Nobody wants to call the furnace repairman only to find out their "big" furnace problem was that the circuit breaker was flipped. On the other hand, you don't want to neglect calling your HVAC technician for what seems like a little problem, only to be without heat a day later. The following handy guide will help you narrow down what might be wrong with your furnace-and whether or not you need to call the pros.
Thursday, January 28th, 2016
Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) is a medical condition that can be incredibly tough to diagnose because the most common symptoms are similar to that of a cold, flu or severe allergies. SBS is caused by environmental toxins or irritants-those that stem from inside or outside a home or workplace-ranging from chemical contaminants to inappropriate lighting and poor ventilation.
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
Your HVAC system's efficiency is key when it comes to keeping your home comfortable and your energy costs down. There are many things that can affect this efficiency, and yes, leaky duct work can be a major factor in reduced efficiency.
Thursday, January 21st, 2016
An outdated furnace can cost you thousands of dollars over the course of several years. Sound like an exaggeration? Keep in mind that new furnaces bearing the Energy Star logo (meaning they exceed current energy efficiency standards) can be nearly 50% more efficient than older, outdated models.
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
So many homes in the United States aren't properly insulated. This is especially true if your home was constructed before the mid-seventies when building efficiency codes changed dramatically. Sealing all of those gaps, holes and cracks or having more insulation blown into your walls isn't just a way to pass the time on a Saturday-it's a way to improve your quality of life in so many ways. Here's a look at the true power of proper insulation and its benefits.
Thursday, January 14th, 2016
An old boiler is often an inefficient boiler. While you may think you're saving money by keeping Big Bertha running via repeat visits from your local HVAC company, in fact you are spending far more in the long run via unnecessary repair bills and increased utility spending.
Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
Is there a better way to heat your home than how your furnace is currently working?
Thursday, January 7th, 2016
Research has shown that an indoor humidity level of 40-60% is ideal for maximum comfort and health - but how do you regulate this?
Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
It's important to keep up with the care and feeding of your boiler to make sure that your family and your home remain safe. Taking these steps also will help keep energy costs at bay and make sure you don't suffer from a hot water emergency at the worst possible time.
Wednesday, December 30th, 2015
A home energy audit won't feel as invasive as when the tax man knocks on your door -- in fact, it will save you money! Here are three reasons to schedule your home energy assessment today.
Monday, December 28th, 2015
Tankless or on-demand water heaters deliver hot water to your home as it's needed. The fact that they aren't constantly heating and storing large amounts of water that you may or may not need can help reduce your home's energy costs.
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
Hot water heater malfunctions can be frustrating, and they always seem to happen when you really need that warm shower. Knowing a bit about common hot water heater problems will allow you to identify a problem and have it repaired (or replaced) quickly.
Monday, December 21st, 2015
Changing the air filter ensures that more of the pollutants that might damage your furnace or air conditioner are captured on the surface of the filter rather than drawn into the system.
Thursday, December 17th, 2015
When it comes to problems with your furnace, these are the three most common issues that you may run into.
Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
Zoned HVAC systems work by controlling the flow of air to individual spaces.
Thursday, December 10th, 2015
Why pay more than necessary to heat your home? Follow these three simple steps and transform your home into a lean, green residence.
Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
Old homes have a certain amount of class and character in their architecture that make them a joy to live in, but sometimes the lack of insulation can be a detriment. It is an easily remedied problem in the Greater Cleveland area with a call to P.K. Wadsworth Heating & Cooling.
Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
They say there's no better feeling than having the wind at your back-unless you feel the wind while you're in your own home.
Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
Is indoor air quality on your radar? Learn about keeping your home's air quality healthy.
Friday, November 20th, 2015
You may want to consider injection foam insulation services in Ohio which can insulate and seal your home in as little as two days.
Monday, October 26th, 2015