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  • Brace yourselves.. Winter is Coming. Tips for Heating, Personal and Pet Safety during Winter Storms
    07 December 2018

    Brace yourselves.. Winter is Coming. Tips for Heating, Personal and Pet Safety during Winter Storms

      If you haven’t heard… Winter (weather) is coming. Here are some helpful tips for protecting yourself, your pets, and your HVAC equipment during the upcoming storm.   1) Make sure your heat pump does not have a leaky gutter above it, as drippings can freeze on top of and inside your pump, causing restricted airflow ...

  • Air Filtration: Search Filters and Tips
    30 November 2018

    Air Filtration: Search Filters and Tips

    A trip down the filter aisle in Walmart (or other retailer of your preference ) can leave you feeling some kind of way. You’re either confident, knowing exactly what type and size of filter you need, indifferent because you’ve always bought the same air filter and haven’t even considered a change, or you feel overwhelmed ...

  • Indoor Pollution Solutions
    16 November 2018

    Indoor Pollution Solutions

    Recently, a local microbiologist expressed concern over mold he discovered on school campuses in the Cherokee County School District. He published a post to facebook with pictures, which has made headlines and prompted quite the uproar among parents and teachers. The backlash has forced the school district to order professional air quality testing in all ...

  • Home Winterization: Tips and Tricks
    09 November 2018

    Home Winterization: Tips and Tricks

    Well, it took until the first week of November, but the first freeze of the season is coming this weekend here in the upstate of South Carolina. Temps are supposed to drop to lows in the upper 20s and low 30s all weekend. Makes you want to grab a heavy blanket and curl up with ...

  • Slipping through the cracks: Duct Leakage and Energy Efficiency
    02 November 2018

    Slipping through the cracks: Duct Leakage and Energy Efficiency

    As a kid, did you ever have your mom or dad get mad at you for leaving the door open or constantly running in and out? You may have heard this phrase: “What are you trying to do? Air condition the whole neighborhood? You’re letting all the air out!” Truth be told, many of us ...

  • Airflow Balancing: Tips and Tricks
    26 October 2018

    Airflow Balancing: Tips and Tricks

    Do you have some rooms in your house where the vents seem to barely blow out any air at all while others make you feel like you own elves, 8 reindeer, and a sleigh? If so, more than likely you have an unbalanced airflow problem. The most common cause of airflow problems in home HVAC ...

  • Benefits of Surge Protection
    12 October 2018

    Benefits of Surge Protection

    Everyone knows the importance of getting surge protection to protect their flat screen HDTVs, Blu-Ray players, video game consoles, cable boxes, internet modems, and PCs. Everybody wants to protect their pricey electronics – especially TVs because we enjoy having them for everyday use. But, what about your HVAC systems? Air conditioning is something we all ...

  • Mold: The Silent Killer
    05 October 2018

    Mold: The Silent Killer

    Mold. We all know it poses a huge health risk if we are exposed to it ; especially if that exposure is prolonged. Most believe that if they don’t see it, there is no risk. However, this is not true. Mold, like many germs and bacteria, is everywhere in trace amounts. If there is moisture ...

  • Fall/Winter Tuneup and Maintenance
    28 September 2018

    Fall/Winter Tuneup and Maintenance

    It’s nearly that awkward time of year where you don’t know if you want to turn the heat on or tough out the morning chill. Well, what if you get home from the game on a chilly evening to discover that your heat has stopped working or wake to find more than just your floor ...

  • Dryer Vent Cleaning: Facts and Tips
    20 July 2018

    Dryer Vent Cleaning: Facts and Tips

    Have you ever had this happen to you? One day, you are doing laundry, dreading the thought of having to fold all those socks and undies once they’re dry. The time comes when you hear the dryer make the dreaded buzz, signaling it is time to pull those socks and boxers out and start folding ...