Preparing Your Heating System for Winter

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Fall is officially upon us, and that means it’s time for a few changes across the country. Homeowners are starting to turn their air conditioners off and get their heating systems ready to take over. Now, here in Florida we don’t have to worry about very cold weather until around December. Just because we have a bit more breathing room before winter really sets in, though, that doesn’t mean that we should slack off with regard to heating maintenance. Read on to find out how to get your home ready for the heating season. (more…)

Why Your Heat Pump Needs Fall Maintenance

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Summer is almost over, and that means it’s almost time to turn off your air conditioner for another year. If you have a heat pump, though, you’ll likely be starting it right back up again in order to deal with the cold months of winter. One of the best things about heat pumps is their ability to act as both heating and cooling systems. Unfortunately, that ability can also cause problems in the long run. Read on to find out why your heat pump needs fall maintenance. (more…)

Common Heat Pump Issues to Watch For

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Heat pumps are quite popular among homeowners for their ability to act as both heating and cooling systems. If you have a heat pump, chances are you’re going to be using it right through the end of the summer and into the winter. Before that time arrives, though, there are a few things you need to keep an eye out for. Normal air conditioners get a break once the summer is over, but heat pumps are used on a regular basis for most of the year. That increased stress makes it more likely for problems to form in the system. The sooner you can recognize when these problems appear, the sooner you can get them repaired and the more damage you can prevent. Let’s take a look at some of those symptoms now. (more…)

How a Heat Recovery Ventilator Can Help You

Monday, September 7th, 2015

During the summer, the oppressive heat and humidity causes many homeowners to run their air conditioners constantly. That certainly succeeds in keeping the temperature low, and helps control the humidity somewhat. However, there is one big problem that comes from keeping your house sealed off and air conditioned all day: stale air. Let’s take a look at the problems lack of air circulation might cause, and how a heat recovery ventilator can help alleviate those problems. (more…)