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.
When you’re looking into a new heating system for your Dayton home, two options you’ll find include forced air and hydronic systems. These systems can keep your home warm in different ways. Comparing forced air vs hydronic systems can help you determine which one would work best in your home.
Central heating from a furnace has been the predominant mode of heating homes throughout most of the country for decades. The equipment has gotten more efficient through the years, so that even in an area with long winters such as ours, it’s possible to keep winter energy expenses somewhat in check.
A heat pump is an increasingly popular way to heat and cool your home. It works by moving refrigerant in and out of the house, absorbing heat indoors and exhausting it outdoors to cool, and doing the reverse to heat. Heat pumps are valued for their efficiency, and the fact they run by electricity, so […]
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.