Home Air Purification Systems – Reduce Airborne Allergens In Your Home

Are the seasons giving you the sniffles? Are your pets that you said would be ‘worth the allergies’ making you miserable? More than just taking allergy pills to combat the elements, maximizing your indoor air quality through HVAC tips and tricks can help you alleviate suffering for the rest of the season. Take these five … Read more

6 Ways to Keep Your Home Cool Without Cranking the AC

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Keeping your home cool during an Iowa summer is a daily challenge. It can be tempting to walk immediately over to the thermostat and crank the A/C. While having a properly functioning HVAC system is your first line of defense, there are several things you can do to keep your home cool without adjusting the … Read more

Do I Really Need An HVAC Tune-Up?

We get it, you rarely see your HVAC system so it can be easy to forget about it. But HVAC tune-ups are the best way to ensure your system will run smoothly all season long with no surprise breakdowns. We’ll walk you through why preventative maintenance can save you money down the road and some … Read more

5 Tips To Keep Your House Warm During Extreme Cold Temperatures

We expect cold temperatures during the winter, but when highs drop to the single digits or below zero it can be more difficult to keep your house warm. Here 5 tips for keeping the heat in and the cold out: 1. Lower Thermostat Setting When temperatures drop below zero or even below freezing for extended … Read more

5 Ways to Save On Your Heating Bill This Winter

It’s winter in Iowa and the utility bills keep climbing. Here are some tips you can use to save energy in your home this winter: 1. Lower Your Thermostat Lowering your thermostat by just a few degrees can help you save as much as 10 percent a year on your heating bill. Similarly, you can program … Read more

7 Steps to Take Before Turning on the Heat

The days are getting rainier, chillier, and darker sooner–fall is here, and winter is just around the bend. Before you spin the dial on your thermostat clockwise, make sure your space is ready to host a warm and cozy environment. Here are 7 ways to save money and make the most out of your heating … Read more

3 Reasons to Run Your A/C Unit Instead Of Opening Your Windows

As fall weather approaches, it’s tempting to turn off the A/C open the windows – especially at night as the temperature drops. While those cooler temperatures are a much-welcomed break from the heat, here are a few reason to hold off just a little longer before cracking the windows. 1. High Relative Humidity Temperatures may … Read more

Why Is It Always Warmer Upstairs Than Downstairs? Solutions to Temperature Imbalance

Does it seem like no matter how hard you try it’s always warmer upstairs than downstairs? Especially in the summer, this temperature difference can become unbearable. Before you crank up the air conditioning, let’s take a look at some causes and solutions for temperature imbalance in your home. Potential causes of temperature imbalance: Hot Air … Read more

How to Tell if Your Furnace Is Overheating

The weather in Des Moines has been so mild this year that perhaps you’ve hardly had to run your furnace at all. Nevertheless, your furnace could still overheat. But most modern furnaces have a built-in safety shutoff when the unit gets too hot, so how can you tell if your furnace is overheating? Even with … Read more

Emergency Heating and Cooling Service in Des Moines

Sometimes your furnace breaks down in sub-zero temperatures. Other times you wake up sweating because your air conditioner stopped running in the middle of July. In Des Moines, we have the fortune (or perhaps misfortune) of experiencing a wide spectrum of weather patterns. There’s never a convenient time for your equipment to break down, but … Read more

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