My Furnace Won’t Start – Tips you can do yourself before calling for help!

The temperatures are steadily decreasing, and before long, you’ll be turning your furnace on for the first time this year. Chances are, it will come on without a problem, but what happens if it won’t turn on? Here are some simple troubleshooting tips you can do yourself before calling a pro. Check your Thermostat Verify … Read more

Should you cover your air conditioner during the Fall/Winter seasons?

Now that air conditioner season is coming to an end, you might be wondering if it would be best for your unit to be covered with a tarp to protect it from the harsh weather conditions ahead. At Lenz we recommend you leave your unit uncovered. There are a couple reasons that it’s not desirable … Read more

Back to School Saving Tips

Back to school means extra expenses. The cost of school supplies and clothes add up quickly. It is no wonder this time of the year leaves many looking for money saving tips. Thankfully, there are several habits that can help you lower your air conditioning bill and you still be comfortable in your home during … Read more

Troubleshooting Your A/C Before Calling Your HVAC Hero

Why do A/C problems usually happen during a heat wave, when you need your A/C the most? It could be your luck or the fact you only discover problems when running it at max capacity. That’s why system maintenance is so important. Annual Maintenance can allow an HVAC tech to recognize and prevent any issues … Read more

High Energy Bills? Have Your Condenser Coils Checked

Reliable air conditioning is something we all tend to take for granted. We start up our A/C after a long winter break and cross our fingers everything works perfectly on the first hot day of the year. Condenser coils play one of the biggest roles in the air conditioner’s cooling process. They take the heat … Read more

The R-22 Phase Out: What’s Your Plan?

Do you know if the R-22 phase-out will affect you? If your system was installed in 2010 or before, it’s a good possibility. R-22 is a coolant that allows your air conditioner to cool your house down. Effective January 1, 2020 there will be a complete ban on its production and import due to its … Read more

When is it time to repair or replace your HVAC system?

With the seasons changing, now is the time to think about your heating and air conditioning system. Is it in good shape for the next upcoming season? There are several key factors below that can help you make a wise decision if it’s time to repair or replace it. So which one is right for … Read more

Time for an HVAC Checkup: Special Offer!

Experience worry-free comfort this season. If you are like most homeowners, furnace checkups are probably the last thing on your mind. You may even think that they are unnecessary, however, your home is your largest investment, so why not treat it that way. Your furnace runs year round because it also runs the blower to … Read more

Are HVAC Service Agreements Worth It?

Service agreements ensure HVAC systems run smoothly when you need them the most! Maintenance is key to keep your system running at its peak performance. Regular HVAC maintenance increases the lifespan of your system as well as reduces the risk of unexpected breakdowns. With Iowa’s cold winters and hot summers, you want a system that’s … Read more

The Best Way to Damage Your Furnace – Dirty, Clogged Filters

Dirty filters are the most common causes of furnace problems. A filter that is clogged with dust, pet dander and other debris will cause your furnace to work harder because of decreased airflow. For most filter types, it is important to change it monthly to keep your system running at peak performance. The benefits of … Read more

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