If your furnace has begun to show its age, you know replacing it is likely the best option. But replacing a furnace is not cheap! If you don't quite have the money for a new one yet, there are some ways you can help your struggling furnace make it through one last winter with a lower risk of breakdowns. Change the filter. If you don't have a brand new air filter in your furnace, take the time to buy one.
13 April 2017
Do you own a home with a gas heater or furnace? Are you getting ready to completely turn it off for the year now that spring has arrived? Just as you may need to winterize an air conditioner once cool weather hits, there are things that you should do to get your heater or furnace ready for the summer. Failing to do these things may mean that your heater or furnace will not turn on once cold weather hits.
4 April 2017
Most heating systems in homes use electricity or gas as their primary energy source. This often leads to high energy bills as a result, even though they are traditional options that most homeowners are used to having. One way you can save a lot of money on energy is to use an alternative fuel source for your heat. They can be just as effective as electricity or gas, providing your home with the warmth that you need.
21 March 2017
Many homes have some type of crawl space, many of which are completely unfinished. This can cause a lot of problems for the house, especially when it comes to moisture. The solution to older homes with unfinished crawl spaces is crawl space encapsulation, a process that completely seals the crawl space. There are a number of reasons to have your crawl space encapsulated, such as: Prevent Mold Growth Most people don't spend a lot of time in the crawl spaces in their home, but the moisture inside an unsealed crawl space can lead to rampant mold growth.
9 March 2017
The function of a HEPA air filter is to remove not just dust and debris from your HVAC system, but also much smaller irritants such as pollen, mold spores, and pet dander. That doesn't mean that installing a HEPA filter will solve all of your problems, however. If you are considering upgrading the air filter in your home's HVAC system, read on. This article will present two complicating factors that you should take into account first.
3 March 2017
Nothing feels better than walking into a toasty warm home after you have been out in the freezing cold for hours. However, running your heat all day can really burn your pocket book if you are not careful. To avoid crazy expensive energy bills during the winter, it is important to be mindful of how much heat you're actually using. Here is some helpful advice on how to keep your heating bills from breaking the bank:
4 October 2016
We can all be a little dependent on our air conditioners during the hot summers months. When the temperatures are scorching hot, you can't help but blast your air conditioning system all day. However, cooling off your home can get pretty expensive if you are not careful. If you don't want your cooling bills to cost hundreds of dollars a month, it's important to make some changes. Here are some helpful tips on how to keep your cooling costs under control during the summer:
4 October 2016