Category Archives: FAQs
Whether you live in Missouri or Kansas, you will be affected by new energy conservation rules regarding your residential HVAC system. As we are in the â€śNorthern Region,â€ť the proposed standards will affect us beginning in May of next year. These new rules are designed to set new and higher minimal standards for HVAC appliances, making them more energy efficient.
While these rules are for new installations of HVAC systems, those will older systems will not be facing a huge upgrading cost immediately. As long as an 80% efficient system is not deemed as unfit or leaking carbon monoxide, it can be fixed with new parts; however if the system is unfit, this will qualify as a new installation and will be required to be replaced. (more…)
One residential maintenance step that is often overlooked or forgotten about is replacing your HVAC filters. We can be so busy performing visible maintenance steps, we forget about the ones we canâ€™t see.
To keep your HVAC running at the best capacity it can, you should typically replace your filters every 3-4 months. When you keep your filters clean and routinely replaced, the air quality in your home will be at its peak. Those in your family that suffer from allergies or asthma through our Kansas City seasons will appreciate it and theyâ€™ll be able to breathe easier. (more…)
Stolen copper coils from commercial and residential HVAC units have made the news recently. With the price of copper rising, the amount of thefts involving copper is also rising. Large commercial businesses in Overland Park, Olathe, Grandview, Kansas City, and Leawood have all been victim to this crime and the costs to their businesses are high. Because these companies have multiple HVAC units to fill their large buildings, they are often targets. Copper thieves can hit multiple units in a short space when they go after a large commercial business. (more…)
Decorating the bathroom might not seem as difficult as doing the same thing for the living room but it comes with its own set of challenges. While itâ€™s easy enough to change the dĂ©cor in most of the other rooms in the house, itâ€™s not so simple to remove and replace bathroom fixtures such as towel holders, faucets, and toilet tank levers. While they can of course be changed, it takes a lot more cost and effort than just putting up a different lamp or hanging a new painting. (more…)
The versatile new American Standard stainless steel â€śappliance sinksâ€ť for the kitchen integrate useful features like cutting boards and colanders. Contemporary, innovative, multifunctional. (more…)
With the major impact that plastic bottle use has on the environment, it takes plenty of ingenuity to find ways to counter these effects and still provide means for students, gyms and spas to obtain cool and refreshing water.
Government officials, student organizations and city municipalities are all looking for ways to change the way the general public looks at tap water and help them reduce the use of bottled water, which generates tons of waste each year. (more…)
There are several different factors to consider when selecting a new toilet, depending on what your priorities are for your bathroom.Â Here are a few different aspects that might make a difference in picking a toilet.
The ioDIGITAL by Meon is a product that allows you to create a personalized shower experience.Â Instead of fiddling with knobs and dials to try to recreate the perfect temperature and water pressure each time you shower, the ioDIGITAL comes with controls for both temperature and flow. (more…)
While your current bottom line is probably a key issue at the top of your mind if you are considering a kitchen renovation, another important thing to consider is your return on your investment.Â While you want to keep your prices low during the construction phase, you also need to consider that some extra expenses will be worth it at the end of the day. (more…)
One question on the mind of every homeowner that is renovating a bathroom is, how long will it take.Â This is an important thing to keep in mind when you are planning a bathroom renovation as this is one of the most frequently used rooms in your home.Â The answer to how long it will take will depend on a number of factors. (more…)