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Thursday, 05 November 2020 10:19

8 Ways to Eliminate Cold Spots in Your Home

If you have cold spots in your home, you might be wondering what causes them and how you can solve them. Let's take a look!   What Causes Cold Spots? There are a few different things that can lead to cold spots in your home (or warm spots in the summer). The first is whether your ductwork was properly designed and installed. A surprising number of homes have ductwork systems that were installed incorrectly or…
Thursday, 05 November 2020 10:12

Prep Your Home for Cooler Weather

Cooler weather is coming to the Myrtle Beach area very soon. Now is the time to prep your home for cooler weather. Here are some things you can do to get ready for the chill.    1. Reverse ceiling fans - If your ceiling fan has a reverse switch, changing it to run counter-clockwise will push warm air down (since warm air rises). This is especially important if you have high ceilings in your home. …
Friday, 02 October 2020 09:51

Should I Repair or Replace My HVAC System?

The average lifespan of an HVAC system is about 15 to 20 years. The key to having a long lifespan for your HVAC is regular professional maintenance. You'll also need a few tune-ups and repairs along the way. But how can you tell when your HVAC's time is done? Here are the factors to consider when you're deciding whether to repair or replace your HVAC system.    1. Age of system - If your HVAC…
Friday, 02 October 2020 09:28

How Do Geothermal Systems Work?

Geothermal systems harness heat from the earth during the winter to heat your home and disperse heat back to the earth during the summer to cool your home. Also known as geoexchange systems, geothermal systems are a clean, renewable energy technology.   With geothermal systems, pipes are installed deep underground (typically called loops) and filled with a water-based solution. This solution aids in the process of absorbing or dispersing heat to and from the earth surrounding…
Monday, 31 August 2020 10:52

Carbon Monoxide Safety

  With the cooler weather right around the corner, it's important to review carbon monoxide (CO) safety tips so you are prepared this fall and winter. The CDC reports that this "silent killer" sends 20,000 people to the emergency room, hospitalizes 4,000 and kills 400 every year. CO is a colorless and odorless gas that replaces oxygen in your bloodstream leading to poisoning and a variety of symptoms, including death. CO is produced by fuel…
Monday, 31 August 2020 10:41

Prep Your HVAC for Fall

  1. Change air filter - Air filters should be changed bi-monthly or monthly if you have someone with allergies or asthma in your home. Use this opportunity to make sure you have a fresh air filter in your HVAC unit. Dirty filters hinder airflow and make your HVAC work harder, which uses more energy and costs you more money, plus adds wear and tear to your system.   2. Change thermostat settings - As…
  When a big storm is coming, a little bit of prep work can save your HVAC system from significant damage. Let's take a look at how you can prep your HVAC system for the next big storm. 1. Turn it off - Turn off the breakers to your HVAC system, heat pump, air handler and gas furnace. (Note: If you have a gas furnace, be sure to turn off the gas supply line also.)…
Tuesday, 04 August 2020 11:09

Benefits of Ductless Air Conditioning

  If you have areas of your home that just don't get cool or rooms that your ductwork doesn't reach, ductless air conditioning might be a great solution for you. Let's explore the many benefits of ductless air conditioning for your home. 1. Customized comfort - Allows for zoned temperature control that can be customized room by room. So, everyone enjoys their personal best level of comfort. 2. Improves indoor air quality - Because there…
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