Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home2022-06-29T10:25:09-04:00

The Ultimate Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home

At Minnick’s we don’t just replace your HVAC equipment, we find the root cause of the issue and fix it, even if the problem isn’t HVAC related! And most of all, we are dedicated to educating our customers on their residential HVAC systems. We have used our advanced technical knowledge and experience to create an all-inclusive guide to optimal home comfort and health.

Using our strengths to better serve our customers, we’ve put together some tips on how to properly handle regular maintenance, when to call a professional, and what services they will provide. We care about the hidden comfort issues that plague homeowners and have created this guide to bust myths, increase efficiency, and offer energy and money-saving tips.

Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home

Understanding heating and cooling systems

Heating and cooling systems take a lot of training to service but understanding the basics can allow you to handle routine maintenance like changing filters, making surface diagnoses, and knowing who to call if something isn’t quite right.

Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home

What is home performance?

Routine maintenance of your heating and cooling equipment should always include a home performance assessment to ensure your systems are working cohesively. Audits and assessments provide information about your home’s air quality, energy output, and system diagnostics, among other factors listed in this section. These tests allow our HVAC technicians to properly calibrate, upgrade, or otherwise manage your units efficiently.

Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home
Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home

Tips for reducing energy bills (and increasing your home’s energy efficiency)

Having energy-efficient equipment won’t save you much money on its own, but there are many other circumstances where you can make upgrades or changes to your home’s benefit.

Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home

The most common heating and cooling problems (and band-aids)

It is important to learn the dos and don’ts of residential HVAC care and preservation. At Minnick’s, our HVAC technicians fix your heating and cooling headaches. Determining underlying complications can save you a lot of time and money but also safeguard your equipment. After all, a band-aid doesn’t cure a headache!

Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home
Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home

Top HVAC myths

Sometimes catchy sayings like “bigger is better,” and “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” actually cause more harm than intended. We love busting and confirming HVAC myths to help your home achieve peak performance.

Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home

Why some rooms in your house are colder than others

This is a very common concern for homeowners. Here we explore the many different facets of why some rooms or floors in your home may be receiving better airflow than others.

Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home
Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home

Improving the indoor air quality in your home

We want you to be comfortable in your home just as much as you do. Your home’s indoor air quality plays a major role in your quality of life. The air you breathe can be improved in many different ways and we outline them in this section.

Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home

Maintenance of your HVAC System

Properly maintaining your heating and cooling equipment is crucial to your system’s life span. Here are a plethora of steps you can take to achieve excellent equipment functionality.

Guide to Heating and Cooling Your Home

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