4 Crafty Ways to Winterize Your Home This Month

Like it or not, winter is on its way to your home, which means staying warm is about to be your number one priority. However, it’s probably in your best interests not to have the heat on full blast all day long. To help keep both you and your bank account nice and cozy, here are a few clever ways you can make your home a toasty oasis this winter. Seal Your Windows Approximately 25% of your home’s heat escapes through small cracks like those by doors and windows, and the easiest way to remedy that problem is to seal them. This is most effectively done with a simple caulk […]

Key Signs It’s Time For an Air Duct Cleaning

Even though we depend on our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems day in and day out, we hardly ever give a thought to air duct cleaning and maintenance. Of course, when you finally do notice a problem, you won’t be able to think about anything else. That’s because air duct problems seriously impact the air quality in your home, leading to foul odors. Most homeowners should expect to clean their air ducts once every two to seven years — which is a large time frame to remember. How can you tell if you’re due for a professional air duct cleaning? The system itself will let you know, so […]

5 HVAC Tips for Cutting Your Winter Energy Costs

Many of us forget just how important it is to have a warm, heated home throughout the winter until the foul weather is already upon us. Unfortunately, we also tend to forget just how expensive heating services can be through the long, cold months. To keep cozy without breaking the bank this fall-winter heating season, follow these professional HVAC tips for getting the most out of your home heating systems: Seal and insulate Winterizing your home is the most important part of keeping warm air in and cold air out. Be sure to caulk any cracks around windows or doors that might let in a draft, seal off any attic […]

Preventative Maintenance For Your HVAC System

It is frequently cited that air conditioning units can last between 10 to 15 years — and it’s true. But it is dependent upon one very important thing: preventative maintenance. The better your HVAC system is maintained, the better and longer it will perform. And the ultimate bottom line is that preventative maintenance will result in massive saving for you, because of higher efficiency, lower utility bills, and a lower rate of replacements and repairs. Your peace of mind will be restored because of a drastic decrease in system failures and a much longer life for your HVAC equipment in general. Talk to your HVAC repair people about a preventative […]

4 Ways to Get Your HVAC System Ready for Fall

Fall is already making an appearance, and your AC unit is sure to be ready for a break. But early autumn is the perfect time to start preparing your HVAC system for the cooler temperatures these next few months will bring. One thing’s for certain: you don’t want to wait to service your system until it’s too late! Here are four ways you can prepare your home heating systems in order to catch any little problems right away: Change your thermostat Installing a programmable or smart thermostat can make a big difference in both your comfort and your heating and cooling costs. Fall weather tends to be unpredictable, and having […]

FAQs on Your Heating and Cooling System, Explained

Having an HVAC system is a great way to stay toasty on winter nights and stay cool on those summer days. We understand that owning a heating and cooling system can be confusing at times, so here are some FAQs to help answer any question you may have. Question: What do I have to do with my air filter? Answer: Your air filter is an important part of your system, as it is able to collect any dirt, debris, and dust swirling around your home. Make sure to check your filter monthly, and to change it every 90 days or so. A good tip is to write the date you […]

6 Unexpected Benefits of Home Humidifiers

Summer is winding down, and with that comes turning off your air conditioners and investing in some heating services for your furnaces. One aspect of your HVAC system that should not be ignored during this time is the humidifier. Humidifiers are devices that put moisture back into the air and can provide many benefits to your home. While humidity is usually something you want to avoid during the summer, home humidifiers can provide some unexpected benefits. Here are the top six benefits of installing a humidifier for both you and your home. 1. Reduce the risk of infections Bacteria and viruses have a harder time traveling through humid air, so […]

Air Conditioning Myths, Debunked

Now that it’s summer, two-thirds of homes in the United States rely on their air conditioners to keep them cool. But when it comes to AC repair and maintenance, many homeowners can easily get confused by the air conditioning misinformation out there. If you want to get the most out of your air conditioner this summer, then don’t fall for these AC lies! Myth: Closing the ducts will allocate air to another area of the house. Fact: Many people think that closing their air vents will send the cold air into another room. In reality, the only thing it accomplishes is wasting energy. When you close a vent, the cool […]

3 Reasons You Should Have Your HVAC Systems Serviced This Summer

At Jones Heating and Air, we know the importance of properly running air conditioners, furnaces, and HVAC systems in general. Whether it’s the dead cold of winter or the blistering hot months of summer, HVAC repairs are not something you want to have to deal with anytime, but especially when you’re enduring the harshest times of weather. That’s why regularly maintaining, cleaning, and servicing your AC and furnace units while they’re still operating is the soundest and practical choice you can make. It’s one of those things you don’t really think about until it’s not there and you’re staring at a fan trying to keep cool. That’s just one of […]