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Insulating Your Home To Help Your HVAC System

When we couldn't get our home to cool down last summer, we started checking our HVAC system. We found out that our air conditioning system was working fine, but the air just seemed to leave our house rapidly. We contacted an HVAC contractor to run a few tests, and he concluded that we had a severe insulation problem. After showing us which rooms had bad leaks, he recommended a business to come out and remedy the situation. This blog is all about insulating your home and helping you to keep that carefully heated and cooled air inside, where it belongs.



3 Ways To Help You Avoid Expensive Air Conditioning Repairs This Summer

People who live in hot climates usually rely on their home's air conditioner all summer long to stay cool, so it is essential for an air conditioning unit to operate properly. Few things are worse than having your home's air conditioner fail in the middle of a hot summer afternoon and then being left with an expensive and unexpected air conditioning repair bill. While there is no way to completely eliminate the need for air conditioning repairs, there are steps that you can take to help reduce the likelihood of your air conditioner breaking down and needing to be fixed by an HVAC professional. Read More 

4 Solutions For End-Of-Winter Furnace Maintenance And Improvements Before Spring

The days are getting warmer, but it is still cold enough at night to need heating to stay warm. Therefore, it is time to start thinking about maintenance of your furnace and how to keep your home warm efficiently. When the weather outside begins to get warmer and you use your furnace less, there is also maintenance to do before you turn it off and turn on the AC. Here are some end-of-winter solutions to help with furnace maintenance and improvements before warmer spring weather: Read More 

What Happens During A Professional Air Conditioning Maintenance Visit? How Does It Help Your Air Conditioner Last Longer?

Did you know that scheduling regular air conditioning maintenance can save you money in the long run? Issues with your air conditioning unit that are caught during professional maintenance can be quickly fixed before they have the chance to cause irreparable damage to your air conditioner. If your air conditioner suddenly breaks down during the summer, you may be forced to call for emergency repairs — and these can be expensive. Read More 

Never Overlook A Cracked Heat Exchanger

Homes located in areas that experience very cold winters usually rely on natural gas furnaces to generate heat. A natural gas furnace can produce a higher volume of heat at a lower price than its competitors. Well-maintained heating systems can reliably heat your home for years, but it is important to keep in mind that any natural gas appliance has the potential to develop serious safety hazards. A cracked heat exchanger in your natural gas furnace could have devastating consequences for you and your family. Read More 

Why Won’t Your Heat Pump Switch Into Heating Mode?

Heat pumps are amazing in that they can cool your home in one mode, and heat it in another. But what if you flip the switch to turn the heat pump to heating mode, and cold air keeps coming out? Clearly, this won't keep you warm in the winter -- so you'll want to try these methods to fix the problem. Check your thermostat. If your heat pump is connected to an external thermostat, you must make sure that thermostat is also set to heating mode. Read More