Pro Tips

Troubleshooting Furnace Problems Before Calling The Pros

February 9, 2012 Mike Behr 4 comments
When homeowners in the Mid-Ohio region have problems with their heating systems — especially during the height of a frigid winter — these problems can often l
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Have Your HVAC System Serviced Annually For Maximum Performance

February 7, 2012 Mike Behr 1 comments
If your end goal is to save more money on energy bills this year, then you should make it a priority to have annual HVAC service performed on your heating and cooling sys
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Preserve Indoor Air Quality -- Consider Your Attached Garage

February 2, 2012 Mike Behr 2 comments
Is your attached garage contributing to poor indoor air quality? You can take the following steps to preserve indoor air quality and prevent pollutants in your attached g
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Clean Up Dust In Your Home And Breathe Easier This Winter

January 31, 2012 Mike Behr 1 comments
Think the only threat that dust has on your home is its unsightliness? While dust is certainly not pretty to look at, it actually poses a health threat to you and your fa
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With Winter Comes The Potential For Frozen Pipes -- Steps To Prevent This Problem

January 26, 2012 Mike Behr
Three scenarios require that you pay attention to the possibility of frozen pipes. If you live in an area such as Mid-Ohio where extreme temperatures are common in winter
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Attic Durability Relies On Proper Ventilation

January 24, 2012 Mike Behr
When thinking about a whole-house approach to energy savings and comfort, homeowners might think that starting at the bottom, the foundation, and working their way up is
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Ductless Mini Splits Provide A Viable Option In Hard-To-Reach Spaces

January 19, 2012 Mike Behr
If you are looking for an easy-to-install heating solution for a hard-to-reach area of your home, you may want to consider a ductless mini split. Unlike traditional heat
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Fresh Filters Mean Enhanced Furnace Operation

January 17, 2012 Mike Behr
The utility company won't send you a check or issue a refund when you save money on your heating bill, but it may help to think in these visual terms so that you remember
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Zoned Temperature Control -- The Basics

January 12, 2012 Mike Behr
Do you and your loved ones have different ideas of what the perfect temperature is? Would you like your bedroom to be warmer than, say, your kitchen? Zoned temperature co
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When Duct Cleaning Should Be Considered

January 10, 2012 Mike Behr
Dirt, mold, animal droppings and debris trapped inside your home's ductwork can create a number of problems for you, including aggravating allergy and asthma symptoms, cr
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How Whole-House Humidification Can Work In Your Home

January 5, 2012 Mike Behr 2 comments
If winter has you scrambling for the hand lotion and tea kettle to fight dry indoor air, consider a whole-house humidification system. Besides easing your physical sympto
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How Reducing Your Heating Load Can Enhance Furnace Efficiency

January 3, 2012 Mike Behr 2 comments
Most furnaces have an efficiency rating typically between 60 and 95 percent, depending on the age of the unit. No mater how efficient the furnace is, you can still lose m
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