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How to Save Money on Your Energy Bill

January 26, 2017

Are you looking for ways to save money on your energy bill this winter? Check out these quick tips for homeowners that are both cost-effective and easy to do! 1. Every degree counts. If you are normally comfortable keeping the thermostat set at 70, consider dropping it to 69. One degree on the thermostat can […]

How Seasonal Maintenance Saves You Money

January 1, 2016

That’s right. I am going to demonstrate how a small investment will pay homeowners back almost immediately. I’ll use a personal story to make my point. My home is about 15 years old and it seems like every time I turn around something is breaking down – be it the water heater, refrigerator or dishwasher. The […]

Humidity & Its Effects on Comfort & Health

March 20, 2014

Keeping your home’s humidity levels in check can significantly improve the healthfulness and comfort of your home. The old saying “It’s not the heat (or cold) – it’s the humidity” applies just as well to homes as it does to the great outdoors. Other than ambient temperature, nothing upsets a body’s perception of comfort more […]

Could This Be the Cure-All for Air Quality Issues?

September 4, 2013

About a year and a half ago I was contacted by a company selling a product called the Air Scrubber that seemed too good to be true. They claimed they had a product that would deodorize, sanitize and clean the bad air in my home and make it smell fresh and clean while killing harmful […]

Five Steps to Better Installation & Service

August 9, 2013

They say the devil is in the details, but at Vertex Mechanical we believe that being thorough in our installation and service of your home’s heating or cooling unit can deliver great results. Our commitment to the highest standards of quality and workmanship not only means we do it right the first time, it also translates into significant energy […]

Zoning: How It Saves Money & Keeps You Cool at the Same Time

June 26, 2013

Does your home suffer from an imbalance of temperatures as you travel from floor to floor? The reason is fairly simple to explain. When it’s warm outside the hot air rises into the upper floors of your home (an attic can go as high as 130 degrees) and pushes into the walls and ceilings making […]