How often should I replace my furnace filter?
It is recommended that you change your filter every two months. If you have high traffic volume in your home, you may want to replace the filter more frequently.
How can setting my fan to 'continuous run' more efficiently cool or heat my home?
Constant air movement helps to eliminate stagnant air pockets throughout the house. By eliminating these pockets, the temperature is more consistant from room to room.
Do I need to operate a dehumidifier with central air conditioning?
Central air conditioning will cool and dehumidify the air. If a damp basement still exists, then it is suggested to operate a dehumidifier. The major humidity will be removed by the central air conditioning unit.
How often is it recommended to clean and check a furnace?
It is recommended that boilers be cleaned once a year. Older gas furnaces should be inspected once a year. Newer high efficient natural gas furnaces should be checked every 2 to 3 years depending on the basement environment. To ensure peak operating performance and safety, the furnace must be properly maintained.
What can I do about high humidity in the house during winter?
An Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) can be installed to reduce humidity problems that occur during the winter. This unit can be controlled to turn on with higher levels of humidity. It is designed to exhaust air from within the house and bring in fresh air. Don't let moisture ruin your windows. Give us a call and we can help prevent this problem from occuring.
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