How Often Should HVAC Air Filters Be Changed?

December 20, 2021

If you own a home, it likely has a furnace that needs to be maintained on a regular basis. It may also have a central air system that will needs to be maintained regularly. Cleaning or replacing the air filters inside of these components can go a long way toward ensuring that they work their best at all times. Where Is the HVAC Component Located? Generally speaking, a filter can be replaced less often if it’s in a relatively clean environment. For example, an air filter for your condenser unit may be good for up to six months if there...

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What You Can Do to Stay Warm if Your Heat Goes Out

November 18, 2021

If your heat goes out in the winter, the temperature inside of your home may drop very fast. This can cause you to worry about how you will stay warm until it gets fixed. Fortunately, there are some things that you can do to keep as warm as possible. Use Your Oven You can heat your kitchen and the surrounding rooms by using your oven. It’s a great time to do a lot of baking. When you’re finished, you should leave the oven door slightly ajar so that the hot air can warm the surrounding areas. Pile on Clothes One...

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How Often Does a Gas Heater Need to Be Serviced?

December 3, 2020

Ideally, you should have your gas heater serviced at least once per year. Doing so can help ensure it runs at peak efficiency and is free of defects that could reduce its useful lifespan. Here are the reasons you should give your unit an annual tune-up. You Can’t Always Detect Gas Leaks on Your Own A broken gas line may allow carbon monoxide or other potentially dangerous chemicals to leak into your home. Exposure to these or other toxic materials could cause health issues ranging from consistent headaches to death. You may also experience changes in mood or behavior that...

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Learn About the Lifespan of Your Furnace

October 20, 2020

Colder temperatures are on the way Abbeville, LA, so now is a good time to make sure your furnace is ready. If you just bought your home or can’t remember how old the furnace is, you might be concerned about when you’ll need to replace it. Find out about the typical lifespan of furnaces and how you can make sure yours reaches its full life expectancy. Lifespan of Electric Furnaces Electric furnaces use resistance heating coils to heat air blown by the blower. They have fewer moving parts, valves and switches than a gas furnace. No fuel is burned, so...

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How Can I Save Money On Energy Bills This Winter?

January 5, 2020

With the right plan of action, you should be able to bring down your winter heating bills. You might even be able to do so while maintaining a desired level of comfort. Many people struggle with their heating bills in the winter because they don’t know about a few simple steps worth following. Let’s shed some light on them. Improve Insulation and Get Rid of Drafts When you have portals for cold air to enter and hot air to escape, you’ll see your bills go way up. Performing overdue window and door repairs or upgrading attic insulation can help to...

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Benefits of Ductless Heating Systems

December 17, 2019

Once your old heater is at the end of its lifespan, it’s well worth considering switching to a ductless heating system. The installation of a ductless system is faster than that of a traditional heating system. Within a day, we can have the new unit up and running. Ductless heating systems are also energy-efficient and effective at filtering air. Save Money on Overall Costs Ductless heating systems are usually less expensive overall than ducted forced-air systems. They don’t experience the same air loss that ducted systems naturally do. Consequently, it will cost less to heat your home. Another way a...

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