Ductless Problems You May Encounter This Winter

January 9th, 2017

You’re probably relying on your ductless system pretty often this winter to keep warm. As the stress on the system increases, it’s more likely to generate issues of various kinds. If you want to keep your ductless system in the best possible shape, it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for any signs that it’s in trouble. The best way to do that is to be aware of the symptoms you’re likely to see. Continue Reading

Consider Installing an Air Purifier This Winter

January 2nd, 2017

When the weather gets too hot or too cold, the first thing most homeowners do is seal their homes and turn on their climate control systems. This makes climate control easier, but it doesn’t do any favors for your indoor air quality. Poor indoor air quality can be responsible for all kinds of health and comfort concerns, from allergy attacks to the flu. If you want to keep your indoor air quality high this winter, you’re going to need to clear the air of a lot of the microscopic contaminants that might affect you. The best way to do that is with an air purifier. Continue Reading

Watch for These Furnace Issues

December 26th, 2016

You’re probably using your furnace quite a lot to keep warm these days, which is all well and good. However, it also means more wear and tear on the system, which is something you shouldn’t ignore. More wear and tear means a greater chance of problems occurring, so you should keep an eye out for some signs that your furnace is in trouble. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that your furnace is in need of repair. Continue Reading

My Heat Pump Won’t Stop Air Conditioning. Help!

December 19th, 2016

Heat pumps are valued for their ability to switch between air conditioning and heating modes as needed. However, if your heat pump won’t switch out of air conditioning mode, it means the system is having issues. There is typically only one thing that causes a problem like this, and that is the reversing valve. Read on to find out what to do about it. Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Air Quality High During Winter

December 12th, 2016

Indoor air quality tends to drop during the winter, as homeowners change their climate control habits. Poor indoor air quality can have a serious negative effect on the health and comfort of the people in a home. So, it’s important that you take steps to maintain high indoor air quality this winter. Let’s go over some tips to improve your indoor air quality over the next couple of months. Continue Reading

Why Is My Ductless System Stuck in Air Conditioning Mode?

December 5th, 2016

Florida is not exactly a frigid hellscape during the winter. That doesn’t mean that it’s a good thing to have your ductless system blowing cold air during the coldest months of the year, however. If your ductless system is blowing cool air for some reason, it’s very likely a problem with the reversing valve. While you’re waiting for a technician to arrive and fix it for you, read on to find out why it happens in the first place. Continue Reading

Furnace Noises, And What They Mean

November 28th, 2016

Furnace problems are quite common, especially during the winter when there’s more strain on the system. If you want to limit the damage to your furnace as much as possible, the best thing you can do is to watch for any early warning signs that may indicate an issue with the system. One of the best ways to do that is by listening for any strange noises that may be coming from the furnace. Read on for an outline of some of the more common noises that indicate a problem. Continue Reading

Signs That You Need a New Ductless System

November 21st, 2016

Ductless systems can be made to last for many years with proper repairs and maintenance. No matter how well you take care of your ductless system, however, you will eventually need to have it replaced. When that time comes, you should know the signs that your system is near the end of its life. Otherwise, you run the risk of being caught off-guard when it suddenly breaks down. If you think your ductless system might be in need of a replacement, read on. Continue Reading

How an Improperly Sized Furnace Costs You

November 14th, 2016

In our culture, the phrase “bigger is better” has a lot of sway. This holds true when it comes to furnace installations, as well. A lot of people tend to install the biggest furnace they can fit in their homes, and assume that’s the best thing for them. This isn’t true. Both oversized and undersized furnaces can have substantially negative effects. Let’s take a look at some of those effects below. Continue Reading

Why You Should Replace Your Thermostat This Fall

November 7th, 2016

If a climate control system gets worn down to the point where it can’t properly do its job anymore, most homeowners are pretty good about replacing it on time. The same can’t be said for thermostats. Though the thermostat serves a vital role in both heating and cooling, it is often neglected until it permanently breaks down. Things should never get that bad before you take action. Let’s take a look at why you should replace your thermostat this fall. Continue Reading