How to Check Your Home for Costly Air Leaks

April 20, 2019

If you want to maximize your home’s energy efficiency, it’s important to make sure it’s not leaking out air along with your hard-earned dollars. While drafts from underneath doors can be obvious, other leaks can be harder to find. In this discussion, we’ll explore a few simple ways in which you can find these gaps around your home. Visual Inspection The first step to locating possible air leaks is to conduct a thorough visual inspection both inside and outside your home. On the outside, you’ll want to be on the lookout for any gaps between windows and your home’s siding....

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Why Do You Need an AC Tune-Up Every Year?

April 1, 2019

Having an annual AC tune-up comes with many benefits, such as preventing high energy bills, having clean components and decreasing the need for future repairs. It’s highly recommended that all homeowners hire a cooling company to tune up their AC systems once or twice a year. You may have to replace the unit sooner than you’re supposed to if you don’t keep up with preventative maintenance. Prevent Energy Bills From Skyrocketing When you skip AC maintenance, your energy bills will be higher the following year once it’s time to turn on the air conditioning again. AC systems decrease in efficiency...

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Ways to Save on Your Heating Bill

March 21, 2019

During the fall and winter seasons, your heating bill can increase significantly. Although you may not be able to go without your heater during the colder months of the year, there are still ways to lower your energy costs and save money. Here are a few ways to keep your costs to a minimum without compromising on your level of comfort. Adjust the Thermostat at Night At night, the furnace can be turned down because most people are warm in their beds. Some people even prefer a cooler nighttime temperature. After all, you can keep the chill away with extra...

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Putting the Community First

March 15, 2019

Here at , we believe that family is the foundation of a strong community. That’s why we’re committed to helping all the families in the Piedmont Triad reach their full potential. Through a collaboration with The Salvation Army, we’re embracing this mission and working on an improvement project that will benefit the families of Winston Salem, NC, and surrounding areas. Salvation Army’s Center of Hope Just 2 miles north of Uptown Winston Salem, The Salvation Army works tirelessly to serve those in need at the Center of Hope. More than 340 women and children can find a bed here each...

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Why You Should Finance Your Heating System

March 8, 2019

Heating systems can be quite an investment. Therefore, many purchasers are faced with the choice to pay for a system upfront or obtain financing. There are many reasons why financing a heating system may be more preferable to paying cash. Here are some of the benefits of getting financing for your new heater. There Are Many Financing Options Beyond a straight loan, there are now many different ways that you can finance the purchase of a heating system. For example, many manufacturers offer financing on the products that they sell. Chances are that there is at least one financing mechanism,...

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Maintaining Great Indoor Air Quality During Winter

February 21, 2019

Indoor air quality is a serious concern that the EPA indicates among its top health risks. Concerns over air quality in the home are even more emphasized in the winter. This is because modern construction is designed to keep heat in during winter and out during summer. The negative side effect of this is that pollutants in the home become more concentrated and thus more dangerous. Cleaning Cleaning — in particular, dust management — is the most important step you can take toward improved air quality. Be mindful that dust is often formed of ammoniums, nitrates, sulfates, and so forth,...

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Efficiency Tips for Your Furnace

February 12, 2019

While it’s easy to let your home’s furnace do its thing as it chugs along keeping the interior temperatures of your home comfortable, there are ways to help it operate more efficiently. At , we’ve picked up a few tips and tricks. Here are three of our best efficiency tips. 1. Invest in a New Thermostat Upgrade to an advanced thermostat. This step can make a big difference because it is a key component of your HVAC system. It’s what you use to communicate with your furnace. Today’s thermostats are more than programmable. Advanced ones can do things like determining...

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What to Look for In An Air Conditioning Company

February 7, 2017

For most of us, a house represents the largest financial investment we’ll ever make. That means finding a company to handle your AC needs is of utmost importance, as well. The company you pick will be your partner in choosing and maintaining your home’s HVAC unit, which has consequences you might not have thought about. Since cooling and heating can account for almost half of a typical homeowner’s energy costs, making the right decision can have an impact on your financial well-being, in addition to the comfort of you and your family. For years, people in have trusted for their...

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