SmartHouse Heating and Cooling Blog

August 4, 2022

Why Is My Upstairs Too Hot?

It’s a hot and humid summer day, and you’ve just finished working out in the yard. You walk into the kitchen to grab a cool glass of water and let your air conditioner do its job cooling you down, but as you head upstairs to change your clothes you notice the cool air from your ground level is slowly turning into hot and muggy air as you approach ... Read More
July 17, 2022

5 Reasons Your AC Won’t Turn On

When you’re waiting for the cool air to come out of your AC vents in the middle of a hot summer day, the heat and the humidity can feel especially stifling. If your air conditioner is malfunctioning, leaving you panicked, sweaty, and scrambling for AC repair near you, here are a few reasons your cooling system may be failing.

1. Clogged Condensate Drain Line

As your air conditioner cools the air ... Read More
June 8, 2022

Using Ductless Mini Splits for Year Round Comfort

Having a full roster when it comes to your home heating and cooling equipment has traditionally meant maintaining and paying for two different pieces of equipment: the air conditioner and the furnace. And if you were to add any rooms or square footage to your home, this can present many challenges when it comes to your ductwork and the sizing of your HVAC equipment! However, there is ... Read More
May 17, 2022

5 AC Myths, Busted!

Everyone has their own ideas on how they can keep their home comfortable in the upcoming heat and humidity of a St. Louis summer. But how can you know which air conditioning habits will actually keep your home cool, without wasting extra money on your cooling bills each month? SmartHouse has been helping homeowners increase the efficiency of their air conditioners through maintenance, ... Read More
April 12, 2021

Why Spring Is the Perfect Time to Upgrade Your Insulation

Now that we’re on the other side of winter, homeowners in St. Louis and across Missouri are looking forward to warmer weather. Maybe their homes were less comfortable or more expensive to heat than they’d have liked during the colder months, as poor insulation and air sealing in their home allowed heat to escape and cold air to get inside, driving up their energy bills in the process.    If this sounds like ... Read More
June 29, 2020

How Can You Lower Your Cooling Bills This Summer?

  1. Are you hoping to avoid the high cooling bills of last summer?
  2. The AC experts at SmartHouse can help you reduce your cooling costs, and keep you comfortable all summer long!
  3. First, turn on your ceiling fans and close any curtains or blinds. This will keep the air moving and reduce solar heat ... Read More