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Minimize the Risk of Furnace Problems by Caring for Your Furnace Filter

January 2nd, 2015

When the outside temperature gets cool, most homeowners want to flip a switch to enjoy warmth and comfort without much further thought. One way to have this kind of worry-free warmth is to schedule a pre-season furnace check-up. Another way is to take proper care of your furnace filter. Doing so could eliminate many potential […]


Taking Charge of the Air Quality at Home

December 30th, 2014

A significant number of Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. Fall or Spring can bring not just a change of temperature and scenery, but a host of allergy challenges to be faced as well. Unfortunately, there are also allergens to be found inside your home and they are not necessarily triggered by any change of season. […]


How to Tell if Your Home is Ready for a New HVAC System

December 26th, 2014

Your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) system is a substantial investment. You want to get the most years of service out of that investment. Scheduling yearly maintenance and keeping units clean and serviced will extend the life and improve performance of your systems. However, at some point, the time will come to purchase a new […]


A Pre-Season Service Call and Some Regular Maintenance Can Add Years to the Life of Your Furnace

December 23rd, 2014

When you install a quality home furnace you can expect to enjoy years of indoor warmth and comfort. Still, by taking regular care of the furnace you can extend the life of your heater beyond average expectations. Regular care and maintenance usually produce savings on your monthly energy bill as well. Below we’ve provided just […]


5 Tips on How to Make a Furnace More Efficient

December 19th, 2014

The Christmas season is here and visions of Currier & Ives vignettes fill the imagination. Blankets of snow mute the warm glow of outdoor Christmas lights while window panes reveal snug indoor scenes of celebration. That vision loses some of its joy if the people inside are muffled up under sweaters, sweatshirts and blankets because […]


Scheduled Heating Services in Kansas City Can Save You Money

December 16th, 2014

Approximately 33 percent of home energy costs go to heating and cooling your home. If you live in the Kansas City area, those figures likely apply to your home utility bill both winter and summer when outside temperatures can register extreme highs and lows. To get the most for the money you spend, you want […]


Choosing the Best Furnace for Your Home

December 12th, 2014

When choosing the best furnace or furnace company for your home several things are important. Quality is, of course, issue number one. You want a furnace that will put out enough heat to warm your home adequately regardless of what the temperature is outside. You also want a heating unit that will last for years […]


Monitoring Indoor Air Quality on the Job

December 9th, 2014

Whether at work or at home, indoor air quality has a significant impact not only on your comfort level but on your immediate and future health. You have greater autonomy about air quality in your own home, but that doesn’t mean that you must endure bad air quality at work. Employers are required to provide […]


Indoor Air Quality and Kids: What You Need to Know

December 5th, 2014

One-fifth of the American population spends their day in an environment over which they have little control and which could affect their health and ability to perform. We’re not talking about office employees, but school children sitting in classrooms. Twenty percent of our population is sitting in a closed-air environment at school most days and […]


Humidity Control Can Affect Your Health and Home Heating Costs

December 2nd, 2014

As we head directly into winter and home heaters start heating our homes, a common complaint among heating customers is dryness. The human body is composed largely of water and changes in body hydration are noticeably felt. When the moisture in the skin evaporates without being replenished tissues can feel tight, itchy and uncomfortable. Poor […]