Here’s What You Need to Know About HVAC Filters

Your air filter is a very important component of your HVAC system. However, most people don’t think about things like that on a daily or even monthly basis—and that’s normal! But you should know when to think about your HVAC system, and why filters are so important. Knowing what your air filter does and why it’s smart to replace it frequently will help you save money and maximize your system’s lifespan. What do HVAC air filters do? HVAC air filters…

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Pros and Cons of Financing a New HVAC System

HVAC systems have a very important role in homes, since they help maintain a comfortable indoor environment during all seasons of the year. The term HVAC often gets associated with temperature, but these systems also control other important aspects like ventilation and air humidity. However, this comfort has a cost: heating and cooling represent 51% of home energy consumption, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The initial cost of HVAC systems can be high, especially if you purchase energy…

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What Every New Homeowner Should Know About Caring for an HVAC System

Thinking about buying a house? As a soon-to-be or new homeowner, it’s essential to educate yourself about how to maintain your HVAC system. In addition to being the most expensive and complex system in your home, a well-maintained HVAC system is critical for you and your family’s health, safety, and comfort. We’ve put together some tips below to help you stay on track with HVAC maintenance and get the most out of your system. Get a separate HVAC inspection before…

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Tips for Checking an HVAC System When Buying a House

Buying a home is typically the biggest (and most exciting) purchase of your life! A substantial financial investment, acquiring a home takes research, time and money. Numerous details go into house hunting, and once your dream home is found, there are many more tasks to be completed before closing. Electrical, appliances, siding and roofing always receive special attention and focus from both homeowners and inspectors. An often neglected yet very significant item to note on your pre-purchase to do list…

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Purchasing a New HVAC System? How Much Could It Save You?

Thinking about purchasing a new HVAC system? Perhaps you’ve noticed a perpetually warm home this summer despite the air always being on. Maybe you’ve had your decade-old system repaired multiple times and you know it’s just not performing as it should. Whatever the reason for needing to get a new HVAC system, the cost of a replacement can seem daunting. With HVAC systems ranging in price from $6,000–$12,000, replacing this home necessity can be intimidating and might seem like something…

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What is an Air Purifier, What Does it Do, and Do You Need One for Your Home?

Pollutants. Dust. Bacteria. Irritants that invade your space and can aggravate your eyes, nose and lungs. Particles that live—and lurk—inside your home. Freaked out yet? Well, the good news is that there’s a whole-home solution we can offer you that works alongside your HVAC system… With respiratory illnesses as the number one concern of 2020, air purifiers (instruments that remove dirt and sanitize and clean your indoor air) are becoming a home owner’s biggest necessity. What is an air purifier…

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How to Choose an HVAC Company You Can Rely On

If you’ve been putting off choosing an HVAC company because you aren’t sure which one to pick, it’s time to work through the issue and decide. With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to establish ties with a company and schedule preventative maintenance. That might help prevent any equipment failures this summer that will temporarily leave you without air conditioning in the sweltering heat. How do you know which company would be a good fit for…

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Ways to Improve Air Quality in Your Home and Increase Overall Home Comfort

Your home should be your sanctuary away from the craziness of the world around you. But if you’re dealing with issues like stale air, mold, and malfunctioning equipment, your home is likely adding to your stress level. With a few simple steps, you can increase the comfort of your home and make it the relaxing oasis it should be. Improve Air Quality Even if you don’t notice anything off about the air quality in your home, you might benefit from…

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Preparing Your Home for Spring

Summer and winter get all the attention when it comes to heating, ventilation and cooling units. But when nicer weather is arriving during spring, you can take a couple of steps to make your home more comfortable. Schedule A Check-Up Check-ups are an important part of preventative maintenance, whether it’s for your teeth, your health, or your HVAC system. By spotting a small issue now, you can avoid an expensive problem later. And it can ensure that your equipment is…

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Air Duct Cleaning: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

With most regular home maintenance tasks like mowing the grass, cleaning the carpets, or cleaning the windows, you can easily tell when those things need to happen. The signs are much less obvious for things like air duct cleaning, unless there’s a big problem. However, regularly maintaining your air ducts by cleaning them at least every 3 to 5 years is critical to your indoor air quality and the well-being of your HVAC system. If it’s been a while since…

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