Are Modern Air Conditioners More Energy Efficient?

April 12, 2021

When it comes to staying cool in Festus, MO, saving money is the name of the game. After all, powering your air conditioner to keep your home cool throughout a long Missouri summer can be quite expensive. The good news is that there are ways to ensure that your air conditioner uses less energy. One of the most dramatic and beneficial options is to replace your air conditioner with a new model. Deciding whether it’s worth it to overhaul your system will be much easier after you read this guide from Bone Heating & Cooling. The Air Conditioner Consumes More

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The Best Ways to Heat a Garage

March 5, 2021

A garage is a room with many possibilities. Whether it’s used as a workshop, a playroom, a storage space, or simply a place to park cars, a garage adds significant value to your home. In the Missouri winters, though, an unheated garage can be uninviting. If you want to reclaim your garage during the winter, the good news is that there are multiple options for keeping it warm. Here are a few ways to take your garage from cold to cozy. Space Heater If you have a smaller garage or only need temporary heat, you may

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How Often Should You Get HVAC Maintenance?

February 4, 2021

The comfort that your HVAC system provides is key to the enjoyment of your Festus home. That’s why it’s so important to take care of your HVAC system through the years so that there is a lesser chance of your HVAC system breaking down when you need it most. At Bone Heating & Cooling, we’re big believers in regular system maintenance because we see the effects of good HVAC maintenance in our own homes. To learn more about the HVAC maintenance process, check out this insider’s perspective on the importance of maintaining your HVAC system. What’s Involved in a Typical

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How Often Should I Run My Furnace In Winter

January 21, 2021

Cold weather rolls in when the winter months arrive, leading homeowners to rely on their furnaces. Setting a preferred temperature on the thermostat and allowing the heating system to run could lead to a desirable indoor climate. How long should you let the furnace run? The question might not come with any “hard and fast” answers, as each home and its residents may have different requirements. A bigger home may need to run the furnace longer. That said, homeowners should run their furnaces with an eye on cutting waste, saving money, and preserving the HVAC system.

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How to Test Your Indoor Air Quality

December 9, 2020

Having clean air inside your home is incredibly important for the well-being of your family. It’s not just important for those with allergies; rather, it’s critical for any healthy family member, too. Poor indoor air quality can worsen allergies and result in headaches and poor sleep. Indoor air that has high levels of dangerous gases like carbon monoxide can be lethal. If you’re concerned about the indoor air quality in your house, how should you test it? Here are some ways. Test the Carbon Monoxide and Radon Levels Carbon monoxide is a colorless and odorless gas,

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Why Is Duct Sealing Important?

November 19, 2020

In order for your home’s HVAC system to function safely and effectively, there are numerous system components that need to be in proper working order. One of these crucial components is the duct system. Here are some significant reasons why properly sealed ductwork is important to your HVAC system, your health, your wallet and your comfort. Air Quality Heating and cooling systems have a lot to do with the overall air quality in your home. These systems move the air while controlling its temperature, humidity level and even its cleanliness. Much of the responsibility for air

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Do I Really Need Fall HVAC Maintenance?

October 20, 2020

You have seen the ads on Facebook, gotten the flyers in the mail, and maybe even seen the billboards. Every heating and cooling company in the area seems to be advertising fall maintenance and furnace tune-ups. But are these really worth your time and money? Believe it or not, a furnace is much like every other mechanical device out there. The better you care for it over time, the better it will run, the longer it will last, and the lower your repair and energy bills will be. Here are just a

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FAQs about Indoor Air Pollution

September 20, 2020

Indoor air pollution refers to the contamination of indoor air by either biological, chemical or physical means. In many cases, it results in adverse health effects. During winter, the indoor air becomes prone to pollution since you can’t have doors and windows open regularly. Read along to find answers to some of the frequently asked questions about indoor air pollution. 1. What Are the Sources of Indoor Air Pollutants? According to a report by the National Safety Council, there are many sources of indoor air pollutants. The most common ones include not only

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AC Repairs You Might Not Know You Need

August 8, 2020

When the summer sets in and temperatures begin to rise, you need your AC unit to be running in top condition. A fully functioning AC system will be able to regulate your indoor temperatures competently. Unfortunately, your cooling system may sometimes suffer a breakdown when you least expect it. Don’t get stressed because Bone Heating & Cooling, will be there to offer quick AC repairs in Festus, MO, and the surrounding areas. Some malfunctions are quick to detect while others may require you to pay close attention just to notice them. Any changes to your machine‚Äôs cooling performance, however

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Recommended Thermostat Settings for your Home

July 14, 2020

In the summer and winter, a thermostat is your best friend. However, there are many settings that can be confusing at times. If you select the wrong setting, you won’t be pumping the correct type of air around your home. For 2020 and beyond, let us take a very close look at some recommended thermostat settings for your home. 78 degrees Fahrenheit To start things off, 78 degrees Fahrenheit is a very standard thermostat setting. This is the recommended setting for the summer when the outside temperature is very hot. At first glance, this might seem

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