Author Archives: HC2 Team

Should I Set My HVAC Fan to Auto or On?

It’s amazing how hard it can be to choose between two options. Most heating and cooling systems allow you to set your HVAC fan to run periodically or continuously. The Auto and On settings are there for a reason, but … Continue reading

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Common Air Conditioning Questions

Why is my air conditioner not working? This question brings up over 150 million results in Google. Sifting through them for solutions is a snoozefest. We dove into Google’s related searches to find the most common air conditioning questions. Read … Continue reading

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Air Conditioning Tips to Beat the Heat

If you’re like most homeowners, a hot, humid Minnesota summer brings with it some concerns. As the weather gets warmer, your thoughts may become consumed with strategies to survive the heat while saving money on your utility bill. Should you … Continue reading

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Why You Should Turn on Your A/C Early

Just like you need your morning coffee, your air conditioning needs some time to wake up and get its juices (a.k.a. refrigerant) flowing. Even though it’s not quite hot enough, we recommend turning your cooling system on for a few … Continue reading

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Your Spring HVAC Cleaning Checklist

Turn up the tunes and have some spring cleaning fun, but don’t forget your HVAC system. A dirty HVAC system can impact air quality, dust accumulation, and utility bills. We’ve put together a rockin’ spring HVAC cleaning checklist so you … Continue reading

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Easy Ways to Improve Your HVAC Habits

Most people broke their nose-picking habit a long time ago; others are still digging for gold, and not the kind that’s worth any moola. Picking your nose may be (mostly) harmless, but some habits are expensive. Learn how to overcome … Continue reading

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What’s Inside My Ductwork and Why Should I Have it Cleaned?

Ever wonder what’s inside your home’s ductwork? Maybe you want to know, but you’re afraid of what you’ll find. Take a deep breath. Or don’t. Not until you know your ducts are clean. Then you can breathe easy knowing you’re … Continue reading

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Do You Really Need a Whole House Humidifier?

“Do I really…?” It’s a question we all ask for various reasons. Do I really need to eat another chocolate covered strawberry? Do I really need to go to the dentist? Do I really need a shower? Okay, maybe that’s … Continue reading

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What Does a New Furnace Cost?

A furnace should last 15-20 years, but when it has run its course, there’s no avoiding a costly replacement. You can expect to drop anywhere from $2,000 to $6,000, depending on what type of furnace you purchase, what contractor you … Continue reading

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