Heating and Cooling

Should You Repair or Replace Your Home’s HVAC Unit?

Your HVAC system is one of those unsung heroes in your home. When it’s working well, you hardly notice. When it starts to falter, it becomes a big problem. Your HVAC system is responsible for keeping your home comfortable, no matter the temperature. If you find that your home is…

What Size HVAC Unit Do You Need?

  The right size HVAC system can keep your home comfortable all year. Image: Breadmaker/Shutterstock Choosing the right size HVAC for your home can be confusing. With all of the calculations and formulas that you see on the internet, which one is right? We want to help make…

How Your HVAC Unit Can Save You Money

Choose the right HVAC unit to minimize your heating and cooling bills all year. Image: Photographee.eu/Shutterstock We love saving money. Did you know that you can save money each year with the right HVAC unit? Your home’s heating and air conditioning use almost half of your home’s energy,…

Keeping Cool: How to Choose the Right A/C Unit

Let’s be honest: when it comes to buying things for your home, your air conditioning unit isn’t the most exciting. Still, in the heat of the summer, there isn’t a component of your home that matters more. Knowing how to choose the right A/C unit could mean the difference between…

HVAC Basics: What’s a Good SEER Rating?

Shopping for a new HVAC system can feel like a daunting task. After all, how does the average person know what makes a good system? One factor that you can look at is the unit’s SEER rating. In this post, we’ll cover the basics of what a SEER rating is,…

Why Isn’t My Air Conditioner Working?

You want your exposed ductwork to be more than just decorative. Here’s a guide on what to do if your air conditioner isn’t working. Image: Cavan Images/Getty Images Whether you live in an area infamous for its scorching summers or just don’t like tossing and turning at night when y…

How to Remove Asbestos from Your Home

You don’t want to find asbestos in your home. It’s not one of the 9 germiest places, and perhaps it’s not as widely-known as mold. However, this residential toxin can cause a variety of serious health problems. In this article we cover what asbestos is, why it’s so…

Here Are 5 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Warmer And Cozier For Winter

It's time to set up and hunker down for winter. We've got five easy ways you can make your home warmer and cozier.

6 Health Benefits of a Clean Home

Cleaning isn’t just to keep up appearances. There are some major health benefits of a clean home. Image: Studio 1 Interiors You have a sense that you should keep your house clean. Maybe your parents instilled it in you, or maybe societal pressure has you feeling like…

5 Smart Design Hacks for Hiding Ugly AC Vents

If you’re working on a room’s design, that last thing you may think about is an ugly AC vent or other air vents. However, they can often detract from the style of the room. AC vents have a way of looking too modern for rustic or retro styles, too industrial…