Things To Know About Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

May 13, 2020

Carbon monoxide kills over 400 Americans each year and injures thousands more. In most cases, this is avoidable. Here are some things you need to know about carbon monoxide in your home and how you can protect yourself and your family. Safety Can Prevent Poisoning Regular maintenance in your house and certain common-sense solutions can keep carbon monoxide from becoming a problem. For example, checking your chimney each year is one way to detect a possible issue. In addition, you should avoid using certain appliances and heaters within closed quarters. You should especially take extra precautions in the winter when...

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Energy Saving HVAC Tips For Earth Day

April 16, 2020

During the hottest and coldest months of the year, your HVAC system could be using up quite a bit of energy. Luckily, there are some simple steps that you can take to improve the efficiency of your HVAC system and potentially reduce your energy bills by a significant amount. There’s no better occasion to reduce your carbon footprint than for Earth Day on April 22. Clean and Service the System One of the best things that you can do for your HVAC system is to have it regularly cleaned and serviced by a technician. Even though most modern HVAC systems...

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Ways to Extend the Life of an HVAC System

March 17, 2020

Keeping your home’s HVAC system functioning at peak performance should be a priority. While most HVAC systems last an average of 10 to 15 years, there are several maintenance tasks you can complete that may extend the functional lifespan of your unit. Below, you’ll find three basic maintenance tips you can tackle on your own to keep your HVAC system working in great condition. 1. Schedule at Least Two Tune-Ups Each Year An HVAC system isn’t typically high-maintenance, but that doesn’t mean routine inspections aren’t important. Your system should be inspected, cleaned and tuned-up at least twice a year to...

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How Candles Effect Indoor Air Quality

February 13, 2020

Many of us love the ambient lighting that a few strategically placed candles can provide. However, this seemingly innocuous source of light does come with some risks. At , we’ve been the premier air quality professionals serving Louisville and the surrounding area for almost 50 years. That’s why we’re here to warn you of exactly how candles can affect your indoor air quality. What Are the Health Risks? Not only are there some harmful chemicals that get released when burning candles, but they can also cause soot to form. Soot is common, especially with cheaper and scented candles. According to...

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Furnace Efficiency Tips

January 7, 2020

Want to help make sure your furnace continues operating smoothly throughout the colder months? These simple pointers will go a long way toward bolstering your heating system’s efficiency. Change Your Furnace Filter Furnace filters are designed to keep dust, hair and other debris from entering your furnace and becoming a fire hazard. After a period of time, though, your furnace filter gets clogged. That means your furnace has to work extra hard to pull in the air it needs to function. Working this hard stresses your heating system and puts it at a higher risk for breakdowns. You may notice...

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Home Comfort Resolutions for 2020

December 18, 2019

During the winter, there’s nothing like relaxing in a comfortable home. Not only does your home provide a warm place to sleep, but it also offers a cozy environment for your guests. If you feel like your home has not been as cozy lately as it could be, the beginning of the new year is the perfect time to make your home more comfortable. Here are four resolutions that will improve your home’s comfort in 2020. 1. Upgrade Your Heating System An inefficient heating system can diminish the air quality in your home. If your heating system is between 10...

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5 Signs You Need a Furnace Replacement

November 12, 2019

Nobody wants to have their furnace break down, but in certain cases, there’s nothing you can do about it. The sooner you realize that your furnace is past the point of no return, the sooner you can buy a better replacement and avoid spending money on repairs that constitute a temporary solution. 1. Dust Coming out of Your Vents If you’ve noticed dust and debris coming out of your vents when you turn the heater on, there are several things that might be responsible. Your vents might be in need of a good cleaning, but it could also be your...

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How to Locate Cold Air Leaks in Your Home

October 17, 2019

understands how much energy can be lost in your home because of air leaks. Whether cold air is seeping in from exterior windows or coming in from the walls via an electrical outlet, there are things you can do to remedy the situation. Finding the air leaks is the first step to getting them resolved. Hand Test The skin on your hands is sensitive enough to find larger air leaks in your house. Since these can let in so much cold air, it’s important to find them. On a cold day when your home is being heated, run your hand...

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Steps to Dog Proof Your HVAC System

September 15, 2019

Your dog is a faithful companion. However, your pup can also inadvertently become a nuisance to your home’s HVAC system. Thankfully, there are a few easy steps you can take to make sure your heating and cooling remain intact while your puppy roams safely in your living space. Here are three ways you can dog-proof your HVAC system. 1. Protect Wiring Wiring can seem like an attractive chew toy to pets. That’s why it’s important to take the proper actions to keep your dog from getting to any wires that may be attached to your HVAC system. Metal conduit tubing...

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The Best HVAC System for a Multifamily Home

August 15, 2019

Selecting the best HVAC system for your multifamily home is an essential decision. This decision is one that will affect your upfront and ongoing costs. Choosing wisely in the system you install will come from knowing the factors that come into play. Here’s how you can determine what the best HVAC system for a multifamily house is. Planning for Peak Energy Demand You want your HVAC system to be able to handle the peak energy demand of a multifamily home. This is different than when deciding on a single-family home’s HVAC system and requires that variance in energy consumption is...

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