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Is a Smart Thermostat Worth Buying?

As we prepare for the blistering summer heat in the Tri-Cities desert, you are probably looking into creative ways to be prepared to keep your home cool and comfortable. You also are eying your energy costs and want to make sure your HVAC doesn’t cause your utility...

Is It Time to Replace or Repair My HVAC?

Should I repair or replace my HVAC unit? That is the question on many people’s minds as we prepare ourselves to combat the trademark desert heat this summer in the Tri-Cities. With summer just around the corner, now is the time to make sure our air conditioning system...

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Air Conditioning Systems: When to Repair vs. Replace?

Air Conditioning Systems: When to Repair vs. Replace?

With another hot, dry summer on the horizon in the Tri-Cities, now is the time for us to think about how our AC units will fare against the oppressive heat of the desert starting in a few short months. Knowing this, the last thing you want to do is put off maintenance...

When Should You Have Your Ducts Cleaned?

When Should You Have Your Ducts Cleaned?

Think of your home air ducts as the lungs of your home. Your ducts are responsible for receiving and supplying air within your house, and they also trap pollutants.  Consider that contaminants such as pet dander, pollen, and dust are going to find their way into the...

Pleated Filters:  Why They Are So Effective

Pleated Filters: Why They Are So Effective

When you are trying to determine which air filter is best for your HVAC system, you have many choices. Some that are available include fiberglass, pleated and deep media filters. There is a lot riding on choosing the right filter for your HVAC unit. Without the...

The Most Common Air Conditioning Problems

The Most Common Air Conditioning Problems

As we all know, living in the Tri-Cities means we experience hot, dry summers. And what would we do without our air conditioners to keep us cool and comfortable during those hot months of the year? Now is the time to ensure that your air conditioner is in top form so...

What Are the Different Types of Air Cleaners?

What Are the Different Types of Air Cleaners?

At a time when we are still combatting the COVID-19 (a deadly flu-like virus that can be transmitted through the air) pandemic, and still, in many cases, restricted with our outdoor activities, we are all more aware than ever about the quality of our indoor air. ...

When to Make An HVAC Service Call

When to Make An HVAC Service Call

There will be times when some heating and air conditioning issues will involve something simple like removing dirt or debris from coils and filters, a task done without professional help. Then there are other times when a more serious issue emerges and then it is...

A Beginners Guide to Indoor Air Quality

A Beginners Guide to Indoor Air Quality

Living in a desert climate here in the Tri-Cities makes us aware of air quality reported in the local weather forecast. This is especially true during the summer months when heat and smog combined can frequently cause unhealthy air quality.  The outdoor air quality...