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?
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
There are several things you can do to enhance the performance of your gas furnace. One way is by scheduling regular HVAC maintenance. Most modern furnaces have energy efficiency ratings of over 90%, which results in a significant reduction in heating costs and enhanced system performance. It is a good idea to look for the most cost-effective model whenever you need to replace an old gas furnace. However, if your existing gas furnace is not showing any notable indications of being worn out, … [Read more...] about How You Can Enhance Your Gas Furnace Performance This Winter
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 fiberglass … [Read more...] about 4 Common Reasons Your HVAC Filters Are Getting Dirty So Fast
Regular HVAC maintenance is essential for a comfortable working environment that increases your employees’ productivity. Believe it or not, temperature plays a key role in determining workplace productivity. In fact, productivity drops by about 4% per degree when temperatures exceed 80 degrees in situations where physical labor is involved. The same also applies to offices and corporate setups. Reduced productivity equals reduced business, which equals reduced profits. You might be … [Read more...] about Why HVAC Maintenance Is Crucial to Your Workplace Productivity
Preventive maintenance of your air conditioner is the best way to prolong the life of your unit while keeping your comfort level high and your electricity bills low. Most AC manufacturers recommend professional maintenance of your air conditioning unit twice a year - once when the season changes from hot to cold and once when it changes from cold to hot. Perhaps the main advantage of preventive AC maintenance is that it improves its energy efficiency, saving you money in the … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons HVAC Maintenance is About More Than Just Saving Money