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How to Clean Mold Out of Your Window AC Unit

Posted on June 14, 2021Rick Welter

Traditional Window Air Conditioning Unit Installed in Window of Blue Home

We’ve written on the topic of mold many times. We’ve talked about how to prevent it from spreading, how to find it when it’s hidden, and how to remove it from your home. It’s a frequent topic because mold prevention is family protection and there are few things we care about more than the health and wellbeing of the folks in the communities we serve.

There’s one mold-related topic we haven’t covered yet, however: what you should do if mold has found its way into one of your window air conditioning units.  Read More ›

HVAC Terms Defined: BTU

Posted on May 4, 2021Rick Welter

Modern White Air Conditioner Mounted on Wall

In every specialty service industry, from HVAC to plumbing, there’s a language. This language is filled with all of the unique terms, definitions, and labels that are learned from spending years on the job. Some of these terms don’t need to be known by the general public because they only apply to very specific, in-house matters. That’s not the case for all industry-specific words, however, especially when it comes to HVAC.  Read More ›

6 HVAC Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

Woman Smiling and Posing With Her Pet Cat

A beloved pet can bring a lot to your home. It can bring peace, companionship, and love. It can bring fun, energy, and laughter. Of course, it can also bring fur, fluff, and sneeze-inducing dander.

Despite being a treasured member of the family, a pet can also be a burden on your home’s cleanliness. It’s not your dog’s fault that it loves to roll in the dirt, and it’s not your cat’s fault that it has long, dark fur… but that doesn’t change the fact that dirt and fur are getting all over the place. Sometimes that fur and dirt can even get into your home’s heating, cooling, and air systems, leading to further issues.

Luckily, there are a few easy things you can do to prevent pet hair and dander from messing with your home’s HVAC. Read More ›

4 Problematic HVAC Smells and How to Fix Them

Woman Holding Her Nose to Block a Bad Smell

You know your home better than anyone else. You know the squeak on the third step into the basement, the kitchen cupboard that only closes completely if you slam it, and the safe hidden behind a picture frame where you keep the crown jewels. 

You know when things are right, and you also know when things are wrong. If you’ve been feeling lately that something smells wrong in your home, your instincts are probably right. There are a number of different HVAC smells that can be a sign of underlying problems. The sooner you’re able to recognize what these smells mean, the sooner you’ll be able to get them taken care of. Read More ›

6 HVAC Resolutions for Homeowners Wanting to Freshen Up Their Home in 2021

Woman Sleeping on Side in Bed With White Sheets

According to the CDC, 35% of all adults don’t get the recommended amount of sleep. If you’re one of the millions of people that fall into this statistic, we hope this post can help you find the rest you’re looking for. Read More ›

Air Conditioning and Furnace Blog

How to Clean Mold Out of Your Window AC Unit

Posted on June 14, 2021Rick Welter

Traditional Window Air Conditioning Unit Installed in Window of Blue Home

We’ve written on the topic of mold many times. We’ve talked about how to prevent it from spreading, how to find it when it’s hidden, and how to remove it from your home. It’s a frequent topic because mold prevention is family protection and there are few things we care about more than the health and wellbeing of the folks in the communities we serve.

There’s one mold-related topic we haven’t covered yet, however: what you should do if mold has found its way into one of your window air conditioning units.  Read More ›

HVAC Terms Defined: BTU

Posted on May 4, 2021Rick Welter

Modern White Air Conditioner Mounted on Wall

In every specialty service industry, from HVAC to plumbing, there’s a language. This language is filled with all of the unique terms, definitions, and labels that are learned from spending years on the job. Some of these terms don’t need to be known by the general public because they only apply to very specific, in-house matters. That’s not the case for all industry-specific words, however, especially when it comes to HVAC.  Read More ›

6 HVAC Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

Woman Smiling and Posing With Her Pet Cat

A beloved pet can bring a lot to your home. It can bring peace, companionship, and love. It can bring fun, energy, and laughter. Of course, it can also bring fur, fluff, and sneeze-inducing dander.

Despite being a treasured member of the family, a pet can also be a burden on your home’s cleanliness. It’s not your dog’s fault that it loves to roll in the dirt, and it’s not your cat’s fault that it has long, dark fur… but that doesn’t change the fact that dirt and fur are getting all over the place. Sometimes that fur and dirt can even get into your home’s heating, cooling, and air systems, leading to further issues.

Luckily, there are a few easy things you can do to prevent pet hair and dander from messing with your home’s HVAC. Read More ›

4 Problematic HVAC Smells and How to Fix Them

Woman Holding Her Nose to Block a Bad Smell

You know your home better than anyone else. You know the squeak on the third step into the basement, the kitchen cupboard that only closes completely if you slam it, and the safe hidden behind a picture frame where you keep the crown jewels. 

You know when things are right, and you also know when things are wrong. If you’ve been feeling lately that something smells wrong in your home, your instincts are probably right. There are a number of different HVAC smells that can be a sign of underlying problems. The sooner you’re able to recognize what these smells mean, the sooner you’ll be able to get them taken care of. Read More ›

6 HVAC Resolutions for Homeowners Wanting to Freshen Up Their Home in 2021

Woman Sleeping on Side in Bed With White Sheets

According to the CDC, 35% of all adults don’t get the recommended amount of sleep. If you’re one of the millions of people that fall into this statistic, we hope this post can help you find the rest you’re looking for. Read More ›

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