3 Tips for Keeping the Air in your Home Clean
Clean air in your home is something that everyone appreciates. Odors, dust, and allergens can be difficult to live with. Here are some tips and options to help keep the air in your home clean. 1) Checking / Changing your air filter regularly. 1″ air filters should be checked once a month and changed…Read More
Nip problems in the bud with spring furnace maintenance
When the sun comes out and spring buds start to appear, memories of the long, cold winter start to fade. Before you turn off your furnace for the season, keep it healthy with routine spring furnace maintenance. Like many winters in the Midwest, this past winter was harsh. With the Polar Vortex that brought extreme…Read More
It’s a complex business now
Choose the smartest people. It seems like every year, the automobile industry introduces a new series of cars and trucks that is more technologically advanced. These improvements bring challenges for the backyard mechanic who wants to work on their car in their own garage. The complexity of new cars requires a highly trained mechanic to…Read More
Would you send a friend outside without a jacket?
Snowfall in Wisconsin is inevitable. That’s why it’s important that you prepare your air conditioning unit now, before the snow starts to fly. You wouldn’t send a friend outside without a jacket, would you? Failure to cover your air conditioner can bring problems next summer when you need it the most. We’ll show you some…Read More
How to take care of your new furnace
The good news is, furnace care and maintenance is simple for homeowners. Stramowski professionals are happy to visit your home to service your heating and cooling equipment regularly. We’re also proud to offer our True24 commitment: 24-hour availability for emergency repairs. But many furnace repairs are avoided with simple, regular maintenance. This is how to…Read More
How Do I Improve the Performance of My Furnace?
How Do I Improve the Performance of My Furnace? When you’re updating your furnace and considering a replacement, there are a few extras you may want to include. Adding these furnace enhancements is like hot-rodding a car to help it perform even better. Since these furnace add-ons are seamlessly integrated into the installation…Read More
Choosing a thermostat
It’s a fact that homeowners can never predict the cost of energy required to operate their home. One month it will be low and the next month it could go through the roof and cost a small fortune. But homeowners can work to control their energy use by turning off lights and lowering their thermostat…Read More
That big box in the basement
The first thing homeowners do when their heat goes off is call an HVAC technician to come and save them from the cold. Moments before the technician arrives to look at “that big box in the basement”, the homeowner says a silent prayer hoping that they won’t be forced to replace the furnace but instead…Read More
Don’t roll the dice on your next furnace
The furnace you were told six months ago it was on its last legs and ‘could die any minute’ has finally stopped working. You have to get it fixed … or else! How do you select the right furnace contractor to replace your home’s unit? Buying a new furnace or A/C is a big investment…Read More
Is there a swimming pool forming under your A/C unit?
Every so often you may see water pooling under your air conditioner&ellip; and thats ok. Small amounts of water collecting underneath your A/C unit are typical. You’re likely to see puddles when it is very warm outside and the unit is working hard to keep your home cool. BUT… if you see a larger ‘swimming…Read More
Stay cool as a cucumber this summer…
It’s easy to say that winter never leaves Wisconsin, but in reality there will be some hot days in store for us this summer. Though your air conditioning will keep your home cool, it can also run-up your electric bill during the warm months. Here are a few ideas for maximizing the impact of your…Read More
Time to line up your ducts!
Part of maintaining your home’s heating and air conditioning system includes making sure your air ducts are clean. Over time they collect dust, dead bugs, animal hair, and even mold, which can all be detrimental to your home’s climate health. The EPA recommends you clean your ducts if you think there’s mold in them, you…Read More