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October 23, 2018

Buying an Air Conditioner: Should Reviews Sway You?

Today, there are scads of online reviews for every kind of product imaginable, so the internet seems like the logical place to do research when you’re buying a new air conditioner. While it’s helpful to learn what other homeowners think about different brands and models by reading air conditioner reviews online, you’ll get the greatest benefit from a new A/C purchase by taking these key factors into consideration: Contractor Reputation The quality of the installation plays a huge part in […]
October 18, 2018

What Does the Arrow on a Furnace Filter Indicate

Changing the furnace filter can be confusing for those not familiar with how an HVAC system works. Sometimes these filters (which are the same ones for the air conditioner) are in hard-to-access places; sometimes they are easy to reach. What’s more, the many types of filters available can be confusing, as can the directions on the package: just what do those arrows mean, anyway? And what happens if you insert the filter the wrong way? Read on, and find the […]
October 16, 2018

Reasons Your Heater Kicks On When Your Thermostat is Set to Cool

It’s unnerving when your HVAC system is in cooling mode and you feel warm air coming from your registers. This can occur for various reasons like a mix-up in basic HVAC settings, neglected routine maintenance, or at worst, a newly-developed problem with the cooling components. Here’s how to identify and solve the most common issues, and know when to call for professional help: Recheck Your Thermostat Settings Mix-ups with your thermostat settings can produce warm air output instead of cool, […]
October 11, 2018

Bad HVAC Habits Homeowners Need to Kick

It’s easy to take your home’s HVAC system for granted and develop bad habits about its use and care that affect your comfort, energy bills and the equipment’s reliability and longevity. If you identify with any of the following bad HVAC habits, now’s the time to kick them: Neglecting the Air Filter Your air filter is in place to trap debris so it can’t accumulate on and harm sensitive components. Running your HVAC with a clogged filter can cause a […]