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How to Tell if an HVAC Company is Worth it’s Salt

Repairing A/C

You need a new furnace and air conditioner. Uhghhhhh. There’s not a doubt in the world you do. How do you know? When you turn on either the heat or A/C, nothing…no fan, no hot, no cold. It’s a sure thing. It’s dead. And, five HVAC companies have told you so. So now, you have…

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Don’t Expect Your Dog to Adjust Your Thermostat

Dog Thermostat

The dog days of summer are still upon us, and August weather can fluctuate greatly with the chance of intensely hot days still in the forecast. While you’re chilling by a pool, don’t forget about your pets. They have special needs during such intense weather, and following these five tips can help keep your pets…

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HVAC TECH OR MACGYVER?

MacGyver

What’s in an HVAC Truck? Remember the old TV show MacGyver (circa 1985-1992)? Or maybe you watch the newer MacGyver series on CBS. MacGyver can fix a car or a computer with a hairpin or duct tape, build a telescope from a magnifying glass, watch crystal and a newspaper. He can even create a radiator…

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8 Ways to Beautify Your Outdoor HVAC Unit

Winter’s rolled out and spring sunshine has you outside enjoying the fresh air. As you look at your yard, you spot your outdoor condenser unit in all of its “metal beauty.” Here are some great DIY options for blending your unit in with or behind your landscaping…
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How Spring Weather Affects Your System

Springtime in Ohio brings renewed life with flowers popping up, grass beginning to green, and birds chirping in the trees. But, all of this new life is spurred by rain which is often accompanied by storms that can cause damage to your heating and cooling system. You can protect your system by…
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Watch Party HVAC Checklist

College basketball is heating up and our fingers are crossed that your bracket is strong. If you’re planning a watch party, ensure your system is ready to go with this checklist. Check and Change your Filters Changing your air filters is imperative for the health of your system, especially if it’s been a few seasons…

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Why is my heat cycling?

If you can hear your furnace turning off and on constantly and you’ve noticed your energy bill creeping up, you’ve probably fallen victim to short cycling. There are a few main reasons why your system is cycling. Dirty Air Filters This is the most common cause of short cycling. A dirty filter restricts air flow…

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5 Ways to Love on your System

House of paper with sunset peeking behind

It’s the month of love and cozying up in your home.  Here are some quick tips to show your HVAC system some love and never be left in the cold. Surprise your HVAC system with something they love! Change out old filters for new ones to keep your system clean and happy. Make time for…

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Prevent Frozen Pipes

Winter brings lower temperatures and while Ohio does not have as extreme of a climate like our northern or southern neighbors, we still want to be cozy in our homes with our family and four-legged friends. And that means having running water. Here are some tips on how to prevent frozen pipes. Insulate your pipes.…

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