Improving Indoor Quality During the Springtime Months

The spring is often the worst season for sufferers of seasonal allergies. As the trees turn green, the farmers get into the fields, and the flowers bloom, so too does hay fever, sending many peoples’ immune systems into miserable overdrive. Tiny particles from grasses, trees, flowers, and weeds become airborne, finding their way into the bodies of seasonal allergy sufferers. …

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National Radon Action Month

The EPA has designated January as National Radon Action Month. So what exactly is radon and why should you take action against it? Radon is a naturally-occurring radioactive gas that you can’t see, smell, or taste. It can creep into your home through cracks in the walls, foundation, and floors; gaps in flooring; fireplaces and furnaces; exterior air vents; and …

Geothermal HVAC systems in Ames, Iowa

The price of energy is always on the rise. Every year, it becomes expensive to heat and cool our homes. When the cost of conventional air-conditioning and heating systems becomes too much, it may be time to consider a geothermal system. Geothermal systems work by transferring the temperature below the Earth’s surface into your home. In areas that experience seasonal …

Sump Pumps and Flooding – Important Information to Know

It’s not enough to just have sump pumps installed in your basement; it’s not a good idea to just forget about them and assume that season after season, year after year, they’ll keep working. It’s crucial that you check your sump pumps early each spring every year to protect your equipment – and your basement – from flooding. Your home …

It’s Not Too Late to Service Your Furnace for the Year

Annual maintenance service by our Ames heating and cooling experts is vital for the health, safety, and comfort of everyone in your home. Having us come preform bi-annual checks has many benefits, and one of the most important is that you’ll drastically cut your chances of being stuck with an unexpected heating emergency during those sub-zero Midwest winters. It’s not …