We have had a break from the oppressive heat this week, but hit-and-miss summer storms have been frequent. We will continue to experience humidity and surprise storms throughout the remainder of summer. In our previous post, we discussed four tips for keeping your home and family safe during severe weather:
After a relatively cool and rainy start to summer, the heat and humidity have been intense here in Asheville throughout July. With excess moisture and temperatures in the 90's, sudden thunderstorms can develop and catch homeowners off-guard. These storms can contain numerous hazards including:
- Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning
- Heavy winds
- Torrential rainfall and flash flooding
- Large hail
Proper preparation is the key to protecting your home and keeping your family from the dangers of summer thunderstorms. In this article and the next, we will discuss ten tips for preparing your home and family for storms:
We have been blessed with a relatively cool summer in 2017; nevertheless, air conditioning systems are still getting a work-out. In this series, we have been discussing ways in which you can improve your home’s energy efficiency and reduce your energy bills. In our first two articles, we detailed the first eight of twelve steps:
As we have now officially entered summer in Asheville, homeowners know well their homes are consuming considerable amounts of energy. In this series of blog articles, we are discussing twelve steps homeowners can take to help improve the energy efficiency of their homes during the summer months.
In the first article, we discussed the first four steps, including:
- Perform Regular and Proper HVAC Maintenance
- Replace Old and Worn Windows
- Changeout Your Old HVAC System
- Adjust Your Thermostat Properly for Travel
In this post, we will continue our list with the next four steps for homeowners attempting to reduce energy consumption from June through September:
We have already experienced highs in the 80s and near 90 degrees here in Asheville. If your air conditioner is not functioning properly, you probably know it by now. Your HVAC system may malfunction without warning, but there are several signs for which homeowners can watch that will help determine whether you should call your air conditioning technician.
Your home consumes a lot of energy from late spring, through the summer. Though winter requires a little more energy, from air conditioning, to water usage, homeowners see their second highest electric and water bills of the year during the hot summer months.
April showers have been plentiful in Asheville. So far they show no signs of slowing down. When heavy rains fall, homeowners must be on the lookout for excessive moisture and the harmful mold and mildew that can develop.
In Asheville, heating and air conditioning systems work hard to maintain a comfortable temperature inside our homes. It is not uncommon for us to experience summer high temperatures near 100 degrees, and lows below zero during winter. To ensure your system is functioning when you need it most, it is important to pay close attention to signs of component or system failure.
In this article and the next, we will briefly discuss ten signs your HVAC system requires repair or replacement:
Spring is blooming in Asheville, NC. As homeowners are switching from heat to air conditioning, there are several questions we receive every year. We want to help make sure your HVAC system is prepared spring and summer by answering questions frequently asked questions as spring turns to summer.
You know how important it is to maintain your equipment, especially the appliances that heat and cool your house. However, even with regular inspections and proper maintenance, something could go wrong. Here are some warning signs to look out for with your climate control systems. If you experience any of these, it’s a good idea to call an Arden, NC heating expert right away.
If you just had a furnace installed through in Arden, NC, you want to make sure it lasts. To make sure that happens there are many things you can do. Here are a few tips for optimizing the use and longevity of your furnace.
Your heating and cooling can account for more than half of your home energy costs. As winter approaches every year, there are a few things you can do to make your home more comfortable while decreasing the cost of your heating in Asheville, NC.
There are many HVAC companies out there trying to get your business. How do you know which one is the right one, though?
There are some specific things that you should expect from a good air conditioning & heating system maintenance company. These things will help ensure that you are doing business with a company you can trust, and who will give you the best service.