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 […]
Do you suffer from allergies? Have you had problems with dust, mildew or mold? The fact is that many homeowners could be enjoying better indoor air quality. Take these three steps to achieve healthy indoor air in your home.
The energy-efficient home involves all systems working together. Your heating and cooling systems use about half of your power annually, and focusing on maximum performance at minimum cost is part of the whole-house concept.
Homeowners just have a few months to take advantage of the federal home energy tax credits for equipment and materials that will lower your utility bills. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that half of what the average family spends on energy goes toward heating and cooling, and these credits are geared toward products that […]
With the cool days of fall nearly here it’s time to begin planning ahead to make sure your Dayton area home is running as efficiently as possible. To get you started on your autumn home maintenance, we’ve compiled some tasks to add to your to-do list before the season arrives:
If you plan on buying a furnace before the weather turns cold this year, you should start doing your homework now. A lot has changed in the furnace industry over the past couple of decades. Because of the new technologies and industry standards, buying a furnace is not quite as simple as replacing your old […]
On a typical hot, muggy Dayton summer day or night, a properly sized air conditioner will normally do a pretty good job of keeping your home’s humidity in check. What you’re basically looking for is a relative humidity of 50 percent or lower. Anything higher than this will create problems such as:
Whether you’re getting new HVAC equipment or you simply want to take better care of your existing system, consider signing up for an HVAC maintenance agreement. This type of plan requires you to pay a fixed annual fee in exchange for discounted tune-ups and repairs along with other program perks. Here are the top three […]