Plumbing Stopped Up? Try These Tips Before Calling a Professional

Plumbing Stopped Up? Try These Tips Before Calling a ProfessionalWhen your plumbing is stopped up, it’s often a good idea to call a professional to avoid inconvenience or any further problems. Before you do, however, try these tips on how to fix some common problems: Read More »

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What Kind of Air Filter is Best? Figure What Works for Your Home

What Kind of Air Filter is Best? Figure What Works for Your HomeKeeping your home air filter changed monthly should be a priority for the health of your family and friends. With so many variations of air filters available, it can be difficult to decipher MERV ratings and filter types for improving indoor air quality when shopping for air filters.  Read More »

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Quick, Easy Tips for Saving Water This Summer

Quick, Easy Tips for Saving Water This SummerMost homeowners are very aware of the importance of conserving our natural resources, especially water. During a hot northern Utah summer, cooling off is the name of the game, but water usage and utility bills naturally rise during the warmer months as people fill pools, take more showers and do more wash. Read More »

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Saving Money and Energy on Vacation is Not a Myth — Learn Easy Tips

Saving Money and Energy on Vacation is Not a Myth -- Learn Easy TipsAre you interested in saving money and energy on vacation? If so,there are many things you can do, prior to leaving, which allow you to do just that. Following these simple tips will help to ensure that your energy bill remains as low as possible, while you’re away. Read More »

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3 Criteria to Consider When Shopping for a Water Heater

3 Criteria to Consider When Shopping for a Water HeaterIt’s easy to get overloaded with information when shopping for a water heater. Instead of simply going with a unit recommended by a salesman, take the time to understand the following three criteria that will help you pick a water heater that is right for your home. Read More »

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Added Efficiency — Incorporate Energy Star Guidelines into Your Home

Added Efficiency -- Incorporate Energy Star Guidelines into Your HomeIf you are a homeowner interested in reducing your utility bills while lowering your carbon footprint, incorporating Energy Star guidelines into your home provides an easy to follow blueprint to maximize household efficiency while increasing its overall comfort level. Additional benefits of an Energy Star home include quieter machinery, improved indoor air quality (IAQ), and better humidity control.  Read More »

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Reducing Carbon Monoxide Exposure is Important to Your Home’s Health

Reducing Carbon Monoxide Exposure is Important to Your Home's HealthWhen it comes to home safety, carbon monoxide (CO) should always be a top priority. Not only is it dangerous in relatively small concentrations, it can’t be seen, smelled or tasted. Initial symptoms from exposure include migraines, disorientation and nausea. Long term exposure or a high concentration of CO in a short term period can cause fatalities, which is why reducing carbon monoxide exposure is crucial. Read More »

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Not a Good Sign — When Your A/C Unit Has Ice

Not a Good Sign -- When Your A/C Unit Has IceYour air conditioner is supposed to get your house cool, but it should never have ice on it. If it does, it could be a symptom of a serious problem or could lead to one if the problem isn’t correct immediately. Here is what to do if your A/C unit has ice: Read More »

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Options for Upgrades — An HVAC Retrofit

Options for Upgrades -- An HVAC RetrofitIt should be a pleasure to sit within the confines of your home and enjoy the cool or warm air. You should not be worried about your energy bills. So, if your HVAC system is old, you will benefit from an upgrade. Not only will this make your home more energy efficient, it also will help make the inside living space more comfortable and livable. Read More »

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A Refrigerant Charge May Be All the A/C Maintenance Your System Needs

A Refrigerant Charge May Be All the A/C Maintenance Your System NeedsSummers in north Utah and the southern valleys of the state can be hot and uncomfortable. So, turning on the air conditioner is the norm in homes and businesses. But come summer, you may find your A/C not cooling like it used to. Is it time for expensive repairs? Before you sweat, remember, at times all your air conditioning system could need may be a simple refrigerant charge. Read More »

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