HOW INCREASED HVAC SYSTEM MAINTENANCE INCREASES ENERGY SAVINGS


Want to know the one thing that can increase your energy savings by up to 40 percent, and decrease your overall equipment and system costs throughout the years? Simple preventative maintenance on your building’s HVAC system. Studies consistently show that a good maintenance schedule can cut HVAC costs, while also extending equipment life, increasing the...

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HOME COMFORT NEWS


Did you know? You can control your home comfort with perfect air and save energy with a new thermostat. Connect your ComfortLink™ II XL824 control to a matched Trane system for complete, seamless comfort. Every component is designed to work in harmony with the thers, optimizing your energy use over time. Not only does the...

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Symptoms Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning


Keep your home and your family safe from CO poisoning Know the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning. At moderate levels, you or your family can get severe headaches, become dizzy, mentally confused, nauseated, or faint. You can even die if these levels persist for a long time. Low levels can cause shortness of breath, mild...

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Quality of Service


Local businesses can focus more on the services of its people. Too many big businesses, clients are just another number on the whiteboard waiting to be checked off by the manager. Details on services seem to dwindle as companies flourish. It’s ironic that in the early years of a business, they treat clients like kings and queens, but...

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S&S MECHANICAL IS YOUR LOCAL DUCT CLEANING SPECIALIST.


Did you know 50% of all illnesses are caused by or aggravated by polluted indoor air and researchers estimate at least 80% of allergy and asthma attacks are triggered by 1 common culprit: Dust Mite Feces. S&S Mechanical is your local duct cleaning specialist. Indoor circulating air is often times more polluted than outdoor air...

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REMEMBER THE SWAMP COOLER


Remember when your dad would say, “Time to change the swamp cooler pads, and get ready for summer.” Up the ladder you would go wondering if this is the year I die from falling off the hot dirty roof. Summer came with the noisy, extra humid stinky air. Nostalgic it may be, would you want...

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HOW DO I GET MY FURNACE OR HEAT PUMP READY FOR WINTER?


  Fall is just beginning in Southern Utah, the last thing most people want to consider are the chilly temps and morning frost coming right around the corner. Unfortunately, putting off chores like furnace or heat pump maintenance can create more headaches for homeowners very quickly as summer transitions into fall. It is a common...

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HOW TO GET THE SWAMP COOLER READY FOR SUMMER


Remember when your dad would say, “Time to change the swamp cooler pads, and get ready for summer.” Up the ladder you would go wondering if this is the year I die from falling off the hot dirty roof. Summer came with the noisy, extra humid stinky air. Nostalgic it may be, would you want to...

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HOW TO RUN YOUR HOUSE OFF A GENERATOR


A generator is an extremely useful tool in emergencies. It can power anything from just a few lights and appliances to the whole house. It can keep all the food storage in the freezer from thawing out and going bad. It can turn an unexpected event like a disaster to a manageable setback. Generators are...

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DEFEAT INDOOR AIR POLLUTION WITH WHOLE HOUSE AIR PURIFIERS


Over the last few years’ scientific evidence has shown that the air inside homes or other buildings is more polluted than the air outside. This pollution can come from several sources. Some of the materials the home is made out of can pollute the air as they break down. An example might be paint, and...

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FIRE PLACE TUNE-UP TIPS FOR ST. GEORGE UTAH


Keeping your heating equipment tuned up can help assure it’s long life and effectiveness. Here are some fireplace tune up tips for St. George Utah. A yearly tune up for your gas fireplace should be done by a professional and can run anywhere from about one hundred dollars to about one hundred and fifty dollars....

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FURNACE TUNE-UP TIPS


The cost of heating a home can be prohibitively expensive, sometimes amounting to as much as one thousand dollars. Some of this expense can be mitigated by regular tune-ups. Professional tune-ups generally run around one hundred dollars or more and should be preformed every few years in order to extend the life of the furnace....

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HOW TO CLEAN YOUR FIREPLACE WITHOUT DESTROYING YOUR HOUSE


We all love huddling up in front of the fireplace during the cold season. This is especially true in St. George, Utah, where winter lows can reach 27 degrees. Plus, a fireplace brings an otherwise outdoor experience to the indoors, which adds to the beauty of a fireplace. As the cold season ends and the...

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HOW TO KNOW WHAT KIND OF A/C FILTER YOU NEED IN ST. GEORGE?


This summer is bound to be a hot one with the drastic temperatures we experienced here in St. George, Utah. Here, the summer highs can reach 102 degrees. Summer couldn’t have come soon enough. However, you may not be saying that when the dog-days arrive all too suddenly. That’s why it is very important that...

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ALLERGIES AND AIR CONDITIONER FILTERS, WHAT TO USE


Anyone who is an allergy sufferer understands the misery that allergies can have on an individual. So, taking the necessary precautions and steps to alleviate them in every way possible can make the gravest difference to your comfort. A/C FILTERS AND ALLERGIES: MERV RATINGS MATTER You should use an A/C unit filter with a high...

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HOW DOES AN A/C UNIT WORK TO COOL A HOME?


Have you ever wondered in the dire heat of summer, just how an air conditioner (A/C Unit) works? Well, allow the HVAC St. George Utah air conditioner experts to provide you with all of the answers that you need in regards to A/C units and how they work. THE COMMON DENOMINATOR OF ALL A/C UNITS There are...

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AIR CONDITIONING IN ST GEORGE UTAH: 2 UNITS VS 1


Deciding between “2 A/C units or 1” is a dilemma many two-story homeowners find themselves facing at some point. Having just one is not always efficient. Crank up the thermostat, and it gets too cold downstairs. Put it at a temperature that makes it comfy downstairs, and the upstairs area can become a furnace. There...

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15 LIFE HACKS TO STAYING COOL THIS SUMMER WHILE SAVING MONEY


Keeping cool in St. George, Utah during the summer is about much more than just comfort. In a city where summer temperatures can reach up to 115 degrees, not staying cool can actually be dangerous. You stand the chance of having illnesses related to heat, such as heat exhaustion, heat cramps, dehydration, even heat stroke....

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HOW TO CHOOSE A GOOD ST GEORGE HVAC CONTRACTOR


When your residential HVAC need works, simply choosing the lowest priced HVAC tech in the local St. George phone book could be a costly mistake. Instead, you need to make the right choice based on the characteristics of a good HVAC contractor.   Characteristics of a Quality St. George HVAC Service Technician Here are some of...

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QUICK AND EASY AIR CONDITIONING MAINTENANCE TIPS


A spring checkup helps you find out how well you air conditioner is operating. However, if you’ve neglected to conduct one, your a/c may not be cooling your St. George home like is should. It’s been a year since you’ve used it. That’s why there may be some simple issues reducing its efficiency, such as:...

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ST GEORGE AIR CONDITIONING MYTHS, TIPS, AND TRICKS


There are a lot of myths when it comes to air conditioning methods. In order to cool your home properly, using the most cost effective methods, you need to know the myths from the facts. This is especially true in a city like St. George, when average highs are 102 degrees during the month of...

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