What To Do When Your Air Conditioner Freezes!

I can’t believe my air conditioner is frozen! It’s been over 90 degrees for days on end. As crazy as this sounds, this happens all too frequently. Even with seasonal maintenance and changing your filter regularly, it can happen. Here’s some information on WHY it happens, and some tips on how to handle a frozen AC when it DOES happen. Lack of …

Ductwork Depends On Details: Here’s What You Need To Know About Its Design

When it comes to energy efficiency, your ductwork  design is just as important a detail as the type of heating or cooling equipment you have. Ductwork is the superhighway for your airflow. Heated or cooled air may begin flowing from the newest, highest efficiency equipment available today. But, if it is slowed, blocked or dispersed improperly by your ducting, it’s …

Furnace Replacement Looking Inevitable: Some Signs

You keep up with preventive maintenance, keep your HVAC system tuned up and cleaned and use your energy wisely to reduce the strain on your furnace. No matter how many steps you take to increase its life span, eventually furnace replacement will become inevitable. So how do you know when your current unit is just calling for a little attention …

No Matter What Brand, Regular Air Filter Replacement Matters

Air filter replacement is an essential maintenance task for your health and home.  Modern efficient home designs, with tighter construction, are resistant to fresh air flow which causes viruses and bacteria to live and prosper in your central air systems.  Polluted indoor air quality became a recognized problem in the late 1980’s and since then, the Environmental Protection Agency has …

Keep Your Furnace Running Efficiently This Winter

No matter what time of year it is, it’s never too late to properly maintain your furnace. Proper care and preventive maintenance will keep a furnace running smoothly. Now is not the time for a breakdown. Preventive maintenance is typically performed in the fall, allowing professionals to catch any minor problems before they turn into major ones, as well as …