Get Your Home Ready for Winter Add weather stripping to doors and windows and calk where you see gaps. Add more insulation in your home or commercial building to save on energy costs Wrap hot water heaters with insulation also Add gaskets on all outside wall electrical outlets and switches Get a Programmable Thermostat and Use… [Read More]
Energy Efficiency Tip #3 – Best Way to Insulate Dropped Soffits in the Attic of Your Northern Kentucky Home or Office.
After you prepare to install new insulation in your home, it’s time to actually install it. This article deals mainly with the best way to insulate dropped soffits from your attic. Some Old Insulation Could Contain Asbestos You may come across some old vermiculite insulation which could contain asbestos which is a serious health hazard. Vermiculite is… [Read More]
When the weather turns colder, there are thing we must do to prepare our homes for the winter. One of your winterization tasks will be to make sure your Air Conditioning unit is ready for the cold weather so we can increase it’s life and cut down on cold drafts throughout your home. One of… [Read More]
Energy Efficiency Tip #2 – How to Prepare to Install New Insulation In Your Home To Save on Energy Bills
After you find air leaks in your home, it’s time to fill them with insulation. To install new insulation in your home requires that you are fully prepared to complete the task. Wear Clothing to Cover All Exposed Skin Fibers in insulation can cause irritation to your skin. This should include a hat, gloves, and OSHA… [Read More]
With cooler weather coming in and warmer weather going out, it’s time to crank up the furnace. Most newer furnaces come with automatic burner ignition but older furnaces still have a standing pilot light that needs to be on for your furnace to work. If you have an older furnace and you’re not getting your… [Read More]
Maintenance Contracts Aren’t Just a Way For Heating and Cooling Companies to Make Money. Your HVAC Equipment Needs It!
Getting maintenance on your Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky HVAC Equipment is similar to getting maintenance on your car. A car is an expensive purchase and you want to get full use long term for your investment. Same goes for your HVAC equipment. At bare minimum your car will need its oil checked, it’s filters replaced, fluids… [Read More]
Refrigerant or “Freon” is used to transfer heat “out of” or “into” your home. The efficiency of your HVAC system is compromised when the right levels of refrigerant are not kept in your HVAC Equipment. If your equipment has too much refrigerant it is said be “over-charged.” If your HVAC equipment has too little refrigerant than its undercharged…. [Read More]
The Air Filter for you Northern Kentucky Heating and Cooling System is not optional because over time not using a filter will ruin your HVAC system. Air filters protect your HVAC system and some can also help your health. Variables That Can Cause More Dirt in Your Air Filter Air filters only get dirty when… [Read More]
10 Questions to Ask a Northern Kentucky HVAC Company Before Letting Them Install or Repair Your Air Conditioner or Furnace
Question to Ask a Northern Kentucky HVAC Company before letting them work on your home… Are you and your subcontractors licensed to do HVAC installation and repairs? – Almost all homeowner’s insurance policies will not cover work completed by unlicensed contractors. Are you insured to do HVAC installation and repairs? – Your homeowner’s insurance policy may… [Read More]
Before the Fall and Winter come by this year it’s best to see what you can do to make your home Energy Efficient now. One of the best ways to save money on heating and cooling your home is sealing and insulating it. Finding Air Leaks People notice air leaks more easily in the winter as they… [Read More]