Heating And Cooling Blog
What You Should Know About Fireplace Safety
With the approach of winter weather, in many homes it’s an appropriate time to review fireplace safety measures. A crackling fire adds indoor charm to a home when it’s wintry and cold outside.
What an Expansion Valve Can Do for Your Unit
While it’s not the best-known component in your central air conditioner, the expansion valve is vital to the comfort you expect when you set the thermostat. It’s better known by its abbreviation: TXV, which stands for thermal expansion valve.
How Cold Weather Can Affect Your HVAC System
Under normal conditions, a heat pump can heat your home with far greater efficiency than even the most advanced gas furnace. However, when the weather turns really cold, your system can experience problems. Here’s how cold weather can affect your heat pump.
Do You Know the Best Kinds of Ductwork Available?
What should your ducts be made out of? There are a number of different types of ductwork material, all of which have advantages and disadvantages. Here’s what you need to know.
Know all the Benefits of Baseboard Heating
Baseboard heating can be a viable addition to the available options for keeping your home comfortable. These highly efficient heating units installed at floor level along the baseboard of a room produce gentle heat that rises naturally to help warm limited areas of a room or other indoor space.
How Long Is Too Long to Go Without Getting Your HVAC Serviced?
Proper HVAC maintenance by a certified technician has a lot going for it. But you’ve got a busy life and lots of other things to deal with other than cooling and heating components. So how long can you put off scheduling maintenance — and what happens if you do?
Is Your HVAC Blower Constantly Running? Here’s What to Do.
Your HVAC blower fan pulls uncomfortable air from your house and sends it to your furnace or air conditioner. It then sends the heated or cooled air into your home. The blower should run when the rest of your HVAC system is running. However, it may fail to turn off for several reasons. Depending on […]
Ways You Can Clean the Air in Your Home
Indoor air pollutants, allergens, germs, and other particles can make the air in your Dayton home unhealthy. Having poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can lead to health issues, especially if you have a condition such as allergies or asthma. Cleaning the air in your home can boost IAQ and help prevent you from becoming ill. […]
What Role Does Your HVAC Ignition Play in Your Unit’s Operation?
When your heating system powers on, a lot goes on to deliver heat to your Dayton home. An ignition system generates the heat that’s then blown into your home. How this heat is generated depends on the type of ignition system your furnace uses. Here’s a look at the HVAC ignition systems commonly found in […]
Is There a Temperature That Is Too Hot for Your Furnace?
Is it possible to set a too hot furnace temperature? Suppose outdoor temperatures plummet one night; how far can you push the thermostat above the usual setting without damaging the furnace? These are valid questions as another winter here in western Ohio approaches and the HVAC thermostat is switched from cooling mode to heating mode.