Should I Turn Off My Gas Furnace in the Summer?

April 14, 2021

Winter has finally come to a close, and with the warmer weather coming, it’s time to put the furnace to bed. Most people consider changing their furnace filters and flipping the switch at the thermostat. However, if you truly want to turn your furnace off, it goes beyond flipping this switch. Find out what all is involved and if it is worth it for your home. Does Your Furnace Have a Pilot Light? Before looking at what is involved in turning your furnace off, look for what style of furnace you have. Specifically, you are interested in understanding if your...

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The Newest Innovations in HVAC Technology Today

November 20, 2020

Many homeowners currently own an HVAC system and depend on their systems to keep their homes at a comfortable temperature. If your system is getting old and you don’t want to invest more money in repairs, you may be trying to decide between the several different types of modern HVAC systems available on the market. If you’re having trouble choosing one, read on to learn about five innovations that are among some of the newest on the market. 1. Home Automation Advancements Home automation is a modern technology that integrates devices found in homes with computerized automation capabilities. Lights and...

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What are the Types of Smart Thermostats?

October 20, 2020

3 Common Issues Your Furnace May Present to You Without a properly functioning furnace, the winter in Somerset, KY, is going to be long and miserable. Fortunately, though, most furnaces tend to operate fairly reliably, even after years of service. Furnaces can run into issues, though. If you know the most common problems that furnaces encounter, you will be able to quickly identify them so that can get to your home to begin repairs. Plus, you’ll be able to better protect your furnace so that the problems don’t occur in the first place. Problem 1: The Furnace Doesn’t Turn on...

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Getting to Know the Benefits of MERV Filters

September 23, 2020

The residents of Somerset trust for their home comfort needs. We can install, maintain and repair heating and cooling systems of every major brand. There is one part of climate control systems that many homeowners take for granted. Using the right filter can have a big impact on the performance of your equipment and your indoor air quality. In the HVAC industry, we use the MERV rating to measure the strength of system filters. What Is MERV? MERV is an acronym for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. It is a measure of how well a filter can capture small particles. High...

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Are HVAC Maintenance Contracts Worth The Money?

March 19, 2020

Typically, when you sign a contract, you have to give up something. This is essentially a compromise to make the contract worthwhile for the other party. Whether it’s a phone plan where you’re tied to using that phone for the next two years or a non-compete agreement that waives your right to go to work for a competing employer, there always seems to be a “catch” when you sign a contract. When you hear the term “maintenance contract,” then, you may be concerned that you have something to lose. Fortunately, this type of contract is something well worth the money...

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Why You Should Invest in a Smart Thermostat

January 6, 2020

Improvements in technology make life easier. People love the benefits new tech delivers, but they don’t always look at the entire variety of newly available devices. Innovations like smart thermostats should be in every home because they present massive improvements over the “old school” thermostat. Here are some good reasons why installing an upgraded thermostat is a good move. Smart Thermostats Are Money Savers By using a smart thermostat, you maintain better control of the temperature. By programming the settings, the furnace won’t bring up the temperature unnecessarily when you aren’t home. The gas and electricity used to create heat...

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How to Properly Winterize Your HVAC System

October 17, 2019

Winter means showtime for your home’s HVAC system. From the moment the heater kicks on in late fall, it will work hard throughout the season to keep your home warm and comfortable. The cold weather can put a strain on your system, so we recommend taking a few steps to prepare it for the harsh weather. Take a look at these three tips to properly winterize your HVAC system. 1. Change Your HVAC Air Filter The air filter is a vital part of your home’s HVAC system. The disposable mesh screen traps particles like dust, dander, and pet hair that...

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What to Look for In An Air Conditioning Company

February 7, 2017

For most of us, a house represents the largest financial investment we’ll ever make. That means finding a company to handle your AC needs is of utmost importance, as well. The company you pick will be your partner in choosing and maintaining your home’s HVAC unit, which has consequences you might not have thought about. Since cooling and heating can account for almost half of a typical homeowner’s energy costs, making the right decision can have an impact on your financial well-being, in addition to the comfort of you and your family. For years, people in have trusted for their...

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