Is It More Efficient to Use Your Fireplace in the Spring Than Your Furnace?

As warmth creeps back in during the spring, you may wonder if you should keep your furnace running, or switch to your gas fireplace. Which is more cost-effective to heat your home when temperatures are mild? Sometimes it doesn’t quite seem worth it to turn the furnace on, but your toes are still a bit … Continue reading Is It More Efficient to Use Your Fireplace in the Spring Than Your Furnace?

What You Need to Know Before Replacing a Fireplace

Replacing an old fireplace can be a bit of a rush, especially if it’s still cold out and you use your fireplace as your primary source of heat. However, doing a bit of research into new fireplaces first will help you make sure you’re choosing the right heating option for you.  What Fuel Do You … Continue reading What You Need to Know Before Replacing a Fireplace

Heat Pumps vs ACs: Which System is Right for You?

When thinking about heating and cooling needs for your home, the question of heat pumps vs ACs is commonly asked. Specifically, you are interested in the differences between each system and how to know which is best for your home. Both these systems have benefits. Your budget and your home’s individual heating and cooling needs … Continue reading Heat Pumps vs ACs: Which System is Right for You?

What to Consider About Air Conditioners for First Time Homeowners

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

Are You a New Home Owner? Here’s What You Need to Know Before Replacing a Fireplace

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

How Does a High Efficiency Furnace Work?

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?

November is Radon Awareness Month

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