How to Cut Heating Costs This Winter

November 7, 2019

Brisk winter weather means cozy socks, hot chocolate, and a furnace running non-stop to keep your home warm and comfortable. Unfortunately, a side-effect of using your furnace is high energy bills. But don’t worry — you don’t need to go broke to stay warm. Our furnace technicians at are here to share a few clever tricks for cutting heating costs this winter in Charlotte, NC. Lower Your thermostat Turning your furnace down by just a few degrees won’t reduce the comfort of your home, but it will make a big impact on your energy bills. In fact, it can shave...

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Furnace Safety 101

October 17, 2019

Furnaces are designed to keep your home comfortable and cozy on cold days. If you don’t take care of your equipment properly, you could put your family in danger. Preparing for the cold ahead is easy to do when you follow a few simple guidelines for your furnace. Start With Regular Maintenance Summer weather can do hidden damage to internal components. All heaters and heating systems should undergo maintenance annually. Furnaces and heating equipment age over time, and wiring and parts can wear out. Staying on top of any problems equates to a safer environment for your family. An annual...

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Do Salt Lamps Really Improve Your Indoor Air Quality?

September 15, 2019

There is no denying that the warm glow from a salt lamp can be soothing. Does it also clean your air and reduce indoor air pollutants? Although there are definite benefits to ingesting Himalayan salt due to the increased minerals, it is unclear if the same benefits extend to the lamps. The Negative Ion Theory Proponents of salt lamps say that these lamps create negative ions. The healing power of negative ions has been researched and some doctors do believe that these ions can increase a person’s mood. If you are the type that finds a waterfall or thunderstorm soothing,...

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The Difference Between HVAC and AC

August 5, 2019

You might think of as the professionals who keep your air conditioner running in the hot and humid summers in Charlotte. Our technicians receive extensive training in all aspects of cooling technology. However, their expertise goes beyond just air conditioners. They are trained in the comprehensive climate control trade known as HVAC. HVAC is way more than just air conditioning. What Is an Air Conditioner? In North Carolina, you depend on an air conditioner to keep your home comfortable. Air conditioners vary in size and shape. As you go through Charlotte, you may see homes with a few window units...

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Signs That Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs

July 9, 2019

On a sticky and humid day, the last situation you want to encounter is a broken air conditioner. In extreme weather, a broken unit might mean that you need to spend the night out of the house with relatives or at a hotel. Knowing the signs that your unit is in need of repairs can spare you from this hassle of a situation. Suspicious Sounds While air conditioners aren’t entirely noiseless entities, you should be familiar with the sounds that yours produces. For example, you may hear it kick on. When a funny noise starts occurring, however, you should schedule...

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Energy Bills

June 10, 2019

Summer is the time for barbecues, carnivals, the beach, and summer vacation. It’s also the time for air conditioning. Running the air conditioner can be a great way to beat the heat, but it’s also a great way to increase your electric bill. Here are some simple ways to save money on your energy bills this summer. 1. Use Fans Fans are a great way to get cool air flowing through your home, especially in small areas. They also use significantly less electricity than air conditioning. Set up fans in your favorite rooms and install ceiling fans. This will help...

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HVAC Systems: Complete Climate Control

June 1, 2019

When you call , you can expect dependable heating and cooling services. You may have heard our experts referred to by another name, HVAC technicians. This article will explain what HVAC systems are and why HVAC-trained technicians are so important for your home comfort. Heating HVAC training begins with heating. Even though North Carolina is known for its warmer climate, there are still many days each year when your home needs to be warmer. HVAC technicians are trained to service your heating system and make sure the temperature stays constant. In a full HVAC system, warm air is pumped from...

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Best Reasons to Finance a Cooling System

May 22, 2019

If you are in the market for a new air conditioner or other cooling components, it may be in your best interest to finance the purchase. This means that you pay for the products and associated installation needs over time. What are some of the benefits of doing so? Don’t Let Price Hold You Back Ideally, you will buy the best product for your home regardless of how much it costs to do so. At in Charlotte, we understand that you may not have thousands of dollars available to pay for a new air conditioner or air conditioner installation. However,...

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Steps to Reduce Static Electricity in Your Home

May 2, 2019

It can be disconcerting to receive a shock from static electricity. These shocks occur when too many free electrons build up on your body and then get drained off as you touch metal or some other substance that acts as a conductor. There are a variety of ways that you can deal with this problem in your environment. Causes of Static Electricity in a Home Issues with static electricity tend to be worse in the winter when the air is drier. Moisture in the air can remove free electrons from your body. They eventually discharge all at once and cause...

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3 Ways to Reduce Indoor Air Pollutants

April 16, 2019

Running your home’s HVAC system can help to keep the indoor environment comfortable, but it can also spread pollutants that can affect the quality of air in your house as well as your own health. Reducing indoor air pollutants is easy to do, and it can be done inexpensively. Here are three ways to help reduce indoor air pollutants in your Charlotte home. 1. Install New Air Cleaner Filters Air cleaners are designed to help reduce indoor pollutants, but when the filters are not changed regularly, they can clog the system and spread pollutants. This can cause health problems such...

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