Do Home Air Filters Really Make a Difference?
Air filters. They are fairly straightforward devices that claim to do a lot for you. Air filters purportedly protect you from home-air pollutants, improve your indoor air quality and protect your HVAC system. But do those thin, pleated sheets really accomplish everything they promise?
“We can clean your ducts for $49!” “Mrs. Johnson, your house could burn down any second! This wiring is bad. You need us to fix it NOW!” “Yes, I have a license to do this work.” “Your HVAC equipment is 8 years old. You better start thinking about getting a new system.”
The Lowdown on Lightning
Thunder, feel the thunder Lightning and the thunder Listen to the wise music lyrics of the Imagine Dragons and be reminded it is spring and with spring we get storms. Did you know that lightning strikes somewhere on Earth every second? Pretend you are a fulminologist (one who studies lightning) and spout a few fun […]
Heat Pump vs. Furnace: What’s the difference?
When talking about your home heating, most people use the term furnace as a sort of generic term, kind of like we do with band-aids or Kleenex. Not everyone uses a furnace to heat their home. Some use a heat pump instead of a furnace to heat their homes. But what is the difference?
Club Godby: Why It Is Worth It
From the game system you bought your kids to the new family SUV you bought, you are offered service contracts on your purchases. Some purchases it seems like a no brainer to purchase a service agreement with. You want to maintain your vehicle you drive in every day. It needs to run correctly, and everyone […]
5 Ways to Win the Fight Against Flu Season
It’s that season—flu and virus season. This year seems to be the year of all years. People are hanging on to viruses and unfortunately there have been (as of February 16th, 2018) 195 deaths due to the flu, and that’s in Indiana alone. Here are some ways that you can help create a healthier household […]
Flooding Is Always in Season
Flooding is always in season. Cold winters that include snow, ice and rain are not only annoying when driving to the store to pick up bread, milk and beer (you know, the important stuff), but can be hard on your home. When all of the snow and ice start melting it needs somewhere to go. […]
The New Year brings the promise of resolutions and new ways of doing things. Some people want to lose weight; others want to become more fiscally responsible. Godby has some resolutions to help you become more responsible around your home.
What Does That Mean?
In every business there are terms or acronyms that are used. They are meant to make things easier, but when you are an outsider to the business it can be a little confusing at times. Not sure what in the world HVAC, AC and HVACR mean? Don’t just nod like you know; instead, read on […]
The Perfect Furnace Temperature
No matter if you believe the Farmer’s Almanac, a national weather service or your cousin Vern’s winter weather predictions, the cold weather is on its way. It will be cold and there will be storms, and you need to be ready for them. People are always asking what temperature they should set their thermostats to […]