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May 4, 2016

Why We Should Be Your Air Conditioner Repair Contractor in St. Louis, MO

Even though we are currently in the midst of spring, you can feel summertime in the air. With the temperatures here in St. Louis currently hovering around 70 degrees Fahrenheit, you can sometimes feel that summer heat with every bout of sunshine. Of course, those temperatures probably won’t be slowing down any time soon and before you know it, summertime will indeed be here. If you don’t feel like your cooling system is ready for next season, you need to ... Read More
April 27, 2016

Summer is Coming! Get an Air Conditioner Tune-Up in St. Louis Now!

We’ve all experienced the angst that comes from an air conditioner failing on the hottest day of the year. It happens, especially if the system is not kept in top running condition. Your air conditioner is a complicated piece of equipment. In addition to using the furnace blower system for air circulation, the air conditioner adds dozens of additional parts including a compressor, coils, valves and pressurized refrigerant. Making matters worse, air conditioners operate in a harsh outdoor environment working ... Read More
March 9, 2016

Check Out How We Can Improve Indoor Air Quality in St. Louis!

At SmartHouse, we install, service and maintain a variety of solutions to improve indoor air quality in St. Louis designed to remove up to 98% of small particles increasing the overall health of the air inside your home. In addition to supplying air cleaners that remove particles, SmartHouse also installs air purification systems that kill bacteria, virus and mold as well as special gas filters that remove Volatile Organic Compounds such as Formaldehyde from your home’s air.

The Importance of Air Quality ... Read More

January 15, 2016

5 Questions to Ask Before Furnace Installation in St. Louis

During the winter, the Gateway Arch looms over a city populated by low temperatures and snowy rooftops, standing tall next to a freezing Mississippi River on the verge of becoming the destination for the St. Louis Blues to play hockey. Make no mistake, winter is here—and if you find yourself without heat, you need furnace installation in St. Louis in a hurry, if you haven’t done so already. But wait! Before you go and purchase the latest furnace model, you need ... Read More
December 22, 2015

Ductwork Fabrication in St. Louis

In phase 1 we discussed the importance of design for a HVAC system. Following the design process comes phase 2, ductwork fabrication. Once you have engineered the proper system it is important to distribute the right amount of air through the system you designed. The art of fabricating a high performance ductwork system involves using heavy gauge sheet metal ductwork, proper sealing and skilled crafts people who understand how a proper system works. There are established best practices to follow when ... Read More
November 6, 2015

The Design of Your HVAC System in St. Louis

Throughout this blog series we are going to take you through the process of what it takes to design, construct and install a custom HVAC system in St. Louis to provide the highest standards in comfort and efficiency.  We will show you how the tools and strategies used in Energy Star rated, luxury new construction homes, like those built by our friends at R.E.A. Homes, can add benefit to your own heating and cooling project. Taking you through each phase, we ... Read More
October 23, 2015

How Can a New Shower Head in St. Louis Save You Money?

Everyone loves saving money and some of the adjustments you can make in your home to lower utility bills are as simple as buying a new shower head in St. Louis. Most assume that converting to a low flow shower head means you will sacrifice that high pressure and flow you love, but that is not the case. When you upgrade your shower head, you’re adding a new level of comfort to your home to keep the whole family happy. Many ... Read More
October 7, 2015

Ensure Reliable Heating with SmartHouse Furnace Maintenance!

The average lifespan of your furnace ranges around 15 to 20 years and while your furnace can still work well, it faces a higher risk of breakdowns as it advances in age.  Furnace maintenance helps get ahead of any needed repairs and keeps your system running as efficiently as possible. Our furnace experts will come to your home to carefully inspect your furnace to make sure it’s in working order, ironing out any kinks and bugs to help avoid any problems ... Read More
September 29, 2015

Do You Need Repair or Replacement?

Are you questioning if your furnace will survive the fall and winter?  Then now is the time to call SmartHouse for a furnace assessment to make sure you keep comfortable all winter long!   Your furnace may still have several years left, but issues are bound to arise the more it advances in age.  A small problem with your furnace can grow into a huge nightmare if you don’t seek out repair or replacement at the first sign of a problem, ... Read More
August 17, 2015

5 Reasons to Invest in a St. Louis Energy Audit

A St. Louis energy audit is the first step in making sure you conserve energy in your home. There’s no denying that the energy demands of the 21st century are enormous, and it seems to be getting harder to keep up with the pace. A failure to conserve energy can be expensive as the costs of your energy bills skyrocket to unbearable heights. However, the folks at SmartHouse Home Performance are here to tell you to stop worrying and invest in ... Read More