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Home Air Filtration Systems & Spring Allergies : A Match Made In Heaven

5/16/2018 9:15 AM

Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and trees are greening up. The grass is beginning to grow and needs to be mowed. If you’ve got allergies, you’re probably starting to suffer. Pollen from trees, grass, and flowers, as well as mold, can make anyone miserable! You probably aren’t getting any relief by staying inside, either, because all of these allergens can be tracked in with you, your family, or pets. If your nose is feeling constantly stuffy, your eyes and throat are irritated, or your skin is feeling itchy, it may be time to start looking for a comprehensive home solution to these airborne allergens!

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Preparing For Baby : With A Ductless Split

4/25/2018 11:25 AM

One of our Dubuque HVAC professionals recently had a baby girl, and in addition to the usual tasks (painting the nursery, getting new furniture, and getting the clothes ready for their new bundle of joy), the family opted to also install a ductless split HVAC system.

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What Good Is An Air Filter?

4/18/2018 8:00 AM

With springtime coming (and we promise it is!), allergies are going to start flaring up. More traffic going in and out of your house with your children and pets playing outside. And hopefully finally getting to open up those windows and letting some fresh air in! But what does this mean for your indoor air quality? It means the air filter in your HVAC system is going to be put through its paces. If you haven’t changed it out in a while, it’s time!

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How Are Outside Temperature Fluctuations Affecting Your Home’s HVAC?

4/11/2018 10:34 AM

Well, we have had an absolutely GORGEOUS transition into spring here in the Midwest, right? Mother Nature doesn’t seem moody at all (ha, ha). Where are the green plants starting to poke through, robins starting to sing, and days getting warmer? This week alone, we will see sunshine, snow, rain, cold, and high temps. We have been fielding a fair amount of calls and questions about what these temperature fluctuations could be doing to your home’s HVAC system.

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Your HVAC Glossary

4/4/2018 6:00 AM

If you have ever shopped for a new furnace or air conditioner, or even had a technician out to assess your home, chances are that you did not understand a word that came out of their mouths when explaining issues or maintenance requirements with your system.

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Why Should You Have Your AC Checked In The Spring?

3/14/2018 6:00 AM

Remember last summer? That first hot weekend of the spring? Just as metro area families were having their first cookouts and getting ready to celebrate graduations, the temperatures were hitting the mid-90s! It is not quite that warm yet, but we are already prompting homeowners to get their ACs checked. That’s right! And we are not crazy! Here are our top six reasons why you should have your AC checked in the spring… BEFORE the hot weather hits!

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Homeowners’ Spring Maintenance Checklist : Cleaning Up With The Joneses

3/7/2018 6:00 AM

Spring weather is coming, and with it the bright exposure of sunshine. What will that brightness reveal to everyone in your neighborhood? Are your gutters full of leaves? Are your sidewalks cracked? Do you have dead foliage around your home? Did your siding take a hit during the last snow/ice/windstorm?

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The Low-Down On Residential Geothermal Heating & Cooling Systems - Part 2

2/28/2018 12:00 PM

Why are more and more homeowners looking at the benefits of Residential Geothermal Systems? Last week, we dove into the ins and outs of residential geothermal systems. This week, we’re taking a closer look at the benefits and why now is the right time to invest in a residential geothermal system for your home.

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The Low-Down On Residential Geothermal Heating & Cooling Systems - Part 1

2/21/2018 6:00 AM

Is it possible to have a residential heating and cooling system that effectively and efficiently heats or cools your home to comfortable temperatures, while also reducing your utility costs, and while preserving the environment? The answer is… YES!

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The Groundhog Has Spoken, Six More Weeks Of Winter!

2/7/2018 6:00 AM

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow… So… Six more weeks of winter it is! Here in the Midwest, we’ve seen a few days with some heavy snow, lots of ice, and the kids have been enjoying their snow/cold days off from school. And it’s not ending just yet.

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