Deciding Between An AC Unit And A Heat Pump

When you are looking at heating and cooling a home, the equipment you choose to do the heating and cooling in your home can make a big difference. Most homes use a combination of an AC unit and a furnace to provide heat and cooling for a home. If you live in a moderate climate, you may be able to get away with using just one piece of equipment—a heat pump. Read More 

Tips For Minimizing Your Summer Cooling Costs

If you've been outside in the heat, you're probably looking forward to walking into a cool, air conditioned room. However, if you don't pay close attention to the amount of time you use your air conditioner, cooling your home for the summer could cost you quite a bit of money. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to make sure your air conditioner is running in tip-top shape. This way, it isn't consuming unnecessary energy and your cooling bill doesn't break the bank. Read More 

Does Your Furnace Really Need An Annual Inspection?

If you live in an area where temperatures dip below freezing in the wintertime, you understand just how vital access to a functional furnace can be. With furnaces playing such a prominent role in helping to maintain the comfort of American homes, it's essential that homeowners are taking the time to care for their heating units properly. You may find yourself wondering if investing in a professional inspection of your furnace on an annual basis is an expense that can be overlooked. Read More 

HVAC And Allergies: How Your Home’s Heating And Cooling System Can Help You Breathe Easier

Your home's HVAC system can be used to turn your home into a controlled, contained environment. With proper care and maintenance, the air in your home can be cleaned of allergens and dust, which can help improve your seasonal allergies. The following tips will help you reduce your allergy symptoms by making adjustments to your HVAC system. Replace the Air Filter Regularly The air filter in your HVAC system helps sift dust from the air that flows through your home's ducts. Read More 

3 Tips To Prevent Warping Of Wood Flooring During Summer Heat And Humidity

In many areas, summer time means unbearable heat and humidity. This can have an effect on many things in your home, such as mechanical systems, as well as finishes like wood floors. If you have wood floors in your home, the heat and humidity can cause warping, checking, cracks and other damage that is unsightly and can be costly to repair. To avoid summer time damage to your wood floors, here are some maintenance tips for the heat and humidity to keep wood in tip-top shape: Read More