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Sounds crazy, but now is the time to prep that Furnace.

Now that we are finally feeling some cooler temps, its time to make sure your furnace is ready to provide your home with ample heating performance. There are plenty of things you can do to prepare your furnace this winter: Make sure you check and change your furnace filter. This is the most important, yet most overlooked aspect of preparing your furnace for the coming winter. A clogged furnace filter can easily hamper your furnace’s overall performance and lower your home’s indoor air quality. You should always replace your old filter with a new, clean filter at the start of each season. Check and properly set your thermostat. Make sure your thermostat is able to start your furnace without any issues. If you haven’t upgraded to a programmable thermostat, now is the time to do so. With a programmable thermostat, you’ll be able to control your home’s temperature while you’re asleep or away. Check the flue for debris and other obstructions. Take a look at the flue and make sure there’s no significant soot buildup. Also be on the lookout for leaves, birds’ nests and other debris that could cause a fire hazard while your furnace is in operation. Inspect and clean the…read more →

Fun Facts & 10 Products You’re Likely Using Wrong

Many people see product labels as an afterthought, if they see them at all. You have used this product before, so why should you bother brushing up on the specs and directions? Well, as it turns out, there are quite a few products you might have been using wrong without ever knowing. On top of that, there might be some dire consequences. Here are a few examples. 1. Aluminum Foil On either end of a box of aluminum foil, you will see perforation marks that are labeled ‘push to lock in place’, or some similar statement. This solves the problem of the foil or plastic wrap roll from shifting inside the box. In turn, this means you won’t need to fumble around to find the end of the foil. Though it might seem like a mild inconvenience at the time, the boxes for these products have sharp metal teeth that cut the wrapping material. Once you cut your finger on these, you’ll know how frustrating they can be. 2. Storing Flammable Cleaning Supplies A logo with flames followed by a number from 0-4 indicates a product’s flammability. When a product is given a three or higher on this scale, the product…read more →

4 Foolproof Air Conditioning Repair Tips For Your Home

There is nothing worse than your air conditioning unit not working during the scorching heat of the summer. Regular maintenance will usually keep your AC running smoothly. However, some situations require air conditioning repair by an HVAC professional. Before you call for air conditioning repair services, here are six foolproof repair tips for your home. With a bit of investigative work and DIY repair, your air conditioning will be up and running, keeping you cool, even on the hottest days. 1. Getting Your Air Conditioning Maintenance Regularly scheduled maintenance on your AC unit is essential to your HVAC system’s longevity. It will also help prevent home air conditioning problems or the need for an AccuTemp repair service call. A maintenance checkup is an ideal time to take note of any damage or trouble with the unit. 2. Looking At The Signs  Because issues with an air conditioning system are not always apparent at the time of maintenance, there are several indications your unit needs AC repair. It is important you pay attention to any of the following: unusually high energy bills, poor performance, outdated equipment, odd noises or odors and system failure. If you notice any of these signs, it is time to…read more →

Why Is It Important To Have A NATE Certified Technician Service Your HVAC?

You may think that all HVAC technicians are created equal, but that’s just not the case. NATE-certified have many benefits to offer. What Does NATE Stand For? NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence, a non-for-profit organization that trains on the latest heating, cooling and air conditioning technology. It’s the only nationwide program accepted by the entire HVAC industry, including contractors and manufacturers. Technicians who are NATE members must take periodic classes and tests on their knowledge of HVAC topics to keep on top of developments in the industry. NATE certification proves that technicians are experts in their chosen field. This program ensures that qualified technicians have a core set of competencies and can be trusted by those who hire them. Why NATE Certification Is Important An important part of NATE membership is regular training to update HVAC skills as technology is constantly changing. NATE-certified technicians can efficiently and properly install, repair, service and replace many different types of HVAC equipment. Properly detecting and fixing problems is essential because of the nature of these mechanical systems. If equipment is not serviced or installed properly, systems may not operate properly and could expose customers to dangerous situations. Improper service and installation can not…read more →