Author: Josie

Renovating a home and wishing for AC

When I first moved to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, I was unprepared for the extreme heat and humidity. I bought a fixer-upper home that was in need of some major updates. The roof was in bad shape, which had caused extensive water damage to the walls and ceilings. Many of the windows were broken, the doors didn’t […]

Window air conditioners are sufficient

Living in South Bend, Indiana, the heating system is the priority. We can get by without centralized air conditioning. The summer temperature rarely climbs above the low eighties and the nights are typically quite cool. Rather than spend the money on a whole-home system, I’ve invested into window air conditioners for each bedroom. I was […]

Adding a ductless multi-split system

The weather in Springfield, Missouri, is quite unpredictable. The temperature can soar into the high eighties or plummer into the teens. We often deal with excessive humidity, rain, hail, sleet and snow, all within a few week span. My home in Springfield is old and large, encompassing around twenty-five-hundred square feet. The house has seen […]

Taking good care of the air conditioner

Moving to St Petersburg, Florida, was a big change for me. I grew up in the northeastern part of the country, where the summers are short and winters are brutal. There was no need for central air conditioning. We got by with window air conditioners in the bedrooms, and there were years when the units […]

Adding a ductless system for zoned heating

The air handlers easily handle the challenge of the winter weather in Elgin A few years ago, my husband and I bought a larger home. With five kids, two dogs and one cat, we need quite a bit of space. The house is plenty spacious but older and somewhat outdated. Over the years, former owners […]