Air Conditioning

Stop choking your air conditioner!

Blocked Air Conditioner

It’s amazing how much junk can collect around the base of an outdoor air conditioning unit. Grass clippings, leaves, flowers – you name it – all seem to be magnetically attracted to the bottom six inches of the air conditioning units. This happens because it is where the air intakes are and they suck-up the…

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Is there a swimming pool forming under your A/C unit?

Pool Under A/C

Every so often you may see water pooling under your air conditioner… and that’s ok. Small amounts of water collecting underneath your A/C unit are typical. You’re likely to see puddles when it is very warm outside and the unit is working hard to keep your home cool. BUT…  if you see a larger ‘swimming…

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Stay cool as a cucumber this summer…

Cool As Cucumber

It’s easy to say that winter never leaves Wisconsin, but in reality there will be some hot days in store for us this summer. Though your air conditioning will keep your home cool, it can also run-up your electric bill during the warm months. Here are a few ideas for maximizing the impact of your A/C…

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Smarter thermostats keep you more comfortable

Smart Thermostat

More and more people are turning down their home thermostats during the work day in order to save on their energy bill. The problem is that they often come home to a cold house in the winter and a hot house in the summer and have to adjust the temperature and wait until the furnace warms…

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Time to line up your ducts!

Part of maintaining your home’s heating and air conditioning system includes making sure your air ducts are clean. Over time they collect dust, dead bugs, animal hair,  and even mold, which can all be detrimental to your home’s climate health. The EPA recommends you clean your ducts if you think there’s mold in them, you notice…

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