Recent Posts in HVAC Category

  • Is My HVAC System Making My Allergies Worse?

    Anyone with allergies can tell you how annoying and irritating they are, especially when you aren’t able to pinpoint exactly what is causing them. People with allergies might experience difficulty breathing, uncontrollable sneezing, as well as itchy eyes and throat. When the question arises of what exactly could be causing your allergies, there are a lot of factors to be considered. The allergy ...
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  • Why Attic Ventilation Is Important for Your Air Conditioner

    Summer is quickly approaching, and using your air conditioner will soon be inevitable. So, how can you keep AC prices from soaring this summer season? Believe it or not, attic ventilation can play a significant role in the overall efficiency of your air conditioner. An unventilated attic can be a big source of heat in your home, especially during the summer. Remember, heat rises, and hot air can ...
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  • The Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your Heating or AC System

    Mold is present in nearly everything. That’s not necessarily a bad thing when you’re outdoors, because mold actually serves a vital role in breaking down decaying matter. Its persistent presence also means it’s in your home. In small amounts, mold is nothing to fret about, and poses no great risk to most people. However, substantial mold growth in your home is something that should be addressed ...
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  • Why Is My AC Freezing Over?

    Our heating and air conditioning technicians at Curtis Total Service are often asked questions about air conditioners and their efficiency. As the seasons change, so do our needs—we want our homes warm in the cooler months and icy and refreshing as the summer hits. However, when your air conditioner is working a little too hard, to the point where it begins freezing, then that is a sign that ...
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  • The Importance of Regular Air Duct Cleaning

    At Curtis Total Service , our heating and air conditioning experts offer a wealth of wisdom and guidance on how best to maintain your HVAC system. One of the questions we often encounter is about air ducts, particularly how often they need to be cleaned and whether or not the project is worth it in the long run. The jury is out on whether or not you should continuously keep your air ducts clean, ...
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  • Four Signs You Should Replace Your Gas Furnace

    It doesn’t take long before you realize your furnace has gone out. This invaluable part of your house is what keeps you warm and comfortable in the frigid winter months, and there’s a sense of dread and angst when it suddenly doesn’t turn on when you need it most. Fortunately for homeowners, there are a few distinct signs of a furnace that may be about to fail. On this blog, we examine four of ...
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  • Identifying Three Common Furnace Issues

    As a homeowner, there is not much worse than going to turn on your heater in your cold home and having it fail to start. While in we strongly advise calling a professional Allentown HVAC repair company for any major maintenance or services on your complex furnace system, there are a few things you can check that may resolve your issue on your own. Check Your Thermostat Settings You may be ...
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