Category: Tips

Just because the kids are heading back to school doesn’t mean that summer is over. Chances are we still have several hot and steamy months ahead when we’ll be reaching for that AC dial to tune in some cool. Come November, winter will be upon us with a vengeance, bringing frigid temperatures straight through to […]


Hiring an HVAC contractor is an important decision. There are a couple of competing goals at play here, which is what can make it tricky. For one thing, you want to make sure that you hire someone capable of getting the job done right the first time. Also, you need to pay attention to your [...]

The whole point of having a quality HVAC system in your home is to manage the various weather conditions that can make their way into Maryland throughout the year. After all, if the high temperature was in the low 70s every day all year long, you wouldn’t have much of a need for heating or [...]

As winter is sure to bear down on us here in Maryland and Pennsylvania, you’ll need to know that you can rely on your heating system to keep your home cozy and warm all night long, night after night. We may not have to build fires like our ancestors in order to fight off the […]


Preventive maintenance is the best way to protect the investment that is your home. Staying ‘ahead of the game’ in terms of basic maintenance tasks is going to help you avoid larger repair bills later. The work that needs to be done your home is generally minor in nature, until a major problem pops up. […]


When cold weather settles in around your home, it is important to make sure that your boiler is in proper working order for the dark and chilly months ahead. You certainly don’t want to be without heat for any period of time during the cold season, so read through the ten tips below to keep […]


Air conditioning is a necessity through the summer months in many parts of the country. Regions that frequently top 80, 90, or even 100 degrees are best handled through the use of a residential air conditioning unit, as living in such weather without the help of A/C would be uncomfortable at best – and potentially […]


Saving energy is always a good thing, regardless of what your motivation may be. Some people work hard to save energy because it will keep their utility bills down as low as possible. Others are focused on the environment, so they try to limit energy usage in order to positively impact the earth. In the […]


Hiring a contractor is always a stressful process. There are many contractors to choose from within each field, so it can be difficult to separate the good ones from the rest. Before you sign a contract to work with any particular company on a project in your home, you should make sure that you have […]