Category Archives: Choice HVAC

5 Ways to Prepare your HVAC for the Winter Holidays

The holidays are here, but what does that mean in terms of maintaining your HVAC during these winter months? We suggest taking care of a few things now so you can avoid any unexpected costs that might deplete your holiday budget. If you completely neglect your HVAC system these next few weeks, not only are…
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The Best Temperature to Set Your Thermostat During the Winter

Temperatures are steadily dropping in the triangle, and if you're like so many homeowners, you wondering what temperature you should set your thermostat to during these winter months. While we'd love to give you a simple answer, the reality is that it's not that simple. However, today we'll discuss some general recommendations for heating your…
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7 HVAC Tips for New Homeowners

Whether you're in the process of buying your very first home, or you're purchasing your sixth, it's essential to become familiar with all of the systems that control various functions within your home before they ever need a repair; specifically, your HVAC system. With that in mind, today we'll discuss 8 HVAC Tips for New…
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10 Ways to Prepare for Unusually Cold Temperatures in Wake Forest, NC

So much for fall, right? Cold weather always seems to sneak up on us this time of year. However, talking about freezing temperatures does nothing to prepare your home for these unusually cold temperatures we're having. As we approach the time of year when temperatures are consistently below freezing, we'd like to remind you of…
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What is that popping noise?

Any sort of "bump" in the middle of the night is cause for concern, especially if that popping, banging or creaking noise is coming from your home. The good news is that in most cases, these types of sounds are just your home's reaction to temperature changes (or a good gust of wind), however, it's…
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Why Does the Furnace Smell Like It’s Burning?

Our weather in central North Carolina can be a bit unpredictable this time of year with 80-degree temps one day and 50-degree temps the next. However, many homeowners still find themselves turning on the heat during the month of October. When you turn on your heat for the first time after months of being dormant,…
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How Effective is Your Bathroom Exhaust Fan?

If you've ever flipped the exhaust fan switch in your bathroom, your reasoning likely has a lot to do with odor control. However, having fully-functional exhaust fans, that are sized correctly and installed properly, is important for a number of other reasons too. Today we'll look at why you should be using your bathroom's exhaust…
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5 Ways to Prepare Your HVAC System for Fall

Yes, Autumn will eventually come. Temperatures in the Wake Forest and surrounding area will cool down and you'll be able to turn off your air conditioning unit for a few months. Before you think about flipping the thermostat to “heat” as morning and evening temperatures begin to dip, now is a great time to think…
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