EB Design Air Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Franklin Lakes’

Dehumidifiers Help You Beat the Heat

Monday, August 7th, 2017

comfortable-home-familySummers in Franklin Lakes are staggering, not just for the high temperatures, but for the mugginess that can hit you like a wall. High humidity levels can make your home feel like a swamp, and while air conditioners can deal with it in a crude way, they’re not set up for such endeavors. A whole-house dehumidifier, on the other hand, is specifically built to handle the mugginess instead of the temperature, which can reap a number of benefits for your home.

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The Benefits of an Energy Audit

Monday, May 15th, 2017

happy-family-homeEveryone wants to keep their homes comfortable during the heat of the summer and the freezing cold of winter, and we rightfully turn to our HVAC systems to do the job. But getting the most out of your air conditioner or heater means focusing on more than just the HVAC system itself. It means checking your whole home and seeing where you might improve its energy efficiency. Enter the energy audit, a thorough examination of your home from a trained technician that can identify places where its efficiency can be improved and formulating a plan of action to do just that.

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Faulty Burners Can Shut Your Furnace Down

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Winters in Franklin Lakes, NJ require reliable heating, and most residents still rely on gas fed furnaces to stay comfortable. When trouble arises, most furnaces will simply shut down rather than risk an issue like a gas leak or further damage to a faulty component. (It’s best to check your breaker box and thermostat to see if the source of the trouble lies there. Otherwise, you should turn the system off and call in a repair service.)

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Signs of Trouble with Your Fireplace

Monday, October 24th, 2016

We’ve already seen our share of chilly days here in the Northeast, which means that — if your home has a fireplace — you’ve likely had cause to use it at least once or twice. The fall makes an ideal time to check your fireplace for signs of trouble, and if an issue arises, you can summon a repair service before the temperature drops too low.

That will help your fireplace work as efficiently as it can later in the winter, and can often lower the cost of repairs, since sooner is always preferable to later when it comes to correcting a long-standing problem. Here’s a quick list of signs of trouble with your fireplace, which you should watch for when planning to build a fire this fall.

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Time to Get Your Fireplace Ready

Monday, September 19th, 2016

September is moving right along here in Franklin Lakes, NJ and fall officially arrives this week. That makes it the ideal time to take a close look at your fireplace if you have one, and get it ready for use again. Fireplaces usually sit untouched throughout the summer months but the cozy atmosphere they provide — to say nothing of inexpensive heat — can be a boon to your household. With proper preparation, you can ensure that your fireplace does its job without trouble throughout our long East Coast winter. Here’s a quick list of some steps to take to help make sure that happens.

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