Ductwork and Your HVAC’s Performance
What Should Your A/C Be Set To This Summer?
Everyone seems to have an opinion on how low the indoor temperature should be in the summer when running the air conditioning. Many people just think 72 degrees because that’s standard room temperature, but others think it should be higher when it’s hotter outside. Recently, while inspecting a rented house, I saw that the tenant had set their air conditioning to 55 degrees! What temperature should the air conditioning be set at in your home for the summer? What factors...Read More
5 Tips to Protect Your Home While You’re on Vacation
Just because you’re away on vacation doesn’t mean you don’t stop thinking about or needing to take care of your house. Here are 5 tips to make sure your Hagerstown, MD home is safe from electrical issues while you are gone: Unplug Ask any electrician, even when your devices are turned off, they still use up power and electricity and could be subject to surges and shorts. By unplugging your devices, specifically things like your TV, computers, lamps, and more...Read More
Flooded in DC? How to Protect Your HVAC and Plumbing When There’s a Storm
Have you been affected by the recent floods in the Washington DC area? Whether they were just close by or in your own backyard, now is a good time to think about protecting yourself and your home from water damage. There are a few things you can do to make sure your home is as safe as possible both before and after the storm. Preventative Maintenance One of the best ways to protect your house from unwanted water during a...Read More
Spring is Hear! Get Your Home Ready!
Spring is in the air! That can be such an exciting time because winter gets to be such a drag after a while. If you’re feeling the spring cleaning bug, here are a few home improvement tasks you can add to your list to make sure your house is ready for the summer. Service Your A/C Make sure that your air conditioner is ready for the first heat wave when you get it serviced now. We’ll inspect the system visually,...Read More
Prep Your Home For Next Year
Are you sick and tired of feeling like your house has surprises in store for you? Maybe you're tired of things breaking down or of having to replace things that you didn't even know were broken! Either way, a little bit of planning now could save you those kinds of headaches next year. Start by getting your furnace and air conditioner maintenance checks on the books. We can do one in the spring, before you turn on your A/C, and...Read More