When the summer heat kicks in and you're trying to stay cool, it's important to know that your air conditioner is up to the task.  The same is true when it's cold and the furnace is on the fritz.  You never want to be in this scenario and not know who or where to turn to get reliable and professional HVAC help that can get your home back to comfortable levels.  Finding local HVAC pros near you is a lot easier when you can read reviews and see ratings from real customers who have used the heating and cooling service in the past.

It's always good to know what questions to ask and the tips for hiring an HVAC contractor, as well as cost to install a new A/C and the difference betwen HVAC brands.

HVAC worker inspecting an outdoor A/C unit
Air ConditioningHVAC Maintenance
A heating and air conditioning professional should inspect your A/C system at least once each year.
heat pump
Furnaces & Home Heating SystemsHeat PumpsAir ConditioningEnergy Efficiency
When it comes to heating your home, a forced air furnace is not your only option.
Furnaces & Home Heating SystemsAir ConditioningHVAC Maintenance
Thermostat settings, indoor humidity levels and indoor air quality determine your home comfort each season.
deumidifier sitting on basement floor with storage containers and clothes dryer in background
RemodelBasement WaterproofingBasementAir Conditioning
Moisture in a basement can lead to mold growth and cause rot. Use a dehumidifier to prevent damage.
Because a ceiling fan doesn’t actually cool a room, you can turn off the fan when you leave the room and save on your electric bill. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Marvin Y. of Albany, New York)
Air Conditioning
Learning the real story behind some of those common air conditioning assumptions can help you to keep your system operating more efficiently.