May, 19th, 2017
Your HVAC system plays a huge role in keeping you and your family safe and comfortable throughout the year. From keeping you cool in the summer and toasty warm in the winter to removing harmful contaminants from the air you breath, you rely on it for a lot. The best way to ensure that your HVAC system will provide you with several years of reliable service is to properly maintain it. HVAC maintenance isn’t difficult, [Read More...]
March, 9th, 2017
As a homeowner, taking care of your home’s vital systems is one of your most important jobs. Though we’re nearing the end of winter and warmer days are on the horizon, it’s still a good idea to think about whether your furnace can handle another winter or if your should consider replacing it. Even the best furnace isn’t designed to last forever, and if yours is several years old, you might want to consider upgrading [Read More...]
October, 22nd, 2015
We’ve written several blogs on how to keep yourself and your home cool during the blazing heat of summer, but what should you do to stay warm once temperatures drop? Your first thought might be to keep upping the temperature on your thermostat, which may do the trick, but in the end you’ll have to pay the price when you get your heating bill. We’re here to teach you how to stay warm and save [Read More...]
October, 17th, 2015
Just because they aren’t human doesn’t mean our furry friends aren’t members of the family! With colder weather just around the corner, it’s important to know how to keep your pets comfortable since they won’t exactly be able to tell you what they need. Here are 7 tips on how to keep your pets and local animals comfortable during the fall and winter seasons!
October, 13th, 2015
It’s getting to be that time of year where the mornings are chilly, the afternoons are warm, and the evenings are somewhere in between. Experiencing the full range of temperatures in one day is a hard adjustment, so here are some tips on how keep yourself and your home comfortable all day long.
December, 3rd, 2014
As we are moving into the cold season in the Upstate, it’s important that your furnace is working properly. You expect your HVAC system to keep you warm and healthy during the winter months and it can be a serious cause for concern when you turn it on and it blows cold air. Don’t be alarmed, there are a number of possible reasons that your furnace is blowing cold air. Here are the top 7 [Read More...]
January, 10th, 2014
With extreme cold weather expected this week, we thought it was appropriate to re-post some tips to keep your heating bill low this month.
January, 6th, 2014
Extremely cold weather will cause tremendous damage to a home if it’s not properly protected. The following are a few tips to help you protect yourself from frozen water lines Disconnect all garden hoses from outside faucets. Water held in the hose and faucet will freeze and burst the attached piping. This holds true even if you have a “Freeze Proof” faucet. Close all foundation vents on your home. Cold temps combined with a little [Read More...]
November, 19th, 2013
A HVAC system will benefit greatly from a regular maintenance plan. A maintenance plan will effectively maintain up to 95% of your system’s efficiency. It also allows you to be in good standing with the warranty of the system’s manufacturer. Yearly servicing and tune-ups are excellent ways to keep your HVAC system at maximum efficiency year in and year out. It will mean less system failures and breakdowns and that can translate into savings from [Read More...]
November, 12th, 2013
In winter, you need and consume more heat. It feels great sitting in a warm room under blanket with a cup of coffee. However, like everything, heat consumption bears a cost. Sometimes, winter gets so extreme that we consume even more heat than expected. It is important to use your residential heating system more efficiently to reduce the associated cost and avoid the burden of heavy heating repair bills. Here are some ways that you [Read More...]