Furnace Filter Facts: THE TWO MOST POPULAR QUESTIONS?

Furnace Filter Facts: THE TWO MOST POPULAR QUESTIONS?

As a Smylie One Residential Comfort Consultant, I visit with many people in a variety of different homes.  During those visits, I often times pull out the existing paper filter to find that it is nearly completely blocked with dust, dirt, pet dander, etc.  At this point, the customer will pose the question of, “How often should I change that thing?” or, “Is that the right type of filter for my house?”  These are both

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It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Humidity

It's Not the Heat, It's the Humidity

When a customer calls into Smylie One and asks me about their comfort issues in the winter time the first question I always ask them is, “Do you have a humidifier on your heating system?” The answer I usually receive is “No, why are you asking me about that?  I am cold and I have to turn up the thermostat to feel warm.” Turning your temperature up in the wintertime will keep you warm but

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Do I Really Need an Air Conditioner Tune-Up Every Spring?

Do I Really Need an Air Conditioner Tune-Up Every Spring?

If I had a nickel for every time I was asked this question, I would be, um, well, I would have a whole bunch of nickels, believe me. However, each time the question is posed, my answer is always the same; a resounding “YES!” So, I have decided to present with a short, yet comprehensive list of reasons to have an annual inspection & tune-up performed. 1. Regular maintenance helps keeps your equipment running at

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