How To Effectively Set Your Thermostat For A Multi-Story Home

August 11, 2020

Everyone has their favorite thermostat setting that makes them the most comfortable. However, when you have a large home, things can get complicated when there are a number of people living inside. Here is a breakdown on how to effectively set your thermostat for a multi-story home. Heat Rises The most important thing to remember is that heat rises. This is a basic scientific principle that is very relevant to a thermostat setting in a multi-story home. Because heat rises, not all the floors of your home should be at the same setting. Switching things up depends on the season,...

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Why Does My HVAC System Smell Like Smoke?

May 13, 2020

If your furnace or air conditioner smells like smoke, it doesn’t necessarily mean that anything is burning. However, it is a good idea to take note of the problem and call for assistance if it lingers. Let’s take a look at some possible reasons why this might be happening. An Air Filter Is Clogged As filters get older, they do a poor job collecting dust, pollen or other particles in the air surrounding your furnace or condenser unit. As these particles start to collect on fan motors and other parts, they have to work harder to produce hot or cold...

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How to Add Home Equity with HVAC Upgrades

April 16, 2020

All homeowners can benefit from improving their properties. Even if you’re selling in a down market, the right home improvements can increase your profits. The trick is making sure the improvement you pay for gives you added return. Simply updating your HVAC system to current standards can improve the value of your home. However, there are ways to increase the return even more. Increase Energy Efficiency Do your homework and find a product that increases energy efficiency in a marked way. The idea is to save on energy costs over time. This may include installing a system with the highest...

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