Category Archives: HVAC Tips

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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Getting Your Home Ready for Spring Allergy Season

Sunshine, flowers, green grass, and blooming trees all mean that spring has arrived in the Raleigh area! If you are one of the unlucky ones who struggle with seasonal allergies this time of year, your home can feel like a battleground of allergens and irritants. Keeping the number of triggers down and preparing for the…
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The Dangers of Electric Blankets

An electric blanket is a great way to warm up on cold winter nights, but there are some safety precautions you should keep in mind. They are generally safe items to use, but there are instances where hidden dangers could put your family at risk. Since it's still a little cold outside, we're going to discuss…
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What Is the Primary Function of a Heat Exchanger?

A heat exchanger does exactly what it says – it exchanges heat from one medium to another. Its function is to produce heat in a more efficient way so that it uses less energy and costs less to heat a space such as your home. Heat exchangers can be found in a heat pump or…
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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

If your yard is covered in snow or ice, your heat pump is going to have accumulated some on it as well. But, if the weather conditions haven’t been that frosty and your unit appears frozen, you have a problem. It’s normal for a heat pump to have a light coating of ice around the…
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Best Options for Heating Your Home

If you’re building a new house or are in need of a new system for your existing home, you may be considering all of your heating options. Let’s take a look at some common heating sources and how they’d work best for your climate and your type of home. There are many different ways to…
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Keys to Maintaining a Furnace

The best way to maintain your home’s furnace is by having routine preventative checks to identify any future problems before they arise. There are a few things you can do on your own in order to keep your furnace in good shape. If you need service or furnace replacement in Wake Forest NC, please call…
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The Different Types of Space Heaters

Space heaters can be handy for warming small spaces, or for emergency situations when your home’s HVAC system isn’t working. There are many different kinds of heaters available. The kind you need depends on where it will be used and the space you want to heat. Space heaters generally come in four different types: radiant,…
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