Benefits of Dehumidifiers in the Summer

June 16, 2020

Dehumidifiers can be a great investment for your home, especially if you live in a muggy place like West Virginia. There are multiple ways this piece of equipment can make your home more comfortable and save you money. In particular, whole-house dehumidifiers that work alongside your HVAC system are excellent for indoor air quality. 1. Lower Energy Consumption and Cost High levels of humidity make you feel warmer than it actually is. This leads to turning up the air conditioning system, which costs you a lot of money. A whole-house dehumidifier reduces the humidity level in your home to a...

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How to Reduce AC Power Consumption

May 13, 2020

You don’t need to reduce your indoor comfort in order to keep your energy bills low throughout the summer. Your AC’s power consumption should never be too high when you stay on top of important maintenance tasks. There are a few other things you can do to reduce your AC’s power consumption even more. Clean the Air Filter You should change the air filter monthly to keep your AC’s power consumption low. When the air filter is full, your air conditioner struggles to operate at the same level and uses up more power to cool your home. Other problems may...

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Ways to Prevent Sickness With Indoor Air Quality

April 16, 2020

If you’re concerned with you and your family’s health, a good place to start improving it is with the air quality in your Martinsburg home. People take the cleanliness of their home’s air for granted because many of them don’t know it can be more polluted than the air outside the home. The following are some products you can use to improve your home or business’s air quality. Air Purifier A portable air purifier comes in multiple shapes and sizes to fit the needs of any homeowner. Generally, air purifiers consist of a three-phase filtration system that sucks in your...

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COVID-19 Policy

March 18, 2020

As we continue to monitor the unforeseen situation that is present with the coronavirus (COVID- 19) and associated illnesses, Johnson & Johnson Heating and Air Conditioning has developed this policy to maintain a safe and healthy environment for all team members, visitors, customers and stakeholders. Johnson & Johnson Heating and Air Conditioning wishes to ensure all customers that we have continuity plans in place to deliver uninterrupted service and support to customers as we navigate the uncertainty of COVID-19. Johnson & Johnson Heating and Air Conditioning Team Johnson & Johnson Heating and Air Conditioning has implemented an extensive COVID-19 Policy....

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Are Mini-Split Units Good for Heating Purposes?

March 12, 2020

One option for heating your home is a mini-split system. Also known as a ductless heating system, it comes with some advantages over other ways of heating a house, such as a furnace. These are the main advantages of this heating system. Zoned Heating You can heat individual rooms with a mini-split system. You can decide to just heat the rooms that are occupied, saving you the expense of heating empty rooms. Improved Energy Efficiency Ducts are notorious for losing heat. Up to 30% of heat is lost in them due to being poorly installed or developing cracks and leaks...

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How To Light a Pilot Light on a Furnace

February 13, 2020

Lighting the pilot light on your furnace can seem impossible if you’ve never done it before. Knowing the proper way to light the pilot light can make turning your furnace on a breeze, however. 1. Examining the Label of Instructions on Your Furnace Check all over the outside of your furnace for a label that contains instructions. These instructions should help you find where your pilot light is and give you specific information that relates to your brand and model of furnace. You may also see specific instructions there on how to light the pilot light on your furnace. Refer...

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Should My Furnace Fan Continuously Run

January 6, 2020

With over 25 years of experience serving Martinsburg and the surrounding areas, our customers have come to trust us with all things HVAC-related. One of the questions we often receive is whether it is beneficial to operate the furnace fan continuously. If you are wondering the same, keep reading to learn ways your furnace fan can make your home more energy-efficient. Will Continuously Running My Furnace Fan Cause Damage? One of the initial concerns you may have about running your furnace fan 24/7 is whether it is okay to do so. It might surprise you to learn that your furnace...

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Furnace Tips for the Holidays

December 18, 2019

It’s a scenario played out all over the country. The house is full of guests while good cheer and gifts are flowing, but suddenly everyone’s feeling a bit chilly. If you’re faced with a furnace system failure during the holidays, use these quick tips to find a remedy. Check Air Vents With so much activity, it’s easy for wrapping paper, clothing, and toys to land on top of floor vents. In fact, blocked vents prevent airflow and can reduce the amount of warm air flowing through your home. When furniture is pushed in front of wall vents, the same problem...

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Why Are Some Rooms Colder Than Others?

November 8, 2019

When it starts to get cold in the winter, you might notice that certain rooms in your home aren’t getting as warm as others. It can be highly inconvenient to have to change your layers of clothing as you move around different rooms in your home. While there are several ways to improve the heating in your home by yourself, some steps require the assistance of an HVAC professional. Here are the most common causes of uneven heating. Replace Dirty Air Filters In most HVAC systems, air filters need to be replaced every three to six months. This keeps them...

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How to Locate Cold Air Leaks in Your Home

October 17, 2019

If you’re concerned about cold air leaking into your home throughout the winter, can help. Leaks large and small can drive your winter energy bills up and cause various rooms in your home to be cool even if you have the heat on. It’s important to find and address these air leaks. Use Your Hands Larger leaks can be found using only your hands. On a cold day when you have the heat running, use your hands to check the inside edges of any doors or windows that are on the exterior of your home. If you feel cold air,...

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