What In The World Is I.A.Q

IAQ Hazards

Indoor Air Quality.  There you have it!  This is the most focused on item in the HVAC (Heating Venting & Air Conditioning, another one of those nasty abbreviated words in the construction industry again) world today.  Indoor Air Quality is a short way of saying terms like humidifiers, germicidal uv lights, air scrubbers, electronic air […]

FURNACE TUNE UP / CLEANING (Yes! No! Maybe?)

FURNACE TUNE UP / CLEANING (Yes! No! Maybe?)

This is one of my favorite topics of the day!  Like many of those who will read this, when growing up I was influenced by what my parents did as maintenance on their own house, so many of my opinions formed from that.  Since becoming a heating contractor/professional I have become educated by those that manufacture the products we sell and service.  So that being said here it is straight from the source.  Should you tune up or clean your furnace, the answer is a resounding YES!!  There is however a caveat that you MUST be aware of, the work must actually be performed. 

TIPS FOR WATER HEATER MAINTENANCE

TIPS FOR WATER HEATER MAINTENANCE
TIPS FOR WATER HEATER MAINTENANCE

Water heaters have changed a lot over the years due to government mandates to increase the efficiency of these units.  Due to the increased cost of the water heaters from these improvements, changing of the water heaters is more expensive than they used to be.  It used to be that changing of a water heater was reasonable enough that maintaining them didn’t prove to be worth the cost.  That is the past, now we need to maintain them better.  Here are a few tips to help increase the life of your existing water heater as much as possible on your part.  We will list both standard storage tank models (traditional type) and tank less models.