Smart Thermostats

Smart thermostats have long passed the novelty stage. Over the past decade these devices have proven themselves to be a convenient money saving tool for most households and businesses. While only about 40% of homes in the U.S. have a smart thermostat installed, adoption is increasing quickly as the…

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The Importance of Annual Air Conditioner Tune-Ups

In Kansas, we rely on our air conditioners to keep us comfortable all through the hot, humid summers. A dirty AC unit that’s in need of repair can cause your energy bills to skyrocket, and is more likely to fail when temperatures rise. An annual tune-up by a licensed…

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What If Your Air Conditioner Trips Your Circuit Breaker?

In Kansas we rely heavily on our air conditioners in the due to the states hot, humid spring and summer seasons. From time to time, problems arise in air conditioning units that cause them to overload a house’s circuit breaker. If your air conditioning unit is tripping your circuit…

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Does Cold Weather Affect Indoor Air Quality?

During the wintertime, it’s important to have an energy efficient home. Air leaks, cold drafts and condensation are never good signs when it comes to saving money and staying warm this season. However, having a tightly sealed, energy efficient home can lead to a decrease in air circulation and…

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How Often Should You Replace Your Furnace Filter?

There’s no single answer to ‘how often you should change your furnace filter’. Below are some guidelines to help you know what to expect in terms of frequency. Every home runs their HVAC unit for different amounts of time, and every home has a unique amount of dirt, dust,…

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Does Humidity Affect Allergies?

For many people, the return of spring is both a blessing and a curse. While the warm temperatures, green grass and beautiful flowers are welcome, seasonal allergies are not. Humidity levels can impact allergies, because they affect both the person and the allergens. High Humidity and Allergies Air that…

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HVAC Tips for Pet Owners

Your home’s HVAC system needs regular maintenance to operate efficiently. This is even more important if you own pets. Whether you have a furry or feathered friend, there are certain precautions that need to be taken both inside and outside the home. For example, changing the air filters often,…

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Health Benefits of a Whole House Humidifier

Have you ever noticed how certain people seem to get sick more often than others? Or how colds and the flu seem to run rampant during the winter months? Low humidity in the home could be to blame. Fortunately, you don’t have to suffer these negative effects of dry…

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Why Is Water Leaking from My Furnace?

Your furnace doesn’t use water to operate, so it can be worrisome when you come home to see a puddle of water below it. If your furnace is leaking water, it can be a sign that something is either leaking, dripping, or not draining properly. However, sometimes it can…

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No Pilot Light in My Furnace?

If you’ve had a new furnace installed recently, you may be wondering “where is the pilot light?” when you’re looking at it for the first time. We’re so used to seeing pilot lights in our furnaces that it’s strange to think of beginning a winter season without lighting it.…

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