Posts Categorized: HVAC

Take Control Of Your Utility Bills With Changes Big And Small

Your heating bills can add up, especially during the coldest months of the year. But the good news is that there are steps you can take to make your furnace more efficient and your high utility bills more controllable. Whether you’re looking to make a few small changes around the house or you’re ready to… Read more »

Minnick’s Is Now on YouTube

Minnick’s is proud to announce our new YouTube channel. We will be posting new content here about twice per month. Our videos will be educational and answer lots of our customers most common questions. Give us a call at (240) 203-6611 to get personalized help immediately. Subscribe today for more videos with tips on how… Read more »

The Autumn 2018 HVAC Checklist

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When well taken care of, an HVAC system can make your home more comfortable all year round. Now that the summer months are coming to a close and fall is almost upon us, you should go over a few things to be sure your HVAC service is ready to handle the chill. Avoid Turning it… Read more »

The Mysterious Phenomenon of ‘Sick Building Syndrome’

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It sounds like a fringe conspiracy theory or an episode of your favorite sci-fi show, but Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) is a very real phenomenon that caused some hysteria in the media a few decades ago. The term was first coined in the mid-1980s by the World Health Organization. At the time, health researchers noted… Read more »

FAQ: What Is A MERV Air Filter Rating?

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You may or may not have heard of MERV ratings in relation to your HVAC service. Do you have allergies? Is your family sensitive to common irritants or bacteria? Here’s the scoop: If one reason that you chose an HVAC system was to help filter your air, improve indoor quality, and trap airborne particles, then… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your HVAC Scheduled Maintenance

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If you’re heading to the doctor’s office, you need to arrive prepared with a list of your concerns and current medications. But how do you come prepared for an HVAC service appointment? What do HVAC companies need homeowners to have ready in advance? Keep reading to learn more. Schedule Maintenance with HVAC Companies Regularly Having… Read more »

Common Air Conditioning Unit Myths You Might Have Heard

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Air conditioners are pretty common in many homes across the United States. And while you think you may know everything there is to know about the units, there are some things you may think to be true that actually aren’t. Let’s take a look at a few air conditioner myths. You’ll Save Money if You… Read more »

The Benefits of Smart Maintenance and Why You Need it in Your Home

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Picture this: You’ve had the same HVAC system for a long time. So long that you feel like it’s time to replace it with a newer machine. But if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. Consider installing smart maintenance instead. Smart maintenance can help improve the functionality of your already-existing unit without costing you anything… Read more »