The last thing you want to deal with is surprise heating repairs during a cold snap. These fall HVAC maintenance tips can help! When temperatures begin to cool, leaves start changing colors and then begin to fall, there's always a lot to do around your home. From cleaning gutters to raking leaves, your to-do list stays pretty full. When making your list, don't forget that fall is also the time to check your HVAC system. Your system needs to be ready to switch from cooling to heating. This … [Read more...] about Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips for Homeowners
Answers to the Most Common Furnace Maintenance Questions
Have you thought about having your furnace serviced? You may be thinking about that and have other furnace maintenance questions. Temperatures are beginning to drop all around the St. Louis Metro area. If you haven't turned your furnace on yet, you soon will. Winter can be harsh enough. You don't need your furnace to go out in the middle of a chilly night. At Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning and Heating, we are here to answer your questions. With more than 30 years of experience, we can … [Read more...] about Answers to the Most Common Furnace Maintenance Questions
How to Improve Indoor Air Quality This Winter
During the winter, cold, dry air can wreak havoc on the health of your family. Keep reading to learn how to stay healthy and comfortable this winter. What Causes Poor Air Quality in Winter? During the winter, cold, dry air can wreak havoc on the health of your family. This poor air quality can help spread viruses, and those with asthma may notice a worsening of their symptoms. There are a few easy things that you as a homeowner can do to improve the quality of air in the house … [Read more...] about How to Improve Indoor Air Quality This Winter
4 Common Reasons Your HVAC Filters Are Getting Dirty So Fast
If you have ever wondered: "Why do my air filters get dirty so fast?" you're not alone. Many homeowners have asked this question. Where does all of the dust and dirt come from? And more importantly, what can you do to stop it? Possible Causes There are many reasons why your air conditioner filters are getting dirty quickly. Here are the top four culprits. Cheap filters: Cheap filters tend to have shorter lifespans than high-quality filters. Take, for instance, the standard … [Read more...] about 4 Common Reasons Your HVAC Filters Are Getting Dirty So Fast
When Should You Have Your Furnace Serviced?
Fall is the best time to have your furnace checked. It will ensure that you make it through the winter with no heating issues. It's February in St. Louis - you've been running your furnace now for several months. If you forgot to have your furnace serviced in the fall, hopefully, it's running well for you. Many homeowners forget to have their furnaces serviced and go through the winter with no issues. However, if you begin having problems with your heater, you'll have wished you called the … [Read more...] about When Should You Have Your Furnace Serviced?
Winter Storm Preparedness is Essential to Keeping Your Family Safe
Creating a plan, preparing a disaster kit, and installing a backup generator will help you prepare for bad weather. This winter, freezing temps and winter storms have impacted the St. Louis metro area. Even as we move into spring, we potentially still face cold weather conditions. It's caused many homeowners to evaluate their emergency plans to keep their families safe in an emergency. Winter storm preparedness will bring you peace of mind and improve your response when a storm approaches. … [Read more...] about Winter Storm Preparedness is Essential to Keeping Your Family Safe