When the icy winds of winter descend upon us, cranking up your furnace is only half the battle when it comes to keeping up comfy lodgings. You also need to keep that heating system running as efficiently as possible and track down any concealed vulnerable points in your home that let the cold sneak in. Let’s take a brief look at some tips to help keep your home as comfortable as possible. You’ll likely save a few bucks on your heating bill, too.
Perhaps you’re entertaining guests, maybe decorating your home, or finishing up some Christmas gift shopping. Whatever the occasion, it’s easy to get caught up in the holiday spirit. Holiday decorating, including lights, trees, and wreaths, can help put your household in the holiday spirit. Unfortunately, the winter holidays are also a prime time for residential fires triggered by an upsurge in the energy consumed to power your lighting displays and Christmas trees, as well as the energy spent to prepare holiday feasts and entertain family and friends in your home....
Chilly temperatures in fall should serve as a reminder of the harsher winter months ahead, so make sure to keep up with your house’s plumbing basics, so you’re well prepared for any would-be problems associated with freezing temperatures. Follow our, Easy Fall Steps to Prepare Plumbing for Winter, and preserve your home's plumbing this year!
Smart technology for the home has everyone talking. Homeowners now have more control than ever before over the systems and features in their home. And these technologies can be built into nearly every aspect of the home. Interested in learning more about smart home technology? We have some great tips on innovative smart home technology that will make your life easier! ...
New Home Checklist You’ve Just Moved to Your New House. Not to Worry! So, your move to your new home in your new neighborhood has reached its final phase. You find yourself at the beginning of your new life, surrounded by safely-packed and highly stacked boxes, and somewhat dumbfounded [...]
Heating and Cooling Systems without Air Ducts? Tell Me More! Are you looking for a more efficient, cost-saving and dependable solution to the heating and cooling system for your home? Want to heat up a freezing garage or cool off your kitchen? Are you still using a window AC [...]
HVAC System Maintenance is the Cool thing to do! There is almost no feeling in the world more pleasing than the arrival of warm weather in Pittsburgh. The sun and pleasant air are applauded by everyone after a seemingly interminable winter has come to an end. People’s moods are [...]
J&A South Park Wins the Trane Pacesetter Award! J&A South Park is proud to announce that we have been named a winner of the Pacesetter Award by Trane, Inc., a leading manufacturer of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems. The Pacesetter Award is presented to a dealer demonstrating exceptional [...]
“Danger, Will Robinson!” Don’t Hire an Unlicensed Contractor! For those under 40, you might not recognize “Danger, Will Robinson,” but it has become a popular catchphrase for not doing something stupid or even dangerous. For you trivia buffs, it was first uttered by Robot B9 on the TV program [...]
Why You Should Install a Whole-House Humidifier Before we begin. Did you know that February 10th is “National Home Warranty Day”? This is a day to celebrate what a home warranty can do, will do, and has done to protect your home from the unexpected. When the washing machine [...]