Carbon Monoxide and Your Gas Furnace

    What is carbon monoxide (CO)? Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous, colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas. Although it has no detectable odor, CO is often mixed with other gases that do have an odor. So, you can inhale carbon monoxide right along  with gases that you can smell and not even know that…

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Dirty Vents? It May Be Time to Service Your System.

If you see dust and dirt buildup on your supply air vents, it’s your system’s way of telling you that it’s not at its best. This can be indicative of a couple of things. It may mean that the HVAC system filter has not been changed often enough. That can mean the indoor coil is…

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Why Custom-Sized HVAC Systems Are a Must

Whenever you are considering replacing your HVAC system, it would be safe to assume that you can just replace it with one of the same size, right? “I have a 4.0 ton HVAC unit, so I need to replace it with another 4.0 ton.” If you go with the same size as the previous system,…

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Winter Season Tips for Keeping Your Home Cozy

It’s commonly known that you should let your faucet drip when it’s freezing outside so your pipes don’t burst. But did you know there are other steps you can take to get your home ready for winter weather?   Reverse Your Ceiling Fans Running your ceiling fans clockwise produces an updraft that sends the warmer…

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Get Free Federal Tax Credit for Going High Efficiency

Replacing an air conditioning system can be a rather daunting purchase for the average homeowner; it is after all, one of the largest investments you make in your home. Don’t sweat it though, there is financial relief available for qualifying systems through Federal Energy Tax Credits. A few minimum requirements must be met before you…

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Really…How Important Are Filter Changes?

If you are like the average homeowner, you probably don’t remember exactly when you changed your filter last. You’ve been told it’s important before, but honestly, how big of a deal can it be to skip it every now and then? Maintaining your air conditioning system properly prevents you from having to rely on an…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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