10 Benefits of a Garage Mini Split

July 18, 2022

People often underestimate the importance of keeping their homes cool when the summer heat is unbearable. A great way to keep the garage space comfortable is with a garage mini split, which can provide the cool air needed. By installing a mini split in the garage, you will save on your power bill and keep the interior of your garage comfortable. This, in turn, reduces the amount of money you spend on cooling. 1. All Components Are Relatively Close The search for a good location for a traditional furnace reaches beyond your

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Preparing Your HVAC Unit for Spring

March 17, 2022

As the weather warms up, you may be looking for opportunities to work outside and to enjoy the fresh air. While you likely have gardening and yardwork on your to-do list, don’t forget to prepare the inside of your home for the coming spring. After months of battling the cold weather, your furnace is exhausted. It’s time to clean your heating system and call the professionals. Regular maintenance and tune-ups will keep your furnace running efficiently for years into the future. Follow this easy checklist as you prepare your HVAC unit for spring. Replace Air Filters

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When Is the Optimal Time for Installing a New Air Conditioning System?

February 15, 2022

When you’re ready to get a new air conditioning system, it’s a good idea to pay attention to timing. Buying and installing your system at certain times can be more convenient and provide you with more savings. If you ask most experts, they’ll tell you the ideal time to get a new AC system is usually in the spring or occasionally in the fall. Why are these the best times? Purchasing an air conditioning system during the off-season comes with many benefits. Avoid Unpleasant Surprises in Summer If you’re replacing an older system, it’s certainly a

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Signs Your AC Has Been Damaged in a Storm

August 3, 2021

Unfortunately, your air conditioner can be significantly damaged in a storm, no matter what size it is. Even a pop-up afternoon storm can do some damage due to winds and heavy rain. Larger storms like hurricanes can do a lot of damage due to high winds and flooding waters. Knowing what to look for can help you determine whether it is time to call an HVAC technician to come out and repair or replace your air conditioning system. The Air Conditioner Is Not Cooling Effectively After a storm, pay attention to

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Common AC Problems in Summer

July 26, 2021

If you are an Amherst resident, dealing with a malfunctioning air conditioner is the last thing you want. If your AC unit breaks down in the middle of a hot summer day, your household is likely to suffer from extreme temperatures and dry air. Ensuring you have a fully functional air conditioning system during the summer is vital. You can achieve this by knowing the common AC problems you are likely to experience and how you can prevent them. Here are seven AC problems that you might face this summer. 1. Refrigerant Issues If your home

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How To Prepare Air Conditioner for the Summer

June 21, 2021

When the summertime weather is just around the corner, many homeowners are worried about planning a nice summer vacation for their family and setting up their home pool. While these are great things to look forward to, you’ll need to start by thinking about the basics. Your comfort level inside of your home during the hot summer months heavily relies on your home air conditioning system. It needs to be properly prepped for the summer season ahead. Put in a New Air Filter Every home air conditioning system will have at

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Should I Turn Off My Gas Furnace in the Summer?

April 14, 2021

If you are like most people, you probably have a love-hate relationship with your HVAC system. You love that it keeps your family warm in the winter and cool in the summer. However, you hate the bills that come with maintaining and operating it. So you look for ways to possibly reduce that cost, especially when you do not need the service. You have heard that you can turn the gas off to your furnace and are now wondering if that may be a good idea to try. Before you start finding online videos of how to

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How Do I Conserve Heat During the Winter?

March 8, 2021

During cold winter days, people tend to spend more time snuggling indoors. As a result, you may run your heating system for an extended period to recirculate warm air, which results in high utility bills. Energy has thus become a very expensive necessity in most households. Luckily, there are various procedures that you can implement to reduce these heating costs. Here are ways to conserve heat in your house while still maintaining comfortable indoor temperatures during winter. 1. Have Your Heating System Serviced Annually You need to schedule your heating

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Furnace Safety 101

October 20, 2020

Furnace Safety Tips You Shouldn’t Ignore As the weather cools down, households in the Amherst, NY, area will increasingly rely on furnaces to keep their homes a comfortable temperature. Before you turn up the heat, be sure to read the following furnace safety tips from the team at [company name]. Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now You likely haven’t turned on your furnace in several months. After months of lying unused, your furnace requires an inspection by a licensed, trained technician. Not only does having your furnace inspected allow you to identify issues that

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Just Bought a Home? Avoid HVAC Surprises On Your 1st Bill

September 20, 2020

Buying a new home represents more than finding a new place to live or building personal equity. It’s a symbol of freedom and beginning a new life. Of course, costs come with owning a home, and those costs extend beyond monthly mortgage payments. Heating and cooling a home present expenses, but the expenses don’t need to be excessive. However, many new homeowners may be surprised by how high their first HVAC bill is. Don’t assume every bill will be excessive. There are steps you can take to cut them down. You could even reduce the first

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