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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.

Filter Maintenance will help the HVAC System

Filter Maintenance will help the HVAC System


If you want to take the best care of your HVAC system as possible, make sure to inspect the filter. Not only should the filter be inspected on a regular basis, but it should also be changed when recommended. This will help to ensure that the air that is going through your home is clean and of good quality. Without a filter, dirt and dust can get into HVAC system. This will then be redistributed back into the air of your home. You may notice the air difficult to breath at times. The dirt and dust can also damage the parts and gears of the HVAC system as well.

Always remember to replace the filter based on the recommendations. If you have pets in your home, or someone smokes, the filter should be changed more often. You will want to get a filter that is the correct size and type for your HVAC system. If it is not, the system will not be able to perform at the best efficiency that it otherwise could be. We can also recommend and advise what filter is needed for the system in your home.

If the filter becomes dirty between changes, you can clean the filter. You can vacuum the dirt and dust off of the filter. This will help keep the air circulating through the system properly. When the filter becomes too clogged, the system will have to work hard to pull the air through the filter and ductwork. It can also lead to parts failing prematurely and a costly repair bill as well. If you notice any odd noises from the system when it operates, always be sure to contact us. We can inspect it and find the source of the problem to repair.

Clean Filters will Improve your Home

Clean Filters will Improve your Home


When you have your HVAC system maintained and inspected, make sure to have the filter checked. The filter is an important part that should never be forgotten about. It is designed to help collect dust, dirt, and other pollutants that are in the air of your home. It will capture and make sure that they are removed from the air you breathe. If anyone suffers from allergies or asthma in your home, you will notice that the air is less than ideal. You will want to make sure that you follow the recommended maintenance schedule for your HVAC system. That way we can inspect it to help ensure everything is working correctly, and as it should be.

Knowing what size filter you need for your HVAC system is important. That way, you can help ensure it fits correctly within the HVAC system. If the filter is too large or small, then the furnace will not operate, as it should. It may also cause the system to work harder than it should, because the filter is incorrect for it. You can find out what size filter is needed for your system. You can check either the filter that is already installed, the recommendation based on your furnace, or you can contact us.

The filter will need to be checked often to make sure it is clean and working as well as it can. If the filter is clogged, then it will have issues with air passing through it and into the system. This can cause extra strain and stress on the parts of the furnace as well. Remember that you should never run the system without have a filter installed. This would mean that the dirt gets into the system and could do damage to it. If you have questions about your HVAC system, make sure to contact us so we can inspect it for you.

Common Problems for Furnaces

 

There are several issues or problems that your furnace can have happen to it. You may not notice an issue or the severity of it until you need the furnace. Make sure that you have it properly maintained and cared for before the winter weather hits. We can inspect all the parts and components for you. If there is an issue that starts to form, you will want to make sure it is examined and corrected before the issue gets worse for your HVAC system. Make sure to follow regular maintenance inspections for the system, and it will run efficiently.

 

If the furnace is not producing heat, it could be caused by one of several issues. Sometimes the burner for the system could go out. This will result in the furnace operating, and producing some heat, but not to the full advantage it should. If there is a part broke or worn out, the efficiency will decrease significantly for the overall HVAC system. You will want it properly inspected to ensure that the furnace system and unit are working correctly. This will help to keep your home warm and comfortable for the upcoming winter.

 

The thermostat could also be the issue for the HVAC system. If there is a short in the system or a malfunction, you can notice it. When the thermostat reads differently from set temperature to actual temperature, then there might be an issue. With the proper inspection, we can locate why the thermostat is not reading, as it should be. The ductwork is also a part that might attribute to the loss of heat in your home. If there is a crack or dent, the heat that is produced could escape from the furnace system. This will result in the room not being warmed up to the desired temperature you have it set at.

Proper Air Conditioning Summer Maintenance

 

 

Having an efficient air conditioner is important for both your wallet and your comfort. When it is efficient, you will notice a decrease in the monthly energy bills. This is because it will not need to work as long or as hard as a unit that is not properly maintained. If you do notice that there is an increase in the monthly bill, you may want to have the air conditioner inspected. You will also want the parts working in the best condition possible so they do not do damage to the other parts as well.

Noises

When you hear an odd noise it is an indication there is an issue. These noises will warn you the air conditioner has a problem, and chance of no longer being efficient. A clunking noise can be coming from the unit itself, or even the ductwork. Make sure that you call us and schedule an inspection. This will help prevent further issues and problems from happening with your system. By having everything inspected, we can repair or replace the part as needed.

Filter

Also remember one of the most important parts of the air conditioner, the filter. The filter will catch the dust particles that are in the air of your home. This helps for breathing easier as well. If any family member with allergies or asthma, cleaning the filter is highly important. By doing so you, you will help prevent these pollutants from getting back into the air of your home and recirculating. If you are not sure when the filter should be changed, we can recommend it. Also you can look at the manufacture’s recommended schedule of when it should be changed. If you have pets or there is smoke in the home, it will probably need to be cleaned more often than someone without pets. Checking and changing the air filter will benefit the air quality, as well as the air conditioner.

Why the Air Conditioner is Not Efficient

  If your air conditioner seems to be running constantly, there are a few quick things you can do to either fix find the source of your problem. There are numerous reasons why your air conditioning system may seem to be running non-stop. Some of the reasons may indicate a problem with your system. Other… Continue Reading

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