Earthwise Home Services Blog: Archive for November, 2019

Is a Dual Fuel System Worth Your Investment?

Monday, November 25th, 2019

HVAC-return-air-ventIf you’re a homeowner, it’s likely that you’re always looking for a way to improve your house and save money in the meantime. Whether you’re in the market for a new heating system this winter or you have a feeling your air conditioner won’t make it through next summer, you’d do well to consider a dual fuel system—also known as a dual fuel heat pump.

The dual fuel system—a combination of a heat pump and furnace—can be integrated from a heat pump system you already have in place or it can be installed as a brand new system. The heat pump portion, in the winter, works by pulling in warm air from the outside and expelling cold air outdoors through a refrigerant process. The obstacle is, when temperatures get too cold, a heat pump can struggle—which is where the furnace part of this equation comes in.

But is this right solution for your home? Read on, and then you can decide.

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Hosting Guests This Holiday Season? Protect Your Plumbing

Monday, November 11th, 2019

friends-cooking-togetherIt may still seem far away, but the holiday season is truly right around the corner. It’s a time to enjoy with friends and family. But it’s also one of the most common times when homeowners run into costly, embarrassing, and even sometimes unhygienic plumbing situation—and this isn’t reserved to just one part of the house, either.

But with a little planning, and expertise from industry experts, you can protect your Richardson, TX plumbing and avoid any catastrophes that might occur.

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