Keeping your HVAC system in good condition helps it last longer and ensures that it runs efficiently throughout the year. Setting HVAC resolutions for the new year is a great way to make sure that your heating and cooling system is regularly maintained. Consider making the following resolutions to keep your Dayton home warm in […]
As the cold weather kicks up throughout the winter season, you’re much less likely to open your windows and let fresh air come in. Unfortunately, this can make your air stagnant and have negative repercussions on your indoor air quality. Below are a few winter ventilation tips to help you solve this problem. Install a […]
Bathroom exhaust fans are a standard part of bathrooms, since they help prevent moisture problems from occurring. You can get more out of your bathroom fans by installing units that include lights and heat. Learn more about the benefits of bathroom fan combos for homes in the Dayton area. Options for Bathroom Fan Combos When […]
Increasingly, pet owners are keeping cats and dogs inside, particularly when winter is at its most severe. Some pets, however, just don’t adapt well to indoor living. Certain breeds of dogs were developed to do jobs — such as mushing or herding sheep — in a cold climate and actually prefer being outdoors. Some cats […]
Winter is coming, and it’s important to be able to keep your house warm. One of the best ways of maintaining home comfort is with proper insulation. Heat rises, so if you don’t have enough insulation, the warmth from your furnace will flow right out of your home and into your attic. Insulation slows that […]
Smart thermostat technology is becoming more common in the American home, with several different brands leading the way. As you may have heard, the major benefit of smart heating and cooling technology is that you can control the temperature from near or far. Think of it: You may be on the other side of the […]
Every year, accidental carbon monoxide poisoning kills an average of 430 Americans and sends 20,000 more to an emergency room or hospital. Colorless, odorless, and tasteless, carbon monoxide (CO) is produced by common sources such as gas-fired furnaces and appliances, exhaust from automobiles and other internal-combustion devices, and even wood-burning fireplaces. Slightly heavier than air, […]
Even well-maintained HVAC systems eventually require replacement. Unbelievable as it may sound, sometimes an upgrade results in more savings than a repair — even if the new system costs a bit more initially. So when is the right time to think about replacing your HVAC equipment? Here are some telltale signs:
If your garage is unheated, you’re probably not inclined to spend much time there in the winter. Maybe you’ve thought about heating it so that you can make it a place for doing projects or just having a warmer place to start your car in the morning.
Most people know that making energy efficiency upgrades to your home pays off in the long run. Many people don’t know, however, that you can also get more immediate payback by taking advantage of energy efficiency rebates available in your area.