January 7th, 2019
HVAC is about so much more than controlling the temperature in your home. Nearly everything involving the indoor air in your home falls under the responsibility of an HVAC contractor, and that includes air quality and comfort.
Unfortunately, just having a heater or air conditioner won’t guarantee that the air is healthy. A range of air quality products in Overland Park, KS do exist, however, specifically for that purpose. We’ll discuss several of them down below.
December 24th, 2018
Rewiring your home isn’t something you’ll need to do every year. A good rewiring job will stay good for many years.
But that’s not to say the same is true for other kinds of electrical products in your home. Some of them may need replacement, testing, or frequent maintenance. In this post, we’ll talk about a few of those items that would be dangerous to forget about.
December 10th, 2018
Here’s the tricky thing about replacing your furnace:
When the time comes, it most likely won’t be obvious.
Your furnace can appear to be operating decently for several months. In reality, it might be suffering from lowered efficiency, a tendency to break down more often, or other unseen issues.
When you do the math, you’ll find that keeping that old thing is contributing to hundreds of dollars in unneeded maintenance and repairs—replacement then becomes the economical choice.
So that begs the question: when should you repair, and when should you replace?
November 26th, 2018
Homeowners are willing to spend a lot of money on a highly efficient and effective air conditioning system. Yet, as time passes and they begin to take the AC for granted, some may neglect to have it serviced for necessary maintenance and repair checks.
Of course, we understand. After installing an AC, the goal should be to spend as little money as possible—not to find new reasons to spend money! But what if we told you that spending the money on a couple maintenance calls is the key to reducing AC expenses? If you’re intrigued, or simply confused, keep reading and we’ll explain.
September 3rd, 2018
We don’t condone anyone to do their own, DIY air conditioning installation. You might be thinking, “Of course not, because how would you make any money?”
True. It is our job, after all. But mostly, we’re worried about the extra time and money it will cost you after the fact. Many homeowners who embark on these DIY installations don’t realize how many things can possibly go wrong in an AC installation—and it’s not always apparent at first.
The experience of a professional HVAC contractor can recognize a good installation when they see one, and it’s what gives them the confidence to guarantee a job well done. However, we can’t say the same for amateur installations. We’ll give you a few reasons why DIY doesn’t work out the way you think it would.
August 18th, 2018
Now that we are in the hottest months of the year, have your summer energy bills gone sky high? It would be unbearable to go without AC in this muggy Missouri heat, but you can take measures to identify problems and lower your consumption. If you are seeing pricey bills, one of these reasons listed below is most likely the culprit.
August 6th, 2018
If you’ve been using your air conditioner day and night throughout the summer so far, you may have noticed something:
That energy bill is really adding up!
If this is the situation you’re facing, there’s little else you can do but to just not use your air conditioner as much. Now I know what you’re thinking: “Not use my air conditioner? Then what’s the point?”
Luckily, there are ways that you can cut back on energy costs without having to compromise on comfort. One such method is to offload the burden from your AC by installing a ceiling fan, which we’ll go into more detail on below.
July 23rd, 2018
If you do your research, you’ll probably find countless reasons why you should choose this HVAC contractor over that HVAC contractor. But the fact of the matter is this: If you’re not already a professional HVAC contractor yourself, it’ll be tough to see the signs of what makes a truly good one.
In our opinion, however, what matters most is availability and true expertise in what it takes to make you feel the most comfortable in your home. In this post, we’ll give you three things that you should look for to find a good HVAC contractor.
July 9th, 2018
Indoor air quality is a silent danger in your home. In fact, indoor air quality can be worse than that of the outdoor air quality at times. Low indoor air quality will agitate those suffering from asthma or allergies, and it can also promote the growth of mold and mildew. It’s bad news no matter how you look at it.
Unfortunately, the climate and environment has a lot to do with the pollutants that find their way inside your home. You can’t change the environment outside, but there are things you can do on the inside that will count.
If you can say “yes” to any of the points below, it’s possible that some of these indoor air quality products will help you.
June 25th, 2018
Time for a pop quiz.
Q: When’s the worst time to find out that your generator needs repairs?
A: During a power outage!
If you’re the owner of a generator, you probably already knew the answer. It might just be one of the most common fears held by generator owners. Shopping for the right generator, getting it installed, and having it fail to operate on the day you need it most would be too frustrating to bear.
To save you from that, we recommend biannual maintenance for your generator. Regular maintenance will ensure that all the generator’s components are up to working standards.
In between those times, you can always watch out for the signs that you need a repair.