May 9th, 2022
Insulation is a tool, just like many other things scattered throughout your house. Sure, you can insulate your windows and doors for aesthetic purposes, but you see the biggest improvements when you try to use insulation to curb energy inefficiency and comfort problems. Previously, we thought that only homes in the north would require insulation, because historically it’s been a method for keeping cold air out of a home during the winter. However, times have changed, and insulation is now practically a universal necessity for homeowners, regardless of the climate.
Insulation can help you keep hot temperatures outside while your air conditioning is running. And, to point you in the right direction, our team can help with insulation in Lake City, FL. Whether it’s attic insulation, insulating your windows and doors, or some other kind of insulation, our team can help!
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April 11th, 2022
When you incinerate a material, something really interesting happens. We all like to believe that burning is something unique when we do it, but it’s actually a type of chemical reaction where heat is what we would call a “catalyst” the heat of the flame is what causes certain materials to turn to ash, smoke, carbon dioxide, or carbon monoxide.
We know you’ve probably heard about our carbon monoxide warnings, but we rarely ever get the chance to explain why carbon monoxide is bad for you. If you’re an owner of a gas furnace in Lake Butler, FL, this is a question you might want to answer!
Don’t worry, all you as a homeowner need to know is that carbon monoxide inhalation is extremely dangerous. But this blog is for those who might be curious as to what’s happening when you inhale CO.
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March 14th, 2022
We know that the term “hack” is used pretty widely in blogs around the web, but we thought it was an appropriate time to use that word today. These three tips are essential if you’re looking to limit your heating bills, repairs, and keep things running smoothly. While you can always call our team for support and any additional questions you might have, this blog post is a great starting point for homeowners that are looking to improve the quality and efficiency of their heating systems a bit more.
So, whether you’ve got a gas furnace or an electric heat pump, these tips are for you! Follow along and make sure you keep this list somewhere so that you can reference it next year as well! And don’t forget to call our team for support if you’re in need of heating repairs in Newberry, FL.
Let’s get started.
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February 14th, 2022
For some of our homeowners, heat pumps just wouldn’t be worth the money. Every home is different, and we’re never going to lie to our customers and tell them that they should all switch to a heat pump. However, for many of our customers and community members, a heat pump would be a huge upgrade and are absolutely worth the cost of installation.
Heat pumps represent a different way of heating a home. They run with electricity and refrigerant, using pressure, condensation, and evaporation to move heat inside from the colder outdoors. They can work as both heating systems and air conditioning systems, providing complete support throughout the entire year. Basically, this blog post is designed to get those homeowners who could use a heat pump to start thinking of a new heater installation in Gainesville, FL.
Is a heat pump perfect for your specific home? Keep reading to find out!
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January 17th, 2022
We’re in the middle of winter which means the majority of calls we get as HVAC professionals are about heating repairs. Failing heating systems, heating units that are becoming to expensive, unreliable heating systems, you name it and we probably get calls about it. That’s why we’d like to shift gears this week and talk specifically on ways that homeowners can save on heating repairs in Gainesville, FL.
Firstly, if your heater is in good shape so far, it’s a good idea to take a look back and admire how you got here. Did you invest in maintenance? Have you thoroughly changed the air filter in your system? Do you keep things relatively clean and keep your air vents unblocked? These are signs that you’re doing everything in your power to keep your system in good shape. For new and old heating system owners, we want to talk about more ways you can save on fewer heating repairs in the future.
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January 3rd, 2022
Well, we’re in the middle of heating season. That means your furnace is probably going strong in the basement or crawlspace of your home while you live your life. It’s not so bad, things can feel cozy with such a powerful and effective heating system going in the background. The slight whir of the furnace running can lull people into a comfy state, so enjoy it while it lasts!
However, there are probably a lot of readers on this blog that are stressed out about their furnace in Trenton, FL. They just got back their utility bill and it’s a lot higher than they thought it would be. This is not only a scary thing to encounter, but it’s also something that can make you feel like your budget is out of control.
Take a deep breath, and keep reading. We’ll talk about some ways to stop your furnace from getting too expensive to run.
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December 20th, 2021
Mold is an organism that is one of the antagonists of our lives. It infests our food, our clothes, our homes, and even the very air we breathe. At this point, war has been declared for thousands of years and now we’re starting to get the edge on this contaminant that has always given us problems. With high-powered technology and professional mold remediation in Gainesville, FL, you can get rid of your mold problem for good.
Today, we’d like to talk about mold in its entirety. We want to discuss where it comes from, how it thrives in your home, and what environments lead to more mold growth. With this kind of knowledge, you can better protect your home from a mold infestation and when you’ve got our number on speed dial, we can be there to support you if things get out of hand.
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December 6th, 2021
In some respects, our northern neighbors with heating systems are luckier than us. They get to give their air conditioners a break for a few months while they switch to heating. In our situation, we can sometimes run our AC systems throughout the entire year, which can really cause a tremendous amount of stress on the unit. There’s no escaping this, which is why it’s extra important for homeowners to invest the time and energy in listening for trouble that’s brewing.
AC repair in Newberry, FL can be simple and effective, but it’s up to homeowners to tell when they need it. Our professionals are ready and waiting to help, but we don’t live in your house, so it’s up to you to detect a budding problem and call us for support. Here are just a few noises that might signal the need for AC repair.
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November 22nd, 2021
This is really what HVAC is all about, right? Heating and cooling systems are investments, they’re systems that you’re going to hopefully use for the next decade of your life with little to no discomfort. That’s why things like energy efficiency, power, and convenience really matter—because a system that’s easy to work with and effective will make the next few years of your life a lot less stressful.
This blog post is about heat pumps, but we’d like to talk about some of the unique advantages that come with heat pump systems. Think of these like ways that your air conditioning in Newberry, FL could be improved for years to come as a safe investment. Heat pumps might seem like an expensive investment, especially if you already have a heating or cooling system in your home that works, but you could see some major improvements that are worth the cost.
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November 8th, 2021
Last blog post we celebrated Energy Awareness Month and continuing the trend, we’re going to talk about energy bills and how they relate to your home air conditioning. It’s no secret that air conditioners rely on a large amount of electricity coming from your home. So it’s important that we talk about how you feel in regards to your energy bill and some of the trends it might be presenting you with.
Are you seeing a decrease in your energy bill? Great! Then you’re doing something right and we congratulate you.
However, if you’re one of the many homeowners in our area that are dealing with spiking energy bills that are frustrating and sometimes even devastating, then we’re here to help. We want to talk about why a high energy bill might point to the need for air conditioning repair in Lake City, FL.
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