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HVAC and IAQ Tips for Spring Allergies | Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

HVAC and IAQ Tips for Spring Allergies | Allergy Awareness Month

by vscontent on April 20, 2018

The blooming flowers of spring are a nightmare for those who suffer from allergies. Every spring it’s important to take extra care against indoor allergens and pollutants. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is the level of healthiness of the air you breathe inside your home. Clean air and clean lungs keep the flare ups at bay. […]

THE CLUB | What Does Your HVAC Maintenance Plan Cover?

THE CLUB | What Does Your HVAC Maintenance Plan Cover?

by vscontent on April 13, 2018

The easiest (and cheapest) way to keep up with bi-annual HVAC maintenance is by signing up for The Club. Our team will contact you to schedule 2 visits — one heating tune-up in the fall and one air conditioning tune-up in spring. These bi-annual tune-ups are essential for maintaining manufacturer warranties, improving indoor air quality, […]

Window & Shading Strategies for Keeping Cool

Window & Shading Strategies for Keeping Cool

by vscontent on April 6, 2018

It can quickly get expensive to run the air conditioner day in and day out during the warmer months. But by utilizing intelligent window and shading strategies and techniques, you can keep cool without the full cost. Cool Shading Strategies for Spring Air conditioning bill too high? Want to cut back on energy use and […]

How to Achieve Balanced Ventilation

How to Achieve Balanced Ventilation

by vscontent on March 29, 2018

We’ve written about the importance of ventilation for your home before, but it’s important to know the differences between ventilation systems and why you should consider “balanced ventilation.” Negative Air Pressure Many times, mechanical ventilation systems are exhaust-only, meaning they expel air out of the house but aren’t designed to bring any air in. When […]

4 Easy Ways to Prevent Humidity Damage

4 Ways to Prevent Humidity Damage | How to Control High Humidity

by vscontent on March 23, 2018

With warmer weather comes higher humidity. High humidity can cause severe problems, such as mold, mildew, and dust mites—all contributing to miserable seasonal allergies. With working exhaust fans, dehumidifiers, and ventilation systems, you’ll be taking positive steps toward controlling the humidity levels in your home. You can also consider a whole-home approach with professional installation […]

Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist

Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist

by vscontent on March 16, 2018

You may be planning what you’ll be doing for Spring Break, and thinking more about going on vacation then home care. However, we’re an HVAC company, so we think about the care of your home’s heating and cooling system all year round. Especially in the spring, because spring is the perfect time to schedule air […]

Heating & Cooling Systems That Don’t Require Any Ductwork

Heating & Cooling Systems That Don’t Require Any Ductwork

by vscontent on March 9, 2018

  If you don’t have an existing duct system or are renovating your home, you may want to consider going duct-free. There are several ductless options available to you, some better than others. Let’s start with the most common and effective ductless option: ductless mini-split heat pumps. Ductless Mini-Splits Ductless HVAC systems, also known as […]

Questions to Ask Your HVAC Technician Company

Questions to Ask on First Date with New HVAC Technician

by vscontent on February 9, 2018

You may or may not want a romantic date with one of our professional HVAC technicians, but you definitely want them to be experienced, clean, honest, and articulate. If you want to know more about your new Valentine, you may want to ask some questions like: What’s your favorite food? Where do you want to […]

What to Know Before Basement Remodel

What to Know Before Remodeling Your Basement

by vscontent on January 26, 2018

From man caves and in-law suites to studios and Airbnbs, a basement remodel is a useful, beautiful, and cost-effective choice. In fact, the 2017 Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report ranks a basement remodel as one of the top ten home improvement projects that give you a return on your investment. According to national averages, you […]

How to Reset Tripped Breaker Replace Blown FUse

How to Reset Power If Your Furnace Won’t Turn On

by vscontent on January 19, 2018

If your furnace won’t turn on, check the power first. Your HVAC system is hooked up to the electric system. Check the main fuse box or circuit breaker and make sure the furnace master switch is on. Electrical Panels: Circuit Breaker vs Fuse Box  Although you probably have an electrical panel and not a fuse […]

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