We rely on our air conditioner to cool our home during the summer heat. Comfort is important, but are you paying too much money for your summer utility bills? Checking your ductwork is a proven way to lower your summer electric bill and your heating bills in the winter.
Leaky pipes create big messes and lead to big repair and water bills. The EPA estimates you can save 10-percent on your water bills by fixing water leaks. A plumbing check can spot water leaks so you don’t waste money.
The number of people with asthma is rising in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health. While there is no cure, you can breathe easier by controlling asthma the right way.
What does HVAC stand for? Mostly, we talk about heating (H) and cooling (AC), but ventilation (V) is important too. That’s especially true in your bathroom. But what many people don’t realize is that beyond disagreeable odors, there are also significant health risks associated with improper bathroom ventilation.
In just a few short months, air conditioners will be on full blast. Air conditioner maintenance and coil cleaning are two steps you can take to save money, keep your A/C running efficiently, and improve the quality of air in your home.
The budding trees are a welcome sign of spring. That is unless you are one of the 50 million Americans who suffers from seasonal allergies. While you can’t control the air outside, you can control the air quality indoors.
Ever notice a mildew or mold smell in your house? It’s usually a sign of a moisture problem. A check of your exhaust vents can rule out household appliances and everyday activities as the source of the mold.
You hear it all the time. Turn down the heat and turn on the ceiling fan. It will help you save money on your monthly energy bills. But will it really? Is a ceiling fan really an energy efficient option? BREAKING DOWN THE EFFICIENCY OF CEILING FANS Air flow is measured in cubic feet per… Read more »
Many homeowners may be misinformed or confused about how much longer R-22 will be available to service their air conditioners and heat pumps. Fortunately, Minnick’s is here to help clear the air (pun intended). THE TIMELINE By the year 2020, no new or imported R-22 will be allowed in the United States. This year, the… Read more »
UPDATED 10/24/2017 Have you ever felt cold air coming seeping into your home from windows, doors, or walls? While homeowners feel some of the drafts that drive up winter heating bills, others are less obvious. An energy audit identifies all the areas of energy loss and finds solutions. Air sealing is a low-cost and effective… Read more »