hvac Category

How Much Does HVAC Maintenance Cost?

Posted on May 19th, 2019 by carrolladmin

Having a properly operating HVAC system drastically improves the quality of your life and that of your family. The key to extending the life of your HVAC system is completing regular maintenance. Keep reading to learn about recommended maintenance options, HVAC maintenance costs and what general schedule you should follow. Monthly HVAC Maintenance Cost Estimates […]

Why is my HVAC System Noisy?

Posted on March 14th, 2018 by carrolladmin

Before you read this article, please make sure you call us if your HVAC is making any noise you don’t recognize.   The majority of our residential customers have central forced air heating and cooling, and one of two HVAC equipment arrangements. The first is an electric heat pump that handles both heating and cooling functions. […]

How to Choose the Best Thermostat for your Home

Posted on July 19th, 2016 by carrolladmin

If at any point you’ve purchased new heating and cooling equipment, invested in routine service, or even regularly changed your air filters, you probably recognize the importance of an efficient, well-maintained HVAC system. It’s easy to forget the important role a thermostat plays in your system’s overall functionality and efficiency.  If the primary expectation from […]

What is a Home Energy Audit?

Posted on April 12th, 2016 by carrolladmin

According to research from the Department of Energy the average home has enough air leakage to make up a two foot square hole in a wall—this is the equivalent of leaving a window open for a full 24 hours. We’re hearing about energy efficiency, consumption and the condition of our environment more with each day. […]

Preventative Maintenance for HVAC Systems

Posted on January 10th, 2016 by carrolladmin

Preventative maintenance is critical to the performance and longevity of every HVAC system. Just like cars require oil changes to run properly, HVAC systems need tuning up to operate efficiently. Regular service is important for a number of reasons. Perhaps the most significant is that routine maintenance detects problems before they become major, costly repairs. […]

Why is Preventative Maintenance Important for Heating & Cooling Systems?

Posted on October 26th, 2015 by carrolladmin

Many homeowners place HVAC maintenance under the “if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it” umbrella. Preventative maintenance for HVAC systems is more important than most homeowners realize. With many of our customers who are new to regular maintenance, it usually only takes one visit for them to recognize the significance of preventative services.    The […]

HVAC System Life Expectancy & Tips for Maintaining Performance

Posted on May 17th, 2015 by carrolladmin

Recent research indicates the average life expectancies of various HVAC equipment tends to linger around the same ranges.   However, each system has unique characteristics that may lend to fluctuations in life expectancy.  Regardless of age, regular preventative and seasonal maintenance as well as the quality of installation play an important role in determining lifespan.  Here’s […]

Indoor Air Quality Solutions for Beating Spring Allergies

Posted on April 20th, 2015 by carrolladmin

Over several consecutive years, Richmond has been rated one of the top allergy capitals in the country.  There are many allergens present, and abundant, in our environment that pollutes both indoor and outdoor air.  For allergy sufferers this brings several challenges.  Since we can’t control what allergens are in outdoor air, all we can do […]

The Importance of Seasonal HVAC Maintenance

Posted on March 28th, 2015 by carrolladmin

The condition and performance of our HVAC systems is a huge factor in providing optimum comfort for our homes.  While most systems are efficient and reliable, they do require seasonal HVAC maintenance to perform in peak seasons.  It’s no wonder why most of the emergency air conditioning calls we receive are during the first few […]