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Understanding Airflow in Your Home

If you've been wanting to save money on your energy costs, it's much simpler than you might think. When the heating or air conditioning system has to work harder to blow the air throughout your home, it's taking up much more electricity than necessary. Also, rooms that aren't receiving as much airflow will not receive the benefit of the filtration that your HVAC system provides.   Keeping your home at the right temperature year-round provides health benefits to everyone and especially to those with breathing troubles and allergies. Gunther's is happy to provide you with simple DIY remedies to help...

HVAC: More Than Just Air Conditioning

American Fork residents know that the technicians at Gunthers are experts in handling home cooling needs. If an air conditioning system breaks down in the local region, we will be there to fix it. However, our technicians have studied climate-control systems that do more than just keep things cool. They are certified experts in complete HVAC technology. HVAC is way more than just AC. Air Conditioning Basics Especially in the summer months and in warmer areas of the country, air conditioning is a critical part of home comfort. Air conditioners come in many shapes and sizes, from small window units to...

How You Can Fix Uneven Cooling in Your Home

As temperatures rise outside during the hot summer months, your AC unit will take on a bigger workload. You may notice that some rooms tend to stay cool while others are stuffy and hot. This could be the result of something simple, such as clogged filters or blocked vents and registers. However, it may be caused by ductwork problems that require a trained professional to assess.   Dirty Filters This is a fairly easy fix. Dirty air filters should be regularly replaced. If they haven't been changed in a long time, it may be a good idea to go ahead...

How Do I Check My Home For Air Leaks?

If your home is leaking air, it's costing you a lot of money. When you heat or cool your house, you want that warm or cool air to stay in your home to bring the temperature to a comfortable level. If you suspect a leak, then there are several areas inside and outside of your home that you should check. Exterior Places to CheckThe basic idea when looking at your exterior is to look for areas where two different building materials meet. Make sure to check these areas thoroughly: Where your chimney meets your siding Where your foundation meets the...