Energy Efficiency: Running Your Heater in the Best Way

April 18th, 2022

Energy efficiency is a term we throw around a lot on this blog post, but it’s absolutely vital that you know how to handle this kind of information. The efficiency of your energy-consuming devices is going to be more and more important as electricity and gas prices rise, and as more eco-friendly laws are legislated into action. The less energy your home uses to stay comfortable during the fall, winter, and spring, the better off your budget will be.

In the old days, you could kind of survive with any type of heating in Bozeman. You could just have a fireplace and an ancient furnace that kept you warm. But now, fireplaces just won’t cut it and an ancient furnace might cause bills to skyrocket month to month.

Today, let’s focus on a few strategies to run your heating system the right way and get your energy efficiency levels to where they should be.

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What Is the “Temperature Differential?”

April 4th, 2022

Every HVAC system in Bozeman, MT has to deal with a temperature differential. It’s a pretty simple term that we use in this industry to talk about a very specific set of temperatures. As we move into the cooling season, the temperature differential is going to massively impact your home’s temperature and your ability to stay comfortable year after year.

While the temperature differential might not matter for certain homes in the winter, it does for us. Our winters are extremely cold, and we can sometimes rely on a heater to fight temperatures that are almost at zero. This massive temperature differential can impact our home efficiency and our budgets.

Keep reading to learn about what the temperature differential is and why it’s so important to consider when budgeting for the future! And don’t forget to call our team for any HVAC support.

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It’s Spring: Time for Maintenance!

March 21st, 2022

This blog is a two-parter. The first is about why springtime is the time for AC maintenance before temperatures get hot. The second part will be about some of the lesser-known benefits that come with a maintenance plan like ours. The more you know about what maintenance offers, the more it will feel like a no-brainer to quickly sign up for a maintenance program and get your AC the care it deserves!

This is exciting! We’ve been waiting a long time for spring and it’s finally here. The need for AC maintenance in Bozeman, MT signals that it has actually arrived, so we should take some of this time to celebrate. While you’re deciding on how much of your budget should go to maintenance or repairs, why not take one of our many amazing local hiking trails, or start grilling some burgers on a sunny day for the family!

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Our Guide for Going With a Pro

March 7th, 2022

The hardest part about HVAC services isn’t the technology or the service itself, but rather finding the time and the right team to call when you need professional work done. Just like when your car breaks down, there are some moments where you just need a professional to take a look no matter how much of an industry veteran you are. This isn’t a bad thing; knowing when to let a more skilled, knowledgeable, and well-trained technician work on your HVAC in Bozeman, MT is still a difficult task.

We’d like to give a bit of information for homeowners that might be on the fence. Sure, your heating system still works, but it doesn’t provide your home with heat unless it’s making noises, giving off strange smells, or it’s just causing your heating bill to skyrocket. We’ll discuss a few strategies to determine whether professional service is right for you!

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Prepare for Spring With 3 Easy Tips

February 21st, 2022

The shift from winter to spring can be abrupt. All of a sudden your home can be inundated with high temperatures, and your coats just don’t feel necessary anymore. While we urge anyone who is active to take advantage of the warmer temperatures when they hit, we also want homeowners to be aware of some simple things that they can do to improve their home comfort during spring.

This blog post isn’t just about heating or cooling systems. In fact, we’d like to shift our attention to smart thermostats in Bozeman, MT, and other systems we rely on to keep our homes comfortable. As long as your home is set up to transition swiftly from winter to spring, you shouldn’t have much to worry about.

Here are 3 tips to help you transition accordingly. Don’t forget to call our team for any last-minute services or support you might need before spring hits in full swing!

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Our Guide to Bracing Freezing Temperatures

January 24th, 2022

There are moderate climates, cold climates, and then there’s our climate. We deal with temperatures that can sometimes be considered colder than cold, which is absolutely brutal for our heating systems. Other homeowners around the country might be relying on their heating systems for comfort and convenience, while we depend on them to stay safe and sound.

That being said, we’ve been heating homes in this area for a long time. Furnace maintenance in Bozeman, MT is a culmination of all our experience in keeping furnace systems running through our brutal winters.

This blog is going to be a guide on how to retain your heater’s efficiency and effectiveness as temperatures continue to be low this winter. We’ll also recommend that you call us for any questions or concerns after reading this blog, so we can help you where it counts.

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Use Your Thermostat the Right Way

January 10th, 2022

We’re not implying that you use your thermostat the wrong way. In fact, most homeowners use their thermostats to reflect their own comfort preferences, and that’s perfectly fine! If you want your home to be warmer or colder, you should be the arbiter of that difference, and your HVAC system in Bozeman, MT should follow suit. If you believe that your heater just can’t quite keep up with your unique comfort preferences, then you should call our team for repairs.

However, sometimes the problem doesn’t come from the HVAC system, and can instead come from poor communication between your thermostat and your heater. Especially if you’ve got a relatively new heating system, there are some things you need to know about your thermostat that could help regulate things better and reduce your monthly heating bill!

Keep reading to learn a few tips on how to properly use your thermostat.

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3 Furnace Goals for the New Year

December 27th, 2021

The new year is right around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking ahead! Many people will go straight into New Year’s resolutions, or they’ll excitedly start looking towards vacation plans, family plans, and even new family members being born. We love the new year because it’s a time of looking forward to a better future for us and our customers.

However, for some homeowners with a problematic furnace, this can be a time of headaches. You might be contemplating your HVAC in Livingston, MT, and anticipating repairs sooner rather than later. This can be stressful and it can turn New Year into a chore rather than a time of celebration. We’re here to curb that by helping you create some furnace goals.

We believe that by having clear goals on how to help your furnace and what that could look like for your budget, we can start removing stress and give you the space to enjoy the holiday with your family. You deserve it!

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Are You Dealing With Cold Spots?

December 13th, 2021

Uh oh, nobody likes to hear the term “cold spots” unless temperatures are balmy and we’re in the middle of the summer. But if you’ve looked out the window recently, you’ll know that we’re not in the summer and we’re almost actually in winter. So, if you’re dealing with cold spots in your home, then you’re likely looking for a way to get rid of them.

Well, the good news is that the first step towards getting rid of cold spots is acknowledging that you have them! Sometimes, cold spots can be an occurrence in specific types of homes like ones with new additions, large single-paned old windows, and drafty corridors. However, most of the time a cold spot can be attributed to the need for furnace repair in Livingston, MT.

Today, we’re going to take a deep dive into why cold spots occur and what you can do about the ones in your home!

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3 Tips to Stop Your Furnace From Breaking Down

November 15th, 2021

We put a lot of stress on our furnaces during the winter, and it’s not really by choice. Living in a climate like ours means we need to devote a good portion of our budget to keeping temperatures warm and cozy indoors until the spring comes. This means that there are some good practices that homeowners can take that go a long way when it comes to furnace health.

Sometimes there’s just no avoiding it—your heater might need furnace repair in Belgrade, MT. Or, it might be in rough shape to the point where replacement services might be necessary. Our team can help walk you through this difficult time, but also we’ll provide you with some tips that can help you keep your furnace running well.

Keep reading and we’ll talk about three awesome tips that can help homeowners keep their furnaces running smoothly throughout the rest of the fall and winter this year!

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