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 […]
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 […]
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.
Spring could be the best time to consider switching heating systems when a replacement is imminent. It’s the end of the season and HVAC contractors are entering a slow period before the cooling season starts. It’s also a time when you don’t need to rely on daily heating to keep your home comfortable and you […]
If you suspect your home’s central heating system is nearing the end of its useful service life, you should consider upgrading to a quality, high-efficiency heating system. We will discuss heating system options and factors that should be considered before committing to a purchase, but first let’s look at how you can tell a heating […]
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’s heating load refers to the amount of energy it requires to stay at a comfortable temperature during the heating season. Taking steps to manage it starts with evaluating how energy efficient your home is and following up with improvements that will reduce the load.
Millions of people across the country live in older homes that don’t have the modern designs many of us are accustomed to. Heating old homes like these can be difficult at times, so let’s look at a few options you have to solve this problem.
As the weather turns cool, you must think of different ways to keep your house warm. This can be especially tricky in a finished basement because heating options often aren’t considered during construction. The good news is that heating your basement is pretty simple, and we’ve put together a list of our favorite heating techniques […]