Can AC Maintenance Help With Allergies?

April 12, 2021

About 50 million Americans have asthma, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation. Of all the types of asthma, allergic asthma affects the highest number of people, up to 60% of all those who suffer from asthma. The easiest way to fight allergic asthma is through improving indoor air quality in your home. Better air quality can reduce symptoms such as wheezing, sneezing, and shortness of breath. Allergic asthma results from pollen, cockroach droppings, dust mites, and pet dander. While your HVAC can filter most of these allergens, if it is not optimized and maintained properly, it will only blow...

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How Do I Conserve Heat During the Winter?

March 18, 2021

Little else is as essential to your home on a freezing winter night as heating. But, keeping your household warm and cozy during those long winter months can be costly. According to the US Energy Information Administration, costs tend to skyrocket for many families during this time. It’s because consumption goes up by more than 200 kWh. With that in mind, the best course of action is finding ways to conserve heating to lower your bills. There are many steps you can take, which are explained in detail below. Each requires implementation before and during winter for the best results....

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Signs Of Poor Indoor Air Quality

February 12, 2021

Air quality is linked to several short-term and chronic health conditions, such as allergies, asthma, and upper respiratory infections. Most people in the Kansas City area associate being outdoors with poor air quality, but the air inside your home can affect your health in many of the same ways. At we offer indoor air quality services to ensure that the air inside your home is healthy for your family. Here are 11 signs that you have poor indoor air quality. 1. Dust on Furniture One of the most noticeable signs that you have poor indoor air quality in your Kansas...

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What Does An Air Purifier Do?

January 21, 2021

In an ideal world, every breath would be perfectly pure and clean, with no pollutants or contaminants that could cause you harm. Unfortunately, this isn’t a perfect world, meaning that the air you breathe, even the air inside your Denver home, isn’t perfectly pure and clean. Rather than simply accepting this reality, it’s important to take action using the various tools that are available. One of the best tools in the fight against dirty air is an air purifier from Summit Heating & A/C. These devices have multiple excellent features that make them ideal for improving your home’s air quality...

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Understanding the Importance of Combustion Analysis

December 18, 2020

Properly maintaining your furnace is one of the best ways to ensure that it lasts a long time and does not cause any safety hazards. This is especially important in the case of a gas furnace, given the inherent risks that come with burning natural gas in your Kansas City home. One crucial part of maintenance for gas furnaces is something called combustion analysis. While you have likely never heard of this term, it is vital that you hire a company like to ensure that a combustion analysis is performed as part of your furnace maintenance service. What Is Combustion...

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How Does a Heat Pump Boost the Energy-Efficiency of Your Home?

November 19, 2020

Heat pumps are starting to become very popular with homeowners. There are several benefits to installing these systems in your home. Under the right conditions, heat pumps are more efficient than those traditional heating systems. Here are a few things you’lll want to know about these heating and cooling units. Energy-Efficient Heating and Cooling System If you live in a climate with mild winters and summers, you might want to use a heat pump as an alternative to air conditioners and furnaces. A heat pump uses electricity to move the heat from your cool spaces to those warmer areas. In...

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Benefits of Fall Furnace Maintenance

October 15, 2020

As the winter months approach the Kansas City area, the experts at are busy performing annual maintenance checks on home heating systems. It is not unusual for homeowners to want to skip this important appointment. After all, if nothing seems to be wrong with the system, there is no reason to pay for a professional to examine it. With years of experience in furnace care, we can tell you that the benefits of an annual tune-up greatly outweigh the cost of the appointment. How Time Affects Your Furnace An area like Kansas City puts a lot of wear and tear...

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How To Keep The Air In Your Home Allergen-Free

September 18, 2020

Many people in Kansas City, MO, suffer from allergies. Pollen and other seasonal allergens are some of the most common causes of allergy symptoms. If you’ve noticed an increase in sniffling, sneezing, stuffy nose, itchy or watery eyes, or an itchy dry throat, you’re not alone. Chances are good that your symptoms are related to increased allergen exposure. Your home’s heating and cooling system play a big role in capturing allergens from your home’s air, and you can also use these 10 tips in order to keep the air in your home allergen-free. 1. Keep Windows Closed It might be...

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What Does Servicing a Heating System Entail?

February 20, 2020

Maybe the time has come for a licensed contractor to check out your heating system. Whether the furnace needs repairs or it is time for an inspection, a professional’s hands and eyes become necessary to perform proper service. “Service” can seem like a catch-all term, though. What does it entail? The following covers a few steps the technician may perform. Cleaning the System A dirty furnace won’t rank high on the efficiency scale. A dirty furnace works a lot harder and also presents many hazards. Changing a dirty filter and cleaning up the furnace’s interior and ducts reflect two basic...

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What Is Acceptable Indoor Air Quality?

February 10, 2020

While a home can be an inviting retreat, the quality of the air in your Kansas City house can be causing problems if it’s not clean. With so many potential indoor pollutants, you may be wondering just what the levels are for acceptable indoor air quality. To help make your home healthier, here’s a basic explanation of the ins and outs of indoor air quality. What Types of Pollutants Are in a Home? Gaining a handle on indoor air quality is made more difficult by the wide variety of potential indoor pollutants, meaning there are different combinations of pollutants in...

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