5 Simple Steps to Prepare Your Furnace This Cold Season

Winter is just around the corner. Unless you want to stay by the fireplace all days of the season, you need to prepare your furnace for the next cold wave. Here are simple steps to ensure the proper operation of your furnace this winter. Replace air filters. Changing air filters is the most important preparatory. [Read more…]

When Should I Use My Emergency Heat?

Heat pump has emergency heat switch which confuses many homeowners as to when and how to use. But as the name implies, emergency heat should be used for emergency heating only. What Is Emergency Heat Setting?  The emergency heat setting is your tertiary back-up heat source when the weather becomes seriously cold. Especially in the. [Read more…]

Why Is There Ice In Your HVAC Unit?

“Restricted or reduced airflow can cause the evaporator coil to drop below freezing temperature and begin to accumulate ice as the humidity from the surrounding air collects and freezes.  Another common reason for ice build-up on air conditioning units is a low level of refrigerant.” Leaking Refrigerants There is no other reason why your AC. [Read more…]