Some Important HVAC ABCs

When dealing with heating, cooling and ventilation systems, designed to keep you comfortable and breathing healthy air at home here in Northern Indiana, you’ll come across the following rating systems for HVAC products. It pays to be an informed consumer, so here’s an outline of what the ratings and certifications mean to you:

Repair or Replace Dilemma: Know Your Furnace’s Expected Lifespan

If your furnace has been breaking down on a frequent basis, or is just not providing the comfort that it used to during our northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan winters, you may be having trouble deciding if it is time to repair or replace it. If you bills are climbing higher over time for no apparent reason, this may be an …

Guaranteed Appointments Another Bonus of Preventive Maintenance Plans

The primary cause of HVAC system failure is neglecting preventive maintenance. Just as your car requires regular oil changes, so does your HVAC system need attention before cold or hot weather sets in. It’s a complex, interdependent system that ensures your comfort and safety, and if it breaks down in icy or sweltering weather, you’ll want it repaired as soon as …

Safety Guides For Natural Gas Users

Natural gas is a reliable source of energy for your home. A gas leak can put you in real danger, though, so it’s always a good idea to revisit safety tips for natural gas users. Gas is naturally odorless, but a sulfur-like smell is added so that you can detect a leak. It is important to leave the house immediately …

Improve Home Safety With A Carbon Monoxide Detector

Filters and humidification systems work with your HVAC system to make sure the air in your home is well-circulated, comfortable and clean.  Together, they can handle organic contaminants such as dust, bacteria and mold, which your home is susceptible to.  But there is one common poison your system can’t control – carbon monoxide.  Carbon monoxide detectors are the only way …

Duct Sealing: Keep Your Home Energy Efficient And Safe

There is nothing more important than the safety of your family.  Unfortunately, in many homes the indoor air is making people sick. There is a reason that so many people today are suffering from allergies or asthma and doctors suspect it could be bad air inside buildings. Environmental Protection Agency studies have shown that indoor air pollution is a bigger …

Heating Tune-Up: Don’t Lose Heating This Winter

Before the cold Northern Indiana winter arrives, now is the time to get your heating system ready to keep your family safe and comfortable all season. A heating tune-up will insure that your system is operating properly and will make sure that the unit is working as efficiently as possible to control energy costs. The Old Farmers Almanac is predicting …