Tag: air conditioning

How Your HVAC is Affecting Your Sleep

As anyone who has had a restless night’s sleep knows, it’s hard to function without your solid 7-8 hours. Whether it’s due to uncomfortable temperatures, sickness or humidity, there are simple HVAC adjustments you can make that will help you get the best night’s sleep, every night! Naturally, your body temperature drops a bit when … Continue reading

Get Your A/C Ready to Beat the Heat!

As ready as you might be to turn on your air conditioner, there are some steps you should take to be sure you’re getting the coolest, cleanest air out of it. Check out our simple top steps to take before you turn on your air conditioning unit: Check your homes air vents Evaluate the effectiveness … Continue reading

Frequently Asked Questions:

Here at Nebrasky, we get a lot of the same questions from our customers. In this blog we’ll address these questions and attempt to help you understand how your home’s plumbing, heating and cooling systems work. How can I prolong the life of my plumbing fixtures and water heater? Installing a water softener or water conditioner … Continue reading

HVAC tips for Pet Owners

Pets are a key part of your family and home. In order to keep them, and the rest of your family, comfortable you have to keep up with the welfare of your HVAC system. Having cats and dogs can pose an additional threat, so check out these easy tips on how to combat it: A … Continue reading

What is the Difference Between Single-Stage and Two-Stage Furnaces?

Depending on your geographic location, the age of your furnace, and your ability to withstand the cold you have two options: a single-stage or a two-stage furnace. The main difference between these two furnace options is flexibility; a single-stage furnace is either off or on high, whereas a two-stage furnace can be on low, high, … Continue reading

Giving Your HVAC a Break

HVAC systems are always working hard, so they need to be well maintained and eventually replaced. How do you know when it’s time to replace your HVAC unit? Here are some certain ways to know. An HVAC system can last for up to 15 years with no issues. However, once your system has exceeded its … Continue reading

SAVE ENERGY AND GREEN BY WINTERIZING YOUR A/C UNIT

With the fall season among us, the time has come to prepare your home for the winter ahead. While for some homeowners this means simply switching the thermostat from “cool” to “heat”, performing a few simple tasks will save you both energy and dollars. Additionally, taking the extra steps to ensure your A/C unit is … Continue reading

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR AIR CONDITIONING UNIT

A recent piece by 6sqft describes New York prior to the invention of air conditioning – a time which ranged from very uncomfortable to even deadly. Practical New Yorkers have always found ways to cope with the summer heat despite a lack of A/C – from sleeping outdoors to swimming in bodies of water to … Continue reading

END OF SUMMER HVAC CHECKLIST

It’s hard to believe that it is already mid-August! Parents are getting their children ready for back to school, with some preparing to leave home for the first time. Now is the perfect time to prepare your HVAC system for the fall. Our end of summer maintenance checklist will keep your home in top shape! … Continue reading

SAVE BIG WITH A HOME ENERGY ASSESSMENT

During these hot and hazy summer months, people throughout the region turn to their air conditioning units to seek comfort. You might be surprised to learn that, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, air conditioners use about 5% of all the electricity  produced in the United States, at an annual cost of more than $11 … Continue reading