Comfort Tips – Heating and Cooling Blog

Welcome to the Raleigh Heating and Cooling Blog provided by Thermo Direct Inc.. Topics blogged about below include many heating, air conditioning, and indoor air quality tips and articles from our expert HVAC contractors, resources, specials, news and other updates from our team here at Thermo Direct Inc..



3 Ways to Stay Cool While Reducing Energy Usage

In the sweltering heat of summer, all we want to do here at Thermo Direct Inc. is to jack up the AC and enjoy an ice-cold popsicle. We imagine you might feel the same way. It’s not always possible though, considering all the activities you’ve likely crammed your schedule full with. Beyond that, cranking up…




5 Ways How to Get the Most of Your AC This Summer

It’s that time of year again — school is out and the days are longer, which means more time to spending time doing the things that you enjoy. A day’s worth of fun in the summer sun should be met with a night relaxing indoors with a cool air conditioner. At Thermo Direct Inc. we…




3 Reasons to Choose Thermo Direct, Inc. This Spring

As a home or business owner across the Triangle area, you deserve a heating and air conditioning company that can supply you with optimal comfort all year-round. Here at Thermo Direct, Inc., we provide just that. For a little over a decade now, we have been servicing residential and commercial properties with our affordable and…




3 Signs It’s Time for an AC Tune-Up

Just like with any other appliance in your home, your AC system can benefit from having a technician take a look to see what tune-ups and tweaks need to be made. Nobody wants to be stuck in the heat with a broken air conditioner when the dog days of summer approach, which is why we…




How to Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Home Heating System

When you make a significant investment, whether it is purchasing a new car or equipping your home with a new heating system, you want to make sure you do everything you can to protect it. The best way to do that is having a professional take a look and inspect if any repairs need to…




8 Steps You Can Take to Prepare Your Furnace for Winter

Don’t put off furnace maintenance until January! It’s important for North Carolina residents to get ready for winter before temperatures plummet. Be sure to clean, maintain and test your furnace. This will prevent the system from failing on a cold winter night. Proper service also enhances energy efficiency and ensures that your equipment warranty remains…




Save Money by Programming Your Thermostat for Winter

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Saving on heating and cooling costs often means extra money in the bank as well as a healthier environment. One reliable way to pare down your heating and cooling use is through a programmable thermostat that ensures you’re not wasting precious energy dollars. By installing and using either a standard programmable thermostat or the newer…




8 Steps You Can Take to Prepare Your Furnace for Winter

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8 Steps You Can Take to Prepare Your Furnace for WinterDon’t put off furnace maintenance until January! It’s important for North Carolina residents to get ready for winter before temperatures plummet. Be sure to clean, maintain and test your furnace. This will prevent the system from failing on a cold winter night. Proper service also…




Change Your Home’s Air Filter: Very Important

With your air conditioner blasting during these hot North Carolina summers, it is important to remember to change your air filter. Energy Star recommends changing your air filter every month, especially during the summer time or when your HVAC unit gets the most use (during the winter season too.) Yet, at the minimum, you should…




Homes Before Air Conditioning: What Did They Do?

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Today, when we think of our homes, many people assume that their some sort of air conditioning unit will be in place to keep you cool during the hot Raleigh summers. Yet, air conditioning was invented in the 1920s and many people didn’t even have it installed into their homes until the late 20th century!…




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