Is Your Air Conditioner Leaking Water? Put a Stop to It

August 28, 2017

You dread the day when your pipes, faucets, or hot water heater spring a leak. Seeing your air conditioner leak water, however, can come as a surprise. After all, a water leak isn’t something you’d expect from your A/C system. So how can something that’s not hooked up to your home’s plumbing system manage to leak water? The following not only answers this question, but also presents a few solutions you can use to stop any ongoing water leaks. Where Does It Come From? As it turns out, your air conditioner

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4 Reasons Why You Should Think Twice About Partially Replacing Your Air Conditioner

July 24, 2017

It’s no secret that a brand new central air conditioner can come with a hefty price tag. In fact, it often drives many homeowners to wonder if they can save money by swapping out only half of the system. At first glance, replacing only the indoor air handler or outdoor condenser cabinet seems like a fiscally smart move. However, replacing only half of your central air conditioner is a penny-wise yet pound-foolish decision that often proves painful in more ways than one. Your New Equipment May Not Work With Your Old Unit If you

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4 Ways Central Air Can Improve Your Health

June 5, 2017

If you are debating the merits of switching from an evaporative cooler or wall unit to a central air conditioning system, you may see AC as a luxury rather than a necessity. While it’s true that some homeowners manage to make it through Utah’s hot summers without central air, a central system can have a significant positive impact. In fact, many people find that a central air conditioning system improves their health in addition to their overall comfort. In this blog, we list four ways that a central air conditioning system may help you

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When It Comes to Your Air Conditioner, Bigger Isn’t Always Better

April 7, 2017

Summertime on the Wasatch Front can be a bit demanding at times, so it’s important to choose an air conditioner that meets your home’s cooling demands. But simply going with the largest air conditioner you can find may have a rather expensive impact. Nevertheless, many homeowners make the mistake of buying a bigger unit than their home actually needs. An oversized air conditioning system can be bad news not just for your home’s overall comfort but also for your monthly utility bills and even your health. Read on to learn about the importance of getting the right

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4 Ways You Can Shave Down Your Water Bill

November 1, 2016

Everyone could use a little more room in the budget. You might cut back on grocery costs or shave down the entertainment fund a little. Maybe you’re saving for that TV you want, or maybe you’re just squirreling away an emergency fund. Either way, finding new ways to save money is always a plus. And when you take a look at your water bill each month, you may be thinking it looks a little too high. But how can you conserve water and, in turn, save money? For four ways you can cut down your water bill,

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Have Poor Indoor Air? 6 Ways to Purify Your Air!

May 9, 2016

By now, you’ve likely heard of statistical reports that say that indoor air can be up to five or more times dirtier than the air outside. In a previous blog, we provided you with tips so you can discover if your home has poor air quality. Even if you determine your home’s indoor air quality, do you know how to improve it? Instead of suffering from allergies, coughs, and sneezes, use the tips in this blog to purify your home’s air. Cleaner air is only a few simple steps away. Read on to learn what you can

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Air Conditioning Drama? Five Ways to Lower Your Energy Bill!

March 23, 2016

According to the US Department of Energy, 43% of the average American homeowner’s utility bill comes from heating and air conditioning. You know firsthand how expensive it can be to keep your house cool during the hot summer months. But how do you lower your utility bill while avoiding the sticky, uncomfortable heat of July and August? Below are five tips that can help you lower your energy bill, improve your air conditioner’s efficiency, and keep your home cool all summer long. Get an AC Checkup If your utility bill is astronomically high,

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9 Warning Signs That Your Home Has Poor Air Quality

March 11, 2016

As you’ve lived and worked in the Wasatch Front, you’ve learned how to recognize days with bad air quality. You may even have specific routines that you adopt when you notice heavier smog on your morning commute. But air pollutants don’t always stay outdoors. In fact, many everyday activities in your home can spread airborne contaminants, from aerosol fumes to dust mites. Over time, normal living circumstances and heavy outdoor pollution can contribute to poor indoor air quality in your home. Air quality can have a significant impact on your family’s health and comfort.

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How to Determine If Your Baby Needs a Humidifier

September 21, 2015

Before you bring your beautiful infant home from the hospital, you want to make sure everything in your house is ready. You’ve picked out the perfect crib and repurposed your guest bedroom into a nursery space. You’ve even vacuumed all the carpets to clean up dirt and dust that could find their way into your baby’s mouth. But in addition to all these cosmetic changes, you want to make sure that the environment of your living space keeps your baby healthy and comfortable. Though you may not have realized it, the air quality in your home has

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12 Items for Your Autumn Cleaning Checklist

September 21, 2015

12 Items for Your Autumn Cleaning Checklist Autumn cleaning. It doesn’t sound quite as catchy as ”spring cleaning,” but some important maintenance tasks in the fall will prepare you for an icy Utah winter. Read the tips below to know how you can keep your home comfortable and energy-efficient this fall and winter. Protect Your Pipes A burst pipe will quickly cause a flood of problems once the ice thaws out and water starts flowing. Some outdoor faucets include freeze-proof features, but you should drain or insulate any outdoor piping without those enhancements.

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