A UV Air Purifier Is a Major Upgrade

June 13th, 2022

People think about air purifiers and they’re immediately drawn to the benefits on the box. It can eliminate mold spores, viruses, and bacteria, and it’s safe for any and every home. That sounds like it’s too good to be true, but in fact, the science behind a UV air purifier makes it exactly good enough to be true!

However, homeowners can also invest in portable air purifier systems that might not be as good or all-encompassing as a whole-house UV air purifier in Westchester County. The devil is in the details, and today, we’re going to discuss how a UV air purifier works and why it might be the perfect upgrade for a home in this area.

Our team can walk any homeowner who is interested in this kind of technology through a comfort consultation. We can examine the types of contaminants that exist in any home, and find methods to alleviate them, like purification.

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Our AC Replacement FAQ

May 16th, 2022

For any homeowners who have wondered recently if their air conditioning system needs to be replaced, this is the blog with some answers. Unfortunately, it can be incredibly difficult to know if a specific air conditioner is nearing replacement just through an online blog—but there are a few factors that all ACs in need of replacement have in common. Today, we’re going to talk about these factors and when might be the best time to start investing in a new unit.

For anyone out there who might need professional assistance, we urge customers to call us for their own evaluation. Our team will be able to pinpoint the issue and figure out the most affordable solution, whether it’s a replacement or a quick repair. We just want to make sure that anyone in need knows to call us for comprehensive air conditioning service in Westchester County, NY!

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3 Steps to Improve Home Efficiency

May 2nd, 2022

A more efficient home means lower bills, better performance, and an overall happier family. This isn’t just for specific homeowners, this is a pretty general rule that is only getting verified more with every year. Power grids are straining to keep up with the demand from new homeowners, new HVAC systems, more technology, and even electric cars. It’s no secret that the less energy a system uses, the better off a community and customer will be.

Well, we’re here to tell customers across the tri-state area that there are ways to improve efficiency right now, without the help of a professional!

Sure, for more thorough air conditioning services in Westchester County, our team is always ready to provide support—from AC repair to maintenance. But for homeowners who have systems in good shape, what can they do? Follow along for three valuable efficiency tips.

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It’s Time for AC Maintenance!

April 18th, 2022

There are many things that are synonymous with springtime. Flowers are starting to bud, animals are exiting hibernation and starting to explore their surroundings, home improvement projects are beginning, and the weather is getting warmer. Unfortunately, the last part is going to lead to some pretty hot temperatures and eventually a full-blown heatwave this summer. Springtime is the perfect time to get prepared for the heat!

We’re lucky that we use air conditioners in Westchester County, NY to combat the scorching hot temperatures of the summer. But those AC systems won’t last long if they’re not regularly maintained and repaired when the need arises.

This blog is simple: it’s all about the necessary benefits of AC maintenance and why spring is the perfect season to start investing the time and money into such a valuable system for a home. Read on to learn more about AC maintenance!

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It’s Time to Ditch the Portable Generator

April 4th, 2022

Portable generators are great for specific uses. If anyone’s got an RV and they like to camp throughout the summer, for example, there’s no better system to use for that situation than a portable generator. They’re good for providing fast electricity while people are on the go, and they’re perfect for supplying energy when only a few appliances require it.

However, we need to be honest when talking about this topic. Most homeowners who use portable generators are not using them to go camping or for setting up events like weddings and reunions. These systems are being used as backup for power outages in normal residential settings, and in this type of situation, they’re just not worth the hassle.

Today, we’d like to discuss a few reasons why we think homeowners should make the switch from portable generators to automatic standby generators in Westchester County, NY.

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Everything to Know About Duct Leaks

March 21st, 2022

Leaking ducts are no joke. It can feel absolutely demoralizing to have a brand-new HVAC system lose out on its efficiency because there are holes and gaps in the duct system. The truth is that our air ducts require just as much attention and support as the systems that heat or cool the air in our homes. There’s a lot of information to learn about air ducts, so this blog post is dedicated to this particular component and some best practices or tips to take home.

When ducts start leaking, they could impact an entire home’s comfort and the utility bills that come with it. As licensed, local professionals, it’s our job to make sure that homeowners know just how important these components and the services that come with them are.

Interested? Then keep reading to learn more about ductwork and how it can greatly affect your HVAC in Scarsdale.

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DIY Water Heater Flushing Is a Bad Idea

March 7th, 2022

Has anyone ever been in one of those situations where a good DIY project quickly turned into a nightmare? They spend all day buying supplies and getting ready to flush their water heater until they realize that they miscalculated something and it starts to flood the basement and ruins certain antique pieces of furniture.

The truth is that this happens more often than one might think, and our team is trying to solve that problem. The best way we can handle helping a homeowner out of this situation is to prevent it from happening in the first place. We want homeowners to be well aware of everything that’s required for any “simple” task that has to do with a water heater in Mamaroneck, NY.

So, let’s talk about more than just flushing a water heater. Let’s discuss what can go wrong with a water heater project and why it’s always better to defer to a professional.

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5 Exhaust Terms to Be Familiar With

February 21st, 2022
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Exhaust is an extremely important concept when it comes to heating systems and heating repair in Rockland, NY. The fumes that come from a combusting furnace or boiler need to be exhausted somewhere away from homeowners and their family, and we do this by installing exhaust ports in homes across our area.

However, if an exhaust port is clogged up or running into problems, homeowners need to know how to identify these issues and call for help. This process starts with learning about some of the most important terms we use in the industry. From carbon monoxide to the heat exchanger of a furnace, there are certain components and materials that are integral to the heating process and will impact the exhaust port of a heating system.

Let’s talk about five terms that have to do with a furnace’s exhaust and how to tell when there might be a problem with them.

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The Science of Radiant Heat

February 7th, 2022

Ever since ancient times, people have used boiler systems to heat their homes. Hot water is an excellent method of heat transference since it has high specific heat and capacity for holding and giving off heat. In this day and age boilers aren’t the only heating systems available, and they’re not the only efficient choice either, but for many homeowners, they’re the most comfortable choice.

Today, we want to get into the specifics of radiant heat and why so many homeowners prefer the heat of water boilers in Yonkers to that of a furnace’s heat. There is some interesting science behind how radiant heat works and why it’s such a preferred method of heating. It functions similarly to the radiant heat that’s produced from sunlight on a warm day!

All our customers need to do is keep reading and contact our team to learn more!

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Last Minute Furnace Repairs Might Be Necessary

January 24th, 2022

It’s true that we only have about a month left of winter before temperatures are supposed to start warming up. However, a month can feel like a decade when someone is struggling with a furnace that’s starting to fail. Repairs should never be reserved for only fall, mainly because some of the worst problems occur right at the end of winter when homeowners think they’ll make it through the whole season without them.

Today, we’d like to focus on the idea of last-minute repairs. Technically, no furnace repair in Westchester is last minute because we provide these services year-round. But to a homeowner preparing for the spring, it can feel like a waste. We’d like to talk about how these types of repairs are never a waste and how they can actually save a home that might otherwise become cold from a furnace breakdown.

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