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R-22 Has Been Phased Out, But Smylie One Can Help You With Your Refrigerant Needs

In January of 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency ruled that R22, or freon, was to be phased out of the HVAC industry due to its harmful effects on the earth’s ozone layer and its global warming potential. An integral part of most air conditioning systems, many companies in the refrigeration business immediately started increasing their prices to prepare for the inevitable need for the newly phased-out product. Fast forward to today, and there are very

How To Reset Your Garbage Disposal

We’ve all been in the same situation. You’re doing the dishes after a large meal. The dishes are stacked up in the kitchen sink and all of the scraps that didn’t go into the garbage can are quickly piling up. You turn on the garbage disposal does not work. What do you do now? Do you call the Good Guys at Smylie One, where our plumbers are standing by every day ready to serve? Or

Why Is My House So Cold?

If this were the middle of summer, you’d want a cold house, but during the winter months, that’s the last thing you’d expect, especially when your heater is on. Unfortunately, this type of heating problem happens a lot, and trying to solve it on your own may be difficult. Fortunately, Smylie One Heating & Cooling has seen this before and will break it all down and answer the age-old question, “Why is my house so

5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Did you know that between work, school, or being at home, the average person spends roughly 80-90% of their day indoors? [1] According to the EPA, there are 2-5 times higher concentrations of some pollutants inside your home than average concentrations outdoors. When you stop and think about it, the products we use, the pets we have, the items we eat, and some habits we’d love to give up all contribute to the type of air quality

10 Winter Energy Saving Tips

Here at Smylie One Heating & Cooling, we are often asked if we have any winter energy-saving tips a person can use at home or work. Since 1955, we’ve had a vested interest in helping our customers save on their energy expenses. After all, HVAC and water heating can make up for as much as 60% of a home’s energy usage. Whether you’re a homeowner, property manager, or business owner when you apply our ten

How to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing

We expect snow to fall, ice on the road, and temperatures dropping below freezing during our cold season. But, when a homeowner or property manager does not prepare for the harsh winter weather that’s coming, their pipes may freeze, crack, or burst. The last thing anyone expects, especially in the middle of winter, is costly water and plumbing damages in their home or business. To avoid this catastrophe, Smylie One Heating & Cooling has a

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

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