Update: New Heating & Cooling Regulations

November 8, 2022

New Heating and Air Conditioning Regulations Are Coming in 2023! As a result, this may be the time to replace your HVAC system…here’s why. In an ongoing effort to minimize the impact of HVAC refrigerants on global warming, new efficiency standards will take effect in 2023 which includes an increase in minimum efficiency ratings. Energy efficiency for air conditioners is measured by the Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER). The higher the SEER, the more efficient the HVAC unit. Things to consider before the upcoming deadline! Upcoming 2023 regulations offer homeowners the

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Why You Should Get a Fall Inspection for Your Furnace

October 12, 2022

Many homeowners aren’t aware they should have their furnace Inspected every fall. There are several benefits to doing so, and in the long run, it can save you a lot of money. These are the top reasons to schedule this important service. Reduce the Chance of a Breakdown A fall Inspection of your furnace reduces the risk of it breaking down. The service expert who performs this service will inspect the unit’s parts to ensure they’re in good working order. Without having this service performed in the fall, you may have your furnace break down on

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Home Care Tips for September & Early October

September 20, 2022

Now is the time to start considering several home maintenance projects for your heating system, filtration, humidity control, and fireplace. Here are several pro-tips to start working on during September and early October, to make sure your home is comfortable and your systems are working properly: Check your fireplace and make sure to schedule any necessary maintenance or cleaning. It is smart to check it for blockages, animal nests, and soot buildup to make sure you’re not going to get smoke and carbon monoxide buildup in your home during winter. It is

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AC Home Tips to Prep for Fall

August 16, 2022

Summer may be winding down, but there are several things to do to make sure your AC system is running properly and ready to go into the fall months. We’ve put together a checklist for homeowners to check and basic maintenance that can be done with minor mechanical skills: Make sure your AC unit is free from debris. Cut down any long grass or weeds that may have crept up around your system. This will improve air flow and reduce the risk of pests getting into the unit. Clean the condenser

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How Can I Make My AC Unit More Energy Efficient?

July 15, 2022

Cooling your home can account for more than half your electricity bills in the summer. If you’re like most homeowners, you’re looking for ways to reduce these bills. There are some simple things you can do to help your AC unit operate more efficiently. Replace the Air Filters When the air filters get dirty, they impede the flow of air. This makes your AC unit work harder than it needs to. Inspect the air filters every month and replace them when needed, which is usually every two to three months. Clean Around the Outdoor AC Unit

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Get the AC & Heating System You Need

July 6, 2022

Get the AC & Heating System You Need! Unitedly Service Group offers a variety of innovative solutions to help you get the equipment and service you need and spread the cost of that investment over a variety of payment options and programs to meet your specific needs.

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Soundproofing Your Ductwork and HVAC System

June 20, 2022

Are you tired of the noises leaking through your ductwork? While your home's HVAC system may excel at temperature control, it likely struggles to reduce noise. A loud air conditioner or furnace can make working from home or even relaxing much more difficult. Luckily, there are several ways you can minimize the spread of sound in your home. Soundproofing Options Your vents and ductwork tend to amplify your HVAC system's noises. The shape and material of your vents can play a huge role in sound transmission. Installing insulation and other soundproofing materials will minimize the spread

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Understanding Why the Placement of Your Thermostat Matters

April 18, 2022

Your thermostat is one of the most important aspects of your home. Thermostats monitor the temperature in your home, which always keeps your home at a comfortable temperature. It also sends a signal to your HVAC system to adjust the heat or air to your desired temperature. Many homeowners want to know whether the placement of their thermostat matters. The short answer is yes. Why Thermostat Placement Matters Thermostat placement matters because it can affect the quality of your heat or air. For instance, you should never place your thermostat by a

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Why You Should Only Hire a Licensed HVAC Contractor

March 15, 2022

You may think you can save money by hiring an unlicensed company to work on your home’s HVAC system. There are several reasons why this is a mistake, and you should instead only hire a licensed HVAC contractor such as Unitedly Service Group. Unitedly Service Group is Licensed in Rochester, Minnesota, and Olmsted County, Minnesota. Licensed HVAC Contractors Have Insurance A licensed HVAC contractor has an insurance policy that protects you should things go wrong. The policy has a general liability, which covers damage to your home caused by the HVAC contractor. Unlicensed companies don’t have

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Signs Your AC & Heating System Need Attention

March 7, 2022

Unitedly Service Group has put together a homeowner checklist for common AC and heating issues in the home — for you to self-diagnose, before scheduling an appointment. Homes need a regular check-up, just like we do, to ensure proper efficiency. Use this checklist to help identify issues with your home that could be resolved – creating a safer and more comfortable environment for you and your family. Are you concerned about utility bills going up while your furnace, boiler, water heater, and air conditioner age?

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