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How to Prep Your Heating System for a Blizzard

One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning | January 12, 2018
How to Prep Your Furnace for a Blizzard As the nation braces for blizzards, bomb cyclones, and everything in between, it’s important to maintain your HVAC system to prevent a complete heat shutdown. Sometimes, a few preventive steps can spare you from a flooded furnace or emergency AC fix due to a storm. Follow this […]
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What Temperature Should You Set The Thermostat to While Traveling?

Too Hot, Too Cold, Or Just Right: The Ideal Thermostat Setting It’s not uncommon for families to travel away from home during the holidays. And if you care about cost savings, you know not to leave your heating system on full force while you’re away. So what’s the best temperature to leave your thermostat set […]
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Heating Hacks: 4 Easy Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill

Four Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill It’s finally time to turn off the AC and welcome cooler weather. But before you crank the thermostat, follow these simple steps to reduce the amount of energy your heating system requires! Energy savings lead to lower heating bills. 1. Cover Drafty Windows Drapes are for more than […]
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Fighting Fall Allergies? Start With Your HVAC System

Fighting Fall Allergies? Start With Your HVAC System

Fight Fall Allergies With HVAC Upgrades An unseasonably warm October could mean bad news for chronic allergy sufferers: a prolonged sniffling and sneezing season. But you don’t have to wait around for a winter freeze to kill autumn irritants like ragweed and leaves. Instead, you have the power to reduce allergens in your home. And you might […]
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Carbon Monoxide Stats and Safety

Carbon Monoxide poisoning kills 400 Americans every year and sends 20,000 to the hospital, according to the CDC. Leaking furnaces or boilers are one of the most common causes of deadly carbon monoxide poisoning— every year without fail. Odorless, colorless and very deadly, carbon monoxide is a byproduct of burning fuel to heat your home. Even […]
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How to Protect Your HVAC System During Storm Season

How to Protect Your HVAC System During Storm Season

It seems like powerful storms have been on everyone’s radar lately. The Atlantic hurricane season reached its peak in mid-September and will continue through November 30 – just in time for Old Man Winter. Wild weather certainly doesn’t bode well for your heating and cooling system. Fortunately, the right type of storm preparation can protect […]
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Pre-Winter Furnace Tuneup

We can guess that your heating system isn’t on your mind right now. Getting a heating system or furnace tuneup BEFORE is the best way to guarantee it performs well all winter long. Let’s dig into what the cold does to your furnace and why you need to make sure its prepared. Cold Weather vs […]
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Air Conditioner Smells: Burning Plastic, Rotten Eggs, and Stinky Socks

Your air conditioner smells weird and you need to know what’s responsible — fortunately, you’re in the right place for an HVAC smell diagnosis. The three most common (and hazardous) air conditioner smells are a burning metal or plastic smell, a scent of Sulfur or rotten eggs, and finally the odor of moldy, stinky socks. […]
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