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Safeguard Your HVAC from Home Pests

Most home pests aren’t naturally native to the interior of your house. They typically originate outdoors but find a way inside, where they multiply. In some cases, the entry point as well as the breeding ground are related to your HVAC system. Several components of...

HVAC Add-Ons that Improve Your System

You rely on your HVAC system to heat and cool your home, but your system can provide more than just basic heating and cooling. With the right HVAC add-on, you can streamline your energy consumption, have greater control over temperature and humidity, or boost your...

How Can You Ensure a “Properly Matched” System?

If you have a split system for heating and cooling like most Dayton homes, you likely know that it consists of an outdoor condenser/compressor unit, and an indoor air handler/evaporator unit. You may not realize that even though these HVAC components are placed in...

Dealing with a Frozen A/C Unit

Considering the snow and ice we get in the Dayton area over the winter, you might not be too surprised when you end up with a frozen A/C unit. That doesn't mean that layer of ice is something you can ignore, though. Ice on your outdoor condenser unit can damage the...

Cold and Flu Season Tips for Your HVAC

Fall marks the beginning of cold and flu season, which typically lasts through part of spring. That’s a long time to risk getting sick with illnesses that can range from mild nuisances to serious cases that require hospitalization. In addition to getting your annual...

Best Heating Alternatives to Save Energy This Season

Now that summer is over and fall is in full-swing, it's time for homeowners to turn their attention to what's next - cooler weather. Standard heating systems are great, of course, but they'll also cost you a pretty penny. To help decrease your costs, we've compiled...

Does Daylight Saving Time Affect Your Thermostat?

Your clocks aren't the only things that need to change with daylight saving time. Your programmable thermostat is also affected by the time change. Re-setting your thermostat at the right time helps ensure you get through Dayton's cool fall weather in perfect comfort....

Best Bathroom Ventilation Solutions

Bathroom renovations rarely miss on homeowners' to-do lists. Unfortunately, most homeowners ignore one important aspect of a bathroom remodel – ventilation. Lack of proper ventilation could degrade your home's air quality and ruin the costly bathroom upgrades you...

HVAC Tools Every New Technician Needs

What is your HVAC technician doing when they come to repair your system? They usually come with a lot of specialized equipment, including digital and electronic devices. What is all of it for, and how does it work? Let's take a look at some of the most important HVAC...

Most Common Energy Myths Debunked

Dayton's warm summers and frosty winters mean you already spend enough trying to stay comfortable. If you want to keep your costs down, don't let widespread energy myths fool you. Myth: Keeping your home a constant temperature saves energy. Fact: Cooling or heating...

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