Tips to Get Your Furnace Ready for Cold Weather

Winter is Coming. Tips to Get Your Furnace Ready for Cold Weather.

The local weathermen are predicting temperatures will dip into the 40s in Shawnee this weekend. That means HVAC service and repair companies, like us, are gearing up for the flood of calls that will soon be coming in from homeowners who turn on their furnaces only to find they’re not working properly or at all. This is the best time …

Dog Days of Summer

How to Help Your Air Conditioner Survive the Dog Days of Summer

Jeez, Louise, it’s hot out there. Heat advisory days are putting a strain on air conditioners across Shawnee and Overland Park. How’s your AC holding up? Is it going to survive the dog days of summer? We’ve got a few weeks to go before cooler fall temperatures arrive (which means now is a good time to schedule your furnace maintenance …

Cottonwoods

Don’t Let Summer Snowfall Stifle Your A/C Cool

Ever stand in the shade of a soaring Cottonwood, relishing the tufts of fluffy white seeds as they float and waft around you? Cottonwoods may create summertime magic, but that fuzzy “snowfall” can make it difficult for you to keep your cool when the summer swelters start. Those majestic seeds are infamous for their ability to find your air conditioning …

Are Whole Home Humidifiers Worth It?

This winter has been particularly brutal. In Shawnee and the KC metro alone, we’ve experienced days of below-zero wind chills. With the furnace running more to keep our houses warm, we’re noticing the impact of the low humidity levels associated with cold air. You’ll find numbers vary, but the recommended level of humidity in your home runs between 35-50%. This …

Air Scrubber

How an Air Scrubber Improves Your Indoor Air Quality

Spoiler Alert: It’s a Dramatic Improvement Compared to a global pandemic, global warming, flu season, and more working and learning at home, the fact that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranks indoor air pollution as a top environmental danger to our health says something. In fact, studies report that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than …

When’s the Best Time for Generator Maintenance? Right Now!

After the power went out during the storm of (insert the worst storm you remember here), you swore you’d never be without power again. There was the ice-cold house, the frozen pipes, and all the other major inconveniences of living without electricity. You wisely invested in a home standby generator. Whether or not you’ve had to power up your generator …

Without a Home Generator, You’re Powerless When the Power Goes Out

Without a Home Generator, You’re Powerless When the Power Goes Out Generac, a leading home generator manufacturer, found that 47 percent of all power outages are due to strong storms. Thirty-four percent are caused by snow and ice storms. Equipment failures and unknown reasons make up the remaining 19 percent of outages. Power outages can last from minutes to hours …