Keys to Maintaining Efficient Heating and Cooling Systems

Posted on November 12th, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

Keeping your heating and cooling systems running as efficiently as possible is good for you on many levels. It saves you money on your utility bills, of course, but it also minimizes your carbon footprint, which is better for the environment. And finally, efficient heating and cooling systems run better and last longer, since they […]

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How Does Geothermal Heating and Cooling Work?

Posted on November 12th, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

It may sound like something out of a science fiction novel, but geothermal heating and cooling is scientific fact, and what’s more, it’s been around for years. This method of both heating and cooling your home can save energy, save money over time, and possibly even help in our quest to save the planet. Here is […]

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8 steps to winterizing your home

Posted on November 2nd, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

Autumn is here and with it comes the smell of fireplaces, pumpkins and haystacks on front porches and unpacking our fur-lined gloves and sweaters. But the onset of winter should also have us beginning the task of winterizing our home. By fixing minor issues, we can save on our utility bill and make our family […]

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Improving the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Your House Air Conditioner

Posted on October 11th, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

Your house air conditioner consumes the most energy of all the systems in your home, so it makes sense to focus on AC efficiency first when you’re trying to cut energy costs. Here are a few tips for maximizing the efficiency of your house air conditioner and minimizing the amount of power it requires to keep your […]

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The Advantages of a Water Circulation Pump for Your Home

Posted on October 11th, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

Do you find yourself turning on the hot water in the shower or in the kitchen sink to do the dishes, and then having to wait a while for it to warm up? Do you worry about wasting water and money by doing this? If so, you might benefit from a water circulation pump. Here […]

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Qualities to Look for in an HVAC Service Company

Posted on October 10th, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

When you call an HVAC service company to work on your heating and air conditioning—one of the more expensive systems in your home—it’s important that they be someone you can trust. Especially if major work is needed, you’ll want to choose someone you feel comfortable working with who can give you trustworthy advice and help you make […]

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When Is it the Right Time to Install a Home Humidifier

Posted on September 24th, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

Like most things related to your HVAC system, there’s an ideal time to install a home humidifier. You wouldn’t service your furnace in the middle of the summer or have someone out to work on the air conditioner when it’s cold outside. Likewise, you wouldn’t want to install a home humidifier when it’s not necessary or […]

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How a Sump Pump Backup Can Save Your Property from Disaster

Posted on September 24th, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

What would you do if your basement flooded today? Basements can flood for a lot of reasons, from extreme weather to indoor plumbing problems. For most people, if you don’t have a sump pump backup system already in place, you’d have to call the professionals to bail you out—quite literally. And since water damage can […]

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Heating and Air Conditioning Repair

Posted on September 23rd, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

As much as we would love HVAC systems to be “set it and forget it” types of things, the truth is regular maintenance and even the occasional repair are essential when it comes to getting the maximum life out of your system. Ensuring a professional sets eyes on the system once a year, in addition to […]

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Tips for Picking a Reliable Air Conditioning Contractor

Posted on September 23rd, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

Air conditioning can be an expensive component to your home, and not something you’d want to entrust to just anyone. If you need work done on your cooling system, it’s important to make sure you find an air conditioning contractor you can trust. Here are six tips to help you find a reliable contractor. Ask […]

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When Is It Time to Get a Water Heater Replacement?

Posted on September 10th, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

Your water heater provides you with the comforts of modern life, but it can also feel sometimes like having a ticking time bomb in your house. You don’t know when it’ll go off, but it’s almost certain to be at a time that’s inconvenient for you. There is a way to prevent the mess and […]

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How Often Should You Maintain Your Furnace and Air Conditioner

Posted on September 10th, 2018 by Melissa Wilson

Your furnace and air conditioner aren’t the most expensive part of owning a house, but they represent some of the more common routine maintenance homeowners face. What’s more, they can dig a hole in your pocket pretty quickly if left neglected for too long. Regular maintenance is an important part of ensuring that your furnace […]

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