How to Pay for a New Furnace in Winter 2020.

With cold weather right around the corner, it may be time to consider a new furnace for your home. You may be wondering what is the cost, and how do I pay for it. A new furnace price may be anywhere from $2,000 to as much as $6,000 depending on the size, efficiency level, and…

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Why is my home 72 degrees, but it still feels hot and sticky?

We explain what causes this and ways to fix it. Have you ever heard someone say “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity that gets you!” In the St Louis area, this phrase often comes up during the warmer months of the year. Air conditioning (AC) units will cool your home’s temperature down, but it…

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What Are the Signs I Need a New Furnace: Everything You Need to Know About When to Replace Your Heater

Our heating and cooling equipment is typically “out of sight, out of a mind”. As long as it is working, many homeowners don’t worry about it too much. But your furnace is an essential part of your home. There are comfort as well as health and safety implications to a dying furnace. An obvious sign…

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The Importance of Duct Cleaning for Your Indoor Air Quality

Cooler weather means more time inside with family and friends. But it also means prime time for germs and allergies. Aside from washing your hands and eating healthy, there is another unexpected way to keep your family safe from getting sick — duct cleaning. Fall and winter is prime-time for allergies, colds, and sinus infections.…

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5 Things to Do Before You Turn On Your Furnace This Fall

  Fall is in full effect in the Granite City area, and many homeowners will turn on their furnace for the first time this season soon. Temps in the 40’s are on the way. But is your furnace ready? Before you switch on your heat, take some time today to prepare your furnace: 1. Don’t…

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How to Make Sure You’re Getting a Good Heating and Cooling System

Buying a new heating and cooling system can be intimidating. Many homeowners only make this kind of purchase once or twice in their lives. There is a good amount of misinformation out there. Some customers are mislead by shady sales reps, others are may not even be aware of a problem until years down the…

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Summer Energy Saving Tips: Stay Cool & Save Money

Did you know the average family spends around $2,200 per year on energy bills? That is a pretty good chunk of change! No one wants to spend an arm and a leg on cooling bills, but no one wants their house to feel like an oven either. To stay cool and help lower your bills,…

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Things to Know Before You Hire an Local HVAC Contractor

  With the weather heating up, local HVAC contractors’ phones are ringing off the hook. But many times during the throes of desperation, i.e. “My house feels hotter than an oven sitting in the middle of the desert”, people call the first A/C company that pops up on an internet search. In many cases, this…

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Everything You Need to Know About Home Energy Audits

Are you looking for a way to improve your home this year? Get a home energy audit. A home energy audit is an easy, but effective way to make your home more energy efficient and keep your home comfortable. According to the Department of Energy, heating and cooling costs makes up about 48% of the…

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Signs Your Indoor Air Quality is Bad and What You Can Do to Fix It

Springtime is here! But with warmer weather and longer days, comes with the inevitable downside. Indoor air quality problems! Yes, here come the sniffles, sneezes, coughing, and itching. The American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI) reports more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year. Allergies are also the 6th leading cause…

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