HVAC Blog

Home > HVAC Blog

How Changing Ceiling Fan Directions Can Save MoneyAre you looking for ways to save money on cooling your home this summer? If so, there are lots of energy-saving tactics to try, but one of the easiest is changing the blade direction on the ceiling fans throughout the house. Changing ceiling fan direction isn't difficult, and tackling this one simple chore before cooling season arrives can help you reduce your summertime energy bills and bring you other cost-saving benefits like longer equipment service life too.

Read More »

energy savings , ceiling fans , save money , Fans , home comfort , fan direction

What a Humming Air Conditioner is Trying to Tell YouNormally, a properly functioning air conditioner makes occasional pops, hisses, rattles, and a quiet hum that shouldn't be a cause for concern. However, if you notice a loud humming or buzzing noise, your unit is probably malfunctioning. Several issues can cause a humming air conditioner. Let's take a closer look at them along with their solutions.

Read More »

HVAC system , air conditioner , air conditioning , a/c problems , HVAC problems , HVAC unit , humming

HVAC Maintenance: Condensate Drain Line CleaningA clogged air conditioner condensate drain line is a major cause of serious water damage in homes every summer. Your central A/C not only cools the air inside your house, it also removes humidity. On a humid day, water vapor extracted from the air by the evaporator coil turns to gallons of liquid condensate that collects in the wide, shallow drip pan underneath the indoor air handler. As long as the condensate drain line flows freely, water is conveyed safely into the household drain system.

Read More »

evaporator coil , preventative maintenance , condensate drain , service and maintenance

Crawl Space Safety 101

April 11, 2018HVAC System

Crawl Space Safety 101Your home's crawl space allows access to parts of your plumbing, wiring, and HVAC systems, so there will be times when you need to venture down there. When you do, proper crawl space safety is essential. In addition to being cramped, even in Fort Wayne's mild late spring and summer weather, the space can get hot and stuffy. A little preparation will keep you safe.

Read More »

HVAC system , preventative maintenance , safety , crawl spaces

HVAC Add-Ons: Worth the Investment?Your HVAC system is essential for comfort in your Fort Wayne home, but you may not realize that investing in an HVAC add-on can allow your system to go beyond simple heating and cooling. Today, there are HVAC add-ons that can help you save energy, provide healthier indoor air quality, and give you enhanced temperature and humidity control. Here are some add-on options that are well worth investigating.

Read More »

HVAC system , energy efficiency , HVAC equipment

Expect These Sound Levels from HVAC EquipmentHVAC equipment is expected to make some noise when it's operating. With your home's system, you'll probably hear the sound of the blower unit starting, running, then shutting down, and perhaps some noise as air moves through the ductwork. Outdoors, you'll hear louder noises from the compressor motor and condenser fan.

Read More »

Abide by This Spring HVAC ChecklistWith warmer spring weather just around the corner, now is the perfect time to schedule your cooling system maintenance visit. According to the Energy Star program from the Department of Energy (DOE), completing an effective spring HVAC checklist that covers all the necessary maintenance tasks can keep your system operating efficiently and reliably throughout the cooling season.

Read More »

HVAC Products: To Register or Not?Your HVAC system contains some of the most critically-important and costly equipment in your Fort Wayne home. Because it's a major investment, it's vital that your system's components are well-protected by a manufacturer's warranty. While warranty specifics and length vary between manufacturers, registering your HVAC equipment can matter a lot.

Read More »

Benefits of Using Solar PowerIf you're looking for a cleaner and cheaper alternative to using fossil fuels for your home comfort, one option you'll want to consider is solar power. Due to the myths that eager salespeople and spammy ads communicate, it's important to do your own thorough research before going solar. Learn more about the pros and cons of solar energy.

Read More »

Contact Us

Call Today to Schedule with Us