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$49 System Inspection Details

Replace 1” Fiberglass Filter (includes filter if needed) Test Thermostat Operation Inspect Evaporator Coil Condition Inspect Condenser Coil Condition Inspect Drain System Condition Test Capacitors Inspect Compressor Contactor Inspect Duct System (Level 1) Monitor Delta-T (Freon Charge Level) Monitor Burner Operation (Gas Heat) Inspect Heat Exchanger (Gas Heat) Inspect Overall Condition of System [...]

By |2019-04-24T20:54:21+00:00April 24th, 2019|Home Safety|Comments Off on $49 System Inspection Details

Guide for Winter Attic Safety

Winter can seem like the safest season for you or someone you hire to tackle tasks up in your home's unfinished attic. You may be reorganizing stored belongings after the holidays, getting improvements completed like air sealing and insulating, or having repairs made to HVAC, plumbing or electrical components. While the cooler temperatures this time [...]

By |2018-12-20T18:06:41+00:00January 17th, 2019|Home Safety|Comments Off on Guide for Winter Attic Safety

Decoration Storage and Your HVAC System

If you're like many other homeowners, you have a treasured collection of decorations you display during the holiday season, then carefully pack up and store for the remainder of the year. Did you know that the location you choose for decoration storage matters? It can impact the safe operation of your HVAC system, and your [...]

By |2018-12-20T19:23:46+00:00January 8th, 2019|Home Safety|Comments Off on Decoration Storage and Your HVAC System

Home Heating Fire Prevention

In the winter, you're likely running your gas furnace, or using space heaters or a wood-burning stove or fireplace to keep your home toasty warm. The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) tells us that heating equipment is the second most common cause of fatal house fires, so it's wise to make fire prevention a priority. [...]

By |2018-10-25T20:10:17+00:00November 13th, 2018|Home Safety|Comments Off on Home Heating Fire Prevention

Backup Power Generator Safety Tips

When the power goes out, a backup generator can allow you to keep the lights on, run appliances like the fridge/freezer, and operate essentials like the HVAC system. To limit your risk of fires, shocks or electrocution, and exposure to deadly carbon monoxide (CO), it's critical to make generator safety a priority. When using your [...]

By |2018-10-25T20:00:55+00:00November 8th, 2018|Home Safety|Comments Off on Backup Power Generator Safety Tips

Where to Start When Equipping a Smart Home

Thanks to advances in technology that make smart homes possible, we can now make our day-to-day lives more convenient and comfortable, and save energy and money, too. Whether you're tech savvy or a relative beginner, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer number of smart devices on the market. To make equipping your home [...]

By |2018-10-15T14:32:49+00:00October 18th, 2018|Home Safety, HVAC System, Thermostats|Comments Off on Where to Start When Equipping a Smart Home

Ways Flooding Affects Your Ductwork

Floods not only cause catastrophic damage, but disrupt and isolate households, businesses and communities. The recovery from a flood is a long and difficult one for those afflicted by high water. If your home or business was flooded but it is still habitable, among the first things you should do is find out if your [...]

By |2018-09-24T17:34:58+00:00September 27th, 2018|Ductwork, Home Safety, HVAC System, Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on Ways Flooding Affects Your Ductwork

After the Storm: Flooding Effects on Your HVAC

Floodwaters will damage or destroy almost anything in its path, and a home or business HVAC system is no exception. Heating and Air Systems are designed to work in many types of weather from the extreme heat to the coldest winter temperatures, but they are not designed to operate in or under water. Here are [...]

By |2018-09-24T16:16:18+00:00September 25th, 2018|Home Safety, HVAC System, Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on After the Storm: Flooding Effects on Your HVAC

Hurricane Preparation to Protect Your HVAC

We are all familiar with the preparations needed for our family and home when a dangerous storm is approaching: water, non-perishable food, batteries, flashlights, radio, pet supplies, generator, etc. Below are a few precautions to protect your heating and air system during your hurricane preparation. Double Check Your Homeowner's Insurance Coverage Understanding your insurance coverage [...]

By |2018-09-12T17:02:56+00:00September 12th, 2018|Home Safety, HVAC System, Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on Hurricane Preparation to Protect Your HVAC

Ways to Deter Bugs from Your HVAC System

Insect pests are always looking for a way into your home. And one of the major routes for invasion is through your HVAC system -- particularly through the vents and ductwork. You may be surprised to find a number of species of insect pests have entered your home through vents, including termites, ants, cockroaches, spiders, [...]

By |2018-06-28T14:56:00+00:00July 31st, 2018|Home Safety, HVAC System, Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on Ways to Deter Bugs from Your HVAC System
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