Make Your HVAC System Smarter With A Smart Thermostat

Just about every device in your home is becoming smarter, whether it's your television, refrigerator, or even your toaster. So having a smart thermostat isn't so far-fetched. In fact, your home just migh benefit from having its HVAC system controlled through a smart device. The following takes an in-depth look at smart thermostats, their overall benefit to your home, and what to expect from your smart thermostat. What Makes a Smart Thermostat " Read More 

Suffering From Indoor Allergies? 3 Ways Radiant Heating Can Help

Coughing, sniffling, sneezing, and wheezing is not a fun way to spend your time. For many people with allergies, inside the home is where they find a respite from the allergy triggers that cause their symptoms. However, some people find that their allergies bother them just as much – or even more – inside their own home. If you fall into this second group, the solution to your allergy symptoms may just lie in an unexpected place: your heating system. Read More 

3 Important Air Conditioner Tips That Pet Owners Need to Know

You love your pet, and you want to make sure that it's always safe and comfortable in your home, but you also want to be sure that your pet doesn't damage your home. That's why you give your cat a scratching post or train your dogs to go outside. However, many pet owners don't realize that they need to take special steps with their air conditioner to protect both their pets and the machinery. Read More 

What You Should Know About Your Window Unit’s Thermistor Operation, Inspection And Cleaning

Window-mounted air conditioners are a great alternative for homeowners looking to cool small spaces or in areas where central air conditioning is not feasible for one reason or another. They are generally low-maintenance items that need occasional filter cleaning and not a lot of other upkeep. However, if your window unit is acting strangely, such as cycling on and off, or the temperature of the air is rapidly alternating between hot and cold, a good first place to check for trouble is the thermistor. Read More 

Indoor Humidity: What All Homeowners Need To Know

In the summer, most homeowners are focused on keeping their homes cool. However, there's another aspect of your home's indoor air that deserves just as much, if not more, focus: humidity. High humidity is often an issue in the summertime, and it can lead to a range of issues from mold growth to warped wooden floors. In order to keep your home safe from these woes, it's important to know the basics of indoor humidity. Read More