When the furnace starts blowing cold air or the toilet starts leaking, you may face a crucial question: Is it worth spending time and money getting and repairing the broken home fixture, or would it make more sense to go ahead and replace it?
If you've lived in Pennsylvania for a while, you probably know all the best places to see the fall foliage fade from green to vibrant scarlets, golds, bronzes, and coppers. But after seeing the same views year after year, the changing of the seasons can lose its magic, which is why gaining a new perspective is so important.
One common problem that pops up in homes with central air conditioning is water seemingly finding its way into your home air ducts. The truth is, water in your home air ducts isn't always a big deal and sometimes the fix is quick and easy.
You'll still want to make sure you take a closer look, however, to prevent potential mold growth from causing harmful and expensive-to-repair problems further down the line.
How does water get inside home air ducts? Let's take a look.
Have you ever thought about how little of your house you really see on a daily basis? Sure, you can dust your bookshelves, mop the kitchen floor, and wipe up the sink — but inside the ductwork, behind your walls, dust, debris, and even mold could be growing unnoticed.
Should you have your home air ducts cleaned? Let's take a look at a few reasons to do so and what kind of benefits you might see.
Scheduling maintenance on an HVAC system that appears to be working just fine may seem like an odd idea. After all — if it ain't broke, why call someone out to fix it? While it's easy to put off or even to outright forget those preventative maintenance appointments each year, it's important to make sure your central heating & air system is overseen by professionals even when everything seems fine.
What can regular preventative maintenance do for you? We have a few examples.
While the winters sometimes seem to last forever here in Pennsylvania, eventually spring takes hold. Flowers bloom, trees start turning green again, and children can play outside nearly all day.
There's just one downside — once it's spring, that means the hot, muggy summer is just around the corner. You may assume that your central heating and air is saving you money on those hot days and humid nights.
If it's not sized to fit your home and family, however, your HVAC could actually be costing you. Here's why:
As the temperatures rise, you don't want your home's energy costs to go up as well. With the start of a new season comes new opportunities for you as a homeowner to save energy and money.
While the pollen counts are still pretty low here in Eastern Pennsylvania, that doesn't mean those with allergies aren't already feeling the hurt. Itchy eyes, stuffed-up or runny noses, sneezing every six seconds as you try to make it through your day — these have become constants in the lives of people trying to deal with the influx of pollen, blooming flowers, and budding trees every spring.
While over-the-counter and prescription medicines often bring needed relief, there are some steps you can take to help fight the effect of allergies, naturally, inside the home.
Does a sump pump seem like an unnecessary extra cost? We understand that many homeowners just don't think it's essential to have one on-hand, but we think it's time to reconsider.
Too many homes end up with serious water damage as a result of flooding or water finding its way, and often the whole mess could be avoided simply by having a sump pump available. to you.
Our GoldStar program is something we take great pride in. After over 44-45 years in the business, we've learned the value of providing our customers with more than just quality workmanship and great customer service — we've learned that it's just as important to offer them peace of mind.
We designed our twice-yearly system checks (included in your GoldStar membership) for your home heating and cooling system because we understand that your home should be a place where you can truly relax.
We understand wanting a little more information before you sign up. One of the most common questions we receive is simply, "What will actually happen at these system checkups?" Today, we're here to answer your question.