June 5, 2020

Summer Is Almost Here, It’s Time for An Air Conditioner Tune Up

The weather is warming up across Frederick County and that can only mean one thing, summer is almost here and you should make sure that your air conditioner is ready for the warm weather ahead. With the arrival of summer we’re going to see many more days of temperatures in the triple digits, this is why you should get your air conditioner tuned up in time for summer. Don’t Wait Until Something Breaks On Your Air Conditioner Sadly, some people reading this article may wait to call an HVAC professional until something breaks, and their HVAC unit needs repair. This...

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June 1, 2020

Ways to Lower Humidity In Your Home

As the years continue to go by it seems that Maryland gets more and more humid. Humidity comes from water vapor in the air. When we notice that it’s humid in our house it’s typically because it feels really sticky.  We have foggy windows, there’s a mildew smell or we even have visible mold. Too much humidity is not good so we have some suggested ways that you can lower the humidity in your home so that it is more comfortable and doesn’t turn into a breeding ground for mold. Add a whole-house dehumidifier. These systems are designed to remove...

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April 8, 2020

Manual Vs. Programmable Thermostat – Which Option Is Better?

Do you still have an old “manual” thermostat in your home or office? Even though these thermostats are dependable and have been in use for years, there are a variety of reasons why you should consider getting rid of it and invest in a programmable thermostat. Reasons to Get Rid of a Manual Thermostat Not Energy Efficient – Most manual thermostats that are still in use today are not energy efficient because when the thermostat is set to the on position, your HVAC fan is going to continue running unless you physically turn the unit off. Less Comfort  – “Old...

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March 21, 2020

Why Is My Heat Pump Not Working?

In Maryland, March used to be a pretty predictable month. We typically could anticipate one last snowstorm, especially if Spring wasn’t coming early.  Toward the end of the month, the weather would warm up as Spring came. I think we can all agree that that’s no longer the case in Maryland. This month alone, we’ve experienced thunderstorms, hail, beautiful spring days and frosty nights. Who knows what the rest of the month will bring – whether it be frigid temps or the beautiful Spring days that many of us love so much. If we get more cold temperatures, you may...

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February 20, 2020

What Is The Best Temperature To Set Your HVAC At To Save Money During The Year?

Are you interested in learning more about what’s the best temperature to set your HVAC during the year? Especially if you want to save money? If so, you’ve come to the right place! There’s no doubt that setting your HVAC at the correct temperature is important because setting it too high during the winter, or too low during the summer, is going to cost you more money than it should. In this article we will provide you with tips on what is the right temperature you should be setting your HVAC at during the year. The Ideal Temperatures For Your...

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February 14, 2020

6 Ways to Love Your HVAC System All Year Long

You may have heard of the song Mind Games by John Lennon where he starts the chorus with “Love is the answer and you know that for sure.” Well, we believe that love is the answer for a lot of things, including your HVAC system. We also believe that February isn’t the only time of the year when it should be. In order to get the longest lifespan from your HVAC system, you have to show it love all of the months of the year. Here are some ways you can: Keep things from around it. This applies for indoors...

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February 12, 2020

Common HVAC Myths And Facts!

As a longtime Frederick County HVAC contractor, we hear of a wide variety of HVAC myths every single year. Sadly, these myths cost homeowners a lot of time and money because many homeowners will believe the myth and neglect getting their HVAC system checked out when they should go with their best instincts to take care of their HVAC system the minute they spot a problem. In this article, we will discuss, some of the most common HVAC related myths so that we can potentially save you the time, money, and hassle of making an HVAC related mistake when you...

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