Heating and Cooling Insights :: Archive » April 2014

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Help Your HVAC System Keep Your Indoor Air Clean With These Tips

by Greg Leisgang on April 30, 2014

If you're like most Americans, you spend up to 90 percent of your time inside, which makes your indoor air quality vitally important to your health. The gases and particles that pollute your air come from a variety of sources, such as fuel combustion from heating equipment and appliances, building materials, insulation, carpeting, furnishings and cleaning and maintenance products. There are, however, some steps you can take to help your HVAC system clean the air in your home, so you'll breathe easier.… read more »

Optimize Heating and Cooling With Regular Heat Pump Maintenance

by Greg Leisgang on April 30, 2014

Springtime is the right time to switch gears from heating to cooling with heat pump preventive maintenance, especially on the heels of the bear winter we experienced in the greater Cincinnati area. Find out how the finer points of regular HVAC service can optimize heating and cooling in your West Chester home for superior comfort and lower energy bills.… read more »

Annual A/C Maintenance Can Help Homeowners Avoid Excessive Air Conditioning Service

by Greg Leisgang on April 28, 2014

How often do you have your A/C checked? If you're following industry recommendations, you'll have an air conditioning service check your system at least once a year. This annual A/C maintenance will help you avoid problems later on.… read more »

Improve Your Home’s Heating and Air by Finding the Right Whole-House Humidifier

by Greg Leisgang on April 25, 2014

During cooler temperatures, the air in your Cincinnati area home can become so dry that it makes your skin crawl. Combat dryness and the stuffy noses, dry skin and static buildup with a whole-house humidifier. Heating and air quality are closely linked. An added benefit of properly humidified air: you'll feel warm at a lower thermostat setting, saving you money on energy bills.… read more »

Air Conditioners Need Replacement on Occasion, But Be Sure to Do Your Homework First

by Greg Leisgang on April 24, 2014

Replacing air conditioners gives homeowners a good opportunity to install a system that will save energy and improve comfort. Choosing a system with the most efficiency your budget can handle and one that's sized exactly for your home will help manage energy costs and lengthen the system's life.… read more »

Heating and Cooling Situations That Can Trigger Your Carbon Monoxide Alarm

by Greg Leisgang on April 21, 2014

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a killer at certain concentrations. By interfering with your body's ability to carry oxygen, the colorless, odorless gas can lead to serious trouble, including brain damage and death. But it's also a natural by-product of all forms of combustion, including the combustion taking place in a gas furnace, which is why furnace maintenance and CO detectors are so important to your home health. And if your CO detector goes off, it could point to a serious issue with your HVAC system.… read more »

HVAC System Maintenance Includes Routine Air Filter Replacement — Here’s Why

by Greg Leisgang on April 17, 2014

HVAC manufacturers recommend air filter replacement as a regularly scheduled activity. Heating and air conditioning technicians make the same recommendation. But why is it so important?… read more »

How Long Will Your Home Furnace Last? Here’s Help Estimating

by Greg Leisgang on April 15, 2014

The furnace warming your Cincinnati area home won't last forever. Nobody has a crystal ball, but a strategy to deal with the inevitable will make its end more bearable and your home more comfortable.… read more »

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