If you’re planning to add to your home, heating and cooling a two-story addition should be one of the initial considerations you make. It may make a difference in how you design the space, along with the mechanical systems you need to make the space livable. The three options you have include extending your current system, replacing your home’s HVAC …
Get More Done Outdoors With A Radiant Heat Garage Heater
Having a garage heater may make your winter more productive and enjoyable, especially if you choose a radiant heating system for the garage. Radiant heat warms objects and not the air directly. It feels warmer, similar to how sunshine feels on the body. Once the heater has warmed the objects in the particular space, they release the heat to the …
When Your Furnace Smells, Here’s Help To Hunt Down The Source
When you started your furnace up for the winter, there might have been furnace smells that you weren’t expecting. You might smell a little oil or gas, must or mildew, a dusty-burning smell, or the smell of hot metal or wires.
It’s Time To Get That Heat Pump Tuned Up
Your heat pump is an expensive piece of equipment that you rely upon for comfort throughout the year. Are you taking care of your unit? In order to ensure that yours is able to run as efficiently and effectively as possible, it’s imperative that your system receive the regular servicing and TLC that it requires.
Gas Furnace Safety: The Basics
As the temperature continues to drop, now’s the time to start taking the safe operation of your gas furnace into consideration. By teaming up with your reliable HVAC contractor, you’ll be able to ensure that your household will be comfortable and protected throughout the heating season.
Power Blackout: Could You Ride One Out?
A power blackout is something that every homeowner in the greater Kansas City needs to prepare for, since it’s inconvenient and even dangerous to be without power, especially in the winter, when storms can bring down power lines and temperatures drop below freezing for extended periods. If you haven’t prepared for power blackout for at least three days, consider taking …
Boiler On The Edge? Retrofits May Do For Now, But Weigh These Factors Before Deciding
Has your boiler been running inefficiently or giving you trouble? While the thought of making the investment in a new boiler may give you the chills, it may not be in your best interest to rule that option out. Here is a simple guide to making the wisest decision between retrofitting or replacing your boiler.
Helpful Tips For Choosing A Heating And Cooling Contractor
Choosing a heating and cooling contractor can sometimes require doing a bit of homework. Your HVAC system is an essential part of your home and your day-to-day life, so you want to choose wisely.
Home Insulation Upgrades: 3 Ways You’ll Benefit This Winter
If you’re looking for an affordable and durable way to increase your home’s energy efficiency, consider adding more home insulation. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that approximately 50 percent of what you spend on utilities goes toward heating and cooling your home. When you increase insulation levels in your home, you’ll achieve these benefits:
7 Steps Toward Lower Utility Bills
No one likes to waste money on energy, but that’s exactly what millions of homeowners do on a daily basis. If you’re ready to lower utility bills in your Kansas City-area home, follow these seven steps: