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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Best Dusting Techniques & Products to Improve Your IAQ

September 15, 2019

Dust in your home is a fact of life, but it is a battle you can win on a consistent basis. The key is to use the right dusting techniques and to opt for products that can make your life easier. Dust From the Ceiling to the Floor Always dust from top to bottom to avoid creating yourself some additional work. Consider investing in a duster with an extension pole so that you don’t have to climb a ladder to dust crown molding or ceiling fans. Use a vacuum with a HEPA filter right after dusting a room in order...

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What to Do When Your AC Won’t Turn On?

August 15, 2019

If nothing happens when you try to turn on your air conditioner in Martinsburg, WV, there’s no need to panic. There are a few things you can look for to narrow down the causes of the issue. Depending on what the issue is, you may be able to fix it right away or call a knowledgeable professional to address the issue. Let’s look at four possible reasons your AC won’t turn on. 1. Power The first thing you can do, assuming you’ve already checked the remote control’s batteries, is to check the breaker box for tripped breakers. Flip the breaker...

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Changing Air Filters: Simple But Crucial to Your AC

July 9, 2019

One of the standard practices for maintaining a functioning and efficient air conditioner is changing the air filter. It is important for your health, as well as the health of your wallet, to do so. Let’s look at three reasons why you should change your AC filters in a timely manner rather than putting it off. The Air Filter Contributes to Clean Indoor Air One of the jobs of your air conditioner’s air filter is to trap all sorts of particles that can be burdensome to your health. Pollutants such as dust, dirt, pollen, pet hair and germs are collected...

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How to Maintain Great Indoor Air Quality

June 25, 2019

Did you know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes poor indoor air quality among the top health risks for Americans? Residential air quality is a serious concern, as is breathing conditions in our schools and workplaces. Many homeowners are surprised to learn that the air in their houses actually has a higher concentration of pollutants than outdoor air. So, what can you do about it? Getting Rid of Dust Dust is among the biggest challenges residents face. There’s a never-ending source of it from human skin and pet dander. Furthermore, dust actually collects pollutants as it forms and rereleases...

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Is It Time for Your Preseason Heating and Cooling System Tune-Up?

May 22, 2019

Picking the best time to have your heating or cooling system inspected and tuned up involves more than just finding an available opening in your schedule. You want to find the time before overwhelmingly uncomfortable hot or cold weather strikes. Get your system ready to perform its best for you during the extreme seasons. Take Advantage of Milder Temperatures It’s generally best to conduct your preseason tune-up between the more extreme seasons of summer and winter. Your air conditioning system will operate more effectively if you ensure that there is a new filter and it has plenty of refrigerants to...

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Comfort Tips

March 19, 2019

Choosing the heating and air conditioning products best suited to your home and your lifestyle requires some planning. Comfort Tips will help guide you through the purchasing process, from hiring a qualified dealer to exploring financing options, upon credit approval. They are designed to help you get the most from your comfort system and show you how to improve your home’s indoor air quality and energy efficiency. To view Comfort Tips, just click on the links in the menu below. Purchasing Considerations Seven Things to Consider When Choosing a Dealer Comfort Tips Seven Things to Look for in a Home...

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When to Replace

February 10, 2019

To repair or replace, that is the question that likely comes to mind whenever your heating or cooling system stops working as it should. Although repairing may be the most affordable solution now, it might not be the best choice over the long run. Factors to consider: Fifty Percent Rule When the cost of repairs approaches 50% of the value of your heating or cooling system, it’s generally time to replace the system. Other Rules of Thumb Even if needed repair costs aren’t quite as daunting as 50%, you might want to replace your system if it’s more than 12...

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Good Housekeeping

January 19, 2019

The Mark of a Reliable Home Comfort System Anytime you invest in a new heating and cooling system for your home, reliability becomes a top priority. You want to make sure your system works the way it was designed to work, keeping your family comfortable throughout the year. At Lennox, we are dedicated to delivering the highest possible levels of reliability and durability. As a testament to this commitment, you’ll find the Good Housekeeping Seal on most Lennox® Products. As one of the most widely recognized symbols of consumer quality assurance, the Good Housekeeping Seal adds to Lennox’ reputation as...

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