HVAC Noises: What Do They Mean & What Should You Do?

Some years back, HVAC systems used to produce a lot of noise. However, today’s systems are quieter than ever. Modern HVAC systems boast a sound dampening technology that helps tow down the noise, and the only sound you should hear is a low hum or whoosh when they are kicking in. The bugging question is; what if your HVAC starts producing some loud noises? What does this mean, and what action should you take. In this piece, we’ll go through the common HVAC noises and what they indicate. Continue reading “HVAC Noises: What Do They Mean & What Should You Do?”

How HVAC Upgrades Can Improve Home Equity

In recent times, homeowners spend a significant amount of money on remodeling projects intending to increase the home’s equity. However, while most of these renovations focus on bathrooms and kitchens, there is one area that most individuals overlook; the HVAC. There are endless upgrades that can help maximize the ROI on your home. Making the wrong renovations can see you spend thousands of dollars on things that won’t appeal to home buyers. Continue reading “How HVAC Upgrades Can Improve Home Equity”

5 HVAC Troubleshooting Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Owning a home gives you a ton of responsibilities. Besides paying your mortgage, you are also required to ascertain that all systems in your house are functioning efficiently. One item that you need to make sure is in its pristine condition is the HVAC troubleshooting. This is because the system ensures that your house has optimal temperatures and quality air exchange between the indoor and outdoor spaces. Continue reading “5 HVAC Troubleshooting Tips Every Homeowner Should Know”

How to Fix Temperature Variations in Your Home

What’s more frustrating than shoveling snow? Is there such a thing? As it turns out, there is! The one thing that’s more frustrating than throwing your back out trying to fend off the Kansas City snow with a shovel is having cold spots in your home. You pay good money to heat your home, so why the devil are there so many cold spots in your home? Temperature variations in your home can drive you batty when left unchecked. Continue reading “How to Fix Temperature Variations in Your Home”

Your HVAC Checklist for Summer

To the uninitiated, HVAC might sound like an alien acronym with no discernible meaning. Like every acronym, there is a distinct meaning behind this one, and it’s important. HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Yeah, it’s a long devil of a tongue twister, which is why there’s an acronym for it. Next time you hear HVAC, you’ll know exactly what it means, but that’s still not enough. If you own a home, you need to know the ins and outs of HVAC, including a detailed HVAC plan for Summer. Here’s what you need to know and what you should have on your Summer HVAC checklist! Continue reading “Your HVAC Checklist for Summer”

Common HVAC System Bad Habits and How to Avoid Them

The HVAC system is one of the biggest home investments you will ever make. Having this in mind, it’s important to make sure you are getting your money’s worth out of the system. The easiest way for you to accomplish this is by making sure you are maintaining and caring for your HVAC system properly. Unfortunately, there are more than a few bad HVAC habits that may impact your system’s health. To help ensure you only use good habits for your HVAC system, get to know the bad habits, which are found here. Continue reading “Common HVAC System Bad Habits and How to Avoid Them”

How Do I Find a HVAC Contractor? Do I Use a Contractor Finder Service?

When your HVAC system needs repairs or maintenance, you probably know it is time to find a professional. Unfortunately, with so many options in the Kansas City area, this is often more challenging than it may seem. While this is true, there are some tips you can use to ensure you find the right contractor for the job. Continue reading “How Do I Find a HVAC Contractor? Do I Use a Contractor Finder Service?”

Will a Higher Quality Filter Help to Keep Dust Off Your Counters (and Other Surfaces)?

When it comes to air filters used in your HVAC system, you know they are a crucial part of of your home comfort system.  In fact, the air filter you are using can have a huge impact on your indoor air quality and whether you or someone in your family feels relief from allergies, asthma, or other respiratory-related issues. Continue reading “Will a Higher Quality Filter Help to Keep Dust Off Your Counters (and Other Surfaces)?”