Now that winter has arrived in southwest Ohio, how’s your furnace working? If you’re starting to wonder why your house feels chilly this winter, the problem could be your heating system.
Your home HVAC system has a lot of moving parts, which means a lot of opportunity for things to go wrong if the system isn’t kept tuned up. But while some tasks are easy for homeowners to perform, other tasks — both in maintenance and repair — should be left to a trained professional. Here’s […]
Knowing how much energy your home’s appliances and electronics use will help you calculate savings by using them wisely and maintaining them. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that cooling and heating homes tops the list of home energy users, taking approximately 50 percent of household energy consumption, followed by water heating, cooking and drying […]
Summers in the Dayton area are typically hot and muggy, so it’s important that your air conditioning system be at peak operating efficiency before our weather starts heating up. To ensure that your A/C keeps you comfortably cool this season, review these common air conditioner problems, and if your cooling system is experiencing any of them, […]
If you seem to be paying too much for energy in your Dayton area home, changing a few habits can help you lower your monthly bills. When it comes to conserving energy, small things can add up to big savings. Here are seven ways you can lower those high energy bills:
With the economy still struggling, homeowners everywhere are trying to find ways to cut costs and lower their utility bills. One sure-fire way to lower your monthly bills is to reduce the amount of energy your home uses by looking at heating and cooling efficiency. One of three potential problems with your HVAC system may […]
Throughout the year, dust mites, pollen, fungi spores, bacteria and pet dander build up in the ducts of your heating and cooling system. Many of these particles cause or aggravate allergies. A neglected HVAC system lowers indoor air quality by blowing allergens around the home. If maintenance of the HVAC system is neglected, these allergens […]
How many times have you put off — or forgotten all about — scheduling your annual preventive maintenance appointment? You don’t have to think about it if you have an annual maintenance agreement with your contractor. They’ll call you when it’s time to schedule an appointment, so you can be sure your heating and cooling […]