The Unfiltered Blog

5 benefits of HVAC preventative maintenance
February 25, 2019
By Jason Gassmann, President

You routinely change the oil in your car and rotate the tires to keep it running smoothly. So, why ignore your HVAC system? HVAC preventative maintenance is key to extending the life of your heating and cooling system. It’s as simple as regularly changing your air filter and signing up for an annual maintenance contract.

How to choose the best programmable thermostat for your home
February 13, 2019
By Jason Gassmann, President

Your HVAC system is only as powerful as the thermostat that controls it. If you recently upgraded your heating and cooling system or you still have a manual thermostat in your home, it is a good idea to consider upgrading to a programmable thermostat.

Time for a water heater replacement?
January 29, 2019
By Jason Gassmann, President

Taking a shower, washing dishes, doing laundry — what do these all have in common? Hot water. It’s an important part of our everyday lives and something that is easy to take for granted – until we are without it unexpectedly.

Is negative pressure the reason your house is so cold?
December 20, 2018
By Jason Gassmann, President

Now that colder temperatures have settled into the Midwest, you be noticing that even though your furnace is turned on, your house still feels cold. If your worried that your furnace isn’t running efficiently — don’t be. If you regularly change the furnace filter and have already had seasonal furnace maintenance performed, it is likely that the cause is unrelated to your system efficiency.

How to know when to replace your furnace
December 11, 2018
By Jason Gassmann, President

The Farmers’ Almanac predicts a cold, snowy winter in the Midwest. Whether this forecast makes you jump for joy or dream of living in a warmer climate, making it a priority to know the condition of your furnace will help you avoid an emergency situation.