Zones of Comfort
This time of year our minds are on getting through the holidays and the wintery weather without too many issues. With family coming to visit for the holidays, you have to figure out where everyone will sleep and how they will sleep comfortably. Your basement is always too cold this time of year and if […]
What is a Mini-Split?
Maybe you’ve head the terms mini-split or ductless system thrown around. Maybe you’ve actually seen one, but haven’t taken the time to see what they are all about. Here is a Reader’s Digest version giving you a brief description of what exactly they are. What is a mini-split? A mini-split is a ductless heating and […]
3 Energy-Saving Thermostat Tips
Summertime in central Indiana can be brutal. With rising temperatures and high humidity, staying cool is a serious challenge. To sweat less—indoors, at least—it’s important to have a good relationship with your home’s thermostat. Why? It’s pretty simple: your thermostat tells your HVAC system what you want it to do. If your home’s too hot, […]
The Advantages of Switching to a Wi-Fi Thermostat
By now, you’ve probably heard of Wi-Fi thermostats. If you haven’t, Wi-Fi thermostats communicate with your home’s HVAC system, maintaining precise temperatures and allowing you to adjust your home’s temperature from anywhere with an Internet connection. These gadgets have been around for awhile, but their capabilities have increased dramatically over the past few years.
Warm Weather Woes
The warm weather is finally upon us, so you can no longer ignore your air conditioner. Maintenance is a must if you want to keep your equipment in tip-top shape, extend the life of your equipment and keep any warranties valid. Whether you are new to the home maintenance game or simply need a gentle […]
3 Reasons to Schedule an AC Tune-Up
Getting an AC tune-up isn’t the first thing on your mind. You may even be asking yourself: is scheduling a tune-up really necessary? Plain and simple, yes. AC Tune-ups helps maintain your equipment and most of the time are required by the manufacturer in order to keep your warranty valid. But, if you need a few more facts […]
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?
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 […]
Best time to replace your air conditioner
When is the best time to purchase an air conditioner? The easy and obvious answer is, when it breaks and it’s no longer worth fixing! But, planning for next summer is another great option. Look, we know we are nearing the end of summer, at least when it comes to kids going back to school, […]
Air Conditioning Not Working
Air Conditioning Not Working It’s a normal morning. You wake up as your alarm goes off, stumble out of bed and wonder why you felt a little hotter last night. Maybe it is the change in the weather. Maybe you need to adjust your blankets.