Signs It's Time To Upgrade Your Heating System From Baseboards

Baseboard heating is a simple, individual heating design that is present in many types of homes. Older homes, in particular, may have baseboard heating, which is easy to spot: the heating baseboards are along the floors of individual rooms with thermostats to go with them. This allows for heating for different living spaces since each heater's thermostat only controls the individual heater assigned to it. When you don't want a room to be warmed, you simply don't turn the baseboard unit on. [Read More]

Viable Options For Heating The Basement

Not all basements are warm; some basements are cold and require artificial heating to be comfortable. Below are some of the ways you can heat your basement so that you can use it just like any other room in the house. Extend the Ductwork If you already have the ductwork upstairs, you can extend it to heat the basement. Many people think of this as the first option, but further scrutiny reveals some problems. [Read More]

How To Reduce Allergens In The Home

Items in the household can spark allergic reactions, hay fever, and other respiratory problems. Allergens can enter the home through the air ducts or the vents of your home. They will come into contact with furniture, clothing, bedding and various other objects. Once inside, they can be difficult to get rid of. These substances can be pollen, dust mites, mold spores, or other harmful debris. A good, well-maintained HVAC system will decrease allergens in your home by eliminating them from the air. [Read More]

Avoid A Sweltering Summer Emergency With A Professional Air Conditioning Tune-Up

It's easy to assume that as long as your air conditioning unit is running and keeping your house fairly cool, everything is fine. However, just like your furnace, your AC unit needs regular maintenance to perform at its full capacity. Getting this maintenance once a year at the beginning of the warm season is best. Even in the best cases, neglecting regular maintenance on your air conditioner will result in a unit that doesn't perform as well as it should, driving up your electric bill with its inefficiency. [Read More]