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HVAC Tips For Pet Owners

Do you have a pet? Do you have an HVAC system in your house? If you answered yes to these two questions this blog IS FOR YOU! Check out this list of 10 HVAC Tips to save you energy and keep your HVAC from working double-time: Shut off fans: if you leave fans on in attempt for a pet to feel cool you could potentially be wasting your time. In order for a pet to actually feel and enjoy a fan through their fur it must be set pretty high. To avoid adding unnecessary kilowatt hours to your electric bill stop
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10 FAQs!

Is there something about your HVAC system that is concerning you but you’re afraid to ask?  Fear no more…the BELOMAN is always here to help.  We’ve compiled a list of the 10 most frequently asked questions when it comes to your A/C and furnace.  Check out the questions below to see which category your concern falls into. Is this sound I’m hearing an issue?: you may hear alarming sounds come from your system; however, in most cases there isn’t anything to worry about.  Check out one of our previous blogs to see if the sound you’re hearing made the list
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What Do These Funny HVAC Sounds Mean?

Are you experiencing funny sounds coming from your air conditioner or furnace? When it comes to odd sounds coming from your system these sounds can definitely be alarming.  Although some sounds may be a teaser, there are still some sounds that can become troubling to your system.  We’ve come up with a list of common sounds that may escape your HVAC system and what they may be caused by: Rattling: rattling sounds often indicate there is something that has been loosened and trapped.  Items such as sticks and pebbles can become lodged in your outside unit causing funny sounds. Metal
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Planning Your Summer Vacation: HVAC Edition

A lot goes into planning a summer vacation as you may know! Don’t let your HVAC be ignored while making your planning list.  Besides packing the swimsuit, sunscreen and planning your excursions there are several things you should check on your home before you go.  We’ve compiled a list of 5 HVAC tips to keep in mind when planning your summer vacation. Schedule Routine Maintenance: before leaving for your vacation it is a good idea to call your local and trusted HVAC company to perform a tune up on your system. This tune up will ensure everything is operating correctly
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Save Money While Away for Vacation!

Are you gearing up for an exciting summer getaway? Your summer getaway may have left a dent in the ol’ wallet, but did you know you have an amazing opportunity to save cash while you’re away simply by adjusting your thermostat?  Some believe turning their AC completely off while on vacations is the best option; however, keeping your AC off for an extended amount of time can cause damage to your drywall, wood and wallpaper by allowing the heat and humidity to become trapped. We’re here to tell you there IS another option to save money while you’re away that
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Importance of a Pre-Season Tune-Up

Spring is in full force with average temperatures beginning to rise…summer will be here before you know it! Did you know now is the perfect time to schedule your seasonal tune-up rather than later?  It’s true! If you’ve ever considered scheduling an AC tune-up…NOW is actually the perfect time to schedule it.  Although you may have heard of the old saying “Location, location, location!” we’re here to tell you your HVAC is about “Timing, timing, timing!” FOUR Reasons why you should pay attention to your AC sooner rather than later: You can keep your warranty intact: often times many homeowners
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8 Tips to Lower Your Heating Costs

Who doesn’t enjoy learning about how to save money?! Saving money can come in several quick DIY ways.  We’ve come up with a list of 8 tricks for reducing your heating costs.  Pick one to put into effect or pick all 8–small changes CAN make a difference! 1. Stock up on socks: As goofy as it may sound, in many situations if your feet are cold then your whole body is cold! Grab a cozy pair of socks and keep those feet warm.  This will help you feel warmer so you’ll be less likely to continually adjust the thermostat. This will allow your furnace to not work double time
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Pros & Cons of Different Types of Filters

Although the act of replacing your filter is a simple ‘pull out the old and insert the new’ procedure, shopping for a filter can be overwhelming. When shopping for a filter you’ll notice there are numerous types available. While there are many types to shop through, the different styles can usually be categorized into three categories. We’ll go through the pros and cons of each of the three categories to better assist you in making the right purchase for your next filter change: Basic Air Filters:  This is the most common type of filter that everyone is usually familiar with. These
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Heads Up! It’s Fall Tune-Up Time!

Now that cooler Fall weather is approaching it’s time to start scheduling your furnace tune-up service. Although some may think tune-ups are not important, we’re here to tell you that they ARE! As with regular doctor or dentist checkups, it’s also equally as important to schedule routine maintenance on your furnace. Fall tune-ups can help ensure safety, avoid costly emergency repairs, extend the life of your furnace, and allow you to gain peace of mind. ENSURE SAFETY: One reason it’s important to schedule your fall tune-up is to ensure the safety of your family. Because furnaces burn fuel to produce
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5 Ways to Improve Your Allergies At Home

Heads up–the first day of Fall is quickly approaching!  Allergies aren’t only an issue in the Spring time, they can also be a troublesome Fall issue.  One of the main Fall allergy contributors is ragweed.  This pesky allergen is especially known to affect the Midwest region as it grows amply in our area.  According to WebMD, 75% of people who are allergic to Spring plants are also allergic to ragweed.  Don’t let ragweed or other irritating allergens affecting your allergies keep you from fun Fall festivities!  Here’s a list of 5 ways to improve allergens inside your home: Filters: Changing your filter to one with
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