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DIY Maintenance: Tips to Keep Your Furnace Happy

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During the winter months, ensuring your furnace is in top condition becomes crucial for maintaining a comfortable and safe home. While professional help is always recommended for complex issues, there are several DIY furnace maintenance steps that homeowners can undertake to keep their heating system running efficiently. In this blog, we’ll explore various furnace maintenance […]

5 Reasons Why Your Heating System Smells

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Heating systems are essential for maintaining a comfortable home environment, especially during the colder months. However, peculiar odors emanating from your heating system can be alarming. Understanding the reasons why your heating system smells is crucial for ensuring your home’s safety and comfort. In this blog, we’ll explore some of the most common causes of […]

5 Common Heat Pump Problems and Their Solutions

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Heat pumps are a great solution for the climate in Jackson, MS, and beyond. They provide both heating and cooling solutions, making them a versatile choice for homeowners. However, like any other piece of equipment, heat pumps can encounter problems. Understanding the most common heat pump problems and solutions can be extremely helpful for maintaining […]

Don’t Freeze Up: 5 Signs You Need a New Furnace

A woman looking cold as she wears a winter coat in a home.

When the chilly weather blows in, the last thing you want is to be caught off-guard with a broken furnace. While all heating systems experience hiccups from time to time, there are certain signs you need a new furnace.

5 Advantages of a Smart Thermostat

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Whether you’re blasting your air conditioning system in the summer or cranking up the heat during the winter, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about your thermostat. However, it’s important for homeowners to know that the type of thermostat they have can affect their energy savings, comfort, and convenience. Many homeowners are making the […]

HVAC and Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Fall

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Summer can be busy. Between the fun holidays and sunny days, many homeowners don’t have time to think about the state of their HVAC or plumbing systems. Fortunately, fall is the perfect time to get ahead of maintenance and prevent problems before they have a chance to wreak havoc on your wallet. Of course, our […]

What’s the Best Furnace Air Filter for Your Home?

Environment Masters technician changing air filter in Jackson, MS, home.

Replacing your furnace’s air filter every 30-90 days can enhance energy efficiency, improve indoor air quality, and more. Certain types of air filters can trap airborne contaminants such as pet dander, pollen, and dust. However, it’s worth noting that not all furnace filters serve the same purpose. For instance, some air filters are ideal for […]

What Determines the Life Expectancy of a Gas Furnace?

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Gas furnaces are highly regarded for their efficiency, dependability, and comfort. However, if you have an older furnace or don’t know your system’s exact age, you may start to worry about how much longer your furnace will last.

Are Energy-Efficient Furnaces Worth It?

A woman adjusting the thermostat in her Madison, MS home.

When outdoor temperatures plummet, you may hear your neighbors bragging about their cozy homes—backed by their energy-efficient furnaces. There are several benefits to energy-efficient furnaces when compared to medium-efficiency alternatives. However, there can also be a significant price jump from one to the other. So, are energy-efficient furnaces worth it?

How to Get the Most From Your Heater This Season

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin The goal of the winter season is usually to stay as warm as possible until the temperatures become more bearable. But you shouldn’t forget about energy efficiency in the midst of this. We know chilly weather can make you want to throw efficiency out the window. […]