BLOG

What are the Benefits of a Smart Thermostat?

First let’s discuss the difference between a smart thermostat and programmable thermostat. Most households have a programmable thermostat, which lets you set the temperature and have the thermostat change it based on preset temperatures for different times of day. In addition to this, smart thermostats learn from your behaviors, allow you to control the climate in […]Read More

Do You Have a Constantly Running Air Conditioner? – Part 2

Has your air conditioner been working overtime lately? In Part 1 of this series we discussed some reasons this may be happening, such as the size of your unit, a faulty thermostat or a lack of proper insulation. We also listed some ways to tell how much is too much activity for current temperatures. Here […]Read More

Do You Have a Constantly Running Air Conditioner? – Part 1

As the temperatures outside are heating up, you will definitely notice an increase in the amount of time your air conditioner is running. But how much is too much? When it’s hotter outside, it’s normal for a central air conditioner to run without cycling on and off as often. It becomes a problem if it literally […]Read More

Fun Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer!

We know, it’s hot outside! This may not just be a hot summer, it may be a hot, hot summer. So let’s get you set with some fun ideas to beat the heat: Visit a Library – Many libraries have summer reading programs that encourage young readers with rewards and prizes. Several also offer exciting […]Read More

Extend the Life of Your HVAC Unit

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) units can be costly to repair and even more expensive to replace. So today we share some tips that will hopefully extend your HVAC unit beyond the average lifespan. Air Flow: HVAC units need room to breathe. Keep the area around the unit free of storage and clutter. Remove […]Read More

Keep Your Home Cool This Summer!

It feels like summer time! That means swimming pools, barbeques, beach trips and of course hot summer days ahead. Keep reading for some great tips to help keep your home cool this summer. Ceiling Fans: One important thing to remember is that ceiling fans cool people by creating a wind chill effect. Ceiling fans do […]Read More

The Benefits of Proper Insulation

Did you know that insulation is just as beneficial in the summer as it is in the winter? Think of insulation as a thermos, keeping warm things warm and cool things cool. Low levels of insulation or gaps and voids in the insulation, can provide access for heat and air to easily flow into or […]Read More

Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a New HVAC System

Beyond your mortgage, utility bills are the among the highest costs of operating a household. As you know, your HVAC system can constitute a large portion of your utilities. So buying a central heating and cooling system could be one the largest investments you’ll make in terms of upfront investment and future utility savings that […]Read More

Landscaping Around Your Air Conditioner

I don’t know anyone in the South who doesn’t LOVE their air conditioner! That doesn’t necessarily mean we want to look at them while enjoying and spending time in our outdoor living spaces. There are plenty of ways you can hide, mask, conceal and block your air conditioning unit to keep it out of view. […]Read More

Tips for Preventing Mold in Your Home – Part 2

As we discussed In Part 1 of this series, your best defense is to stop mold before it even begins by being diligent in taking care of situations that promote mold. Immediately drying wet areas, proper ventilation and monitoring humidity were a few topics we discussed last week. Let’s finish up this series with a […]Read More