How To Clean Air Conditioning Unit

June 6, 2021

Good air quality in your home is very important for your health. Without it, you may find yourself with allergies or respiratory conditions. Clean air in your home begins with a clean air conditioning unit. Here’s how to clean your air conditioner so that you and your family can breathe easily. How to Clean the Inside of Your Air Conditioning Unit A component of your air conditioner that needs periodic cleaning is the evaporator coil. Before working with your air conditioning machinery, always make sure to switch off its power via your circuit breaker. After this, you are ready to...

View Article

Continue Reading
company icon

Why Does My Air Conditioner Smell?

May 24, 2021

Louisville, KY, summers are sizzling hot and humid. Your air conditioner will regularly cycle to keep your home cool. If you notice a stinky or otherwise unpleasant smell when your air conditioner turns on, this isn’t normal. Read on to learn about four possible causes of a smelly air conditioner. 1. Clogged Condensate Drain If you walk past the indoor unit of the air conditioner, you might notice a musty smell even when it’s not running. This is likely caused by a clog in the condensate drain. Bacteria, mold and mildew thrive in this dark, warm and wet environment. An...

View Article

Continue Reading
company icon

Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noises?

April 13, 2021

The warm air has arrived, and you finally gave into turning on your air conditioner. When you did, you noticed some noises you do not remember from the previous season. Ignoring these may lead to substantial repair bills or a premature unit replacement. Learn about some of these noises and what they may be telling you. Then, you can contact a repair technician to solve the problem and get the cool air flowing again. Rattles, Clanks, and Bangs Rattles, clanks, and bangs can have several points of origin. In many cases, these tell you something is loose somewhere in your...

View Article

Continue Reading
company icon

What Are Indoor Air Quality Monitors?

March 19, 2021

Most Louisville, KY, homeowners would be shocked to learn that the air in their homes is two to five times more polluted than the outdoor air. Indoor air pollution consists of many types of pollutants, and they all lead to serious respiratory problems. An indoor air quality monitor allows you to keep track of the quality of your home’s air and take action when needed. How an Air Quality Monitor Works Indoor air quality monitors are small devices. A fan inside the unit draws in air. A laser shines over the air sample in a chamber. This laser detects vapors,...

View Article

Continue Reading
company icon

What Size Furnace Do I Need?

February 16, 2021

You should purchase the right furnace size if you need a new model or want to install a different unit in your Louisville home. The right furnace size goes beyond choosing a small, medium, or large appliance. You need the right-sized furnace to efficiently heat your house and manage your energy costs. If you don’t get the right furnace size, you may have difficulty escaping the winter’s cold or soaring energy bills. Other consequences of the wrong furnace size may include an uncomfortable home, frequent repairs, energy inefficiency, and a shorter equipment lifespan. Here are steps to help you choose...

View Article

Continue Reading
company icon

Are Dehumidifiers Good for Air Purification?

January 10, 2021

Many factors play a role in the comfort of your Louisville home. While the temperature of the air plays a role, there are other components required to truly make your home comfortable. Two of these components are the humidity and purity of your home’s indoor air. Fortunately, the pros at can help you with both of these comfort factors. To understand how you can take care of both of these components with one machine, keep reading to learn more about dehumidifiers. What Is a Dehumidifier? A dehumidifier is a device that is designed to remove excess moisture from the air...

View Article

Continue Reading
company icon

How to Minimize Wear and Tear on Your HVAC System

December 17, 2020

Your home’s HVAC system is a major and costly investment. You should do what you can to minimize wear and tear on it so that it lasts as long as possible and you have fewer repair bills. Follow these tips to keep your system in great shape: Change Your Filters The easiest way to minimize wear and tear is to regularly replace the air filters. This will help your system have good airflow and reduce how hard your HVAC system has to work. Improve Insulation Good insulation will keep conditioned air inside your home. This also reduces how hard your...

View Article

Continue Reading
company icon

The Importance of HVAC Safety Checks

November 18, 2020

Periodic HVAC safety checks are incredibly important for maintaining a safe and healthy home. The truth in this lies in the fact that all HVAC systems utilize a complex system of potentially hazardous processes, chemicals, gases, and more. A malfunctioning system can therefore pose a number of serious threats, including those listed below. Fire Hazards The potential for fire in an unsafe and unchecked system is very real. Aside from the components that are designed to create heat and/or gas combustion, there are many other components in the typical system that can also generate dangerous heat and fire if not...

View Article

Continue Reading
company icon

How Do I Know It’s Time to Replace My Furnace?

October 20, 2020

You rely on your furnace to keep your home warm and comfortable throughout the winter. As with anything else, there comes a point when it needs to be replaced. How do you know when that point has been reached or even passed? Let’s discuss some signs that it’s time to shop for a new furnace. It’s Over 15 Years Old Furnaces live on average between 15 and 20 years. Once a furnace is older than 15 years, it typically begins to have costly breakdowns. This can be taken as a clear indication you’re better off replacing it. When the repair...

View Article

Continue Reading
company icon

Going Ductless? What You Should Know

September 18, 2020

Mini-split AC units are ductless systems that cool a single room, so they can be ideal for certain households. It could be that you had a room added that your ducted AC won’t be able to reach. It could be that you need a shed or other outbuilding cooled. In that case, consider a mini-split. However, you should first weigh the pros and cons. 1. Cost of Installation Mini-splits can be expensive to install, exceeding $2,000 when multiple units are installed. Though mini-splits can save you money, these savings will only be seen in the long term. So, for example,...

View Article

Continue Reading
company icon