HVAC Maintenance & Troubleshooting

R22 phaseout

Need to Know AC Info: R22 Phaseout

Do you know what refrigerant is used in your HVAC system? Older HVAC units use a refrigerant called R22, also known as Freon. This refrigerant is now part of a federally regulated phaseout, which means it’s no longer going to be in use. What does this mean for you? Well, your HVAC repair bill is…

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What Can You Do to Fight Coronavirus in Your Home?

Things are scary right now. There are a lot of uncertainties, rumors, and confusing advice going round online about COVID-19. We know that things are stressful at the moment, so we’ve created this easy-to-understand guide covering a few ways you can protect your home – and addressing some of those online rumors too! You probably…

Monthly Guide To HVAC Maintenance

Monthly Guide to HVAC Maintenance

Your HVAC system, just like any other piece of equipment, needs regular maintenance throughout the year. If you don’t keep your system maintained, you run the risk of having it break down, which could lead to more expensive problems in the future. Both home and business owners should always stay on top of HVAC maintenance…

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The 5 Biggest HVAC Myths

Have a HVAC system? You’ve probably picked up tricks and tips over the years on how to get the most out of it. You might have been advised by your parents, your neighbor, or even the last maintenance guy you had round. These tricks you’ve learned, however, might be damaging to your system. It’s difficult…

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How to Get Your AC Ready for Summer After a Long Winter

We often go from having freezing cold temperatures to being scorched in the blazing heat of the afternoon sun, and because of this, our air conditioning units are left unused for months on end. As we are just coming out of the winter months and the temperature starts to rise, our AC units will be…

Pet dander and indoor air quality

Pet Owners! Get More Life Out Of Your HVAC Unit With These 6 Tips

There’s nothing better than coming home to a loving pet. Whether a dog or a cat, big or small, pets are always happy to see you. They’re our best friends and our confidants. They give us unconditional love and keep us company. The only downside to having a pet is the mess they make. Dander…

natural gas leaks

Gas Leaks and How to Prevent Them

If you think you have a leak it’s too late to stop it now – leave the house immediately and call the gas company. Gas leaks are no joke.  If you smell gas in your home right now – leave your home and CALL THE GAS COMPANY RIGHT NOW! Ok, now that’s out of the…

Home humidity

How To Remove Humidity From Your Home

Not only do air conditioners cool your home during the hot summer months, but they can also dramatically reduce the humidity levels in your house. Controlling humidity levels in your home influences how comfortable you are and is directly related to energy reduction and AC/home maintenance costs. Too little or too much humidity causes problems…

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Signs of a Damaged Furnace Heat Exchanger

A heat exchanger is an integral part of your furnace – it keeps the combustion chamber and the breathing air separate within the furnace. Made of thin metal panels (and sometimes coils), a heat exchanger is designed to heat the air before it is distributed throughout the house. The metal panels or coils of the…

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Warning Signs You Need To Repair or Replace Your Heating System

Those long, laidback summer nights are gone and winter’s harsh cold snaps and icicles are on their way. Before the freezing weather takes hold, make sure you’re not caught by surprise with a broken down heating system when you need it most. Check out our list below for signs your heating needs some TLC. 1.…