SmartHouse Heating and Cooling Blog

May 2, 2023

Top AC Accessories to Enhance Your Home Cooling

Top AC Accessories to Enhance Your Home Cooling. Summer is a season of warmth, sunshine, and fun activities, but it can also be accompanied by unbearable heat, especially indoors. Anyone who's been inside a St. Louis home in the summer understands the importance of a well-functioning air conditioner. But many homeowners don't know that there are a range of additional AC products that can help increase your efficiency while stabilizing your comfort. At SmartHouse, we cater our AC ... Read More

May 2, 2023

Home Comfort in the Dog Days of Summer: AC Tips for Pet Owners

Home Comfort in the Dog Days of Summer: AC Tips for Pet Owners. We owe it to our furry family members to keep them, ourselves, and our homes healthy, comfortable, and cool. While pets bring a lot of joy and companionship to our lives, the fur, dander, and dust that come with them can reduce indoor air quality and put a strain on your cooling system. But, with some planning, preparation, good decisions, and honest advice from your St. Louis ... Read More

April 14, 2023

Is an HVAC Maintenance Plan Really Necessary?

Is an HVAC maintenance plan really necessary? Any St. Louis homeowner has seen, and likely considered, ads from HVAC companies telling them of the importance of an annual maintenance plan in keeping their heating and cooling systems running and their home comfortable. You may be thinking, do I really need an HVAC maintenance plan? The answer is: yes and no. HVAC maintenance is absolutely necessary to ensure your system operates at peak efficiency and won't suffer unexpected failures. That ... Read More

April 14, 2023

Failed AC? How to Make Lemonade From Your Lemon

Failed AC? How to Make Lemonade From Your Lemon. At some point, almost every homeowner experiences the frustration of a broken air conditioner. Whether it's in the middle of summer or when you first start to use it again in the spring, a failed AC unit can quickly turn your home into an uncomfortable environment. But fear not – with the help of an experienced and reputable HVAC contractor in St. Louis you can put yourself and your home in ... Read More

March 7, 2023

Meet The Daikin Fit

Meet the Daikin Fit. As homeowners become more conscious of energy efficiency and the impact of their HVAC systems on the environment, manufacturers are innovating new solutions to meet the demand for greener heating and cooling options. One such solution is the Daikin Fit, a variable capacity HVAC system that offers St. Louis homeowners a range of benefits over traditional systems. As a trusted top-level seller of Daikin, SmartHouse can recommend and install their ... Read More

March 3, 2023

HVAC Repair: DIY or Call a Pro?

HVAC Repairs: DIY or Call a Pro? If you're having an issue with your HVAC system, it can be tempting to try to fix the problem yourself to avoid paying for a professional repair. While there are a few HVAC repairs that can be safely done by St. Louis homeowners, most should be left to the professionals. SmartHouse has HVAC technicians in fully stocked trucks throughout the St. Louis area, meaning there's a good chance we can repair your ... Read More

March 3, 2023

9 Signs Your AC Needs Repair

9 Signs Your AC Needs Repair. When the temperature starts to rise, the last thing you want is for your air conditioning to stop working. Unfortunately, surprises happen and one day you may come home to a hot and sticky interior when you were hoping for cool comfort. At SmartHouse Heating & Cooling, we offer emergency AC repair services in the Greater St. Louis area, as well as annual maintenance plans that help keep your AC from breaking ... Read More

February 13, 2023

When Is It Time to Replace My Air Conditioner?

When is it time to replace my air conditioner? The decision to replace your air conditioner is a big one, and it should only be made with the honest recommendations of a trustworthy St. Louis HVAC company. At SmartHouse Heating & Cooling, we take pride in providing homeowners with customized solutions that save them money and make their homes more comfortable. If you suspect it might be time to upgrade or replace your AC unit, speak to one ... Read More

June 30, 2021

Fact or Fiction: The Importance of AC Maintenance

There are two things every homeowner with central air conditioning in St. Louis wants out of their system: reliable operation and affordable cooling bills. The last thing you want in your Brentwood, Ladue, or Kirkwood home is to find yourself in the middle of a Missouri heatwave - either without AC because of an unexpected breakdown or stuck paying astronomical cooling bills because of an inefficient system. So, how do you know ... Read More
March 16, 2021

Why Is Early AC Maintenance So Important?

As an HVAC expert serving the greater St. Louis area, we know firsthand that too many homeowners put off maintenance tune-ups for their heating and cooling systems. Schedules get filled up, best-laid plans get delayed… we understand how busy life can get as the weather warms up every year.  But take it from the local professionals—regular maintenance for your HVAC system benefits you in the short-term AND the long-term, and the earlier ... Read More