Does a Heat Pump Work Well in Boise?

If you’re looking for a new heating and cooling system, you may have read about heat pumps as a possible option. Our opinion? Heat pumps work well in Boise for the following reasons: They can heat AND cool your home They can heat your home at a fraction of the cost of other heating systems

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What’s the Best Air Purifier for Allergies in Boise?

Everyone hates a runny nose or a sore throat. Luckily, by investing in an air purifier, you can avoid those nasty symptoms. When Boise homeowners ask us which type of air filter to get, we usually recommend a whole-house air purifier for the best allergy and hay fever relief. You can buy a portable air purifier, but a whole-home

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How Much Does it Cost to Install a Ductless AC in Boise?

The cost to install a ductless (also called mini-split) system ranges from $3,000 to $20,000 in Boise. We know—that’s a very big price range. So, why does the cost vary? Well, the cost to install a ductless system can vary depending on the following factors: How many rooms you want cooled The size of the

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Ductless vs Central AC: Which is Best for My Boise Home?

Debating whether to get a ductless or central AC system? Both systems work well for Boise homes, but for most homeowners, the question comes down to cost. For the lowest upfront cost, this is what we recommend: If your home already has ductwork, it’s probably cheaper to install a central AC system If your home doesn’t have

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Tankless vs Tank Water Heater in Boise

Debating which type of water heater to get? Both types of water heaters have their pros and cons—so there’s not always an obvious winner. That said, choosing the right water heater for your home depends on the following factors: Your budget Your available space How many hot water appliances you run at once In this

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What Size Tankless Water Heater Do I Need for My Boise Home?

In the market for a new tankless water heater? The easiest (and most accurate) way to size your tankless water heater is to have a plumber calculate the size for you. That way, you don’t have to spend time crunching numbers. But, if you want more context about how tankless units are sized and want to give

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Single-Stage vs Two-Stage Furnace in Boise

If you’re looking for a new furnace, you may have heard about furnace stages. And you may be wondering if you should go with a single- or two-stage furnace. Here’s our general recommendation: If you’re on a tight budget, stick with a single-stage furnace If you want a higher level of comfort and you can afford the higher

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What Size Furnace Do I Need for My Boise Home?

If so, you might be wondering what size furnace you should get. Here’s the thing, though: Only a licensed professional can answer this question after inspecting your home and current HVAC system. More specifically, a professional will need to perform a load calculation to find the correct size furnace for your home. We know you probably have more

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How Much Does Furnace Maintenance Cost in Boise?

In Boise, the cost of furnace maintenance ranges from $75 to $150. Why the difference in price? The cost of furnace maintenance can vary depending on: What’s included in the maintenance checklist The contractor you choose We’ll look at both of these factors in more detail below. But first, let’s take a quick look at

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Tips & Definitions
3 Tips to Help Prevent the Flu This Season in Boise

There’s no getting around it—the flu is nasty. From the sore throat and runny nose to the headaches and fevers, nobody wants to catch this ugly illness. In Boise, the flu season starts right around the holiday season (late November/December) and generally lasts until February. Since the last thing you want is to catch the

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