The Importance of Indoor Air Quality Indoor air quality is an essential health and safety concern in the home. Dirty air can cause a variety of health symptoms, from mild to severe, as well as the worsening of health issues that may already be present. Good indoor air quality isn’t hard to achieve, and can…

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Did you know air conditioner manufacturers no longer put an important part in their units? Hardstart kits are often an aftermarket item now, but once upon a time they were considered so important that they were in almost every air conditioner sold. What happened? Well, to be honest, unit manufacturers wanted to lower overhead. Here’s…

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Keeping Your Home Safe From Fire Hazards Heaters are the second most common cause of home fires. With winter approaching, it’s important to take some time to inspect your heater to ensure that it’s ready for the upcoming season. As part of your inspection, it’s important to make sure that both your heater and home…

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How to Tell if You Have a Broken Heater If the weather has changed and you’ve turned on your heater only to find it blowing cold air, well, that’s a problem. If a heater doesn’t heat, not only will it impact your comfort, but depending on the conditions outside, it could also pose a serious…

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Reasons a Humidifier Can Be Helpful During the Winter With winter comes some cold and dry days. While you can certainly feel the dry air when you’re outdoors, sometimes it’s easy to forget that the air in your home gets dry during the winter months as well. Ideally, the air in your home should have…

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3 Ways to Maintain Air Quality For most homeowners, cleaning is hardly a fun task, but it’s a necessity to keep your home clean and comfortable. While a majority of people focus on the big things, like dusting shelves, washing dishes, and picking up any miscellaneous items found throughout your home, the one major area…

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What is Mechanical Wear And Tear? Any time a machine or mechanical system operates, the components wear down a bit. This could be from an accumulation of dirt and grime, frequent changes in temperature during operation, or a number of other factors. While it sounds bad, normal wear and tear isn’t actually a bad thing; it occurs…

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What is Air Conditioning? Simply put, air conditioning is moving heat from one place where it isn’t wanted, to another where it is. In the summer the hot air is moved from the inside of a home to the outside. In the winter people do the opposite, or they create the hot air and put…

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Let’s face it, the majority of HVAC breakdowns tend to happen at the most inopportune times… when you’re not prepared… RIGHT WHEN YOU NEED IT! Repairs can cost hundreds and sometimes even thousands of dollars. This is money that most people don’t have just lying around to cover such an emergency. This is precisely what…

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Tips on How to Make Your Family Heating and Cooling More Efficient In any profession, there are tricks of the trade. In this article, an overview is given of some of the tips that HVAC professionals have for efficient family heating and cooling system. One area of the home that many people are losing money…

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