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Hurricane Prep & Awareness

05Sep

Written by Media Monkey

Hurricane Irma is currently predicted to be making land fall during the weekend in Florida. You probably already know that you should be stocked up drinking water, nonperishable foods, flashlights, batteries, and to prep your home for the storm. But did you know you should also prep your HVAC system for the hurricane?   Storm […]

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5 Ways to Keep Your A/C from Overheating

29Aug

Written by Brie Knaperek

Temperatures are rising and so is the amount of time you have your air conditioner on. During the summer months, your air conditioner runs the risk of overheating. But don’t worry! Below are several great tips on how you can help to make sure your A/C does not overheat. 1.) Change filter – The filter […]

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioner?

19Aug

Written by Brie Knaperek

If you’ve read our previous posts, you are fully aware of some of the problems that can develop in A/C units. What we didn’t cover was whether you should repair or replace the unit if you encounter these issues. You may have heard of the $5,000 rule. If you multiply the age of the equipment […]

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Try Using These Houseplants to Naturally Filter Your Air!

26Jul

Written by Brie Knaperek

We’ve explored the hazardous air pollutants that can be found within homes. This post is taking a more positive spin on household tips. Houseplants can be a great, low-cost way to filter the air throughout your house. Below are 5 houseplants that can help naturally filter your home! 1.) Aloe – With it’s amazing sunburn […]

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Humidity and your HVAC System

02Jul

Written by Brie Knaperek

During the summer months, a humidity level below 60% is recommended by experts. High humidity can cause mold growth or moisture related issues and can even lead to health and comfort problems. Moisture-filled air causes A/C to run longer. Luckily, modern A/C units dehumidify as they cool. To lessen need for dehumidification: do not set […]

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Air Ducts: What and How Important Are They?

13Jun

Written by Brie Knaperek

Although many people know what air ducts are and their function in a home, many do not! This post is geared towards those people! After reading through this blog, we hope it helps you become more familiar with your HVAC system and knowledgeable about the importance of regular maintenance. Air ducts are the pathways for […]

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A/C not working? This might be the cause.

26May

Written by Brie Knaperek

A mid-summer, humid 100-degree day is not the greatest time for your air conditioner to stop working. Unfortunately, this can happen, but before it ever does, it’s good to become familiar with some common reasons A/C units can require maintenance. While you should always contact a professional about repairs and installations, it’s good to have […]

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8 Tasks Your HVAC Technician Should Be Performing and Why

03May

Written by Brie Knaperek

Your HVAC technicians should be preforming these 8 tasks when visiting your home! 1. Cleaning or replacing the air filter – Doing this keeps dust and other allergens from spreading around your home. 2. Cleaning and inspecting the blower motor – The blower disperses the chilled air over the evaporator in the A/C unit. A […]

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Gulf Coast supports Abi in Sri Lanka

01May

We believe we are only as good as what we leave behind. Our goal is to have given more than we receive. The only way to do that is to plant seed into other’s lives. What breaks the heart of Michelle Grunberg, President of Iconnectu? Knowing babies around the globe have little or no hope to […]

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5 Common Myths about Air Conditioning

13Apr

Written by Brie Knaperek

We all hear tips and stories told between family members and friends about HVAC systems. Often times, the should’s and should not’s that we hear and tell aren’t actually true. Detailed below are 5 common myths told about air conditioning. 1. Air conditioners are just machines that cool the air. Nope! While your A/C does […]

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