The cold months are coming, and in the mountains of Western North Carolina, that means temperatures can get quite chilly. Thank goodness for home heating systems! They keep your home nice and warm so that you and your family don’t suffer from the cold. Although home heating systems are designed to be safe, there are a few things you should keep in mind this cold season when heating your home.
The fall and winter months are coming, and that means you’ll want your home’s heating system to be operating at full capacity. It might seem warm now, but in the mountains of North Carolina, that can change really fast. It’s important to be prepared for the colder weather that comes with fall and winter.
One of the most common things the average homeowner overlooks is their annual HVAC maintenance. According to most HVAC brand owner’s manuals, you should have preventative maintenance performed on your system twice per year—once at the beginning of spring and again at the start of fall. However, it can be very easy to forget to schedule these important maintenance checkups with everything else you have going on. In order to help homeowners keep their semi-annual maintenance up to date, many HVAC service companies have developed service agreement plans. A service agreement plan can vary from company to company, but the basic principle is that theRead More →
During the summer, particularly down south, temperatures can get pretty hot. While having an air conditioning unit that runs perfectly is the best way to stay cool all summer, you may not want to have it running 24/7. If you keep your AC unit on nonstop, you will notice an increase in your utility bill, and you could even cause the unit to break down prematurely. But how can you stay nice and cool when your air conditioner isn’t running? We’re glad you asked. Here are some great tips that favor your comfort and your wallet!
As we move into the Summer months many families take advantage of the warm weather and lack of school to go on vacation. It’s very common for people to shut off their air conditioning when they’re gone in order to save some money on their cooling bill. After all, they won’t be home so why run the AC anyway? Unfortunately, shutting off your air conditioner for a vacation can be very problematic for your home, especially in the south.
Summer is on its way and with the beautiful weather comes increased temperatures and rising cooling costs. Your air conditioner has to work extra hard during the summer months to keep you and your family comfortable. While staying cool when it’s hot outside is nice, the increased costs of your cooling bills can be frustrating. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can keep costs down. Here are 5 things you can do to save money on your air conditioning bills this summer.
Your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is responsible for a lot of things in your home. It keeps your home warm in the fall and winter months, and cool in the spring and summer. Your HVAC system also keeps the quality of the air in your home where it should be so that you’re not breathing in dust, dirt and other contaminants all the time. This powerful system keeps you comfortable all year long and it’s easy to forget it even exists. However, if your HVAC system were to break down on you in the middle of the blistering summer heat, you wouldRead More →
Every type of furnace has its own advantages, and if you’re considering a furnace installation in the near future, you need to decide which type of furnace is right for you. If you value safety, low up-front costs, low maintenance, reliable resources, and being green, an electric furnace might be the right choice for you. Let’s take a closer look at 5 advantages of an electric furnace.
In the same way that a well-maintained road is easy to drive on, if your home’s ductwork is in good condition, the air coming from your heater or AC unit will reach you much more efficiently. A system that is in good condition will save you money, reduce energy consumption, and improve your indoor air quality. Keep reading to learn more!
Heat pumps are one of the most efficient heating systems available, pulling cold or warm molecules from the air to either heat or cool your home, depending on your temperature setting. Even when the temperature is as low as 0 degrees Fahrenheit, there are still warm air molecules a heat pump can use to create warmth throughout your home. The same is true for cooling your house effectively even at temperatures of over 90 degrees Fahrenheit.