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Does Your Home Need an HVAC Mini-Split?

By Arendosh Heating | November 19, 2020

Think about how many styles of homes you see when you’re driving around different neighborhoods. Homes come in myriad styles and sizes to accommodate families of different sizes and compositions. Families tailor our homes and spaces to meet the needs of all who dwell within our walls, and our homes often change over time. For…

Get Your Home Ready for Fall Y’All!

By Arendosh Heating | October 15, 2020

It’s officially fall here in the Pittsburgh area. The leaves are starting to change, the days are now getting shorter, and the scent of pumpkin spice, well, everything has been in the air for a couple of weeks already! It’s also that time of year where we may be alternating between the A/C and the…

Don’t Undervalue the Importance of Your Health & Comfort

By Arendosh Heating | September 17, 2020

If you spend any amount of time online, you’ve seen the variety of quotes and memes about we’d like to get back to some “certain” and “precedented” times. We’re weary from living through 2020’s crazy events, and we’re sick of hearing “the new normal” – but we’d sure as heck like to start settling back…

What Do I Need to Know About The R-22 Phase Out?

By Arendosh Heating | August 27, 2020

In case you’re not as up on HVAC lingo as we are, let’s start with what R-22 is exactly. (And no, it’s not a Star Wars droid.) R-22 is a refrigerant often used in residential air conditioners. You may know it as Freon and have heard about how it has detrimental effects on the environment.…

Spring Cleaning and Home Maintenance Checklist

By Arendosh Heating | March 19, 2020

Traditionally, spring cleaning is an annual ritual for most families in Western Pennsylvania, as well as throughout the Western world. Back when homes were closed off all winter from the cold and heated with fires and oil burning stoves, lots of soot and grime built up over those chilly months. Spring cleaning came about as…

HVAC Solutions to respiratory problems

By Arendosh Heating | March 6, 2020

Breathing. We do it all day, every day, and we seldom think about it unless something affects our breathing. Here in Western Pennsylvania, some of us are about to enter a season where either breathing itself or what we take in through the breath can cause us problems. Yep, we’re talking about allergies and asthma.…

Best Winter Thermostat Setting for Savings and Comfort

By Arendosh Heating | February 20, 2020

It seems most families have an ongoing thermostat battle among its members. Maybe he likes it a bit warmer, but she prefers to be a little less toasty. Or perhaps the kids sneak the temperature up a couple of degrees because they want to go barefoot and wear shorts in the house. End the madness…

How to Keep Warm During a Power Outage

By Arendosh Heating | February 6, 2020

In the Pittsburgh area, we usually associate power outages with summer thunderstorms, but winter snow and ice can also cause disruptions to our utilities. What’s more, these winter outages are most likely to happen during the coldest and snowiest weather, which may also keep us bound to the house. So, it’s a good idea to…

Ways to Save on Your Heating Costs this Winter

By Arendosh Heating | January 16, 2020

When it comes to utility bills for the average home, heating, and cooling likely account for over half of your energy use. So, doing everything you can to ensure efficiency will save you money, while keeping you and your family comfortable. There are a variety of things you can do to minimize your heating costs…

Ensuring Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality for Your Family’s Health

By Arendosh Heating | January 2, 2020

Everyone should be aware of their home’s indoor air quality (IAQ), but special attention should be paid to how healthy your indoor air is if you have babies or children. Unless you’re meditating or taking a yoga class, you probably don’t think much about breathing or the air you’re inhaling. But, just like everything else…