Everyone wants to save money and that means saving energy. Today’s technology provides new tools that make this easier and more comfortable than ever. [Read more…] about How to Use Smart Technology to Keep Your Heating Costs Down
Winter or summer, you want your home to be consistently comfortable. Uneven home heating in the winter and uneven home cooling in the summer can be miserable. If own vinyl records, musical instruments, and other temperature-sensitive items, these inconsistencies can damage valuable items. Fortunately, solutions are available. [Read more…] about Why Are Some Rooms in My House Colder?
If a furnace or home heater is blowing cold air or otherwise not working, it’s a big problem – especially in the dead of winter. Most furnace problems are easily preventable with regular, yearly maintenance, but some can happen from just normal wear and tear. [Read more…] about Top 10 Most Common Home Heating Problems
While we hoped coronavirus would be fully contained by now, it’s still affecting our everyday lives. That means making a few HVAC changes to keep our homes both comfortable and safe. [Read more…] about Home HVAC and Coronavirus
It’s that season – winter, ice, and snow. Staying safe and warm, and prepping your home for snow is not hard; it just takes a little planning. So, here are some important tips to make sure your home is ready for a snowstorm, plus answers to specific questions. [Read more…] about 5 Ways to Prep for a Snowstorm
Have you ever considered the impact a pet might have on your HVAC unit? Odds are that you have a pet or two running around your place. In the state of New York, 27% of homes have dogs and 21% have cats. Some overlap does exist but in total, around half of every household in NY has a pet. In fact, 67% of all American households own at least one kind of pet. [Read more…] about 7 HVAC Tips for Pet Owners
When cold weather brings snow, homeowners start looking for a shortcut to a clear, safe path. While snowblowers are popular, a heated driveway eliminates the need for one. Yet many people assume that’s a luxury they can’t have. Actually, heated driveways are more accessible than you may think. [Read more…] about Can You Heat an Existing Driveway?
Welcome to autumn, when one day is cool and the next is warm, back, and forth. You want to be comfortable while also not turning your heat on too soon. Deciding when to turn on your heat is key. If you’re a new homeowner or just want to learn how to manage your heating system better, read on. [Read more…] about When Should You Turn Your Heat On?
There may be one household disagreement that can be more intense than the age-old battle for the TV remote. It’s the fight over what temperature to set in your home. Sometimes this battle is also fought at the office as well. You’ve probably been angry over a room temperature that’s too low in the winter or too high in the summer, and you’ve probably wondered at least once if there’s an optimum temperature for your home. It’s likely you’ve heard a wide array of temperature ranges suggested as well. Tragar Home Services knows there’s a lot of confusion out there so we want to clear up some of the noise out there so you know how to stay warm this winter. [Read more…] about What to Know About Your Winter Thermostat Setting
Who says that everything about winter needs to be difficult? We know it’s cold and having to travel through snow and ice isn’t easy. But you don’t have to break your back to clear your driveway or walkway after a snowstorm. You can spend the morning after a winter storm inside your warm home as the snow and ice on your pathways melts away. All you have to do is install a heated driveway, available from Tragar Home Services. [Read more…] about Benefits of Heated Driveways