Is Your Contractor Properly Licensed and Insured?
Hiring a contractor to do any kind of work on your home can feel like a risk. It shouldn’t, but it often does. You’re committing to spending a substantial amount of money. It’s work that you probably can’t do yourself, and chances are you don’t have the professional expertise to confirm for yourself that it’s […]
Energy-Saving Tips with Your HVAC System
Having an HVAC system in your home will benefit you in a number of ways. For one, it can keep your home cool during the summer and warm during the winter. It can remove moisture and also filter the air. However, there’s only one downside of HVAC systems, the energy consumption. While there are already […]
6 Things every Home Owner should know about HVAC
It’s amazing how many things a homeowner must keep in mind. When you are a renter, maintenance becomes a non-issue – the landlord will take care of it, right? Well, hopefully, they’ll take care of it. At any rate, owning a home means taking full control over handling maintenance issues, including your heating and cooling […]
MANATEE COUNTY LEARNS: HVAC SYSTEMS & MOLD
MANATEE COUNTY LEARNS: PART 1 HVAC SYSTEMS & MOLD A variety of factors can contribute to the growth of mold in institutional and commercial facilities, but one all-too-common culprit is HVAC equipment. The HVAC system, including piping and drain pans, can be sources of mold growth and a transportation mode for dispersing mold spores […]
Home Energy Saving Tips
Need Service Now? The typical home produces twice the greenhouse gas emissions as the average car, thanks in large part to the energy costs associated with heating and cooling, according to the federal government’s Energy Star Heating and Cooling Guide. What costs energy also costs money: with rate hikes, Florida families are paying much more […]
Atticat Insulation – Energy Costs Continue to Rise, It’s Time to Take Action
Need Service Now? Energy Costs Continue to Rise – It’s time to take action If your home is 10-15 years old, there’s a good chance it’s not as well insulated as it should be. Not having enough insulation results in major energy loss and, whether you realize it or not, your home is constantly leaking […]
What Does Energy Star® Compliant Mean?
Need Service Now? Everyone hears or sees the term, Energy Star® Compliant. What exactly does being Energy Star Compliant mean? Energy Star ® is a program developed in 1992 by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) to identify and promote products that are Energy Efficient. Products carrying this symbol provide a way for businesses and consumers […]
Why Preventative Maintenance is Important
Need Service Now? Your air conditioning system is one of the most expensive appliances in your home. By maintaining the A/C unit on a regular basis, you can extend the life of your heating and cooling system, keep the system running efficiently as possible, lower your utility bills and keep your system from any unwanted […]