Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noises?

April 6, 2021

Modern AC units feature two-stage compressors that make them very efficient. Further, they sport noise-dampening technology that keeps noise levels less than 55dB. This means that if your unit starts making unusually loud noises, something is amiss. The noises might mean your system needs a simple tune-up. However, when you ignore them, the simple issues can become exacerbated and turn into major issues that require you to replace the unit. You need to listen to the kind of noise the unit makes in order to make an accurate diagnosis. The information below will help you decide

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Is It Normal to Smell Gas Near a Furnace?

March 15, 2021

A gas leak can pose a hazard. It can cause fires and may pose contamination risks for occupants of your Worthington, Ohio, home. So when you detect a gas leak, you may be alarmed. Here are some essential facts about gas leaks and how to tell if it is time to call for professional help. Gas Odors From Regular Emissions If you have not run your furnace in a long time, it is normal for small quantities of gas to escape during cycling. Dust and debris may accumulate on the heat exchanger and other parts of

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How Often Should You Get HVAC Maintenance?

February 4, 2021

Scheduling routine maintenance for your HVAC system has far-reaching implications on its efficiency. Even so, it’s often convenient for homeowners to put off this vital process unless something is wrong with the system. When was the last time you considered regular servicing for your HVAC system? Your HVAC system worked just fine last season. We get it. But this doesn’t mean that maintenance should only be essential when your HVAC has underlying issues. So how often should you consider HVAC maintenance? Find out the answer in this article. What

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How Does a High Efficient Furnace Work?

January 21, 2021

You know a furnace does not last forever, and you fear yours may be on its last leg. Before you find yourself without heat, it is time to consider what will take its place. You have heard about high-efficiency condensing furnaces, and that they can save you money. But what is the difference, and is it worth the investment? How a Normal Forced Air Furnace Works To understand how the newer high-efficiency condensing furnaces work, you need to understand a bit about traditional furnaces. These traditional units are known as forced air systems simply

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Should I Cover My Outdoor Unit During Colder Months?

December 10, 2020

If you’re like most cautious people living in Worthington, OH, then you must have asked yourself countless times whether it’s important to cover your outdoor unit during the cold season. It may seem critical to protect your outdoor air conditioning unit from the elements during winter, but is it really necessary? Isn’t the unit already built for harsh weather conditions? What is the worst that could happen if you left it uncovered? If you’ve been asking yourself such questions, then here’s what you should consider in order to make a more informed decision. Rodent Infestation If

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Your Pre-Winter Furnace Checklist

November 12, 2020

Once the daylight hours grow shorter and the leaves start to fall from the trees, the temperatures that accompany the winter months aren’t far behind. Homeowners who ensure their heating system is in shape to meet its winter workload will do a lot to secure the comfort and safety of their families. The following checklist provides a guide for homeowners concerned with ensuring their heating system is in top shape for the winter. 1. Replace Filter Your furnace’s filter collects dirt and debris and keeps it from passing throughout your unit and circulating throughout

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Is Fall HVAC Maintenance Really Important?

October 10, 2020

You have made it through the heat of summer and are enjoying the turning of the seasons. While the trees are changing color and the temperatures remain mild, you know winter is just around the corner. This means that you are thinking about changing from your air conditioner to your furnace. Every year, you pray it will last through the entire winter without any issues. Fortunately, you can circumvent the unexpected crisis by performing proper maintenance on your system. Keep reading to find out why fall maintenance really is important, and what you

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Meet the 3rd Generation Nest Thermostat

May 23, 2020

When thinking about your heating and cooling system, the impact your thermostat plays may come to mind well after your furnace or air conditioning unit. But it shouldn’t. Your thermostat can make a big difference in your home and your budget. Never has this been truer than when it comes to the 3rd Generation Nest Thermostat. This brilliant technological advancement will make you reconsider how important thermostat control can be. What is the Nest Thermostat? The Nest Thermostat is a smart device that enables you to accurately control your heating and cooling usage throughout your home.

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Five Things to Consider when Buying a New Home Air Conditioner

May 17, 2020

1. SEER Rating The SEER rating is how efficient an air conditioner is. Think of this number as the MPG of a car — the higher the number, the more efficient, and thus the more money you can save in operating costs. Today, SEER ratings range from 13 to 20, and most people in Central Ohio can get by with a 13-16 SEER unit. 2. Tonnage of Air Conditioner Air conditioners range in size often referred to as “ton units.” The “ton units” of an air conditioner you need is based on the size of

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Tips on Buying a New Home Furnace

May 17, 2020

There are many things to consider when buying a new furnace for your home. Please use our expertise to its fullest extent. One of our furnace experts can come to your home, evaluate the space and other conditions (such as allergies suffered) and guide you through the process, and make a recommendation for the right home furnace. We whole-heartedly believe in no-pressure sales. We will not simply direct you to the most expensive furnace. We want to direct you to the right furnace. We treat our customers’ homes as if they were our own and we care

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