As a first-time homeowner, it can be overwhelming to keep track of all the components of your home that require regular attention, including your air conditioner. Knowing what the ideal temperature is for your air conditioner, what an energy-saving temperature looks like and what your AC should be set at during the summer are just … Continue reading What to Consider About Air Conditioners for First Time Homeowners
So, you bought a new house with an old fireplace. You are probably wondering what to do with it. Should you replace it? Remove it? Fix it? This can be a difficult decision and if you haven’t dealt with fireplaces before, it may be tough to decide where to start. Here are some factors to … Continue reading Are You a New Home Owner? Here’s What You Need to Know Before Replacing a Fireplace
There’s a lot of misinformation out there about how a high efficiency furnace works. Before you purchase one or change the filter, find out how your furnace really works. Bigger Isn’t Better It’s critical to choose just the right furnace size. An undersized furnace, of course, can’t pump out enough heat to keep your home … Continue reading How Does a High Efficiency Furnace Work?
You wouldn’t expose yourself to cigarette smoke, so don’t allow radon to collect in your home. What’s the connection? Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer, right after cigarette smoke. Unlike the latter, radon doesn’t have a smell, doesn’t have a taste and can’t be seen, but it’s still a health risk. … Continue reading November is Radon Awareness Month
A big part of back-to-school prep is getting your family and home for the cold days coming with things like: Buying new winter jackets. Bringing in the lawn furniture. Cleaning out your gutters. Equally important is having Haven Home ClimateCare perform seasonal care on your furnace. It’s crucial to give your furnace a precision tune-up … Continue reading Back to School: Furnace Care 101
It’s summer at Haven Home ClimateCare. The kids are out of school and you’ve got a well-deserved vacation coming up. Like many families in Kingston and surrounding areas, you might opt to remain local and enjoy a staycation. If you’re planning to stay close to home this summer – but still want to escape – … Continue reading Great Day Trips In and Around Kingston
When the summer heat is blazing down, you turn on the air conditioner and wait for cool air to quietly and efficiently circulate through the house. Instead, your home cooling system is making some unusual, unpleasant, and unnerving sounds. If you hear any of these noises coming from your air conditioner, make certain you contact … Continue reading 3 Noises You Don’t Want to Hear from Your Air Conditioner
Happy New Year from Haven Home ClimateCare. We certainly hope 2018 is off to a great start for you. You might be in the middle of writing down your New Year’s Resolutions. And if you’re like many people, saving money is near or at the top of the list. While things like eating out less … Continue reading New Year’s Resolution: Save Money on Your Home Comfort System
Winter can get pretty nasty here in Kingston, where Haven Home ClimateCare is located. Before Old Man Winter arrives in full force, you’re probably getting ready with things like: Putting on your winter tires Stocking up on salt and ice melt Tuning up the snow blower Getting your gas fireplace ready to go Here’s a … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Care For Your Furnace with Regular Maintenance
After a long summer of not using your furnace, you might be thinking about turning it on for fall. At the very least, you should make sure everything seems right before the cold winter weather truly hits. When you do, there are 3 sounds you don’t want to hear: Metal-on-metal scraping. Bangs or pops. Squealing, … Continue reading Scraping. Banging. Whining. What Your Furnace is Telling You.