While the average square footage of a house has increased dramatically over the past four or five decades, not everyone wants or needs a large home—some are interested in micro spaces. In fact, the "tiny house movement" trend continues to grow. While most people aren't interested in trying to live in 100-400 square feet, minimalism has been trending and it has people rethinking what they need in a home. Building a smaller home will save money and meeting its heating needs is just one area where the savings may be passed on. [Read More]
Could Your Landscaping Be Causing Your HVAC Problems?
If you're having problems with your heating and air conditioning system, your landscaping could actually be the issue. Before you call the air conditioning service, consider checking outside. You should have an HVAC unit somewhere either alongside your home or in the back of it. Check Around the Unit for Growth Sometimes, small trees and weeds can start to grow around your unit, which will prevent air flow. When your unit can't push air through itself effectively, it isn't going to be able to heat and cool. [Read More]
Rust And Your Heating System
While you may be sure to check your heating systems air filter regularly and take care of other routine maintenance, there may be one very important thing you aren't looking for. This is the same thing many home owners don't know they are supposed to be paying attention to with regards to their heating system; rust. If you neglect to pay attention to your heating system in this area, then you can wind up dealing with serious issues. [Read More]
HVAC Storm Protection Tips
While it is important for you to provide your HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system with proper maintenance regularly by keeping the filters clean and watching for new sounds or other signs of trouble, you also want to make sure you prepare your HVAC system for a looming storm. Here are some of the things you should do to protect your HVAC system when a storm rolls in. Protect your HVAC system from an energy surge [Read More]