Heating And Cooling Blog
These Common Winter Allergens Are Not to Be Ignored
You might think that in winter, allergens — that is, the particles that set off our allergic responses — would be less prevalent. After all, once there’s a freeze, whatever might have been flowering will be done and it’s unlikely any pollen is being produced. However, among the most common winter allergens is mountain cedar, […]
What Do You Need to Do to Winterize Your HVAC Unit?
In our region, winter is significant enough that you need to winterize your HVAC. Winterizing your heating system will help ensure that your furnace, heat pump, or other type of heating runs correctly and efficiently all season long. To winterize your HVAC equipment, start by scheduling preventative maintenance. One of the major goals of a […]
Is It Wise to Have Ductless HVAC Systems?
Mini-splits, also called ductless HVAC systems, are one of the most energy-efficient ways of keeping your home comfortable year-round. They use the same components that central air conditioners and heat pumps do, but they don’t require ductwork to provide comfort. These systems are a viable way of conditioning a new addition or modified space like […]
What Ways to Conserve Energy Can You Employ This Winter?
In the Dayton area, it’s always a challenge to find ways to conserve energy and save money during the winter. Our winters are long and can be snowy, cold, and cloudy, necessitating the use of the furnace or other heating system for many months. Nevertheless, there are some steps you can take to cut energy […]
How to Address a Drafty House This Winter
If you have a drafty house, you’re not alone. Many U.S. houses, particularly older ones, have drafty hallways and rooms. While many homeowners have accepted the problem as part of their everyday life, you shouldn’t and don’t have to. Follow the tips below to fix your drafty house permanently. Seal Your Doors and Windows Over […]
Be Prepared for the Average Gas Bill in Winter
The monthly average gas bill in winter in Dayton is just under $100 — still slightly lower than the national average. However, the cost of keeping warm is not necessarily written in stone. In many homes, steps can be taken to cut monthly heating costs while concurrently improving indoor comfort during the cold months. Also, […]
There Are Many Types of Home Heating You Can Get
Do you need to replace your aging heating system? The good news is you have many different heating technologies to choose from. Each of these different systems comes in a variety of sizes and models. Here’s more on the available types of home heating currently on the market. Furnaces Furnaces are one of the most […]
How to Maximize the Air Circulation in Your House
Adequate indoor air circulation is important any time of year, but it’s particularly crucial during the winter. As homes have become more tightly sealed and energy efficient, a healthy and comfortable indoor environment depends on keeping air moving. Where indoor air circulation is not adequate, living spaces stagnate and temperature consistency is difficult to maintain: […]
Learn to Prepare Your HVAC System for the Next Winter Storm
Winter storms in Dayton can be formidable. Even though average winter temperatures in recent years have been somewhat warmer, we can still have crippling blizzards that send temperatures plummeting and that cover us with snow and ice for days. It’s a wise homeowner who makes sure that the home and the furnace are ready for […]
Perform These HVAC Tests to Maintain Your System
Regular HVAC maintenance keeps your heating and cooling system operating efficiently and safely, helps you avoid costly repairs, and prolongs the life of HVAC equipment. So what tests should be done to maintain your HVAC system? Read on for more on the critical HVAC tests. HVAC Tests for General Inspection During a general inspection, an […]