While you're tidying up and getting ready to do your Spring cleaning, it's important to check your air filters and schedule a HVAC system inspection to prepare for the long summer months ahead. If home-ownership is newer to you, you may be unfamiliar with what exactly your air filters do, why it's important to change them at least every 3 months and how to install them correctly. The air … [Read more...] about Replace Your Air Filters & Schedule an Inspection this Spring
While residents in some states around the country are turning their heaters on, those in our area will have to wait a while before the temperature drops low enough to warrant such an action. But fortunately, as the fall season arrives, the heat and humidity will finally start to give way to cooler weather. Give your system a break and invest in HVAC maintenance this fall so that your heating … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip HVAC Maintenance This Fall
Although people associate air pollution with the outdoors, indoor air quality in the Columbus and Phenix City areas is often much poorer than the quality of the air outside. In fact, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that levels of indoor pollutants may be two to five times greater than levels of outdoor pollutants. However, there is a contractor in Columbus that will be able … [Read more...] about Better Indoor Air Quality in Your Columbus or Phenix City Home
The Importance of Cleaning the AC Unit's Outdoor Coil Your air conditioner is a somewhat complex machine with many components that work together to keep your home cool. If there's an issue with any single part, it can drag down the system as a whole. That's why cleaning and maintaining your air conditioner is so important. To get the best performance out of your AC unit, it is also important to … [Read more...] about Importance of Cleaning the AC ‘s Condenser Coil
Even when it’s cold outside, a heat pump is designed to use refrigerant to transfer heat from the air outside of the home and displace that heat indoors. As crazy as that sounds, it actually works really well in moderate climates. Unfortunately, when those outdoor temps get below freezing, a heat pump does lose capacity and efficiency. Although, they do still produce heat, it may not be enough to … [Read more...] about Is Your Heat Pump in a Heat Slump?
A Tip for Staying Safe During the Cold Weather | Carbon Monoxide Safety With the forecast calling for significantly cooler weather coming in next week and staying for a while, rest assured that your heater will jump into overdrive and will experience extended run times. If you have gas appliances in your home or office, a Carbon Monoxide Detector is a must have. These detectors will go into … [Read more...] about Carbon Monoxide Detection this Winter