Category Archives: HVAC Tips

HVAC Questions: Why is My Upstairs So Much Hotter?

One of the main HVAC questions we get as the temperature starts to rise is "why is my upstairs so much hotter than the rest of the house?"And of course, the secondary question, "how do I keep it cooler?" Having an upper floor that stays warmer than the rest of the house is actually quite…
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3 Ways to Keep Pollen Out of Your HVAC System this Spring

It happens every year. We get a taste of spring weather and think it's finally safe to come outside after months of bitter cold temperatures. Then the pollen starts blowing in, forcing us all back inside for a few more weeks. Pollen spores are among the most difficult allergens to avoid, even inside. While there…
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5 Ways to Save Money on Your HVAC Energy Bill this Spring

Remember a couple of weeks ago when we experienced 70-degree temperatures and thought we could switch our HVAC over to cool? Then last week happened. While the weather was definitely cruel and unusual punishment, we all know that true spring temperatures are just days away. Once again, as the weather warms up, many homeowners will…
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4 Reasons to Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in 2021

If there's one thing we learned last year, it's that technology has become essential to our modern lives. Without it, many of us struggle to communicate, work, learn and play; especially in the middle of a pandemic. However, even before the coronavirus was a thing, technology was being incorporated into home operating systems. From smart…
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4 Benefits of Installing Forced Air Heating System in Your NC Home

It's been quite COLD the past few days so if you're like us, you either turned up the heat or put your fireplace to work.  Most homes in our area have some sort of heating system installed to keep warm air circulating on cold days. We've seen everything from wood and coal furnaces to geothermal…
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What’s the ideal thermostat setting in the winter?

The ideal thermostat setting in the winter for your home is really subjective. Every person or family has a temperature setting that is comfortable to them, much like every person has their own unique taste in food or clothing.  When it comes to being comfortable, every household is going to be a little different. That…
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6 Holiday HVAC Tips for a Safer Christmas Vacation

It's the "most wonderful time of the year," and while we typically don't experience a "White Christmas" in the triangle, the magic of the holiday season is definitely upon us. If you're many of our customers, you've spent the past few days decorating your home and spending money like it's 1999 to prepare for Christmas…
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5 Ways to Eliminate Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home

A properly set up HVAC system will provide comfort to your whole home or business simultaneously. At least that's the goal, right? You should be able to walk from room to room, without feeling warmer in one room than another. Delivering the right amount of air to each room in your house at the same time…
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