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Geothermal for your Home and Lifestyle

 

Geothermal systems are beneficial because they use solar energy. When you invest in a geothermal system, a water solution can flow through the pipes. These pipes are buried in the ground and are able to absorb heat from the earth during the colder winter months. After that, it will move the heat inside the home via the geothermal system. There it is condensed and transferred to air that is circulated into the home. This will help provide the warmth that your home needs this winter. If you have a geothermal system, the process is reversed in the summer. It will absorb heat from the air in the home, and transfer that into the ground. So no matter what time of the year it is, a geothermal system can benefit you and your home.

 

Having a Geothermal system will end up saving you more money in the long run. Since it is installed deep underground, the temperature is able to stay a consistent temperature there. Even if the outdoor air is extremely cold, or mild and warm, underground the temperature remains steady. No matter what type or size home you have, we can install a geothermal system for you. The pipes can be installed either horizontally or vertically underground. So no matter how much space you have for a yard, we can efficiently use the space.

 

By installing a geothermal system, you can also help to reduce carbon emissions. In fact, a geothermal system will create zero carbon emissions while it is in use. Having this system can also improve the safety in your home as well. There will not be a risk of an explosion or even carbon monoxide leaks into your home. This can increase the overall safety and satisfaction for you and your family. If you have any questions, always make sure to contact us. We can advise you on your options and help you to enjoy the time in your home.

End of Summer Care is needed for the Air Conditioner

 

When the end of summer happens, you will want to make sure you get your air conditioner inspected and is maintained properly. By doing this at the end of the cooling season, you will help make sure that your HVAC system is ready for the upcoming fall and winter as well. Besides maintaining the air conditioner, the furnace should also be inspected as well. Make sure to contact us and we can advise you when these scheduled maintenances should be done.

 

You will want to make sure that you check the filter regularly, no matter what time of the year it is. This will help ensure that good quality air is able to pass through the ductwork, vents, and back into your home again. If you ignore filter inspections, then the dirt and dust will clog the filter completely. This will then result in the system having to work harder because the air does not move easily through it. You will want to have an extra filter on hand, just incase you need to change it and it is a weekend or holiday.

 

Check the external parts of the air conditioner. You will want to remove any build up of debris, leaves, and brush from them. This will help prevent it from becoming clogged and wearing down the parts in the long run. You can also contact us and we can come and inspect it for you. We can also check the ductwork in your home to ensure that is ready for winter. Ductwork without holes or punctures will help keep the best quality air in your home moving around so you can breathe easier. Anytime you notice an issue or sound from the HVAC system, make sure to contact us as soon as you can.

Get Rid of Allergens in your Home

 

To get rid of allergens in your home, you should make sure to have the appropriate units and systems for it. Having a high amount of allergens in your home can make it difficult to breathe. It can also cause issues being in your home. If anyone in your family suffers from allergies or asthma, these allergens will worsen the symptoms of it as well. Make sure to be aware of any signs of dirt, dust, and mold, since these are typically the most common allergens. If you have pets, there will also be pet dander and hair that can cause issues as well.

 

If you start to notice any itchy or watery eyes, these could be a sign of allergens or pollutants that are in your home. Along with irritated eyes, you may notice a runny nose, sneezing, or even an irritated or sore throat. When people in your home suffer from allergies or asthma, these will be the first signs that you notice. The best thing to do is to make sure you have a clean house. Doing so can remove any build up of dirt or dust. When you keep the house clean, you will reduce the overall amount of dirt and dust as well.

 

Make sure that you invest in a whole home filtration system. This can remove the pollutants from the home. It can also help to get rid of the allergens that affect you as well. Having an air cleaner or air purifier can also help keep the air as clean as possible for your home. These can be installed for your whole home HVAC system to help keep the air as clean as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, always make sure to contact us. We can advise you on what product is right for your home.

Home Filtration Systems

Keeping your home cool and comfortable is important. And one way to accomplish this is to have a whole home filtration system. When you have one, you can also help to recirculate that air that is in your home as well. If the air quality is poor, you may notice symptoms of allergies and asthma. Late summer and early fall is a common time for people to suffer from allergies. By having a whole home filtration system, we can help remove those triggers in your home. This will make breathing and living in your home easier.

Check the ductwork over

We can also check the ductwork in the home. If it has not been cleaned in several years, now is the perfect time to have it done. Over time the dust and dirt particles can build up in the ductwork. This will also result in the air conditioner or furnace having to work harder. The air will not be able to move efficiently through the ductwork, therefore making the system work harder. We can inspect and clean the ductwork for you. At the same time we can also inspect it for any signs of damage, cracks, or holes that it might have. If there is any damage to it, you will notice the air starting to leak out and resulting in a costly repair bill

 

If you ever notice an issue or problem, always make sure that you contact us. If there are loud noises or thuds in the ductwork as the HVAC system works, we can inspect it for you. We can also help to advise you on what type of air filtration system that you should have for your home. This can help make the home comfortable and more enjoyable to be in, no matter what season it is.

Summer Heat and How to Keep your Home Cool

 

The summer heat can cause issues for you and your family. It is especially hard on young children or the elderly. Make sure to drink plenty of water if you have to do anything outside on the hot or humid days. Another thing to remember is to make sure to take frequent breaks. If you are outside working in the sun, take some time to relax and cool down in the shade. Another thing you can do is to get into a cool or air conditioned place. This is why it is important to have the air conditioner working the best that it can for your home. When it is hot this summer, getting in to your nice cool home will help you be comfortable.

Remember even in the summer months, to make sure and check the filter on a regular basis. By doing so, you can notice when the filter has become clogged or has a build up of dust and dirt. When this happens, the air conditioner will no longer operate efficiently and at top performance. Based on the recommended schedule, the filter should be replaced completely. If you are not sure what type of filter is needed, we can help you with the correct one.

Summer can also cause a build up of humidity in your home. This adds moisture to the air which can make breathing more difficult. By investing in a dehumidifier, you can help prevent the heavy humid air that is in your home. This removes the humidity while also leaving you with good quality air. Having the air free of humidity will help you to breathe easier this summer.

 

Hot Days Means your Air Conditioner will need to work Efficiently

Hot Days Means your Air Conditioner will need to work Efficiently

During hot and humid days in the summer, you will have to rely on the air conditioner in your home. This will help your home to stay cool and comfortable in the summer. Make sure that you notice any issues or anything out of the norm with the air conditioner. If there are any issues… Continue Reading

Benefits of a Dehumidifier for your Whole Home

Benefits of a Dehumidifier for your Whole Home

Having a dehumidifier in your home can help you to have a more pleasant living experience. It can remove the moisture and humid air in your home. During the summer months, you may notice that your home starts to feel damp and humid. By investing in a dehumidifier you can reduce the amount humidity that… Continue Reading

Proper Preventative Maintenance for the Air Conditioner this Summer

Proper Preventative Maintenance for the Air Conditioner this Summer

You will want to have preventative maintenance done for your air conditioner before the hot humid summer heat arrives. If you are not sure when the scheduled maintenance should be done, it is always advised to contact us. When we inspect the air conditioning system, we can also check the filter for it at the… Continue Reading

Get your Air Conditioner ready for Summer

Get your Air Conditioner ready for Summer

To help get your air conditioner ready for summer, you will need to start with regular maintenance now. This will improve the efficiency of the air conditioner for the upcoming months. By following routine maintenance, we can inspect the system and check the parts as needed. Remember to contact us if you are not sure… Continue Reading

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