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A Comfortable, Warm Home

Mild weather is one of the things I love the best about the southern United States. I’ve lived in this region of the country all of my life. During the winter season, I rarely see snow or sleet. In fact, I sometimes wear short sleeves during the cold weather months. However, I occasionally need to bundle up in one of my favorite, colorful coats, jackets, or sweaters. And, I also have to run my heater at nighttime. Thankfully, my husband and I scheduled an appointment with an HVAC contractor this past fall, so we are confident that our heater will last through the winter. On this blog, I hope you will discover the most common solutions to a broken heating system. Enjoy!

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The Three Main Types Of Central Gas Furnaces

Gas furnaces are one of the most common types of central heating units for residential properties, and for good reason. They offer faster and more even heating than their electric counterparts, and depending on local prices, can be cheaper to operate as well. There are three main types of gas furnaces available on the market, each of which performs the same function but operates in a slightly different way from one another and thus confers a different set of benefits onto your home. Read More 

Benefits Of Having A Zoned HVAC System Vs. Two Units In A Two-Story House

In the past, many contractors suggested installing two separate heating and air conditioning units in two-story homes. After all, this was once the ideal way to keep both floors at a comfortable temperature. Nowadays, though, there is a far better option: having just one heating and air conditioning unit installed and setting it up with multiple zones. These are a few reasons why this can be the better choice. 1. Save on Replacement Costs Read More 

When Does An HVAC Project Require An Electrician’s Help?

While improvements in the last couple decades in the efficiency of HVAC systems has been significant, it's still impressive how much power they can draw. For that reason, there are a variety of situations involving them where it's often prudent to bring in electricians to ensure they're getting the juice they require. Let's take a look at 5 times when you might want to talk to an electrical services technician before you get too involved with any repair, installation or upgrade project. Read More 

Have An AC Unit That Won’t Kick On Or Blows Warm Air? What To Know First

If the air central air conditioning unit for your home isn't coming on, or if it's on but you don't feel like the air that is coming out is very cold, or cold at all, call a professional. You want to get an AC repair professional to look at the internal components inside the unit, and to see if the problem is possibly stemming from the inside of the home. Here are some of the common occurrences that can cause the air conditioning unit not to work or be problematic. Read More 

3 Ways to Become an HVAC Technician: Which Works Best for You?

If you are considering a career in heating, air conditioning, and ventilation, also known as HVAC, you have made a good choice. Technicians in this field can expect to make a decent living wage. Wait, technicians can expect to make a decent living wage? What about HVAC contractors? Well, as it turns out, there is not much that separates these two careers, except for the fact that contractors have multiple certifications, bid on contract projects, and make a ton more money. Read More