How often should I service my HVAC system?

The heating and cooling should be serviced at least once each annually. Regular tune ups help the HVAC system work efficiently, cleaner, extends the life of the system, and can ensure the safe operation of all equipment.

What is the warranty like on a new HVAC system?

Fox Air Corp gives a 1-year labor guarantee. Equipment and parts warranties vary from manufacturer and type of system. Commercial vs residential also effect the warranty. Most manufacturers require consistent maintenance on systems when warranty work is requested.

Which HVAC system is right for my home?

Fox Air Corp provides free estimates. During our visit we evaluate square footage, insulation values, solar gains, air quality, building construction, health concerns, budget, and overall needs for comfort in your home.

How do I know if I need a new heater or air conditioner?

Fox Air Corp's service technicians can test and evaluate the reliability, efficiency, and overall condition of a heating or cooling system. Based on the evaluation you can set up an appointment for our comfort advisor to provide an estimate for system replacement.

How often should I check my air filter?

It is recommended that the air filters are checked every 3 months depending on usage.

How often should I clean my air filter?

At a minimum, the air filter should be cleaned every 6 months. Once during cooling and once during the heating seasons.

How often should I replace my air filter?

At a minimum, the air filter should be changed every 6 months. Once during cooling and once during the heating seasons. If you have animals, kids or are home more often the air filter may need to be changed more than every 6 months.

What is the proper indoor humidity level?

The ideal relative humidity for health and comfort is about 40-50%.

Do I need a humidifier or dehumidifier?

To keep humidity levels in your home year-round at ideal levels system addons such as whole-home humidifiers and dehumidifiers are recommended. These systems work with your home's heating and cooling systems to add or remove moisture from the air. Utilize a humidifier in winter months when air is drier, and a dehumidifier in the summer when air has more moisture. Majority of all forced air heating systems should have a humidifier for humidity control.

Should I have my air ducts cleaned?

Air ducts should be checked annually after 5 years of usage. If you maintain clean filters this aids in keeping the air ducts clean.

What Size Heating and Air Conditioning System Do I Need?

Size of heating and AC system depends on square footage, solar gain, climate, insulation values, construction materials and design of home. This will all be considered when Fox Air Corp provides the estimate.

What type of heating and air conditioning system should I get?

Fox Air Corp can provide a free estimate on a system best fit for your home and comfort needs.

What is the best way to heat or cool my home?

Conventional split systems, boiler/hydronic heating, geothermal and ductless/ducted are typically the best and most efficient ways to heat a home. Whether home or business owners are looking to cool a small space, or a large home or business, Fox Air Corp has the right solution.

If I have duct work for heating can air conditioning be added?

For homeowners with traditional duct systems, replacing an air conditioner, or even adding AC to an existing furnace unit is fairly simple. Home advisors will create the right system, size, and solution fit for any budget. For homeowners without any central forced air system, the process can be more complicated, but Fox Air Corp offers financing through a third-party company and can help improve energy costs without dipping into customers pocketbook.

What is better: Gas, Electric, or Oil?

This depends on what the house is currently set up for. Gas heating systems are usually cheaper than electric heat. Factors of what the best source of fuel depends on seer ratings, efficiencies, and total usage. Options for fuel conversions are also available with possible rebate incentives through the homeowner's energy company.

How do I know if my air quality is bad?

The following can contribute to bad air quality: inadequate temperatures, humidity, poor air circulation, ventilation, chemicals, dusts, molds or fungi, bacteria, and gases. Some common symptoms a body may have due to poor air quality may be headache, fatigue, sinus congestion, nausea, dry skin, or irritated eyes.