The 4 Big Lies Many HVAC Contractors Tell and the Problems These Lies Create

Not all HVAC contractors are the same. Some heating and air conditioning contractors are great at their job, but there are others who tell lies and take shortcuts that create problems for HVAC systems. These lies that unscrupulous heating and cooling companies tell can lead to inefficient and under-performing cooling and heating systems.

Here are four of the biggest lies ( as first reported by the folks at ) that many HVAC contractors tell…

All Home Comfort Systems Are Plug-and-Play

Comfort systems are among the most expensive but important items that you will need in your home. Not only do they add comfort for your family but they also keep everyone safe.

60% of energy bills are usually due to the cooling or heating costs in the home. It … read full article

Avoid These 6 Costly Misconceptions When Evaluating HVAC Equipment

Most homeowners cannot tell the difference between an “efficient” HVAC system and one that is costing them an arm and leg in unnecessary repairs and energy costs.

Since we continue to hear many of these myths when visiting homeowners, we thought we would share some of the more common misconceptions with you.  Hopefully, you can avoid these mistakes, as suggested by folks at, when you need to make a decision regarding your HVAC equipment.

Below are six of the most common and costly misguided beliefs held by homeowners and the real truths behind them.

As long as it’s working, nothing to worry about

Not always.

For example, your heating system may continue to work even if there is a crack in the heat exchanger. However, a cracked heat … read full article

Troubleshooting your Gas Furnace

It’s refreshing to know that you do-it-yourself type like to save some money by doing some of the repairs around the home. And why not; many household repairs are not that complicated and can easily be done with a decent level of mechanical aptitude. Replacing the inner workings of your toilet tank is no problem for you and that defective light switch took you only a few minutes to change out. But be forewarned that your furnace is something that is not easily repaired by someone that is not a trained HVAC technician. With that being said, here are some things you can do that will help you troubleshooting gas furnace problems in your home. Here are a few troubleshooting gas furnace jobs, recommended by, that you most … read full article

Air Quality and Money-Saving Heating Tips

Heating Tips:

– One easy heating tip shared by folks at is to bring in the heat on sunny days and take full advantage of the sun. Adjust your blinds so that they tilt towards the ceiling and are open. However, at sundown, make sure you close the blinds.

– Set the ceiling fan on low in reverse position. Whenever radiant heat gets into your house from the windows that are aimed up, the fan can help with circulating warm air all across the room.

– Lots of energy can be wasted by fireplaces, since warm air is pulled out of your house via the chimney. Be sure to close the damper whenever you aren’t using the fireplace. If you install glass doors that can also help with keeping … read full article