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Does Your Heater Need to Be Replaced? Here Are Some Warning Signs

February 9, 2022

Wintertime brings with it many challenges. Keeping water out of the foundation and your car running are just two of the outdoor tasks that can be a hassle, but more importantly it’s critical to keep your home’s heater in good working order. Your family’s safety and comfort rely on your home being kept at a cozy and consistent temperature, so knowing how and when to maintain your heater is a critical part of being a responsible homeowner. Staying up to date on heater maintenance is a great start, but beyond regular checkups, how can you tell if something is awry?... View Article

How Often Do You Have to Clean Your Air Ducts?

January 19, 2022

Routinely cleaning your air ducts will help promote good air quality in your home or business. How often does one have to clean their air ducts? What’s the appropriate air duct cleaning frequency of your home? While this can depend on several factors, most experts recommend cleaning your air ducts every three to five years—and air duct cleaning should always be performed by a professional. Below we’ll take a look at some of the signs it’s time to clean your air ducts. Signs of mold One of the most common signs of mold is strange smells coming from your air... View Article

Reasons Why Your Home Needs a Dehumidifier

January 5, 2022

For a happy and healthy indoor environment, invest in a dehumidifier for your home. Common dehumidifier uses include preventing mold and improving air quality, but they have many other benefits as well. These products are especially useful in areas with high humidity, like Louisiana. Why use a dehumidifier? Read on for the many ways a dehumidifier can improve your home: They’re energy-efficient: Some people don’t invest in dehumidifiers because they’re worried about increased energy usage; however, most modern dehumidifiers were made with energy efficiency in mind. Simply look for an Energy Star rating on any dehumidifier you’re considering. Energy-efficient products... View Article

Electric Heaters vs. Gas Heaters: A Comparison

December 22, 2021

You have two options when it comes to purchasing a new heater: gas or electric. Choosing between gas heaters and electric ones isn’t always easy, but there are a few categories to look at that’ll help determine which one is best for you. This post will cover what you need to know about the installation, cost, lifespan, maintenance requirements and safety precautions for both gas and electric units. Installation The first thing to consider is the installation process for getting a new heater. Gas heaters have a more in-depth installation process, and your home may even need to be upgraded... View Article

Pro Tips for Winter HVAC Maintenance

December 8, 2021

Temperatures are dropping, which means we’ll need to turn on our heaters sooner rather than later. Before you turn the heat on for the winter, it’s imperative that you prep the unit for the season to avoid breakdowns or costly repair bills. Follow these winter HVAC maintenance tips to ensure ultimate performance all winter long: Schedule an inspection: Our best advice is to hire a professional to schedule an inspection and tune-up. During your service call, a technician will clean your unit and replace any malfunctioning components. Ideally, these tune-ups should be performed in the fall, but it’s never too... View Article

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