Get Your Air Cleaners and Dehumidifiers Serviced this Holiday Season

November 30th, 2015

Here in Boynton Beach, FL, we get more than our share of friends and family coming in for the holidays. Florida’s warm winters make it the ideal place for a Christmas vacation: away from all the snow and ice further north. If you’re hosting guests in your home in the next few weeks, now is the ideal time to get some of your indoor air quality products serviced. They’re going to be used as they rarely have been before, and the more a trained technician can take a look at them, the better off you’ll be. Continue Reading

Tips to Keep Your Air Conditioner Running This Winter

November 23rd, 2015

We’re rarely “off” when it comes to air conditioner use here in Boynton Beach, FL, with warm temperatures year round and a winter that is mild to say the least. That said, your air conditioner is apt to see a lot less use in the cooler months than it is in the heat of summer, and now is the time when a lot of damage can take place. Lack of use means that lingering problems only get worse, and the dust and dirt that accrue from lack of use can cause problems when you’re ready to fire the air conditioner up again. A few tips to keep your air conditioner running this winter can make a big difference to your system. We’ve included some below. Continue Reading

How Can I Make My Indoor Air Healthier?

November 16th, 2015

Good health is a priority for any home, and many Boynton Beach, FL residents would be surprised to learn how much they can affect it with the purchase of an indoor air quality product. Such products make an important choice for household with sensitive family members. A new infant, for example, could vastly benefit from one, as could an elderly family member or those suffering from conditions such as asthma. The question becomes which product is right for you? Here’s a brief breakdown of some option to help make your indoor air healthier. Continue Reading

3 Common Pool Heater Repairs

November 9th, 2015

As we head into the chilly season here in Boynton Beach, FL, your pool heater is going to see more and more use. Our winters are fairly mild, which means that regular swimmers can still enjoy the use of their pool, but without a heater to adequately warm the water, it’s going to feel like you’re swimming next to an iceberg. (Winter is also a good time to address lingering issues with your pool heater, since you won’t be using your pool quite as often as you do in the summer.) When you encounter a problem with your pool heater, you need to get it addressed quickly, not only to let you enjoy using the pool in the cooler months, but to make sure it’s ready for your use next spring. Here are 3 common pool heater repairs to watch out for. Continue Reading

3 Myths About Thermostats

November 2nd, 2015

Thermostats have come a long way since their mercury-switch days, and modern models utilize high-tech upgrades (such as smart programming to keep the temperature exactly where you need it and remote control that lets you adjust the thermostat with an app on your phone). But despite those advances, common myths about thermostats continue to perpetuate and with our warm summers here in Boynton Beach, FL, they can cost you a great deal of money. Here are 3 myths about thermostats that we’d like to debunk. Continue Reading

House too Cold? Attic Insulation is the Solution

October 26th, 2015

Summer matters more than winter in terms of home comfort here in Boynton Beach, FL. Our tropical climate means that winter is mild in the extreme, and heating often takes a back seat to cooling no matter what the time of year. Having said that, we still get our share of chilly nights in the coldest months of the year, and they can get chillier still if you don’t have a heating system installed in your home. Luckily, there are ways to address the issue without the fuss of installing a whole new heating system: mainly by improving your home’s energy efficiency through attic insulation. Continue Reading

Consider Installing a Heat Pump

October 19th, 2015

Winters are a little different here in Boynton Beach, FL than they are further north. We enjoy mild temperatures at a time of the year when most of the rest of the country is buried in snow, and while our homes still need a reliable heating system to handle those cool winter nights, our needs aren’t as dire as they might be elsewhere. If you’re considering a new air conditioning or heating system this fall, you might want to think about installing a heat pump for your home instead of a more traditional system. They have a number of attractive features that make a lot of sense in this part of the world. Continue Reading

Sizing Your New Air Conditioner

October 12th, 2015

The fall has finally come to Boynton Beach, FL and while that doesn’t make a huge difference as far as our balmy temperatures goes, this is usually an ideal time to replace an old or faulty air conditioner. It gives you the luxury of scheduling a session on your timetable, rather than scrambling to get it done in the middle of a heatwave. With a reliable professional service, you can be assured that your new system works as it is intended. There are several additional steps you can take to make sure this happens: mainly by ensuring that your new air conditioner is properly sized. What’s involved in sizing your new air conditioner, and why does it matter to you? Here’s a quick breakdown. Continue Reading

3 Causes of Cool Air in Your Heater

October 5th, 2015

Your heating system has the job of keeping your household warm during our winter nights. The good news is that Boynton Beach, FL never gets very chilly, but we still have need of our heaters during the depths of winter. And if yours isn’t doing the job, then now is the ideal time to get it looked at, before the temperatures drop too far. One sure sign of trouble with your heating system is a lack of warm air when you turn it on, or air that is insufficiently warm to properly heat up your house. The causes of cool air in your heater can stem from any number of things, most of which can be addressed by a qualified technician. Here are 3 causes of cool air in your heater that you should watch out for. Continue Reading

3 Upgrades to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

September 28th, 2015

Here in Boynton Beach, FL, energy efficiency doesn’t often occur to many homeowners. People tend to associate the term with cold winters, which we don’t have, and with the insulation needed to keep heat in. But energy efficiency applies to every home, not just those in colder parts of the country. If you feel like you’re paying too much in cooling bills over the summer and are considering sensible ways to bring them down a few notches, we have some suggestions that might prove helpful. Here are 3 upgrades designed to make your home more energy efficient. Continue Reading