How to Find and Maintain Your Ideal Sleep Temperature

October 12, 2021

Room temperature can play a big role in determining how well you sleep. Some people prefer to bundle up in layers of clothing and wrap themselves in heavy comforters. Others strip down to the bare essentials and leave the air conditioner running. Finding and establishing the right nighttime temperature for your Shawnee, Kansas, home could be key to improving your sleep quality. Moreover, it might be a lot easier than you think. What the Experts Say Countless researchers say that the perfect room temperature for a good night’s sleep is between just 65 and 67

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Common Problems That Happen With Your Furnace

September 13, 2021

You depend on your furnace to keep your family both comfortable and safe over the winters around Shawnee. But your furnace doesn’t always stay running strong over the coldest times, and you need to find out why. Here are some of the most common problems you may experience with your furnace and what to do about them. Reduced Airflow One of the most common problems you will face, and possibly repeatedly, is reduced air coming from your vents. Several underlying problems cause these airflow restrictions. Some are easy to find and fix, and others are much

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Signs Indicating Your AC Was Damaged in a Storm

August 17, 2021

Storms are a common part of life around Shawnee, and so is storm-related damage. Unfortunately, this damage sometimes includes your air conditioner. Here are some telltale signs a storm has damaged your air conditioning unit. Physical Damage to the Condensing Unit After the storm has passed, go outside and look for any physical damage to your condensing unit. This is the square or rectangular unit outside that most people associate with their air conditioner. There are several aspects of damage you want to look for that will affect the function of the unit.

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How To Make the Best Use of Your Air Conditioning

July 19, 2021

As the summer approaches, having an air conditioner installed in your home would be the best way to fight the hot temperatures. However, the ineffective use of an AC unit could lead to increased energy bills. Air Care Heating & Cooling technicians are well-trained to help you enjoy a comfortable and relaxed stay in your home during summer. Here are effective ways of using your AC unit this summer. Maintaining Stable Temperature Many people blast their air conditioning systems on the lower levels during the summer season. However, this is not an effective use of your air conditioning unit. Instead

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How Does Central Air Conditioning Work?

June 21, 2021

Have you ever felt the cool breeze of an air conditioner and wondered how it actually works? AC units are fascinating pieces of technology that provide efficient and convenient cooling. Various AC models may use slightly different parts and components. However, the majority of air conditioners will use these steps to cool the air in your home. The Thermostat Realizes It Is Too Hot The first and most essential step in any air conditioner is simply turning the unit on. Modern AC units are regulated by a thermostat. This thermostat will constantly measure the air

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Should I Have an HVAC Maintenance Agreement?

May 10, 2021

You may think that your air conditioner has the standard manufacturer’s warranty, so there is no need for a maintenance agreement. However, that warranty is completely separate from the maintenance that should be performed on your system. Like your vehicle, your HVAC system needs regular maintenance to keep running effectively, and a maintenance agreement brings some special benefits. Greater Peace of Mind Your air conditioner may cause you some stress while you wonder if it is going to break. This stress may not be as high with a newer system, but it still lingers in the

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Why is My Air Conditioner Making Noises?

April 6, 2021

When the weather gets warm, it’s easy to go to the thermostat and simply switch on the air conditioner. The system turns on almost silently, and everything starts to cool down again. But what happens when it isn’t that easy and your system starts to make noise? There are noises you should be aware of that indicate your system needs service. Humming A humming can be a sign of several problems. On the simple end, it can be caused by something loose in your system. On the more serious end, it could indicate

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The Best Ways to Heat a Garage

March 16, 2021

The family garage is not always used to keep vehicles inside and protected from the outdoor elements. Sometimes a family may want to increase the livable space of their home and will convert their garage into such a space. This means converting the garage into an extra bedroom or recreation room. For those living in the Greater Kansas City area that deals with the freezing cold temperatures of winter, this also means figuring out how to keep the garage or space warm. The First Steps Keeping a garage warm is not that difficult, but it

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How To Improve Indoor Air Quality Naturally

February 4, 2021

The more we learn about the air we breathe every day, the more we realize how important it is to keep it clean. Carbon monoxide, dust, asbestos, smoke, and other toxins get into the air that we inhale, especially indoors where the atmosphere is confined to a closed space. Here are some tips on how to improve indoor air quality naturally. Sweep and Dust It’s important to sweep and dust your home regularly. If these chores are left unattended, dust and other toxins can wind up in the air. Be sure to sweep, vacuum and dust

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How can the iWave improve the indoor air quality of my home?

January 21, 2021

Indoor air quality may seem negligible compared to the outdoors, but the poor air quality inside homes in Shawnee and surrounding areas contributes to allergies, headaches, chronic illnesses, and much more. As you look around for an air purifier, a standalone unit may seem like the best option. The affordability and convenience of small units attract many consumers, but they are often disappointed. Small portable units are designed to clean air in only a small part of your house, leaving a significant number of airborne particles to circulate throughout your residence. A better option is whole-home

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