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)?”

Tips for Offsetting AC Costs by Using Fans

Did you know that ceiling fans won’t actually reduce the temperature in your room or home? It’s true. The average temperature of a room with moving air is approximately the same as one with air that’s still. In fact, the temperature may go up slightly due to the heat that’s produced by the motor of the fan. Continue reading “Tips for Offsetting AC Costs by Using Fans”

Tips to Ensure Pests Don’t Enter Through Your HVAC System

There are several ways that pests may enter your home. Some of the entryways are obvious – leaky windows and open doors. However, one that’s often overlooked is the HVAC system. Holes and gaps in your HVAC system offer the perfect access points for pests, including rodents, silverfish, and stink bugs. The question is, what can you do to make sure your HVAC system is protected. Continue reading “Tips to Ensure Pests Don’t Enter Through Your HVAC System”

Winter Care for Your Furnace

Are you taking steps to protect your furnace during the winter months? Believe it or not, the way you answer this question is more important than you think. During the colder months of the year, you spend more time inside, trying to shelter yourself from the frigid temperatures. If you are like most homeowners, your goal is probably to make sure your home remains safe and comfortable. What’s pretty shocking is the fact that indoor air is often more polluted than the outdoor air. Continue reading “Winter Care for Your Furnace”

Gas vs. Electric Furnaces: A Home Heating Throwdown

Are you ready to invest in something new to heat your home? Have you used a traditional heating system, heat pump or even furnace in the past, but it just isn’t working efficiently anymore? If so, two of the most common choices include: Continue reading “Gas vs. Electric Furnaces: A Home Heating Throwdown”