Heating and Cooling

HVAC Maintenance Tips

Homeowners must perform routine HVAC maintenance for air quality safety reasons. Scheduling HVAC preventative maintenance ensures it performs properly and prolongs the lifespan of your unit. Neglecting your system could lead to inefficient performance and system failure. There are several HVAC maint…

Do You Really Need a Furnace Humidifier?

Humidifiers are a common appliance to keep homes comfortable, especially in winter when the air can be very dry. Portable humidifiers run in specific areas of the home, such as bedrooms, while furnace humidifiers are installed with the HVAC system to distribute moisture throughout the house.  W…

Ductless HVAC: Do you need it?

If you are looking into buying a new furnace, a new air conditioning unit or replacing an older window unit, a ductless HVAC system could be a solution. Also known as mini-splits, ductless HVACs are high-efficiency heating and cooling units that are ideal for homes without pre-existing ductwork. Alt…

2020 New Furnace Replacement and Installation

welcomia/Shutterstock Furnace Buying Guide Furnaces play an essential role in keeping your home warm when the weather outside turns cold. But in order to save money on repairs and energy bills, it’s important to replace your furnace at the right time. Today’s…

Furnace Repair: Common Problems and How to Fix Them

Joyseulay/Shutterstock Even with the right unit and proper installation, there’s always the chance that your furnace will malfunction. While some problems are caused by normal wear and tear, most can be traced to inconsistent maintenance. Furnace issues can wreak havoc in your…

Radiator Heat Common Problems & Simple Fixes

Image: Breadmaker/Shutterstock Rather than forcing heated air through a system of ducts like a conventional furnace, a radiator uses steam or hot water to warm your home through a series of pipes. Radiators were invented in the mid-1800s and many older homes still have them. Cost-effective and…

Nordyne Heating and Cooling

Image:Breadmaker/Shutterstock Nordyne, also known as Nortek Global HVAC, is a manufacturer of heating and cooling products. The company creates innovative and thoughtfully designed equipment. They also value the input that they receive from customers when considering their solutions.  From comm…

Heat Pump vs Air Conditioner

Living in a state with a moderate or variable climate means having multiple options for how you want to tackle the seasonal changes in weather. Most commonly, you’ll find yourself debating over heat pumps and air conditioners.  Air conditioners are devices that absorb warm indoor air and supply…

Heat Pump Troubleshooting and Repair

Clean off your HVAC system every time you see that it’s collected dirt and debris. Image: Shutterstock/ Christian Delbert A heat pump is one of the essential units in your home or office that operates throughout the year to cool or heat the space. While…

Comfortmaker Heating and Cooling

Image: John Royal/Shutterstock Comfortmaker Heating and Cooling Comfortmaker Air Conditioning & Heating has been in business for 100 years. The company provides an array of heating and cooling products, such as air conditioners, furnaces, packaged systems and heat pumps. Its parent company, Unit…