Entries by Tim Kortze

Steps to keep you and your home protected

What steps do we take to keep your home and our community safe? We’re hearing about the new Coronavirus or COVID-19 everywhere, so, we wanted to share with you our current and on-going measures to combat the spread of any viruses or germs. Also steps you can take to keep your home protected. As a […]

Common Causes of Poor Household Air Quality

When most of us think about air pollution, we usually consider outdoor pollutants like exhaust fumes from combustion engines and smoke from factory smokestacks. Yet it may surprise you to learn that indoor air can be up to 700% dirtier than outdoor air, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

What Temperature Should I Set My Thermostat to in Winter?

Winter weather is not far away. As you anticipate seasonal changes and the adjustments made to accommodate them, you might start thinking about putting flannel sheets on your bed, swapping your short-sleeved shirts for sweaters and perhaps treating yourself to a thick robe and a new pair of slippers before the coldest days arrive. Those […]

How to Use Your Senses to Diagnose HVAC Problems

Unless you’re an HVAC professional or an engineer, the idea of confronting problems with your heating and cooling may sound daunting. You may have received advice in the past that says that unless you have these advanced qualifications, you can’t possibly know how to identify problems with your HVAC system. And that if you want […]