s resolutions this year? Though there’s a pretty good chance it did not, you may want to consider how you can be better to your air conditioner and furnace in 2017. These home systems play an integral role in keeping your home comfortable year-round.
The holidays are an exciting time of the year, but unfortunately, they are also a time when homeowners experience significant home heat risks. Here are a few risks to be aware of and how to prevent them: Cooking Risks Holiday dinners, cookie baking bonanzas, and potluck prep can take a significant toll on your kitchen
Many people love a great DIY hack. They’re fun, educational, and can save you money; what’s not to love! There are a lot of informative videos and articles available online that outline many DIY projects that could be costly if you hired a pro: basic car repair, refinishing hardwood floors, even cabinet installation, among countless
How often do you get your car oil changed? Most vehicle owners might respond, every 3,000 to 6,000 miles, depending on the vehicle. Now, how often do you get your HVAC system serviced? If you are unsure of the answer to this preventative maintenance question, you’re not alone. Though many homeowners recognize that their HVAC
Though it is often easy to tell when you need to replace elements of your home like furniture or appliances, it is not always apparent when your roof needs replacing. Unless the roof is caving in or experiences serious damage from a tree or storm, most homeowners may not be aware of their roof’s condition.
As the temperatures start to drop, many homeowners turn to their heating system to keep their family comfortable throughout the winter. Fall maintenance is vital to keeping your system running efficiently during the winter and preventing damage or breakdowns. There are many ways that you can start getting your heater ready for winter before the
If you or someone in your family suffers from bad allergies, then you know that it can be hard to find relief from allergy symptoms, even when you are indoors. For those with respiratory problems, it is important to find ways to improve your indoor air quality if you want to find relief from symptoms.
Every thermostat has a manual setting called “emergency heat.” While many homeowners know they have this option, they may not know when to use it. Using emergency heat correctly can keep the heat on in your home, but it may also drive up your energy bills if used without caution. What is Emergency Heat and
Air-filter replacement is part of HVAC system upkeep. To maintain air quality levels and keep your system running smoothly, you need a clean air filter. Electrostatic filters challenge the need for a disposable version and give homeowners access to a reusable model. How Electrostatic Air Filters Differ From Traditional Air Filters Disposable air filters require
Did you know that your home lighting, security, and even your sprinkler system can all be controlled right from your smartphone over a Wi-Fi connection? Smart home technology helps you control the comfort and safety of your home quickly and conveniently from any location. Below, we’ll talk a little bit more about what smart home