The SmartHouse Blog

There is a lot of information to sift through when you are looking to make the smart choice for your next furnace or AC replacement or home improvement project. SmartHouse is dedicated to being your trusted resource for up to date information on the best practices, tips, and tricks, as well as the latest in building science and technology, and our blog is where you can find just about everything you’ll need.

As a heating and cooling contractor here in St. Louis that specializes in understanding the whole home as a system, we understand what it takes to get your home to perform at its very best, while using the least amount of energy possible to keep it comfortable all year round. From helping you find the best air conditioner or air purifier to install in your home, to how to get rid of the condensation on your windows, to the inner workings of an energy efficient heat pump, the SmartHouse blog is where your questions are answered.

September 2, 2022

Why Choose Daikin?

Here at SmartHouse Heating and Cooling, we take pride in our daily commitment to providing homeowners throughout the greater St. Louis area with home heating and cooling equipment tailored to their unique needs. With the hot, humid summers and cold, damp winters we see every year, our team of licensed and NATE-certified HVAC technicians require a line of air conditioners, Read more...
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 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. 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 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 Read more...
April 21, 2022

FAQs About IAQ

Understanding what can affect the health of the air you breathe in your own home can be a conundrum, especially knowing that indoor air can contain up to five times the concentration levels of air pollutants than the air outside! If you are a health-conscious homeowner that has been searching for air quality testing here in the St. Louis area, Read more...
March 9, 2022

How Does Insulation Help Keep Me Comfortable?

Looking to make your St. Louis home more comfortable? Upgrading insulation can make a big difference, by reducing indoor drafts and creating more consistent room-to-room temperatures. With added insulation and air sealing, you’ll also enjoy reduced energy waste. This lowers your heating and cooling costs, saving you money every month. SmartHouse uses a variety of blown in cellulose, fiberglass and Read more...
February 28, 2022

Energy and Money Saving Home Improvements

Looking for home improvements that will save you money and energy? With help from SmartHouse, you can find the right projects for your St. Louis home. Upgrading to a new energy efficient furnace or AC can lower monthly energy bills. Ducted heat pumps and ductless mini-splits are even more efficient, saving you even more money. Smart thermostats optimize HVAC operation Read more...
February 4, 2022

The Best Ways to Program Your WiFi Thermostat for Actual Savings

Tired of wasting energy and doing double takes every time you get a new energy bill? WiFi thermostats, also called smart thermostats, not only make it easier and more convenient to keep your home comfortable, but they can lead to significant energy savings and lower heating bills in the winter as well. By setting up your smart thermostat correctly, the Read more...
December 15, 2021

3 Home Upgrades That Help with Indoor Allergies

Coughing, sneezing, an itchy or stuffy nose—the symptoms of indoor allergies can make living in your St. Louis home uncomfortable and unpleasant at all different times of the year. Common indoor allergens can include: Dust mites Pet dander Smoke Germs Pollen Mold Many homeowners don’t realize that allergies in your home are often the result of poor indoor air quality Read more...

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