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  • Sneezin’ Season is here!
    29 March 2019

    Sneezin’ Season is here!

    Ah.. ah.. ahhh.. choo! *sniffles* Sorry.. It’s that wonderful time of year again! No.. Not college football season (sadly..) It’s allergy season. Or, as I personally like to call it, “sneezin’ season.” Here are some interesting facts for you: 30% of adults and 40% of children in the US suffer from allergies. More than 50 ...

  • Making the Switch
    15 March 2019

    Making the Switch

    We’ve reached another awkward time of year. It’s still winter on the calendar, but the temps have been in the 60s and 70s. At night, it’s gotten back down into the 40s. Seems like the Groundhog we all look to for meteorological predictions in February was wrong about 6 more weeks of winter (shocker.. a ...

  • HVAC and Pest Management
    15 February 2019

    HVAC and Pest Management

    Your home’s heating and air system can be a source of comfort for more than just you and your family. HVAC systems are a source of moisture, warmth or coolness, food, and shelter for every type of critter imaginable. These pests each mean certain dangers and threats to your safety and health. Let’s take a ...

  • Mythbusters: HVAC Edition
    13 February 2019

    Mythbusters: HVAC Edition

    There are several old wives’ tales and myths that are taken for fact when it comes to home comfort. But, is there any truth to them at all? Let’s take a look at some of the common things people believe when it comes to heating and cooling their homes and bust up some myths. I ...

  • A Nest Egg for You..
    04 January 2019

    A Nest Egg for You..

    It’s a growing trend.. The smart home industry began to take off in the early 2000’s when developments in technologies began to make home automation a more affordable and viable option for consumers. The industry has seen a steady increase over the last 2 years, and it is forecasted that by 2022, there will be ...

  • Attics: the Most Important Junk Room
    14 December 2018

    Attics: the Most Important Junk Room

    Attics. They make a great place to hoard or store stuff, and can also be a source of anxiety if you fear taking a bad step and falling through the ceiling. They are the place for air handlers and ductwork in most homes. Needless to say, an attic is a multifunctional space. It is also ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...