In the summer season, the ongoing use of AC units becomes a common occurrence which often results in significantly higher power and energy bills.
With increased AC unit usage comes higher costs and it becomes clear to homeowners choosing the right AC unit along with ensuring proper maintenance is of imperative value.
Save Money by Following These Important AC Unit Energy Tips:
Air Pollutants and Hazards in the Home
The world is bustling with industry and invention but with it comes a larger amount of harmful pollutants in the air. Many contaminants exist in the air, such as smog and particle pollution from refinement plants.
These and many more decreases in air quality threaten the public health. In addition, the air quality in your home can be similarly hazardous, [...]
Do you feel like winter is dramatically increasing the heating bill? Local HVAC companies advise on thoroughly checking your home for problems.
There may be heating issues unnoticed which are lowering the thermal insulation properties of your house or the heating system's capabilities. Fixing them could give you the comfort you deserve without wasting energy.
Here are the best tips from [...]
Unscrupulous HVAC technicians give the industry a bad name by doing their job poorly. It usually leads to unsatisfied customers who may never again show trust towards professional services. However, the outcome may be even worse and threaten the safety of your family.
Are you curious what are five of the most common HVAC repair scams and how you can avoid them? Read on to find out.
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Winter HVAC Repair: 3 Common Causes
Winter is coming. The cold mornings and nights will make any walk outside uncomfortable - even if South Carolina's winters are mild. This means you'll be looking for warmth and comfort, at least inside your home.
However, if your heating system is faulty, you won't be able to enjoy that. There could be only one solution to this problem: calling an HVAC [...]
Anything requires maintenance to run properly in the long run. Whether it's your car or air conditioning unit, make sure to give them the time of day. Unless you want a hefty car or AC repair bill on your hands, that is.
But saving energy is not just about maintenance. After all, your AC doesn't have superpowers beyond what it's capable of doing.
To ensure the continued functionality of your [...]
Nothing is worse than having the first serious cold snap of the year arrive only to find out that your furnace is no longer working. It may be possible to fix a faulty furnace, but if it's already starting to fail than sooner or later it will have to be replaced. In order to know what to expect in terms of costs, there are several different aspects to consider.
The Right Kind Of Furnace
Though it was once overlooked as a reliable heating alternative, heat pumps have over the years gained a wide popularity among consumers. This growth has largely been attributed to the significant rise of technological advancements along with a sharp decrease in its prices.
Before it became the go-to heating system it is today, back in the 1970's the heat pump managed to only get the attention [...]
If you find yourself in a position where you have to install a new air conditioning unit for the first time, it can be difficult to know exactly what you're paying for. In order to not be taken advantage of, there are a few basic things to be aware of. Also, there are ways to save lots of money with a more energy efficient system.
Let's face it: there are many areas of the country where during the[...]
Have you ever turned on your air conditioning unit on a scorching hot day only to find that instead of providing much needed cooling relief your home actually ends up getting hotter? It's a complete drag, isn't it? Actually that's a huge understatement—having your air conditioner blow hot air is an absolute disaster.
This is actually a fairly common problem, and although there are a [...]
Blake & Sons is a family owned business that has been offering heating and cooling services throughout South Carolina's Lowcountry for over 15 years. During that time, we have made a name for ourselves thanks to our stellar service, low prices and work ethic. We are proud to serve the local community and take great care in all of our work. We started the business with our father Ken Blake, who also owned Ken’s Heating and Air in Staten Island, NY until 1988 before moving the family to Charleston, SC. Today, the business is run by Ryan Blake, George Makris and Justin Blake. Together, we have a wealth of shared experience in commercial and residential heating and air conditioning...