February 13, 2018

A Guide to Air Purification

When your home is closed up against chilly winter temperatures, your indoor air quality can plummet. February is the perfect month to look for effective ways to boost your home’s air quality because its name originates from the word “februum,” which is Latin for “purification.” Whole-House Solutions for Purifying Your Indoor Air There are various portable air cleaners available today, but the easiest and most effective way to purify the air that circulates throughout your home is having a knowledgeable […]
February 8, 2018

Give Your HVAC System a Little Love

Valentine’s Day is approaching, and love is in the air. You love your family and friends… But do you love your HVAC? It’s been there for you through heat and cold. It’s always working to take care of you, making sure you’re comfortable. It deserves a little love. Here are four things you can do to show your HVAC system you care. Buy it a new filter. How long has your system been using the same old air filter? If […]
February 6, 2018

Understand What These HVAC Ratings Mean

Heating and cooling equipment and related products such as air filters are given independent ratings on their efficiency to make it easier for consumers to compare different models. To help you make smart decisions about air filter and HVAC component efficiency, here’s what some commonly-heard HVAC ratings mean: Minimum Efficiency Rating Value (MERV) HVAC air filters are given MERV ratings that range from 1 to 16, and higher-rated filters are more efficient at capturing airborne particles. It may seem logical […]
January 30, 2018

Do’s and Don’t’s of DIY HVAC Repairs

If your heating or cooling system stops working properly—or worse, goes out completely—you may be tempted to try to fix it yourself. While there are several minor maintenance and repair tasks most people can do, it’s best to leave the repairs to trained professionals. Here are some of the reasons why. DIY HVAC Repairs: Do Filter changes: Most homeowners can easily change the air filters in a heating or cooling system. This is an expected component of homeowner maintenance and […]