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Why Won’t My Heat Pump Stop Running?

Is your heat pump running nonstop? If so, you could be looking at a higher energy bill than what you’re used to. Read on to see some of the most common reasons for a heat pump that just won’t shut off. Thermostat set to Emergency Heat Thermostats can be confusing- especially when it comes to […] Read More »

How to Lower Energy Bills This Fall and Winter

It’s officially fall in Asheville, which means it won’t be long before colder weather arrives. And just like summer, the colder months require some savvy and planning in order to lower energy bills. Here are Sheer Comfort’s top six tips to save money during fall and winter. Change your air filters No matter what time […] Read More »

Should I Have a Programmable Thermostat?

HVAC systems have come a long way since their inception, and so have the thermostats that control them. If you’re still using a manual thermostat, you’re missing out on the full range of comfort that your cooling and heating equipment can provide. Here are Sheer Comfort’s top 3 reasons you should upgrade to a programmable […] Read More »

Why You Need an R-410A Air Conditioner

Do you know what kind of refrigerant your air conditioner uses? Depending on which type you use, your AC unit could be costing you more than it’s worth. Read on to see why you need an R-410A air conditioner. R-22 refrigerant rising costs Until recently, R-22 was the most common refrigerant for HVAC systems. However, […] Read More »

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality This Summer

Keeping your home’s air clean is essential to staying healthy this summer. Here are Sheer Comfort’s tips to improve indoor air quality in Asheville, NC. Keep houseplants The right houseplant can be an excellent natural air filter for your home. Plants like the boston fern, peace lily and ficus will filter toxins out of the […] Read More »

5 Ways to Lower Humidity in Your Home This Summer

Summers in Asheville aren’t only hot, they’re HUMID! So how can you keep your home cool, dry and comfortable this summer? Follow these tips from Sheer Comfort to lower humidity in your home. 1. Use exhaust fans If your home is well equipped with exhaust fans, you have a built in tool to help lower […] Read More »

4 Tips to Prevent Spring Allergies with Your HVAC System

When your allergies flare up this spring and summer, you’ll likely head indoors to take refuge from the pollen and other allergens that make the outdoors unbearable. But did you know that your home’s air could actually be more polluted than the air outside? Don’t worry- with a few maintenance tips, you can use your […] Read More »

Air Conditioner Keeps Shutting Off? Call Sheer Comfort

On a hot spring day in Asheville, there’s nothing worse than when your air conditioner keeps shutting off. Why does this happen, and how can you fix it? Read on to see Sheer Comfort’s tips to keep your air conditioner running smooth this spring. Short-cycling in Asheville, NC Does your air conditioner keep turning on […] Read More »

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