Where Should You Place Your Household Thermostat?

April 19, 2022

Where Should You Place Your Household Thermostat? If you’re a homeowner, you’re probably familiar with many of the primary factors that affect your household climate. Perhaps the biggest one is the performance of your heating and cooling system, but there are many other contributors. Keeping clean ducts, air vents, and air filters is also crucial if you want to have total control over your comfort. And did you know that the placement of your household thermostat also plays a role in keeping you comfortable? If you have a modern thermostat, it will be constantly taking stock

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How to Save Money With a Smart Thermostat

April 14, 2022

How to Save Money With a Smart Thermostat It is possible to save money on your electricity bill by using a smart thermostat, which will allow you to make adjustments to the environmental settings in your home, including the cooling and heating settings. Smart thermostats allow you to customize the temperature settings based on the time of day, whether or not there will be people at home, and the time of year. For example, if everyone is at work during the day during the warmer months, it may not be necessary to leave the air conditioning running continuously. A

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How to Assess the HVAC System When Moving to a New Home

March 16, 2022

When evaluating a new home, we often focus on kitchen fixtures, living room appliances, and aesthetic factors. However, the performance of the HVAC system can impact the comfort and safety of the house. Therefore, it is essential to determine the condition of the heating and cooling installations. Here is how you can assess the HVAC system in a new home. Take Time to Understand the HVAC System The first step is to evaluate the HVAC system in the new home and what it includes. The system’s design may vary depending on the household’s needs and climate.

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9 Benefits of Hiring a Licensed HVAC Contractor

March 2, 2022

Hiring a professional contractor is the only way to know if you are getting what you paid for. Your home’s comfort and efficiency rely on the mechanical system inside your walls. Often, a homeowner can’t tell when things begin to go wrong. This is where hiring a professional becomes necessary. Just as you wouldn’t trust just anyone to do your taxes, you shouldn’t trust just anyone with your HVAC system. Learn more about the benefits of hiring a licensed HVAC contractor. 1. Guaranteed Workmanship A licensed contractor must perform work that meets the standards set

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Understanding the Different Types of Furnace Filters

February 18, 2022

You may think that replacing your furnace filter is as easy as checking the model number and going to the store and buying a new one. However, there are many different options, each with its own pros and cons, that you should be aware of. Fiberglass Filters One of the most commonly available types of furnace filters is the fiberglass filter. Many people think of fiberglass as that pink-looking insulation material in the attic and walls, but it is actually an efficient and affordable alternative filtering material. Fiberglass filters are often the least expensive option on

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Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Air Ducts

October 6, 2021

Ductwork helps to distribute airflow from your HVAC system throughout your home. The quality of your ductwork will affect the efficiency of your system and your comfort. Your ducts are an essential part of your HVAC system, even though most people do not pay attention to them. There are three types of duct systems, including rigid ductwork, semi-rigid ductwork, and flexible ductwork. Flexible Ductwork Flexible ductworks usually have a tube-like shape and consist of a wire coil covered with flexible and sturdy plastic. It is also surrounded by a layer of insulation. Flexible ductwork is

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How Do Professionals Install an AC Unit?

August 19, 2021

As a homeowner, you are bound to need a new AC installation at some point because AC units have somewhat short lifespans. Most modern AC units are expected to last between 15 to 20 years, depending on how well you maintain them. The older HVAC units only last bout 10 to 12 years. If you are looking to replace your older AC, it’s vital that you get the installation process for your new unit right for it to last the expected lifespan. Here is a look at the general process. 1. Planning for an HVAC Unit Installation

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The Best Type of AC System for Your Home

August 5, 2021

Based on a US Department of Energy study, American households spend a whopping $11 billion annually to power their air conditioning system. That’s a hefty bill to get cool air throughout the year. Your individual cost, however, doesn’t have to be high. By understanding what type of AC system best fits your home, you can avoid getting an AC unit that is overpowered for the job you need it to perform. To help you find and install the right AC unit that fits your Jacksonville, FL, home, read on further as we discuss the different types

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Common AC Problems in Summer

July 29, 2021

Does your house feel hot and muggy even though the air conditioner is running? Does it seem like your AC unit can never reach the temperature programmed into your thermostat? When summer comes to northeast Florida and Daytona Beach, your cooling system will be working overtime to keep your home cool and comfortable. Unfortunately, all of that strenuous work can spell trouble for your air conditioning system. There are a whole host of problems that air conditioners can fall victim to during hot weather. Some of these issues can be easily solved at home, while others require professional AC repair.

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An Easy Explanation of Thermostat Settings

July 27, 2021

If you’re like most homeowners, you have a programmable digital thermostat that allows you to regulate the temperature inside of your home. This type of thermostat can be extremely useful for helping you to optimize your energy savings and for simple convenience. However, before you can get either one of these benefits, you need to understand what the different thermostat settings are. Temperature One of the easiest settings to understand is the temperature setting. This is the temperature that you want the inside of your home to be. You can easily set it by using the

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