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How Clogged Filters Lead To Furnace Catastrophe

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When was the last time you checked your furnace’s air filter? It’s easy to replace, but it’s also one of the most overlooked components of your furnace. It’s not uncommon for homeowners to accidentally skip a filter replacement or two. Ignoring your furnace filter doesn’t seem like a big deal – until it causes problems for your furnace. The following highlights some of the ways that a clogged filter can wreak havoc on your furnace, leading to a variety of short-term and long-term issues that negatively impact its performance. Read More»

Why Are Southern Homeowners Switching To Heat Pumps?

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Years ago, if someone had a home in the South, they tended to have an air conditioner and a furnace. Some homes had separate boiler and air conditioning systems. While you still find many homes like this today, things are changing! More and more homeowners these days are switching to a different kind of HVAC system known as a heat pump. These devices work especially well in the South when the winter weather is pretty mild. Read More»

3 Ways To Use Your Heating System To Make Your Home Smell Great

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Your home heating system can do more than just keep your home warm and comfy – it can help to fill your home with pleasant smells. If you have smells that you’d like to conceal using fresh scents, the heating system is the perfect tool to spread those scents through the entirety of the house so you won’t have to worry about any area of the home smelling bad if a surprise guest shows up at your door. Read More»

The Relationship Between Allergies And Your Air Ducts

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If you are allergic to dust, you should be aware of areas in your home that are prone to more dust. One such area is your air ducts. On top of dust, air ducts can also be filled with mold. When allergy season is coming around, it simply makes sense to reduce how much dust is in your home by having your air ducts cleaned out.  If your allergies are acting up, reaching out to a professional duct cleaning company can be your first step. Read More»

How To Improve Your Home's Air Quality

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Many people do not realize how their home’s air quality has an impact on their health. All of the allergens and dust can easily build up in a home, which you breathe in every single day. Poor air quality leads to feeling ill, having allergic reactions, and even suffering from an asthma attack. Thankfully, there are some techniques you can use to improve your home’s air quality. Use Salt Lamps Read More»

How Much Maintenance Does an AC System Need?

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It’s easy to understand AC maintenance is an important job. When looking at your system, though, you may be wondering how much maintenance can it possibly need? It’s a good idea to learn when and how often it should be checked out, what you can do yourself and what calls for the attention of an AC maintenance technician. How Often Should You Check Your AC? One of the biggest problems folks encounter with AC units is that they don’t seem like they need attention right up until the moment they do. Read More»

How to Know When You Need Professional HVAC Assistance

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When you have a home that needs a quality heating system in order to stay warm throughout the brutal winters, you are going to want to know the signs of HVAC trouble. This way, you will know when it’s time to call for professional heating repair. Here are a few of the signs that you will want to keep in mind: The Pilot Light Flame Is Giving You Trouble If the flame on the pilot is going out a lot and you have to keep lighting it again, you will want to call for help. Read More»

Tips For Getting Started With Propane Grilling

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Once the first day of spring arrives, people everywhere start looking into breaking out the grills. You’ve got a long grilling season ahead, so it’s best to start gathering supplies and tweaking your practices now. If you’re a new grill master, you’re in for a treat because there are plenty of grills available you can buy and no shortage of top-notch propane sales companies out there to sell you fuel. Follow these tips so that you get the most out of your gas grilling experience throughout spring and summer. Read More»

3 Signs That It's Time to Replace Your AC System

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With the summer cooling season just ahead, many homeowners are likely starting to wonder whether their current system will make it through another year. If the home is located in an area where the summers are long and the heat and humidity are sure to be severe, replacing a marginal air conditioning system before it fails completely can help to prevent discomfort or even physical distress. This is especially important to consider if one or more family members have health conditions that are worsened by rising interior temperatures or the loss of indoor air quality. Read More»