The Pros and Cons of Space Heaters

November 21, 2019

There are a number heating options available for your home. One choice is a space heater. These small, electrical devices emit heat to help keep people comfortable during winter. There are pros and cons for using space heaters instead of other heating systems. Pro: Inexpensive One of the many reasons that people opt for space heaters instead of alternative heating options is because they are inexpensive. The machine only heats the area it’s in, so you don’t have to pay to heat other parts of your home you are not using. Pro: Easy When you purchase a space heater, all...

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Why Does My Furnace Keep Turning Off?

November 8, 2019

Furnaces cycling on and off in short time periods is a common problem that you and other homeowners experience. What is causing your furnace to keep turning off can be a simple fix or a more involved issue. Here are three common problems that can cause this to happen: 1. Restricted Airflow Your furnace depends on a good airflow to operate. If the airflow is restricted, the inside of your furnace can overheat. A safety mechanism will then activate and shut down your furnace. After the inside of your furnace cools off, it will restart and shortly shut off again...

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3 Thermostat Best Practices for Fall

October 22, 2019

Fall brings a transition into the colder part of the year. Giving your thermostat the proper attention can help guarantee a high degree of energy savings over the coming months. Let’s look at some actionable tips you can implement for optimal efficiency and comfort. 1. Keep a Consistent Temperature Thermostats can be either manual or programmable. If your thermostat is manual, then you should try to refrain from changing the temperature setting often. Constant setting changes result in greater energy expenditure as your system tries to reach equilibrium in your home. If you have a programmable thermostat, setting the intervals...

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5 Ways to Save Energy this Fall

October 15, 2019

5 Fall Tasks for Energy Savings With the temperatures dropping in autumn and winter, you’ll want to ensure that your heating system doesn’t raise your bills too much. Consider these five tasks for a more efficient heating unit and a warmer home. 1. Air Filter Replacement This is an essential job, and virtually any homeowner can handle it alone. The frequency of replacement depends on the material used. Fiberglass filters last around 30 days whereas pleated filters can last between three and six months. Dirty filters will raise your energy bills because they block airflow and put stress on the...

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Can You Save Money By Closing Vents in Unused Rooms?

September 25, 2019

Many of us will close off vents in unused rooms to try to save energy. Many also do this to improve airflow to another room. Unfortunately, neither of these things will do anything to remedy either situation. Closing Vents Might Be Costing You More Closing off vents causes our HVAC systems to work even harder by having to push the air to another location, which ends up costing more. It doesn’t help to cool or heat another room either. The true issue is the ductwork in your home and whether the HVAC system is sufficient to handle your family’s needs....

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Tips to Conserve Energy at Home

September 5, 2019

By following these tips, you could reduce energy usage in your home while keeping a comfortable environment. 1. Add Insulation to Your Home Having proper insulation in your home is important. It can keep warm air in your home during the winter months and keep the heat out in the summer. Insulation in your attic is crucial for maintaining comfortable temperatures in your home. 2. Get Regular Maintenance for Your HVAC System A clean and efficient heater and air conditioner will work more efficiently and save you money. Annual tune-ups for both units can maximize their energy transfer and be...

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Why a Clean Air Filter is Important

August 6, 2019

If you want your furnace or air conditioner to work properly, you must check the air filter regularly. Ideally, they will be changed at least every three months, but it may be necessary to do so more often depending on environmental conditions and other factors. Here are some reasons as to why a clean air filter is important. Pollutants Are Free to Roam Eventually, an air filter is not going to be able to capture pet dander, mold and other particles in the air. Therefore, these particles will be free to travel through ducts to every room in the house....

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Benefits of Emergency AC Repair

July 10, 2019

When you envision an emergency situation, you may not automatically think about your air conditioner. However, you could suddenly face a lot of discomforts if your system suddenly stops working. Read on to learn about some of the benefits of having access to emergency air conditioner repair. Saved Money Initially, you may wonder how choosing emergency repair services can possibly save you money. However, consider what could happen if your air conditioning goes out entirely right before a humid and warm night begins. Opening the windows may not solve the problem, and you may not have enough air circulating through...

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Fixing Uneven Cooling in Your Home

June 11, 2019

Uneven cooling is a common problem with ducted air conditioning systems. Sometimes, certain areas of a home will be warmer than others. Simply lowering the thermostat usually isn’t a viable fix since it wastes money and can make the normal areas uncomfortably chilly. However, there are other ways to address the problem of uneven cooling. Open Doors and Return Vents The good news is that unevenness is usually correctable. has been providing air conditioning services throughout Olathe and the neighboring communities for more than a decade. We have found that homeowners often unintentionally create this problem by closing vents in...

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Five Reasons Why Whole House Humidifiers are Beneficial

April 18, 2019

You may not be aware of this, but the air in your home is dry all because of your heating unit. If you’re feeling itchy and can’t stop scratching, then do yourself a favor and consider looking into humidifiers. A whole-house humidifier will automatically balance the level of moisture in every room of the home. You’ll see the benefits of having a humidifier installed in your home over a lugging around a portable unit. This year, you can take care of avoiding dry sinuses and other problems like the woodwork drying out. If the air isn’t so great, a humidifier...

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