Even More HVAC and Home Comfort Tips

5 Home Comfort Mistakes You Might Be Making

Understanding and managing your home comfort can be a lot of trial and error. You could be making common home comfort mistakes without ever realizing it. Keep reading to learn which five errors the Seider Heating, Plumbing & Electrical pros see most often and what they suggest instead. Most of these tips are linked to efficiency, so correcting your ways might help you save on energy bills, too. Turning Up the Thermostat to Get Heat Faster Your furnace distributes a set amount of heat at [...]

February 21st, 2019|

3 Things Homeowners Should Know About HVAC System Ratings

HVAC system ratings make a world of difference when buying a new comfort unit, but there are some things homeowners don’t know about these important acronyms. Keep reading for some friendly advice from the Seider Heating, Plumbing & Electrical professionals to help you better understand your options before you invest in a brand-new system. And remember, we’re here to help if you have any questions along the way. The Highest Rating Isn’t Always the Best Choice When buying a new furnace or air conditioner, you [...]

December 17th, 2018|

Power Down: 3 Ways to Lower Your Energy Bills

Winter is here—that means your furnace is going to be working overtime to keep your family warm. Heating your home accounts for nearly 50 percent of your energy usage, so our skilled Carrier technicians are sharing easy and practical ways you can lower your energy bills: Unplug energy-draining appliances and electronics, like TVs, computers, cable boxes, and coffee makers. These systems use electricity even when switched off because they’re plugged into an electrical source. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that about $10 billion is [...]

December 20th, 2016|

Become a Fan—of Ceiling Fans in Winter

When it comes to ceiling fans, you probably only think about using them to help cool in summer. But did you know yours can help your home feel warmer at lower temperatures? Most fans are outfitted with a switch that you simply shift to change the direction in which it spins. To warm your home, switch your ceiling fan to rotate clockwise at a low speed allowing all of the warm air that’s risen to the ceiling to be redistributed throughout the room. And because [...]

December 11th, 2015|