Most annual AC maintenance tasks should be performed only by a trained HVAC technician. However, there’s one task that many pros recommend you do yourself: cleaning your condenser coils. What do the coils do? How often do they need to be cleaned and how can you tell when it’s time to clean them? Here’s a […]
It’s time to shop for a new HVAC system. You might not realize it, but where you live can affect the kind of system you buy. The climate in your area influences the heating and cooling measures you’ll need, but even your specific neighborhood can (and should) be a factor in your purchase decision. Here […]
If your Dayton home is on par with the national average, then between 50% and 75% of your energy bill is attributed to the HVAC system. You may believe that curbing HVAC usage is quite important to your pocketbook. Fortunately, cutting costs on your HVAC bill doesn’t mean you have to cut corners on home […]
A ductless HVAC system can be an excellent alternative for heating and cooling your home. However, this kind of HVAC system has several downsides that you should be aware of. Here’s a breakdown of the top perks and quirks of going ductless. Advantages of Ductless Systems Flexibility. Ductless HVAC systems deliver conditioned air directly into […]
Now that the weather is starting to cool off, it won’t be long before you’ll be turning on your heater (if you haven’t already). Prior to doing so, however, you need to perform some maintenance checks on your furnace to ensure proper operation and efficiency. Here is what we would suggest:
The components that make up your heating and cooling system are both costly and critical for your family’s comfort and well-being, so it’s important to know their expected lifespan. In general, an HVAC lifespan can range between 10 and 35 years, depending on the specific type of equipment:
Scheduling routine HVAC maintenance for your home helps keep your heating and cooling system in good condition. However, homes with pets need to do more than this. If you have a pet in your home, you should be doing the following to improve your indoor air quality and ensure that your HVAC system runs efficiently.
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.
When is the best time to change air filters in your HVAC system? Well, when they’re dirty, of course. You should never run your air conditioner or heating system for long periods of time with a dirty filter. That layer of dirt, dust and hair will impede air flow, causing your system to work harder […]
Whether you’re having a new, super-efficient, state-of-the-art HVAC system installed, or you’re just limping along with your aging, energy-wasting furnace/air conditioner, you want to get the most out of the system you can. Fortunately, there are several energy-saving tactics that will help you do just that all year long.