The lowly vent cover: it is an innocuous thing, sitting there, an ugly grate of metal in your ceiling, floor or wall. They may seem like a trivial aesthetic concern to the untrained eye. Vent covers, however, are an essential component in your ventil... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on February 18th, 2014


The filters in your HVAC system are the first and most effective measure in protecting your heating and cooling system. Any HVAC specialist or home improvement guru will tell you, change your filters often. Keeping your system in fresh filters will g... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on January 13th, 2014


With the onset of winter, many Americans find themselves turning up their heating systems to stay cozy. Unfortunately, this may not actually be helping, and may actually be hindering, our efforts to stay comfortable through the season. Many of the ai... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on December 16th, 2013


Ventilation ducts are one of the most commonly overlooked areas of the house when it comes time for spring-cleaning. They are the ultimate “out of sight, out of mind” area in the house. Not only are they eminently forgettable, they are also diffi... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on December 12th, 2013


Baseboard heaters, while not in vogue with homeowners today, offer a number of benefits over central heating systems that often go overlooked. The time tested and proven technology of baseboard heating is efficient, cost effective, and inexpensive to... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on December 3rd, 2013


Cleaning your ducts can be a big hassle, and one that can be easy to put off or even forget. For the most part, our air ducts are out of sight and out of mind. Unfortunately, leaving our air ducts unattended can have serious implications for the qual... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on November 12th, 2013


One of the sad facts of life is that all works of Man, including our beloved HVAC systems, eventually start to fall apart. One of the primary responsibilities of a homeowner or landlord is to ensure that their family or tenants are able to dwell comf... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on October 16th, 2013


It has happened to all of us at some point. At the worst possible moment, in the midst of a sweltering heat wave, the air conditioner just stops working. A malfunctioning air conditioner is one of the most annoying, uncomfortable issues to deal with,... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on September 4th, 2013


Most people are familiar with two main types of air conditioners - window mounted units and larger home HVAC systems. But in some cases, these two aren't right for a home or office. Condos and other buildings may have restrictions in place that don't... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on August 23rd, 2013


Summertime is filled with good times, fun, and happiness. But it's also filled with high temperatures – temps that can be almost unbearable at times. That's why the miracle of air conditioning has been embraced by so many Americans. It offers a way... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on July 15th, 2013


Today's residential HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems use different methods and techniques for channeling heat outside of the home or to bring the warm air in. Certain systems such as air conditioning absorb heat from within ... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on May 6th, 2013


One of the issues that many of us are constantly concerned with today are ways to lower our monthly utility bills especially the cost of our air conditioning during warm weather. Our comfort is extremely important to us, but it seems highly improbab... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on April 5th, 2013


It is well known that allergens cause a number of health issues including congestion, runny noses, and [especially] sneezing. Although it is easy to control these issues with certain OTC or prescribed medications, the key is to eliminate or reduce t... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on April 3rd, 2013


The majority of all commercial and residential structures today are constructed with HVAC or heating, ventilation, and air conditioning ducts. Since most of these ducts are constructed and assembled tightly, fresh air and stale air rarely circulates... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on April 2nd, 2013


There are literally hundreds of reasons that a home furnace or heating system will need to be repaired or replaced, several of which are extremely common among home or office owners and can cause your system to break down. Whether you are keeping yo... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on March 25th, 2013


Whenever you need to hire the services of an AC contractor, you obviously want a reputable and trustworthy individual to do the work for you.  In order to ensure that you won’t get ripped off, you need to properly verify them as well as the compan... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on March 14th, 2013


Although air conditioning maintenance and repair is best left in the hands of a professional service technician, there are some that the average homeowner can perform at considerably less expense and regardless of their skill level where DIY projects... Read More

Posted on HVAC Tips on March 12th, 2013