Guarding Against Critters

While it is still a concern throughout the year, there is an increased likelihood during the colder seasons of small animals making their way into and under your home. These "friendly" little creatures attempt to get out of the cold by making their way into the crawlspace underneath your home.The level of comfort one has with the idea of a small rodent underneath their home is going to vary with the individual. However, the idea isn't the … [Read more...]

Home (Indoor Air Quality) Improvement

Indoor air quality is a growing concern for many homeowners. As we spend more and more time indoors, and the air outside becomes increasingly polluted with contaminants; many people are looking for ways to ensure that their home is a safe haven of purified air. Between the contaminants you track in from outside and the large amount you create inside from day-to-day activities, it can be quite difficult to keep the air in your home fresh and … [Read more...]

Benefits of Using a NATE Certified Technician

There are many different options when it comes to choosing your HVAC company of choice. When you're deciding who you want to trust with maintaining your comfort, it is in your best interest to verify that the technician that comes out is NATE Certified.NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence and is an independent body set up to evaluate the technical knowledge of the HVAC technician. They provide certificates to technicians who … [Read more...]

Important HVAC Tune-Up Procedures

When choosing a maintenance agreement to prolong the life of your system and improve its efficiency, you want to ensure that it meets the necessary requirements. Below is a list of the tune-up procedures that you should receive when you sign your HVAC system up on a maintenance plan. Furnace Tune-up ProceduresInspect and tighten all electrical connections and terminals. Remove, clean, and adjust main gas burners. Remove, clean, and … [Read more...]

How an HVAC System Works

If you have a standard air conditioner or you are considering purchasing one, there are some essential things to learn about how these machines work, the operating expense, energy effectiveness, cost, size, and upkeep.Air conditioners and refrigerators work the same way. Instead of cooling just the small, insulated space inside of a refrigerator, an air conditioner cools a room, a whole house, or an entire business.Air conditioners use … [Read more...]

Top 10 Winter Energy Saving Tips

No Cost OptionsStart by setting your thermostat to 68°. Your heating system will operate less and use less energy. Turn your thermostat down 5° at night or when leaving your home for an hour or more to save up to $70 on energy costs each year. For a small investment, consider purchasing a programmable thermostat to adjust your home's temperature settings automatically when you're sleeping or away. Set your water heater to 120°. It’s … [Read more...]

BAMA HEATING & REFRIGERATION KEEPS IT IN THE FAMILY JOINING WITH THOMAS HVAC COMPANY

 ANNOUNCEMENT:Bo Thomas is honored to be given the reins to the business he grew up in, Bama Heating and Refrigeration, as Thomas HVAC Company officially acquired the long-standing family owned business.  Bo’s grandfather Gordon Johnson, who started Bama Heating, is still very active in the business and you can find him around the Thomas HVAC Company offices any given day. Bo is excited to continue his family’s legacy servicing the North … [Read more...]