One of the biggest mistakes homeowners make when going on summer vacation is forgetting about their HVAC system. The air conditioner has to remain in operation in order to control the heat and humidity inside the house, even when its empty. If you fail to take these necessary precautions, your cooling equipment may underperform or
When finishing a basement, your HVAC system is one of the first things you need to consider. Now that you’re converting your unfinished area into livable space, comfort should be one of your top priorities. To see how your heating and cooling equipment will figure into the planning of this home improvement project, ask yourself
Your home’s heating and cooling system plays a crucial role in maintaining good indoor air quality, or IAQ, in your home. Never has this been more important than during allergy and hay fever season–also known as spring. Protect your family members from pollutants and allergens by following these simple steps to “spring-proof” your HVAC units. Let our
Our specialists at Countryside Plumbing & Heating have noticed a rise in the demand for tankless water heaters, particularly in recent years. Hot water tanks have long been a staple of water heating systems in American homes, but discerning homeowners recognize that they have several drawbacks. So what are tankless water heaters, and are they
A heat pump is an energy-efficient way to control your home’s indoor temperature. In fact, you can save up to 50% on your utility bills with the right size and type of heat pump compared to more traditional heating and cooling units. Its dual function is also a huge draw for most homeowners, working as
As soon as HVAC systems show the first signs of problems, many homeowners start to think, “Who are the best heating and cooling contractors near me?” This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. After all, asking for professional help is, of course, important. However, a lot of common heating problems can be avoided simply by keeping your heating
Persistently noisy water pipes usually indicate a problem, which should be addressed by a plumbing professional as soon as possible. Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Inc. shares some of the most common causes of noisy water pipes.
The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that as of 2017, 68% of U.S. households have pets. This encompasses a variety of animals, but dogs and cats are the most common. To many, pets are practically parts of the family, often making the necessary changes to their homes in order to accommodate the needs of their
Dripping water noises are almost always a cause for alarm, as it could add up to a significant amount of wasted water, not to mention it can be extremely annoying especially during the quiet early morning hours. There’s a good chance that you’ll need to call for plumbing or air conditioning services if the source
Tankless water heaters offer many benefits over traditional water heaters. It’s a fraction of the size of a typical heater tank and it’s simple to use. Plus, it eliminates having to fight for who gets to use the bathroom in the morning first.