What Happens to Your Furnace Chimney in the Summer Can Create a CO Hazard in the Late Fall

This summer, the last thing on your mind is your home’s furnace or its exhaust pipe or chimney. However, it’s during the summer when the pipe can become clogged by bird’s nests and other debris, or by roofers who unknowingly damage the roof cap while re roofing,  creating an eventual carbon monoxide or CO hazard.

Your Split Air-Conditioning System: Making Sure the Outside and the Inside Match Up

Though you want to spend as little as possible on your cooling system upgrade, you should be aware that cutting corners can lead to significant complications in the long run. To save you from stress and expensive problems, here’s a look at why replacing only one component of your split air-conditioning system is a bad idea.

Your Air Conditioner Installation: 4 Key Factors That Can Support or Sabotage Performance

With summer fast approaching, it’s time to consider how you’ll be cooling off your Kansas City area home in the months ahead. If a new air conditioner installation is part of the plan, it’s important to note that there are four key factors that can either make or break the performance of your new unit.

Summer Heat Gain Is Your Loss: A Prevention Strategy

Do you dread opening your utility bill from June through September? Does it seem like your air conditioner is on 24/7? If this sounds like you, your home is probably suffering from excessive summer heat gain. Heat gain happens when the radiant heat from the sun is absorbed by your home. The good news is there are plenty of ways to reduce …

Why the A/C Filter Holds the Key to the System’s Performance

If you’ve ever experienced a head cold, you know how difficult it can be to breathe when your sinuses are congested. The same holds true for your A/C filter. When it gets congested, your cooling and heating system has to work harder to produce the same effects. Overworking the system reduces the amount of time it will work effectively and …