Throughout the summer season, the HVAC equipment in our homes gets a lot of use as we desperately attempt to stay cool while the sun is beating down on us. Now that summer is winding down, it’s time to once again start thinking about back-to-school HVAC maintenance that will keep everything running smoothly and help […]
Is your HVAC system having serious humidity problems, heating and cooling inconsistencies, costing significantly more money to run, or has lasted 10 to 15 years or more? You should consider replacing it. There’s no better time to make an HVAC replacement than the spring.
Now that winter is waning, it will soon be time to turn on your air conditioner for the first time this year. Here’s a helpful checklist of steps to take to ensure your HVAC equipment is ready for the coming cooling season:
The expected HVAC lifespan is important information whether you’re purchasing a new furnace or air conditioner or moving into a home where an existing system is already installed. System life expectancy isn’t written in stone — it varies according to a number of different factors that can either extend or reduce the HVAC lifespan.
Replacing a furnace isn’t a task that’s easy, cheap or especially enjoyable. This means that for most homeowners, it is worthwhile to extend furnace life as much as practically possible.
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, and deadly gas – so prevalent and well-known a killer that Ohio law requires all single and multi-family homes that use fossil fuel to have CO detectors installed. The reason is that fossil fuel combustion naturally produces small amounts of CO. Although the levels a well-maintained furnace produces […]
A geothermal system may be the perfect choice for heating and cooling your Dayton area home, utilizing solar energy stored a few feet underground outside your house. Geothermal heating and cooling’s increasing popularity within the U.S. and around the globe is due in large part to its reliability, cost effectiveness and sustainability in comparison to a […]
Keeping your air conditioner’s outdoor unit protected during the Southwest Ohio winter is pretty simple. You don’t want to wrap your condenser in plastic, because that traps moisture on the inside, and will cause the parts to rust. This can also encourage rodents to use your air conditioner as a nest. While some HVAC contractors don’t […]
Summers in the Dayton area are typically hot and muggy, so it’s important that your air conditioning system be at peak operating efficiency before our weather starts heating up. To ensure that your A/C keeps you comfortably cool this season, review these common air conditioner problems, and if your cooling system is experiencing any of them, […]
Here in southwest Ohio, our air temperature varies a lot over the course of a year, and quite a bit even within the same day. But several feet below the surface of our planet the situation is very different. The temperature slightly underground is always moderate and consistently ranges from about 40 to 75 degrees […]