It’s easy to overlook safety during the holidays. We’re all swept up in shopping, decorating, wrapping presents, organizing social events and preparing feasts. But the fact is, your home can be a minefield of hazards, particularly when it comes to the potential for fires. Let’s look at a few of the most common holiday fire […]
Cooler weather makes it more comfortable to check your insulation in the attic and walls. Homes that were built before the 1980s when energy was cheap may lack either one, which drives up heating and cooling costs. Of all the energy efficiency improvements homeowners make, increasing the insulation provides the highest financial return.
You already know how routine battery checks are important in ensuring smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors work without fail. What you might not know is it’s also important to change the detectors themselves after some time. So when should you do that? Why should you replace detectors in the first place? Read on to […]
Considering what’s at stake, taking the time to find a good heating contractor will be worth the effort. HVAC systems are complicated with many interdependent mechanical and electric parts that work together with precision. Your energy costs and comfort depend on their efficient and dependable operation.
While we in Yuma enjoy relatively benign winter weather, it still does get cold occasionally, necessitating the use of a furnace or heat pump. It can be very discouraging when you do need to turn on the heat to realize you’ve got cold spots in your home — that being places where the heating just […]