Entries by Matt Connolly

How to Stay Cool Without AC

If you live in the South, you’re well aware that summer can bring sweltering temperatures, immense amounts of humidity, and really, really, bad hair days. You’re probably used to cranking your thermostat down into the 60s, but if your AC suddenly stops working, what do you do? While you wait for repairs or a replacement, these […]

AC Myths You Need to Ignore

It seems that there can be myths about everything these days — foods, history, Bigfoot (although the jury’s still out on that one). There are even false rumors about your air conditioning. While some myths get busted on TV, we’re here to debunk a few for you now. These are the AC myths you need […]

5 Rookie Mistakes You’re Making with Your AC

In your lifetime, you will probably make thousands of mistakes. You’ll forget to put the garbage out, you’ll be late for your child’s parent/teacher conference, and you’ll forget to DVR your favorite show and miss out on the water cooler talk Monday morning. But we all know mistakes can be prevented as you get older […]

How Poor Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Health

Have you ever noticed that your allergies start acting up more when you’re in your home than they do when you’re outside? That’s probably because your indoor air quality is causing you to breathe in harmful pollutants and allergens. Even if you’re not too worried about some sniffles and a cough, you should be. Poor […]

Generator Safety Tips You Should Know

If you’ve ever experienced a blackout, you know how inconvenient and sometimes scary it is to be without power. You start worrying about all the food in your fridge that could spoil before the electricity comes back, and your children may get scared from being in the dark, not to mention bored and restless without […]

How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

They call it the silent killer for a reason. You can’t see, smell, or hear carbon monoxide leaks, making them one of the most dangerous gases in your homes. On average, 400 people die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning, but there are ways to protect you and your family. To Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: […]

Vacation Prep Checklist

Summer is the perfect time to take a vacation with your family. The kids are off from school, you have days to take off, and there’s more time to get away for a few days. Amidst packing your swimsuits and planning what adventures you’ll have on your trip, it’s important to also make sure your […]

Tips for Maintaining Your Portable AC

Portable air conditioners offer convenience and easy maintenance while keeping your home cool and comfortable. However, easy maintenance doesn’t equal zero work. If you want to keep your portable AC running well, follow these simple maintenance tips. Shut It Down Always turn your unit off and unplug it before performing any maintenance to prevent any […]

How To: AC Maintenance

AC maintenance is the key to keeping your unit performing well. And as the hotter temperatures continue rolling in, you’ll want your air conditioner to be at its peak performance. If your unit could use a bit of TLC, follow these steps for how to properly take care of your air conditioner.  How to Perform […]