Raise Your Indoor Air Quality to Keep Allergens at Bay

April 12, 2022

Allergy season, or anytime we are stuck indoors for long periods, can play havoc with our immune system. With everything closed up, the air doesn’t circulate as well and allergens can lower your indoor air quality. It is difficult to keep the air inside your home clean and allergens out. Pet hair, pet dander, dust mites, pollen, rodent or insect infestation and mold are all contaminants that can affect the air inside your home. They settle in carpets and on furniture, which can trigger asthma or allergy symptoms in people who are sensitive to these allergens.

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Why Should You Hire a Licensed HVAC Contractor?

March 16, 2022

When you have issues with your HVAC system, you may be tempted to fix them yourself or have a somewhat knowledgeable friend repair them. However, there are many reasons this is an extremely bad idea. HVAC systems are complicated and can be dangerous to fix on your own if you’re not experienced. Here are some reasons why you should hire a licensed HVAC contractor for your HVAC system. They Have Experience Licensed HVAC contractors have years of experience with HVAC systems. To get an HVAC license in Kentucky, for example, a technician needs 3,000 work

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The Best Time of the Year to Install a New Air Conditioner

February 8, 2022

Although the cold air of winter is keeping you inside for now, it won’t be long until summer’s heat and humidity arrive. If your air conditioner is more than 12 years old or no longer does a good job at cooling your home, now is the right time to start planning for an air conditioner installation. These tips will help you optimize the timing of your AC installation in South Central Kentucky, including Bowling Green, Glasgow, and the surrounding communities. Consider a Winter AC Installation During the wintertime, our technicians don’t install many new air conditioners.

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6 Questions to Ask Your HVAC Technician After a Heating Repair

January 6, 2022

Most homeowners in South Central Kentucky turn their heaters on for the first time when the heating season begins. Since damp, freezing temperatures can linger for months, you must prioritize your heating repair and maintenance. There are some questions you should ask your HVAC contractor after a repair. Knowing the right questions to ask will help you feel confident that the repair will be effective and understand how to prevent issues with your system moving forward. What Caused This Problem? Understanding why the heating problem occurred in the first place can help you avoid expensive

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3 Steps for Winterizing Your Home’s Heating System

December 9, 2021

Chilly air has arrived in Bowling Green, Glasgow, and the surrounding areas of South Central Kentucky. Before the polar vortex arrives, it’s important to winterize your home’s heating system. These three steps can be done in less than an hour, and you’ll enjoy improved comfort, better energy efficiency, and cleaner air when you’re finished. 1. Change the Air Filter No matter whether your home has a furnace or a heat pump, the air handler contains a filter. After one to three months of use, the filter becomes clogged with particles. A dirty filter not only allows

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Tips to Prepare your HVAC unit for a Snow Storm

November 20, 2021

During winter, you never know whether the snow forecast means there will be a light dusting or your area will experience a complete blizzard. Having your HVAC unit ready allows you to stay comfortable regardless of how cold the temperature gets. Although your HVAC system is designed to withstand the worst weather, taking care of it can go a long way toward ensuring it serves you for many years. Here are various ways you can prepare your HVAC unit for a snowstorm. Schedule a Tune-up Having an HVAC specialist inspect your system allows you to avoid

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4 Signs You May Need to Replace the Ductwork in Your Home

October 20, 2021

If the thermostat is the brain of your HVAC system, and the ductwork is its arteries. When HVAC ducts become blocked or leaky, heated and cooled air can’t be delivered where it should. Efficiency is lost and indoor air quality declines when ductwork has reached the end of its lifespan. The following are four signs that it’s time to have the duct work in your Glasgow, Kentucky, home swapped out. 1. Your Energy Bills Are on the Rise Any sudden and significant increase in your energy bill could be a sign of old, damaged ductwork. This

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Your Furnace Maintenance Checklist

September 20, 2021

When winter approaches, every homeowner wants to make sure their heating system is working just fine. Your furnace is essential in keeping you and your loved ones comfortable during cold seasons. Furnace maintenance is critical in helping you reduce your energy costs and increase your system’s efficiency. There are various important tips that should be included in every furnace tune-up. Changing Air Filters Air filters ensure that dirt, debris and other particles are filtered out from the air coming in from your furnace. When this dirt accumulates in your air filters, it clogs the filters and

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Important HVAC Maintenance for the End of Summer

August 17, 2021

Even though it’s still hot in Glasgow, KY, summer is starting to wind down, and soon fall and cooler temperatures will be here. So, it’s essential to take that time to service your HVAC system while it’s idle. There are things that you can check yourself, but trusted professionals like HVAC Services, Inc. should do any thorough maintenance. The Basics Regular maintenance includes a few obvious things like cleaning or replacing the air filter regularly. A dirty air filter will cause problems and keep your unit from running efficiently. For outdoor units, it’s also important to

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How to Reduce Air Conditioner Noise

July 6, 2021

A properly functioning air conditioner shouldn’t make much noise during a cooling cycle. If your cooling system seems to be getting louder or starts making loud or unusual sounds, it’s important to take action. Follow these tips to reduce the amount of noise from your home’s air conditioning system. Install a Compressor Blanket A compressor blanket is a special type of insulation for air conditioner compressors. They reduce the amount of sound from the outdoor unit. You can purchase one and have our technicians install it for you during a maintenance visit. Schedule

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