lowering the cost of heating and cooling your home

Getting Ready For Summer? Top Tips For Reducing Your Air Conditioning Costs

One thing you can count on is that summer is typically hot in most regions. You'll want to find ways to stay cool without breaking the bank. It can get expensive to keep your air conditioning running all the time, especially if you set the thermostat too low. It's a great idea to do your research and find effective ways to stay cooler at a lower cost to you. 1.    Run the ceiling fan Read More 

Why You Don’t Want To Miss The Annual Service Call For Your Air Conditioner

Your air conditioner has to work hard all summer long to keep your house cool. To do a good job of this, the AC has to be well-maintained, or a breakdown is a possibility. It's a common practice to have your air conditioner serviced in the spring before the cooling season begins. Here's why that's important and why you don't want to skip the service call. Dirty Coils Can Ice Over Read More 

Ways To Save Even More On Heating Costs

Turning down the thermostat on the heater in order to save money can be effective, but it can also leave you cold, literally. There is a point where you simply need the heater on to achieve a livable temperature in your home. If you can't lower the thermostat any more, you have a few other ways to save while keeping yourself cozy. Use the Central Heater for Baseline Warmth and Space Heaters for Immediate Warmth Read More 

Why Installing A Larger AC Than You Need Could Be A Bad Idea

If you need to replace your old air conditioner, you may be tempted to get a larger one next time so your home stays extra cool. It seems like a larger air conditioner would cool your home better while running less. However, the opposite is true. An air conditioner that's too large can cause all kinds of problems. Here are some of the negative effects of installing an air conditioner that's too large for your home. Read More 

Did Your Adult Child Just Purchase Their First Home? Share These Heating System Safety Tips

Over the years, you've made sure that your child always had a warm home to keep them comfortable in the winter. Now, they've finally grown up and moved out on their own, and you realize that you might not have shown them everything about how to care for a heating system that they need to know. As your adult child moves into their new home, be sure to share these safety tips so that you know they'll be secure throughout the colder months. Read More