Air Vent

Why Closing Your Air Vents Won’t Save You Money

During the summer, you want your air conditioner operating at full capacity to keep you and your family cool. Yet, there is such a thing as too much cold air. If you start feeling frigid in the middle of July, you may have a problem on your…
Air Conditioner Failure

Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

The last thing anyone wants is for their air to go out as the temperatures climb into the 80s and beyond. However, that’s bound to happen if you ignore the warning signs that your air conditioner is on the fritz. Disregarding the situation…
HVAC Summer Maintenance

Preparing Your HVAC Unit for Summer

The last thing you want during the hot summer months is an air conditioning malfunction. Take these steps to ensure you and your family keep cool all summer long. An Overview of Central Air Conditioning In order to understand how to prepare…
Shade Trees

Plant Trees to Cut Your A/C Bills This Spring and Summer

As the temperatures start to rise, you may be looking forward to the extra sun but dreading the spike in your electricity bill. WalletHub® calculated that North Carolinians had the eleventh highest average electricity bills in 2017 – $144…
Thermostat Placement | Kay Heating and Air

Where’s the Best Place for a Thermostat?

When most people move into a new home, they often aren’t overly concerned with the location of their thermostat. The truth is, the placement of your thermostat has a big influence on the efficiency of your HVAC system and its ability to maintain…
Strange Furnace Noises | Kay Heating and Air

That Furnace Sounds Like Trouble…

Furnaces are robust machines that can make a lot of noise. Although some noises are a normal part of their run cycle, there are concerning sounds you need to be aware of that spell trouble for you and your heating system. Here are some sounds…