Home Essentials: Preparing for a Home Energy Audit

By | 2018-11-08T20:07:57+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Categories: hvac|Tags: , , |

For budget-savvy homeowners, energy audits are a great way to monitor and evaluate how much the household spends on utilities each month. If it’s your first time getting a professional home energy audit, don’t worry. Let these preparation tips from your trusted HVAC repair company, Bounds Heating and Air, guide you.

Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips

By | 2018-11-05T16:33:46+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Categories: blog, hvac|Tags: , , |

The fall season is approaching, and that means colder weather ahead. Even if it isn’t snowing, drastic temperature changes will affect your home. That means you need your HVAC unit to be in the best condition. As trained experts in HVAC units, we’ve come up with key tips for proper HVAC maintenance during this season.

Pros and Cons of Different Humidifiers

By | 2018-11-05T15:57:10+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Categories: blog, hvac|Tags: , , |

One of the best installations for HVAC maintenance is a humidifier. With it, you can control how much moisture goes in the air. There are four different types of humidifiers to choose from: steam, impeller, ultrasonic, and evaporative. At Bounds Heating & Air, we’ve provided homeowners the pros and cons of each one.

Debunking Common HVAC Myths

By | 2018-11-05T16:36:03+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Categories: blog, hvac|Tags: , , |

HVAC units are very expensive pieces of equipment so it’s not surprising that people go to great lengths to take good care of them. Unfortunately, some people end up doing more harm than good to their units because of several misconceptions about proper HVAC maintenance. Our experts shed some light on these common HVAC myths

Controlling Excess Moisture to Improve Indoor Air Quality

By | 2018-11-05T16:36:36+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Categories: blog, hvac|Tags: , , |

Through your family’s daily routine of boiling kettles, baths, showers, drying clothes, and cooking, moisture from these activities has to end up somewhere. The excess moisture can cause wood to mold and destroy plaster on your windows, and can even damage the rest of your home. More importantly, this could affect indoor air quality and

Stay Cool in Hot Weather With These HVAC Tips

By | 2018-11-05T16:37:10+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Categories: blog, hvac|Tags: , , |

The month of July saw news outlets report on temperatures reaching all-time highs in various locations around the world, particularly in the Northern Hemisphere. In North America, for instance, a massive and intense heat dome has been hovering over two-thirds of the area comprising the eastern United States and southeast Canada. The heat, coupled with

Protecting Your HVAC System From Severe Weather

By | 2018-10-23T21:24:00+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: hvac|Tags: , , |

Thunderstorms ravaged North Central Florida last July, prompting the National Weather Service and the local authorities to issue several potential flooding warnings, as well as advisories for nickel-sized hail and high winds at 45-55 mph. While there were no reports of casualties, there were two separate non-fatal car crash incidents. Property damage also became an

What the HVAC Energy Efficiency Ratings Mean

By | 2018-08-29T21:39:49+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Categories: hvac|Tags: , , |

When you’re in the market for a new air conditioning unit, heat pump, or HVAC system, you’ll notice that there are many energy efficiency ratings listed on the units. Each rating plays a vital role in helping you determine how much the system costs to purchase and operate throughout its service life.

ENERGY STAR®: The Importance of the Blue Label

By | 2018-11-05T15:58:06+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Categories: blog, hvac|Tags: , , |

For over 20 years, ENERGY STAR® has been helping home and business owners choose the most energy-efficient products with their quintessential blue label. Our HVAC maintenance experts at Bounds Heating & Air discuss what’s on the blue label and why it matters in your choice of heating and cooling units.

NATE Certification: Why Your HVAC Technicians Need It

By | 2018-11-05T16:03:46+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Categories: blog, hvac|Tags: , , |

When it’s time to hire a technician to assist you with your heating and cooling needs, you’ll want to work with the best one there is. Considering how many technicians are claiming to be the best, picking the right one is actually fairly simple. Take a look at their certifications.