Glossary of HVAC Terms:  A Guide for Heating and Cooling Terms

HVAC Terms | St. Louis HVAC Tips

The world of HVAC often throws around many different terms that can cause some confusion when researching the best heating and cooling system for your home. This guide to HVAC terms should help you discover more about your home’s furnace or air conditioner and learn more about what each of the different terms means. If you have a heating and cooling project in mind in the St. Louis area, Galmiche & Sons has decades of experiences repairing and installing air … Continue reading Glossary of HVAC Terms:  A Guide for Heating and Cooling Terms

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Top Tips for Hiring a St. Louis HVAC Technician

St. Louis HVAC Technician

When shopping for a new air conditioner or furnace, it is easy to get caught up in researching the best equipment for your home. There are many positive features to new heating and cooling systems. But many homeowners overlook a critical piece of their HVAC system, the person who will install it. If you hire a bad installer, many of those great energy-saving features may not function to their best ability. Below, we discuss what to look for when it … Continue reading Top Tips for Hiring a St. Louis HVAC Technician

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Heating Tips to Heat Cold Rooms Quickly

Heating Tips for St. Louis Winter

With winter in full swing in St. Louis, there is nothing worse than coming home to a chilly home. Luckily, there are several ways to quickly heat up a cold room, so you can have a cozy home. Many of these heating tips are easy to implement and will not cost you a lot of money. At Galmiche & Sons, our goal is to help homeowners in the St. Louis area get the most out of their heating & air … Continue reading Heating Tips to Heat Cold Rooms Quickly

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How Much Does Heat Pump Repair Cost?

Heat Pump Repair Cost

There are three main factors that will determine the repair cost for a heat pump in your home. In the St. Louis area, the price for heat pump repair ranges anywhere from $250 to thousands of dollars. To help you narrow it down and not be caught by surprise when looking at the bill, the following are three factors that will influence your repair costs. Is your heat pump still under warranty? What is causing the heat pump to malfunction? … Continue reading How Much Does Heat Pump Repair Cost?

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Programmable Thermostat

Programmable Thermostat for Energy Efficiency

So, you are ready to upgrade your home with a programmable thermostat and enjoy the benefits of creating a comfortable and energy efficient home. There are some important things you need to know first. Many St. Louis homeowners find that even after they have upgraded their programmable thermostat, they are still not seeing a difference in their energy bill. Or worse, their electric bill might have even increased in price. By understanding some important common mistakes when buying a programmable … Continue reading 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Programmable Thermostat

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5 Common Reasons Your Furnace Might Not Be Keeping Your Home Warm

Furnace Tips | St. Louis HVAC

Are you constantly reaching for an extra blanket or another sweater while sitting on the couch? This might be a sign that your furnace might not be keeping your home warm and may point to larger issues with your heating and cooling system or your home. Galmiche & Sons has more than 60 years of furnace experience in the St. Louis area, offering comprehensive repair and solutions to common problems. We will be happy to help diagnose your home’s gas … Continue reading 5 Common Reasons Your Furnace Might Not Be Keeping Your Home Warm

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Furnace Installation Cost Estimator Guide

Furnace Installation Cost Estimator

Looking for a new furnace? This guide should help you estimate how much a new furnace installation could cost. Below, we give some tips to help guide you in your search for a new furnace, calculate furnace installation cost, and plan for things to expect. Galmiche & Sons has years of experience installing furnaces for homeowners in the St. Louis area, so if you have any questions, we want to help! Reach out to our heating & air conditioning company … Continue reading Furnace Installation Cost Estimator Guide

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Furnace Filter Questions Answered

Furnace Filter Questions

The filter in your home’s furnace is a vital part of your heating & cooling system. Yet with so many types and features on the market, there are many furnace filter questions that crop up for homeowners. No one wants to risk damaging their HVAC system, after all. Galmiche & Sons is a St. Louis based HVAC company with decades of furnace maintenance and repair experience under our belts, and we can answer any of your furnace filter questions. Our … Continue reading Furnace Filter Questions Answered

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Improve Your Health with Your HVAC this Cold & Flu Season

Flu Season HVAC Tips

The flu season is upon us and the virus has swept across the United States this winter, with epidemic levels of illness. We all know the tried and true methods of staying healthy, from drinking extra orange juice to washing hands. However, many people do not consider how they can use their HVAC system to help prevent getting sick during this cold and flu season. From the office to at home, if you would like to learn more about how … Continue reading Improve Your Health with Your HVAC this Cold & Flu Season

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3 Important Facts You Need to Know About Your Electric Heat Pump

Electric Heat Pump Facts

Homeowners are often surprised to discover their home is heated and cooled by an electric heat pump, instead of a traditional gas furnace and air conditioner. This is especially true in St. Louis, where our strong Midwest winters once made electric heat pump less likely to be effective. Luckily, the technology has improved in leaps and bounds, and many newly built homes now feature energy efficient heat pumps. With many homeowners in St. Louis encountering homes with electric heat pumps … Continue reading 3 Important Facts You Need to Know About Your Electric Heat Pump

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