Monthly Archives: July 2016

Temperature Reading: Is Your Thermostat Right?

Temperature Reading: Is Your Thermostat Right?

Although you probably don’t think about it much, you depend on your thermostat for a lot: you expect it to read the temperature in your house, turn your HVAC system

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HVAC Maintenance Tasks: DIY vs. Pro

HVAC Maintenance Tasks: DIY vs. Pro

When it comes to regular HVAC maintenance, many homeowners want to do as much as they can on their own. However, there are certain aspects of HVAC system maintenance that

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Get Rid of Mold and Bacteria in Your House

Get Rid of Mold and Bacteria in Your House

Finding mold growth in your home can be a shock. Mold spores are present naturally in the air, though are usually found is such low concentrations that they don’t bother

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A Crash Course in HVAC Air Filter Ratings

A Crash Course in HVAC Air Filter Ratings

When shopping for HVAC air filters, you have probably noticed there are different styles and that many have a MERV number and that some are designated as HEPA filters. Here

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To Repair or Replace? Start the Conversation

To Repair or Replace? Start the Conversation | Hartman Bros.

When you’re facing the possibility of replacing your heating or cooling system, it makes sense that you should be as sure as possible that the equipment actually needs to be

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How to Save Energy This Summer

How to Save Energy This Summer | Hartman Bros.

Your energy bills can increase dramatically when you’re running the A/C or heat pump over the summer months. If you’d like to reduce your consumption and lower your utility bills

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New Home Addition? Try a Ductless System

New Home Addition? Try a Ductless System | Hartman Bros.

When your home was built, odds are that a lot of careful through went into the ductwork design. A central HVAC system needs to carefully regulate the pressure in the

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Keep Your Air Conditioner From Freezing This Summer

Keep Your Air Conditioner From Freezing This Summer | Hartman Bros.

No, a frozen air conditioner won’t make your home even cooler this summer. In fact, ice formation on the A/C indoor evaporator coil will cause cooling performance to decline steadily

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