1. Keeping Your Pets Cool in the Summer Heat

    In the many blogs we’ve written, our main focus has been on how to maintain your air conditioning and HVAC systems to keep your home appropriately warm or cool for the people living inside. However, in many US homes, people aren’t the only residents. Pets, whether they be cats, dogs, or lizards,…Read More

  2. Life Before Air Conditioning – How People Stayed Cool

    In Nebraska, we, fortunately, are blessed with summer weather that doesn’t want to make us curl up and die. The heat, even though it can get extreme, is more manageable than it is in certain other states. While we pay for that with a cold winter, it’s nice knowing that it’s not necessarily the…Read More

  3. How to Keep Yourself Cool With a Broken Air Conditioner

    At Powerhouse Heating and Air Conditioning, we are emphatic about the need for preventative maintenance on your air conditioning system. There are plenty of reasons why a broken air conditioner is a recipe for discomfort and happiness, from mild annoyance to legitimate danger. That’s why we work t…Read More

  4. How to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning Bill

    Summer is practically here, and with it, the promise that your house is going to be nice and toasty if you’re not doing anything about it. For most people, that means it’s time to crank up the AC. Unfortunately, the prospect of expensive cooling bills is all too real, which deters a lot of peopl…Read More

  5. How to Prepare Your Air Conditioner for the Blair Summer

    In Blair, Nebraska, we fortunately don’t have to worry about blistering summers as much as some other states do. While it sure can get hot here, we don’t have to worry with the heat wave that folks down in Arizona or Texas have to deal with each year. Nonetheless, it does get hot enough to where…Read More

  6. The Importance of Replacing Your Air Filter

    At Powerhouse Heating and Air Conditioning, we’ve served clients all over East Nebraska. We’ve been everywhere — Omaha, Blair, Fremont, Elkhorn, Bellevue, Waterloo, and more — but no matter where we are, one constant is that people just aren’t that good at replacing their air filters. Your…Read More

  7. How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

    At Powerhouse Heating and Air Conditioning, we have made it our life’s work to provide the people of Blair and Omaha with high-quality HVAC systems, and conducting maintenance and repairs as necessary to make sure they’re performing at top shape. HVAC systems, of course, circulate the air all ov…Read More

  8. The Dangers of Living in a Hot House

    In our last blog post, we covered the reasons why it can be dangerous to live in a cold house. However, when you have a broken heating and air system, it’s not just cold houses you have to worry about — living in an excessively hot home can be just as harmful. Omaha homes can be pretty toasty in…Read More

  9. The Dangers of Living in a Cold House

    When it comes to all of the wonderful luxuries we have in our modern homes, the HVAC system is something that is far too often taken for granted. The temperature of our living space has significant effects on our well-being, both from a physical and psychological point of view. Heating and air machi…Read More