When we talk about mild weather in our region, we generally mean less hot than in the summer, where daytime highs are typically over 100 degrees F. Milder weather, meaning daytime highs in the 70s or 80s, can roll around in fall by October, with lows in the 60s. That may still be a bit […]
It just seems to make good sense, doesn’t it — the idea of shutting registers for indoor temperature control? It looks as if you could save money on utilities by not letting in conditioned air to rooms that aren’t in use, thereby shunting it to the areas that do need it.
Halloween is coming! Time to deck your home in all sorts of spooky paraphernalia, from fake cobwebs to pumpkins and more. It’s fun to go all out and turn your whole house into a spooky wonderland. But be careful. Some of those decorations can impact your HVAC efficiency. Here’s how, and what you can do […]
Now that the fall season has arrived, it’s time for homeowners to think about changes they may need to make so that their family and friends are more comfortable. Part of your plan should be to concentrate on your home’s thermostat, and we’ve compiled a few thermostat best practices below:
We all want great indoor air quality in our homes, but the truth is that many homeowners have no idea how to make things better. This is especially true when you take into consideration the changing seasons and all the responsibilities (like back-to-school events!) that come with it.
Whether you do your own landscaping or hire a yard maintenance company to do it for you, accidents can happen, from a severed garden hose, to a shattered bird bath, to a broken irrigation valve — and even, sometimes, damage to your outdoor compressor/condenser. Keep reading for some advice on outdoor unit safety for your […]