What every homeowner wants to know
Understanding Forced Air Furnace Efficiency Ratings and Blower Motor Stages

IN TODAYS MARKET, FORCED AIR FURNACES COME IN MANY DIFFERENT EFFICIENCY RATINGS If it’s time to replace your Twin Cities, St. Paul, MN area homes forced air furnace, you need to understand your choices so you can make a smart decision on what equipment will keep your home comfortable for years to come. You can

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Replacing Your Home’s Heating System? Here’s Some Tips to Consider

WHEN IT’S TIME TO INSTALL A NEW FURNACE OR BOILER IN YOUR Twin Cities, ST PAUL MN AREA HOME, KEEP THESE THINGS IN MIND It’s a major purchase that you will live with for years. Your family will rely on your heating equipment and the company you choose to keep them warm and comfortable during

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Understanding Indoor Air Quality Issues in Your Minnesota Home

WE SEAL OUR HOME’S TIGHT TO SAVE ENERGY AND MONEY ON HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING COSTS, BUT WHAT COST DO WE PAY IN INDOOR AIR QUALITY? By understanding some basic sources of poor indoor air quality you can improve the air you breathe in your home. Here are a few tips on improving your home’s

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Endless Hot Water and Energy Savings for Your St. Paul & Minneapolis, Mn Area Home

Conventional tank style water heaters continuously heat and re-heat the same water over and over so hot water is ready when someone in your home needs it. So while you are asleep at night your water heater is burning energy heating and re-heating the same water. The same occurs during the day when you are

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What Size Water Heater Do You Need?

HOW TO GET THE BEST HOT WATER HEATER MODEL FOR YOUR Twin Cities, ST. PAUL, MN AREA HOME AND FAMILY’S NEEDS Families and homes come in all shapes and sizes. When you need to replace your water heater, you need to consider your current and future needs to get the right water heater. Your individual

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Congress and the President Extend Hvac and Water Heating Tax Credits

On Jan. 1, Congress approved legislation to reinstate tax credits for home owners who purchase and install high efficiency heating, air conditioning or water heating equipment. The bill extends the tax credits that expired in 2011 from Jan. 1, 2012 until Dec. 31, 2013. QUALIFIED EQUIPMENT INCLUDES: WATER HEATERS ($300 TAX CREDIT) Electric heat pump

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Air Conditioning Systems for Hot Water Heated St. Paul, Minneapolis Mn Area Homes

Hello, I’m Josh Savage, Owner of Hero Plumbing, Heating and Cooling. We specialize in home cooling services for all makes and models of air conditioning equipment. I want to explain options for air conditioning systems for homes with radiators, baseboard, steam or hot water heating. WE GET SOME PRETTY HOT DAYS IN MINNESOTA IN THE

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Why You Need a Furnace Clean and Check and Tuneup Every Year

IN Twin Cities / ST PAUL MN AREA HOMES, OUR FURNACES SIT IDLE FOR 7 TO 8 MONTHS EACH YEAR It’s easy to forget about your furnace until some cold weather rolls in and you feel a chill inside your home. When it’s time to switch on the heat and make the chill go away,

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High Efficiency Furnace Mandates Go in Effect May, 2013 for St. Paul, Minneapolis, Mn Furnace Replacements

THERE’S SOME PRETTY BIG CHANGES COMING UP IN MAY OF 2013 REGARDING THE CHOICES YOU WILL HAVE WHEN YOU REPLACE YOUR HOMES FURNACE Today a furnace that is rated 80% efficient can vent exhaust gases up a chimney (like most current installations). After May of 2013 the federal government has mandated that all new furnaces

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Turn Your Living Room into a Winter Wonderland

Create a cozy winter wonderland in your living room this season to create a warm and enjoyable living space as freezing temperatures rear their ugly heads. It’s that time of year to take down all of the spring and summer decorations and replace them with winter-themed designs. Nothing says snuggling up on a cold winter

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