HVAC/Heating & Cooling Articles & Tips

Can freezing temperatures damage your home appliances? Should you turn off your heat before leaving for vacation? Here’s what winter weather can do to your appliances — and what you should do help prevent problems. Old Man Winter is here, and... Read more .

Read these tips from the Sears Home Experts before you decide. After a major flood, the difficult work of cleanup is fraught with decisions about what items are salvageable and what must be replaced. Because your appliances, electronics and... Read more .

The HVAC Savings Program is free to join, and your savings are automatic. Every paid HVAC repair and maintenance performed by Sears Home Services automatically credits to your account (as of January 1, 2016). And your balance is waiting for you... Read more .

How to prevent — and deal with — water damage to your washer, dryer, fridge, HVAC and other appliances. Hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods — storm season is the time of year when Mother Nature can unleash her fury. As you batten down... Read more .

When it comes to your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, it’s time to get smart. From maintenance reminders sent straight to your smartphone to remote controlled thermostats, cooling and heating your home has never been... Read more .

When summer comes along, you need your air conditioner to run without a hitch, and even the best air conditioners can run into issues with time. So, what do you do if your central AC unit is not working properly? Don’t worry. The heating,... Read more .

Stay cool this summer—and save money—by addressing these hot spots. Maintaining the optimal temperature in your home over the summer is no easy feat, because more factors come into play than simply setting the AC to your desired temp. The current... Read more .

Maintain your home, one month at a time. New Year’s resolutions aren’t just for getting fit and eating better. This year, make a few resolutions for your home, too. Each month, resolve to complete one small home maintenance task, so by the end... Read more .

Winter, summer, spring or fall? Learn the best seasons to finally make those home improvement dreams a reality. Who says holiday wish lists are only for the kids? It’s time to make your own wish list and begin planning a few home improvement... Read more .

Prioritize your home improvement wish list with the help of these remodeling costs and upgrade your home with fresh, new designs. Whether you’re planning a full-on kitchen or bathroom renovation, or there’s a minor home remodel in your future,... Read more .