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5 Programmable Thermostat Mistakes

Do your utility bills really skyrocket in the winter because you’re trying to keep your home warm and toasty?  Utility bills can add up fast in the winter; however, with help from a programmable thermostat you can take control and regulate the temperature in your home to save money.  With everything in life there’s a right and a wrong way to do something and the same applies to your programmable thermostat!  Here’s 5 mistakes to avoid in order to keep saving money with your programmable thermostat. Mistake #1 Programming the incorrect temperature: Most thermostats are located in hallways so it’s
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Smart Thermostats: Choose the Perfect Match for Your Home

Is that outdated thermostat throwing off the feng shui of your room? These days there are great modern options to choose from so that your thermostat is an eyesore no longer!  Not only does a new thermostat look so much better, but with tons of great features and Wi-Fi accessibility you can now operate your thermostat from anywhere with your smart device!  Check out some of these new smart thermostats below. Infinity Series Controls: Best Infinity System Control: 7-day programmable feature, Wi-Fi accessible, best energy savings, zones up to 8 zones, home automation compatible, humidity control, ventilation control, clean filter
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Help! What Should I Do About My Outdated Thermostat??

Do you want to keep up with the latest interior trends, but your pesky thermostat is throwing off the feel of the room?  It turns out there are actually ways to dress up your thermostat. You can make your outdated thermostat modern with a few simple changes! Cover it up: search Pinterest for various hinge box ideas. The box can be created to match your décor and no one will know what’s behind it! There’s always the option of covering it with a piece of art; however, for easier access connect hinges to the piece you are using to “disguise” the thermostat. 
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5 Common Problems During Peak A/C Season

During the peak of the summer you’re A/C is having to work it’s hardest. Because your system is working so hard to keep up, many begin to show some failing points.  Unless your unit is 100% new, there are several cases you may experience an issue during peak A/C season.  Below is a list of 5 common problems you may encounter during the hottest of summer days: Problem #1: The Air Switches On Irregularly: for this common problem during peak A/C season, it could simply come down to the location of your thermostat.  If your thermostat is in a location
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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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Help! My House Isn’t Cooling Evenly!

If you found that our blog last week pertained to your home then this week’s blog will be right up your alley!  If you are finding that your temperatures are fluctuating from room to room you may want to look into Zone Control System.  What is a Zone Control System and how does it work?  We’re here to help! What is a Zone Control System?: A Zone Control System is a way for you to allow specific areas of your home or office to have their own thermostat.  These kinds of systems are the most efficient method to keep your
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How To: Disguise an Outdated Thermostat

Want to keep up with the latest interior trends, but your pesky thermostat is throwing off the feel of the room?  It turns out there are actually ways to dress up your thermostat!  You can make your outdated thermostat modern with a few simple changes. You Can: Cover it up: search Pinterest for various hinge box ideas. The box can be created to match your décor and no one will know what’s behind it! There’s always the option of covering it with a piece of art; however, for easier access connect hinges to the piece you are using to “disguise” the
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Benefits of a Programmable Thermostat

Did you know there’s a way to regulate the temperature of your house even when you step out for a while or go on vacation? Did you know you could do this from your smart phone? It’s true! As technology advances we feel it in the HVAC world as well. If you’re interested in saving money, using less energy, regulating your home more easily, or just want to stay current a programmable thermostat is right up your alley! What is a programmable thermostat? You may have heard of a programmable thermostat, but never knew what they actually were capable of.
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HVAC Myths Debunked!

While it may appear that the HVAC industry is straight forward, people still have misconceptions about certain areas.  In order to clear up some of these misconceptions, we’ve created a list of 5 common myths to debunk their falsehood!  MYTHS #1: Air Filters Do Not Need To Be Changed On A Regular Basis: The Truth: Air filters do indeed need to be changed on a regular basis.  Dirt, dust, and even moisture can clog up your filter which will not allow your system to run effectively.  It’s also a very good idea to keep up with the cleanliness of your
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