Why your heater smells like it’s burning

When heaters get revved up for the cold season, they can let out some unusual odors. If your heater smells like burning, it’s likely not a reason to panic. However, some red flags could point to a bigger issue with your heating system. This article will walk you through the factors that play into that burning…

What are the most common air filter sizes?

Routine filter swaps are your key to a happy HVAC system. Still, understanding the most common air filter size can be a head-scratcher if you’re unsure what the numbers mean.  When it comes to changing out your air filter, size matters. Our guide helps you get an accurate measurement and find the perfect fit for…

What size air conditioner do I need?

Choosing the right size air conditioner for your home requires more than knowing the square footage. A thorough evaluation of your house will help you understand how BTUs, climate, and, yes, square footage all factor into your air conditioning tonnage needs. When it comes to optimal AC performance, size does matter. A unit that’s too…

What is the ideal humidity level for your house?

Creating a space with the ideal indoor humidity level means your family is more comfortable and you’re protecting your home. Most people find a relative humidity level between 30 and 50% is most comfortable. Ideal humidity for home Between 30 – 50% humidity Seasonal changes and the climate where you live will play a role…

Different types of whole-house (central) humidifiers

A whole-house humidifier (which can also be thought of as a “central humidifier”) is connected to the home’s hot air ducts and cold air return. It can either work with or independent of the heating/cooling system. When the humidifier is switched on, water accumulates inside of a collection tray. The air passing through the heating/cooling…