Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist for Your HVAC Unit

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While some homeowners don’t examine the health of their home’s HVAC system until they encounter a problem, this strategy isn’t advisable. Not only can this lead to costly repairs, but it could also create an issue when it comes time to sell your house, as well. During a home inspection, there are many red flags that buyers watch for. A … Read More

5 HVAC Tips to Save Money on Your Summer Energy Bill

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States along both coasts can expect a hotter than normal summer this year. Is your HVAC system up for the challenge? If you’re unsure, you should prepare now so you aren’t struggling to stay cool in the sweltering heat. And with the rising temperatures come the rising energy bills. Here are five HVAC tips that will save you money this summer. 1. … Read More

Two Things Everyone with a Space Heater Should Know

Two Things Everyone with a Space Heater Should Know

During the long, cold months of winter, it is often necessary for those that may not have a great heating system or those looking for a little extra heat to use a space heater. While space heaters are a great source of heat in specific areas, they can also be very dangerous and without the right safety tips and maintenance, … Read More

High Heating Bills and How to Avoid Them

High Heating Bills and How to Avoid Them

Even in areas that do not have a terribly cold winter like Houston, heating bills can get high. There are some ways to lower your heating bill and those can save you some money. In doing so, however, avoid doing things that will overwork your heating system. Saving a little on energy is not worth making your system not last … Read More

All about Whole House Humidifiers and Why You Should Have One

All about Whole House Humidifiers and Why You Should Have One

Whole house humidifiers are an effective way to keep the air in an entire home comfortable without having to purchase multiple room humidifiers for each room. A whole house humidifier is installed by attaching it to your HVAC system. The water evaporates into your ductwork and is distributed as water vapor throughout your whole house. Whole house humidifiers are especially … Read More

Winter Heat Pump Troubleshooting 101

Winter Heat Pump Troubleshooting 101

Your heating pump will be working overtime now that winter is here. However, there are many problems that can happen due to the extreme cold that may cause your heat pump to stop working. Fortunately, we have some troubleshooting solutions available for you that will help you fix it should something happen. What is a Heat Pump? A heat pump … Read More

Top Common Boiler Issues and How to Resolve Them

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Boiler and hot water are the main heating systems in most homes. However, boilers are prone to malfunction, especially when they have not been in use for some time. Here is a list of some of the most common boiler problems and their solutions. No Heat or Hot Water When your boiler has no heat or hot water, it means … Read More

Oil Furnace Troubleshooting 101

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Oil furnaces are used for warming homes, especially during winter and cold nights. However, it is not uncommon to find your house is not heating as required even when you have turned the furnace on. Here are oil furnace general troubleshooting. Check thermostat When your heating system is not working correctly, it is advisable to troubleshoot the thermostat. Most modern … Read More