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How do I prevent a frozen burst pipe?

How to Prevent A Pipe Burst During Winter Frozen plumbing pipes are most often viewed as an inconvenience. It is important to remember that as water freezes it expands. Frozen water pipes in your home can cost you a large bill. One local insurance agent reports that the average burst pipe claim in Sioux Falls

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Why has there been a shift from R22 to R410a?

R22 vs. R410A Refrigerant: What is the Difference? Ever since the 1992 revision to the Montreal Protocol a major shift in the air conditioning industry has been underway. R22 refrigerant, also known as Freon, has been phased out in favor of a new type of refrigerant. This new refrigerant is R410a, or Puron. The phase out of

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How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Home There is more in your indoor air than you can see. The air in your home has dust, smoke, pet dander, lint, pollen, and other particulate floating around. These particle are so small that you can’t really see them with the naked eye. However, just because

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Ecobee Thermostat Review

Ecobee Vs Nest Thermostat Two of the most popular thermostats on the market today are the Ecobee and the Google Nest. Both of these thermostats are smart thermostats, meaning they connect to wifi and can be tied into your home automation system. Let’s dig into some of the features about these thermostats so we can

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Toilet Rebate

Toilet Rebate in Sioux Falls The City of Sioux Falls division of Public Works is currently offering a toilet rebate program for replacement of inefficient toilets. It is important to note that this rebate is not available for new construction homes. This program is only available to Sioux Falls residents replacing old toilets. Older toilets are

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R22 Freon Refrigerant Phase Out

Refrigerant Phase Out If you have an older air conditioner or have had to add refrigerant in the past few years, then you have probably heard about the refrigerant phase out. There are hundreds of different kinds of refrigerant out there and they all have different applications. However, when it comes to residential air conditioning

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How does a water softener work?

How Does A Water Softener Work? A lot of people own a water softener, but how many of them actually know how does a water softener work? A water softener is a key component in your home plumbing system. Your water softener is responsible for protecting your plumbing, water heater, pipes, and appliances from scale

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How does a water filter work?

How does a water filter work? A lot of people own a water filter, but how many of them actually know how does a water filter work? A water filter is a key component in your home plumbing system. Your water filter is responsible for protecting your plumbing, water heater, pipes, and appliances from scale

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Preparation

Are Air Upgrades Important? Upgrading your air distribution system with “air upgrades” are a great way to increase the enjoyment of your home. The most important factors when it comes to air upgrades is what can we do to increase Comfort, Efficiency, Health and Safety. Preparation While each air upgrade is unique, we are going

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Furnace Fan Motor

Fan Motor Not Working Why is my fan motor not working? Why is my furnace or air conditioner fan motor not working? The fact is that most fan motor’s don’t just die, they’re murdered. What do I mean by that? I mean that most fan motors stop working because of issues with air flow. In

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