January 21st, 2019
For most of the country, gas furnaces are the number one heater of choice. They’re inexpensive to install, they heat the home quickly, and they’re reliable. We would know, because we happily install them!
However, we’ve found that the reason some homeowners use gas furnaces isn’t really due to personal preference. Many people just choose to stick with what they know instead of venturing out toward other options.
In this post, we’ll talk about the heat pump as one of your other options.
January 7th, 2019
In the world of HVAC, air is money. You might as well imagine that every time your heater or air conditioner comes on, your dollar bills and quarters are shooting through the air ducts.
And if you keep on imagining that, add in the idea that your ducts could have holes and leaks in it. Your money would go flying out of those holes!
The reality isn’t so different. It’s estimated that up to 30% of your air can be lost through the presence of leaks and disconnects in your ductwork. That’s nearly one-third of your entire heating bill!
The ducts are out of place and hard to see, so we understand that you won’t be able to see the ducts. Instead, we’ll give you some signs to look out for when determining if you need duct sealing.
December 24th, 2018
Having a heater in the middle of winter sure is nice, but looking at huge heating bill isn’t! After installing your heater, it’s all about getting the most out of it with the lowest possible cost. But unfortunately, many people are running their heaters at less-than-amazing efficiency. But luckily they can change that by adopting some new habits or with the help of a few HVAC services.
Here’s what you can do to start lowering your monthly operational heating costs:
December 10th, 2018
Furnaces are one of the most common heaters in the country—and for good reason. They’re typically inexpensive, easy to install, and they heat the home quickly.
Of course, that doesn’t consider the differences between gas furnaces and electric furnaces. Gas furnaces are certainly the more common of the two, but if you’ve never considered the benefits of the electric variation, you might find that you’ve been missing out.
In this post, we’ll go over what makes an electric furnace stand out from the competition to help you see if it’s right for you.
November 26th, 2018
A good furnace will diligently provide you with quick and reliable heating for more than a decade. Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end, and that means your furnace will need to be replaced one day. But it doesn’t have to come as a surprise. If you recognize the signs early on, you can get it replaced sooner to save hundreds of dollars in expenses. Here are some of the signs:
November 12th, 2018
A commercial HVAC system is big, built to last, and requires complex planning. After all, bringing air to multiple floors or rooms efficiently is no easy feat.
While HVAC installation is one challenge, it ends with the completion of the installation. As for something like indoor air quality? Not the same story. Indoor air quality is a constant battle. And the reason you should care about it is that poor indoor air quality could be killing your business! Read on to find out how this is possible.
October 29th, 2018
Installing a gas furnace in Walker, LA is one thing, but the real game is all about how to reduce your energy expenses while staying cozy. This brings about many ideas thrown around about how to “hack” your system to perform better. Unfortunately, it also spreads around a lot of misconceptions about how heaters work.
More often than not, they’ll actually do more harm than good. We’ll talk about a few of them today so you can avoid bringing harm to your heater.
October 15th, 2018
For those who are hesitant about installing a whole-house generator, they often think about all the time that might be spent not using it. It’s a funny paradox, because ideally, you don’t want to have to use it… Yet, not using it makes it feel like you’ve spent money unwisely.
But for those who have had the chance to use it, they’re completely relieved. And from their experiences, they’ve realized a few things:
October 1st, 2018
The fall season is here, but summer is still here for at least another month. Of course, that doesn’t mean you can’t start thinking about your heater. It’s been at least half a year since you last turned it on, after all—you want to make sure everything’s working.
We thought of the most commonly asked questions about heating—as well as some questions we wish were asked—and came up with some general tips that we think everyone should know about.
September 17th, 2018
When you hear the word “fireplace,” you may immediately think of a masonry firebox/hearth in which wood is burned. This is the classic setup, after all, and the wood-burning fireplace maintains its place as a popular option in homes throughout the area. However, burning wood in a traditional fireplace is not the only way in which to enjoy the benefits of a fireplace. And, for some, it is not the ideal way in which to do so.
The other options to explore include freestanding wood stoves, electric fireplace inserts, and gas log inserts. And you know what? We can service them all! If you’re looking for service on your specific fireplace, or if you’re just interested in the benefits of other fuel sources, you’re in luck. Today, we’ll be taking a quick look at these options, and we’ll discuss the benefits that each has to offer. So give us a call when you decide that you’re ready for outstanding fireplace service in Hammond, LA.