Should I Get My Air Conditioner Serviced Now?

May 2nd, 2016

In short, yes. May is an ideal month to have your air conditioner serviced. Warm weather is nearly upon us, and it’s essential that every homeowner in Westlake, OH have a powerful, efficient, and reliable whole-house air conditioner. While you may not have turned yours on quite yet, heat and humidity are not too far around the corner. Whether you forgot entirely about AC maintenance until reading this post, or you’re waiting for the right moment, here are some benefits to having your system primed for summer:  Continue Reading

Consider the Benefits of a Heat Pump

April 25th, 2016

Avon, OH suffers from cold winters and hot summers, and with spring currently in full bloom, now is a good time to considering installing a new heating and air conditioning system in your home. Heat pumps used to be a casual consideration at best: a combined heater and air conditioner that sometimes struggled during the cold fronts in the winter. But recent advances have improved its versatility considerably, and today it has become a smart choice for homeowners looking to improve their HVAC system’s efficiency. Continue Reading

Look into a Dehumidifier This Summer

April 18th, 2016

Westlake, OH routinely deals with high temperatures in the summer, which is why we put so much emphasis on making sure your air conditioner stays running. But there’s more to Ohio summers than just high temperatures. Humidity enters into the equation too, and while an air conditioner can indirectly address the problem, it’s not set up to do so. A whole-house dehumidifier, on the other hand, could be just what the doctor ordered. Here’s a quick breakdown of how it works and why we recommend installing one. Continue Reading

How do UV Germicidal Lights Work?

April 11th, 2016

Fairview Park, OH residents always keep an eye on their home temperature levels, and trust their HVAC system to keep them warm in the winter and cool in the summer. But you can use that system in other ways as well as with addition of indoor air quality devices. For example, take a look at UV germicidal lights, which can be placed in the apex of your heating and cooling system where the conditioned air is blown into your ducts. Such a system could make for a happier and healthier household. Here’s how. Continue Reading

Common Early Season Air Conditioning Problems

April 4th, 2016

Temperatures are just starting to warm up here in the Bay Village, OH area, and residents will begin slowly switching away from their heaters and towards their air conditioners in the next few weeks. It’s not uncommon for problems to arise almost immediately, not because of something recent, but from the simple fact that your air conditioner has likely sat unused for a number of months: letting a small problem grow bigger. We recommend annual maintenance sessions for your air conditioner every spring for just this reason. Here’s a brief list of some common early season air conditioning problems to look out for. Continue Reading

Suffering from Allergies? Consider an Indoor Air Cleaner

March 28th, 2016

Spring in Rocky River, OH means warming temperatures, blooming flowers, and a brand new season of Indians baseball. But it also means that allergies are on their way, and if you or a member of your family suffer from them, spring can get a whole lot less pleasant very quickly. Your heating and air conditioning system likely has a filter to help screen allergens out of the air. But if you want to really make your home a haven for those suffering from allergies, you might consider an indoor air cleaner of some variety. Here’s a short list of what they can do for you. Continue Reading

Check on Your Pool Heater for Signs of Trouble

March 21st, 2016

With winter finally coming to an end, many homeowners in Avon, OH and other nearby towns are starting their spring cleaning. This should extend to more than just your house. If you have a pool, it’s likely sat unused for most of the winter, and you may be eager to start using it: especially if you have a pool heater. Before you do that, however, you should check your heater for problems. Ideally, a trained technician can perform regular maintenance for you before you start using your pool. They will be able to spot and correct a number of problems, allowing you to make use of your pool even when the spring weather is still a little chilly. You can assist by checking on your pool heater for signs of trouble, then alerting a professional when you spot them. We’ve provided a short list of some of the things to look for below: Continue Reading

How Do Rooftop Units Benefit My Commercial Space?

March 14th, 2016

Commercial HVAC systems have different needs than residential systems. They need to be more powerful, for starters, since they must heat and cool more space and support a comfortable environment for more people. They also carry bigger consequences when they suffer a breakdown, since an uncomfortable environment can lower productivity and drive customers away. Here in Rocky River, OH, a lot of businesses use rooftop units to heat and cool their business space. It gets around a lot of those issues and helps maintain the dependability that most commercial endeavors need. How? Here’s a quick breakdown. Continue Reading

Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Spring

March 7th, 2016

We’re still looking at some cold days ahead here in Fairview Park, OH, but warm weather will be here before you know it and soon enough, your air conditioner will be called into service again. Now is the time to get ready for that change. By taking steps to prepare your system now, you’ll save yourself a lot of potential heartache later. You want your system to be ready to go when the mercury climbs, as well as performing as efficiently as possible. You can take some concrete steps to get your air conditioner ready for spring. Continue Reading

Keep your Water Heater Running with Annual Maintenance

February 29th, 2016

Appliances like your water heater rarely cause trouble until the problem is severe. By the time you realize something’s wrong, it’s too late to take little measures, and you may even have to replace your water heater entirely rather than settle for less expensive repairs. In Rocky River, OH you can call in a service that conducts annual maintenance checks, designed not only to detect repair issues early and schedule a session to correct them before they cause much damage, but to help your system avoid wear and tear to boot. What, specifically, does a maintenance visit do for your water heater? Read on for the answers. Continue Reading