How to Put Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency to Work
With cold weather having arrived in Cleveland, winter heating costs are starting to show up in energy bills. If you go into shock every time you open up your energy bill, it’s time to take some steps to reduce your energy use. You can do this by adopting energy conservation and energy efficiency measures in your Ohio
Take Preventive Action to Protect Your Home from the Severe Cold
Winter took some time to start, but now it has firmly established its frigid hold on the Cleveland area. It’s vital that you protect your home from severe cold, as such drastic temperatures can test the limits of your exterior and interior systems. Exterior Protection Prepare for the high winds and sub-zero temperatures by inspecting
5 Ways You May Be Wasting Money Instead of Saving Money
If you’re focused on saving money and energy, first stick to the basics. Many homeowners think saving money and energy must involve major household renovations or sweeping lifestyle changes. But a lot can be accomplished by focusing on five no-brainers in areas that are proven to produce results. Tips for Saving Money and Energy Don’t
Don’t Play Around when it comes to Asbestos Removal
Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral fiber that is strong, heat-resistant and a good insulator, making it perfect for many home construction applications. Unfortunately, it also happens to be extremely dangerous if friable, or loose, fibers are inhaled, causing serious health problems. If you find asbestos in your home, it may be tempting to skip the expensive removal procedures
Ways to Increase Airflow throughout Your Cleveland Area Home
Sometimes increasing airflow in a home via the HVAC system will improve its comfort level, especially if it feels stuffy or has problem areas in some locations. It may be as simple as performing normal maintenance, or require the services of an HVAC professional. Either way, improving airflow is a cost-efficient way to get
How to Insulate Your Home From High Energy Costs
Anyone who owns a home is mindful of high energy costs, especially when the outdoor temperatures are at an extreme. Those who are proactive and insulate their home will reap the reward in the long run in the form of reduced energy costs and increased comfort across the entire year. Adding Insulation: The Basics Consult with the
Simple Troubleshooting Tips for Gas Furnaces
When your gas furnace isn’t working as it should, your first instinct may be to call a Cleveland furnace repair company immediately. However, there are some times when you may actually be able to fix the issue yourself. Here are some simple troubleshooting tips for common problems: Basics Make sure that the furnace has power- occasionally,
Why Won’t My Furnace Kick On?
When you live in a cold region of the country like Cleveland, a working furnace in your home isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity. The record low temperature in Cleveland is a frigid 16°F below zero. Your furnace is about much more than your comfort; if it won’t kick on during a cold spell, you could even
Why Is My Furnace So Noisy?
Depending on where the furnace is located in your home, a noisy furnace can become a major headache. Even if you rarely walk past the furnace but when you do you notice a lot of noise, it’s probably a good idea to investigate what these weird furnace noises. What are these furnace noises? Your furnace
High Heating Bills: Know When to Replace/Upgrade Your Furnace
If your home or office heating bills have ticked upward in the past few months, it’s probably time to upgrade your system. An increase in heating bills can result from a number of different factors. It’s possible that the thermostat is malfunctioning. Aged thermostats often display temperatures that don’t reflect the temperature for which they’ve been set.