April 15th, 2019
Have you heard about the countless benefits of air conditioning maintenance? Did you know that getting air conditioning maintenance makes your AC more efficient? Makes it less likely to develop repair issues? Makes it last longer, in general?
We’ve found that the average homeowner has no problem understanding these benefits of AC maintenance. Rather, the problem is that they just never get around to scheduling it! We don’t blame you, of course—it’s just part of human nature. It’s the same reason why so many people only go to the doctor after they start having problems.
That being said, here’s our take on why AC maintenance should be done now instead of later:
April 1st, 2019
With the end of winter, we’re seeing temperatures start to improve around here. However, it’s far too soon to be saying that we don’t need our heaters! We’ll be running them for just a bit longer, especially during the night.
But as you do, please keep your boiler in mind. It has been running since the beginning of the season. If there are any dormant repair issues in your boiler, they’ll most likely start showing up after all of this continued use.
Four signs that your boiler needs some early maintenance include:
March 18th, 2019
Spring is here, and temperatures will soon be on the rise. If your furnace is starting to give out, you have plenty of time to research your options and think about the features and efficiency ratings of your new furnace or heating system…
Wait, hold on a second, we’re getting way ahead of ourselves. How do you know that you even need to have your furnace replaced? Even if your furnace is older than its predicted life expectancy, it doesn’t necessarily mean it needs replacement.
With winter coming to a close, here are some questions you should have in mind to determine if it’s time to replace your aging furnace:
March 4th, 2019
Have you ever wondered just how many particles there are in your home’s air space, right now, that are actively lowering the quality? Well, you don’t have to wonder if you choose to get an air quality test from a trusted indoor air quality expert in Delaware and Maryland. The results of the test can show you definitively which pollutants and contaminants are floating around in your indoor air. With that knowledge, you’ll be able to confidently research your options for improving air quality.
There are various types of contaminants that can lower your air quality, and they’re mostly found in these categories:
February 18th, 2019
Have you ever tried to drink soda with a cracked straw? Upon trying to take a drink, you would be unpleasantly surprised to find that the soda was not quite moving up the straw like it should. That’s because the straw requires a tight seal of air pressure in order to get the liquid into your mouth.
The air ducts in your HVAC system are somewhat similar. If there’s a tear or disconnect in your ductwork, it will create a leak that will compromise the air’s ability to make it through the ducts and into the rooms of your home.
If that’s happening in your ducts, you’ll want to have them sealed immediately. Of course, you can only know for sure by having them tested. Here are a few signs that you should schedule a duct test:
February 4th, 2019
When it comes to heating your home, many people would go with a gas furnace. Why? Simply because it’s popular, easy to install, and it gets the job done.
However, some homeowners are looking for a different kind of heating system in Delaware. And in-floor radiant systems are about as different as you can get from a gas furnace!
If you’re looking for something other than the standard furnace, then keep reading and discover why in-floor heating systems might be right for you.
January 21st, 2019
The internet has changed the way we find businesses. Whether we’re looking for somewhere to eat or you’re looking for an HVAC contractor that will get the job done right, the first thing we do is an extensive internet search before we even get on the phone with someone.
Doing research will certainly help you find the best HVAC contractor, but only if you know what to look for. Today, we’ll help you in your search by offering a few pointers on how to find an HVAC contractor worth your time.
January 7th, 2019
Have you ever tried to fix the cause of one problem, only to realize that the problem was due to something else entirely? Sometimes it happens to homeowners with their home heating. In particular, here are three unexpected causes of common heating issues:
December 24th, 2018
Howling, booming, rattling, whistling…
Halloween has long since passed, so why does it sound like your furnace is haunted?
For a furnace repair expert, a furnace making strange noises isn’t the most unusual thing in the world… For the average homeowner, however, this could be quite alarming to them. Below, we’ll explain why your furnace might be making noises and what you need to do about it.
December 10th, 2018
A question commonly asked of us is:
“When’s the best time to have a particular HVAC service performed?”
Since we’re just about to hit winter here in Delaware, we’ll approach that question by mentioning three services you should have done at this time of year.