Bruno Total Home Performance Blog: Archive for January, 2018

Upgrade Your Air Conditioner for the Spring

Monday, January 29th, 2018

air-conditioner-upgradesFlorida doesn’t really have a heating season, and while our winter nights can get chilly, our mild winters and long summers mean that air conditioning plays a much larger role in our lives. It seems the warm weather comes earlier every year, and when it does, you want your cooling system to be ready to go.

Part of that involves scheduling maintenance before you have need of the system. Early in the year makes an excellent time to do so, and with regular maintenance once a year, you can make sure your air conditioner performs its best throughout the long, hot summer to come.

In the event you need more, however, there are a number of upgrades and improvements you can schedule for your air conditioning system. Not only can they help you keep your home more comfortable this summer, but they can lower the costs of running your system and the wear and tear on individual components. Here are a few options for you to consider.

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3 Signs of Problems with Your Furnace

Monday, January 15th, 2018

furnace-repair-issuesWe don’t get a lot of cold weather here—not like they get further north—but our nights can still be chilly in the early months of the year, and for that, you need a reliable furnace to function as expected whenever you turn it on. When trouble arises, you need to get it treated quickly. Unexpected breakdowns can be a terrible pain, and most homeowners (quite logically) spend more time focused on their air conditioners than their furnaces.

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Save Electricity This Winter with Smart Tips

Monday, January 1st, 2018

electricity-savings-tipsPrudent homeowners are always keeping an eye on the bottom line, and nowhere is that more apparent than with electrical use. Electricity powers vital appliances in the home, including most heating systems in some form or another. When you add that to things like holiday lights, elaborate meal preparations, and the annual spectacles of holiday parades, bowl games, and movie marathons on TV, the electric bill can add up to quite a bit. You can help your own cause by following a few friendly tips that will cut down on your monthly costs, as well as easing the strain on many of your home’s most important appliances.

You may be practicing some of these tips already, but the more you can add to your routine, the better off your bottom line will be.

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