The 5 best smart thermostats for your home

The 5 best smart thermostats for your home

  • By Chris Hickle
  • Posted On: February 7, 2023

As the weather starts to cool down, people begin to think about ways to make their homes more comfortable and save on energy costs. Smart thermostats are a great way to do both of those things. But with all of […]

What is the best temperature to set your thermostat in winter in Minnesota

What is the best temperature to set your thermostat in winter in Minnesota

  • By Chris Hickle
  • Posted On: January 28, 2023

When it comes to heating your home in winter, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. The best temperature to set your thermostat in Minnesota depends on a number of factors, including the type of heating system you have, the insulation levels […]

5 reasons why you should change your furnace filter.

5 reasons why you should change your furnace filter.

  • By Chris Hickle
  • Posted On: January 15, 2023

If you own a home, then you know that maintaining it can be a big job. One important task that is often overlooked is changing the furnace filter. Here are 5 reasons why you should make sure to change your […]

  • By idealair
  • Posted On: September 26, 2022

Benefits of Regular Furnace Maintenance Most homeowners know that annual furnace checks and tune-ups are recommended. This isn’t something homeowners should ignore. Here are just a few of the reasons why homeowners should schedule an annualFurnace tune-up with Ideal Air. […]

Indoor Air Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

  • By idealair
  • Posted On: February 23, 2020

Who would think indoor air can be hazardous to your health? Indoor air– a pollutant? Unfortunately, that is often the case, said Dan Schmidt of Ideal Air LLC. Exposure to air pollutants can be up to 100 times higher indoors […]

Air Conditioning Appreciation Days! July 3-Aug 15

  • By idealair
  • Posted On: July 23, 2019
What is the Purpose of Air Conditioning Appreciation Days? The whole point of air conditioning appreciation days is to, well, appreciate your air conditioner! What does that mean though, in terms of action? It’s not like you need to take [...]

Spring Cleaning

  • By idealair
  • Posted On: May 25, 2019

If you have been attacking some spring cleaning around the house, don’t forget to include your air conditioning and HVAC system in your cleaning.  Professional HVAC companies highly recommend cleaning your humidifiers and air purifiers to make sure that you […]

Dirty Furnace Blower

  • By idealair
  • Posted On: May 2, 2019

     A blower wheel has blades that are specifically designed to push air around. Any dirt on those blades will cause your blower motor to work harder. This draws more amperage and pushes less air. When, as little as […]

Warm Tips for Cold Weather

  • By idealair
  • Posted On: February 6, 2019

1.            Warm Yourself First – It’s easier to change your body temperature than the room temperature.  Sometimes you may feel cold, but by warming yourself from the inside out, you can avoid raising the thermostat.  Often, just a cup of […]

Is Your Heating System Cold-Weather Ready?

  • By idealair
  • Posted On: October 18, 2018

Assuring your heating system is ready for the cold weather requires a little preparation. A few extra steps now can mean less wasted energy, a more comfortable home, and lower energy bills. Some steps you can take on your own […]