The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your HVAC System

A close-up of an outdoor HVAC unit.

As winter fades and the gentle warmth of spring shows itself in a few 70 and 80-degree Fahrenheit days, it’s a reminder that the seasons are changing — and so should our approach to home maintenance. It’s time to turn your attention to your HVAC system. This intricate system is responsible for keeping us cool […]

Ductwork Design Mistakes That Experts Can Prevent

Ductwork and pipes along a ceiling.

Ductwork serves as the circulatory system of your home or building. But those intricate elements of ductwork you see above your property aren’t something that HVAC experts throw together without thought. Proper ductwork design is responsible for the efficient distribution of heated or cooled air throughout the space, ensuring comfort in every corner. However, several […]

The Indicators of Ineffective Ductwork Design

The inside of ductwork.

Your home’s ductwork might be out of sight, but it should never be out of mind. This network of tubes in your walls, floors, and ceilings carries the air from your heating and cooling system into each room. But what happens when this crucial system isn’t working as effectively as it should? And more importantly, […]

6 Ways to Prevent Indoor Air Pollution

Plants and a lantern situated near a window.

Did you know that according to the Environmental Protection Agency, the air inside our homes can be up to five times more polluted than outside air? Yes, you read that right. From the dust that settles on your bookshelf to the pet dander that floats in the air, from the aerosols we spray around to […]

What Is a Good SEER Rating for My New AC?

Six AC units installed outdoors.

As we brace ourselves for another sweltering summer, the efficiency of our air conditioning units becomes a topic of great importance. One key factor that determines an AC’s efficiency is its Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) rating. But what exactly is a good SEER rating for your new AC? This question can leave many homeowners […]

4 HVAC Troubleshooting Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

a woman in an orange shirt on the phone adjusting her HVAC system

There’s nothing better than spending time with family during the winter — and nothing worse than having an HVAC system that refuses to work on the coldest days of the year. Heating systems can be complicated, and knowing exactly what’s causing an issue with a heater can be tricky. However, there are several common culprits […]

Why Is My AC Freezing Up?

A frozen indoor air handler in a home.

Is your AC freezing up? Isn’t that what it’s supposed to do? While this may not sound like a big deal, it can be startling to notice ice collecting on your unit. Fortunately, a frozen AC is a fairly common issue for homeowners, but that doesn’t mean you want to ignore it entirely. With help […]

When’s the Best Time of Year to Get Your Heater Serviced?

There never really is a wrong time of year to get your heater serviced, but is there an ideal time for your heater’s yearly maintenance? As the winter months approach, your heater needs to be effective and efficient. If you can’t remember the last time an HVAC professional worked on your heater, it is definitely […]

What Benefits Do Home Air Purification Systems Offer?

For many in Maryland, the spring and summer seasons mean that there will be increased allergies inside of their homes. While opening the doors and windows in your home are a great way to let in some fresh air, unfortunately, it will also allow pollutants to get in and affect the overall air quality inside […]