Older Homes and Common HVAC Issues

Older Homes and Common HVAC Issues

It’s vital to keep up with your A/C maintenance checkups to keep your heating and cooling system functioning smoothly. Older homes and common HVAC issues can affect your wallet and your health.   Inadequate Insulation Older homes usually have a very thin layer of...
What are the Benefits of a Nest Thermostat

What are the Benefits of a Nest Thermostat

For most Rochester area homeowners, the thermostat is something that gets overlooked. It serves the purpose of lowering and raising the temperature of your heating and cooling unit. If you’re sick and tired of your old thermostat, keep reading to learn about the many...
What Does “HVAC” Stand For?

What Does “HVAC” Stand For?

While you might be familiar with the acronym, you might be wondering, “What does HVAC stand for?” If you’re an HVAC technician, you most likely hear “HVAC” many times a day. HVAC is a common term that folks use. Most people have a general idea of what’s being...
Pets and Your Indoor Air Quality

Pets and Your Indoor Air Quality

The feeling of coming home to a rub on your legs or a wagging tail after a long day makes having a pet worthwhile for so many folks. Though they make excellent companions, pets, and indoor air quality sometimes don’t go hand in hand. Pets can have a negative effect on...
Preparing Your HVAC System for Storms

Preparing Your HVAC System for Storms

Spring and autumn bring plenty of stormy weather to the Rochester area. So, it’s an excellent idea to be ready. Along with ensuring your home is sealed up and having an emergency kit, you should be preparing your HVAC system for storms.  Storm damage to your heating...
How Does Smoking Effect Your HVAC System

How Does Smoking Effect Your HVAC System

By now, everyone is aware of the concept of secondhand smoke and the dangers that it delivers. In reality, thirdhand cigarette smoke is harmful too. This might have you wondering, “Does smoking affect your HVAC system?” Yes, it does.   Thirdhand Smoke The...
What is Two Stage Heating?

What is Two Stage Heating?

With winter approaching in the Rochester area, it is time to consider your utility costs during the cold months. If it’s time for a furnace replacement, you might want to think about paying a bit more money upfront for an efficient furnace with two-stage heating. You...
Tips on Keeping Your Upstairs Cool

Tips on Keeping Your Upstairs Cool

How to Cool Down the Second Story Are you having trouble keeping your upstairs cool? Here are some excellent tips to make sure comfort and sufficient airflow to your upstairs during the muggy summer months. Begin in the attic. Attic insulation will stop heat trapping...