If your heater isn’t working as it should, the problem may not be your heating system, but rather your thermostat. Check out these signs to see if it’s time for you to replace your heater thermostat with a new model. The Technology is Outdated If you don’t have a programmable thermostat because your heater predates this technology, you’re missing out on some …
Improve the Efficiency of Your Gas Furnace with These Helpful Tips
Even though a gas furnace is one of the most economical appliances you can use to heat your home, you might be able to lower your cost of home heating even more with these simple tips. Besides saving money, improving furnace efficiency can help extend its lifespan and make it run more safely. Keep it Clean Inspecting your air filter monthly and changing it when …
Keep Your Heat Pump in Great Shape as Fall Comes
Fall is a good time to get a check-up on your heat pump, before the cold Kansas-Missouri nights that are not far ahead. Your heat pump likely is still cooling your Kansas City area home, but before long, it will switch over to its heating mode. Fall preventive maintenance can save you a bundle on costly repairs and heating expenses this winter. Do-it-yourself maintenance …
4 Signs of Impending A/C Replacement
If the air conditioner in your Kansas City area home seems to ineffectively cool your home evenly or doesn’t seem to be providing the comfort that it once did, it may be time to consider a replacement. While many problems can be repaired by your HVAC technician, here are four signs that you may want to consider an A/C replacement: No longer cooling. You may be …
Talk the Talk: 5 Vital HVAC Terms To Know
When you talk with your HVAC technician about repairing or replacing parts of your one’s cooling and heating system, it’s important to have a basic understanding of some of the most common terms. Here’s what five of the most popular HVAC terms mean.
Shutting a Room to Conserve Energy: Bad Idea or Smart Thinking?
A persistent home heating myth holds that shutting a room to conserve energy while heating or cooling a whole home is a good idea, because you are heating less volume. It is not true in most cases, and there are better ways to save energy and money.
A Kansas City Homeowner’s Guide to Standby Generators
No matter where you live, losing power is never fun and many homeowners don’t prepare for the eventuality of a blackout. This is why having a guide to standby generators can come in handy. Let’s break this down so you see why a standby generator is an effective way to protect your Kansas City home next time there’s a power outage.
Planning a Solar Retrofit for Your Kansas City Home?
Homeowners are always looking for ways to cut energy costs, which explains why solar energy is gaining so much in popularity. If you’re planning a solar retrofit for your Greater Kansas City area home, you’ll first want to tackle a few key elements.
5 Proven Benefits A/C Maintenance Offers
With cooling season arriving in the Kansas City area, now is a good time to schedule your annual A/C maintenance with a qualified HVAC technician. Much like your car, your air conditioner needs a periodic tune-up to keep it operating reliably and efficiently. Yearly maintenance will benefit you in five key ways:
Geothermal System Issues? Here’s What to Do
If you find that your geothermal system is not operating properly, there’s no need to panic. Though most geothermal system issues should be handled by a professional, you can try a few things before calling a professional to diagnose the problem.
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