Tips to prepare your HVAC unit for a snowstorm

Being from the midwest means Kansans are prepared for the crazy weather and for a snowstorm to occur in November or April. What some people might not know, though, is that prepping for a snowstorm means preparing your HVAC unit as well. Unit preparation is much easier than it sounds, but will significantly benefit your … Continue reading “Tips to prepare your HVAC unit for a snowstorm”

Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Warmer in the Winter

As the winter season hits with full-force, keeping your home warm without blasting your heater and skyrocketing your bills is a major priority for most. To keep your bill low and your warmth high, try some of these tips to improve the heat quality in your home. Start With the Windows Drafty windows let in … Continue reading “Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Warmer in the Winter”

Benefits of a Programmable Thermostat

Comfort and energy efficiency are two of the most important things when it comes to your home. Sometimes, though, it can be challenging to get the best of both worlds. With a programmable thermostat, your home can be one step closer to achieving that perfect balance of efficiency and comfort. Adding a programmable thermostat to … Continue reading “Benefits of a Programmable Thermostat”

Winterizing Your HVAC System

As a Kansan, you know that our fall season is short-lived and we will be heading into the midst of winter before we know it! As we get prepared for the cooler season, don’t forget about your HVAC system. “Winterizing” HVAC systems is not common knowledge, so here are a few tips to help you … Continue reading “Winterizing Your HVAC System”

Is it Time to Replace Your Air Conditioning Unit?

Although summer is gearing down and fall is about to start, that doesn’t mean the temperatures will be dropping anytime soon. Instead of sweating through the next season, attempting to beat the heat, check out these tips to see if it’s time to replace your air conditioning unit. How old is your unit? Age is one … Continue reading “Is it Time to Replace Your Air Conditioning Unit?”

Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Cooler in the Summer

Summer is here to stay for the next few months and so is the Kansas heat. As temperatures range into the 100s, you’re probably wanting to crank your A/C but feeling weary of doing so as you know your electricity bill will sky-rocket. There’s no need to sacrifice your comfort this summer as you can … Continue reading “Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Cooler in the Summer”

Right-Size Heating & Cooling Equipment

The correct size improves comfort and reduces costs, maintenance, and energy use. Bigger is not always better with HVAC systems: With oversized equipment, inital costs are higher, efficiency is reduced, energy costs increase, and comfort may be compromised, including poor humidity control.  Plus, more starts and stops, much like a car, accelerate wear and tear … Continue reading “Right-Size Heating & Cooling Equipment”

Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless hot water heaters are able to sustain a constant temperature while also saving you money in the long run. Your water is only heated when you are using it. You never have to pay for “standby” water like traditional water heaters which have to store the water all the time. Call Fahnestock today at … Continue reading “Tankless Water Heaters”