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Checking on your air quality

Checking on your air quality

Indoor Air Quality  Living this day in age should be simple right? Well, there is always going to be some sort of hoops to jump through. With how well insulated homes are now, the air quality inside your home traps a lot of unwanted particles. We want to protect the health of you and your family, and the air you breathe in on a daily basis. Dust and other pulluted particles are floating around and need to be controlled. How you ask? The answers are below. Solution If you are one of the many that need to check on the air quality of your home, give Muse a call for a FREE consu...

Time to upgrade

Time to upgrade

Out With the Old, in With the New If you are like many from the midsouth area, you have been living here for quite sometime. HVAC systems are not invincible, and you may be due for an upgrade. If you fall into this category then you should consider upgrading through Muse. Your home comfort system is most likely the single biggest use of energy in your home. In fact, over a third of the energy used in the United States is used to heat and cool buildings. At Muse, we want to install the best quality unit, for the best quality price you are looking for. In addition, we will make sure that i...

Humidify Your Home

Humidify Your Home

Humidify Your Comfort Humidity levels are an after thought in today's society. Have you ever wondered if there was a way to be comfortable in lower temperatures with more than just heat? Well we are here to tell you today, that is is possible and easier than you think. Here at Muse, we want to keep your family as comfortable as possible for a low cost. If you install a humidifier along side with your HVAC system, there will be a team effort between the two systems to work together to make the living coniditions in the colder days more comfortable. How is this possible? The Facts Humidif...

Installing to Make You Comfortable

Installing to Make You Comfortable

Choose Muse You never think of installation until you buy something new. More importantly, when you invest in a brand new HVAC system it has to be installed properly. That is why when you choose Muse, we will properly install it, and make sure it is the most energy efficient product for you. We want to save you money in the long run, and also make your home an ideal living space for you and your family.  More Reasons to choose Muse Your home comfort system is most likely the single biggest use of energy in your home. In fact, over a third of the energy used in the United States is use...

Carbon Monoxide is Dangerous

Carbon Monoxide is Dangerous

Carbon Monoxide is Deadly Most days the thought of carbon monoxide doesn't even cross our minds. Every house has to have a Carbon Monoxide detector to keep you and your family safe. You may be thinking, "What even is Carbon Monoxide?" Well it is in fact a tasteless, colorless, and oderless gas that is slightly less dense than air, and is toxic to animals and humans. That is definately not the air you want to be breathing inside your home. But there is a simple solution to this deadly air. Carbon Monoxide Detectors A monitored carbon monoxide detector w...

Protecting your HVAC investment

Protecting your HVAC investment

Helping Prevent Major Issues The weather down south is very interesting isn't it? From wearing shorts on Christmas, to having a good snow at the beginning of the year; your HVAC systems have been at some real work. Changing it back and forth from heat and AC can be costly, and also put some pressure on your systems. We want your systems to be in top shape, and work correctly during a sporatic weather season! We want to help you out in every way we can; that way YOU as the customer knows that your family will feel the way they want to inside.  Tips With regular maintenance you...

New Year, New System

New Year, New System

Replacing the old Happy New Year! With the start of the new year, everyone is looking to start fresh. Air systems are usually an after thought in today's world, but did you know they can be replaced? We have the systems you are looking for! Your old system is most likely out of date especially if you have been living in the area for a while, and have not done any renovations. You may also be wondering, "Which unit would I even replace mine with?" Well with a quick look at our website, you will find there is an easy guide to tell you t...

Keeping Your Air Ducts Up to Date

Keeping Your Air Ducts Up to Date

The Weather Down South Living in the midsouth area, the weather is constantly changing. Whether it be waking up with the air conditioning on to going to sleep with the heat on, there are some mysterys going on inside your house. With your air ducts under some stress just this season, over the years it has also been accumulating a lot of dust. The bad news about having dust sitting there for a while is that it can reduce the efficiency of your system, and actually cause you discomfort or even illness.  The Easy Solution  The good news is that your air ducts can ...

How to Control Temperature by Room

How to Control Temperature by Room

Temperature Problems? Waking up in the morning is a first impression to the day. Your bedroom may be warm, but the rest of the house may be freezing. Nobody likes to step into an uncomfortable temperature in their own home. Zoned HVAC systems can help you immediately. Each room is unique in its own way, and with this system your rooms will never be the same.  The Fix So what is zoning? Zoning is a specific way to control the temperature in each room, whether you are in it or not. Each room has a zoning sensor with a temperature that you set for each room. Within the system, you can set...

HVAC Heating Troubleshooting Guide

HVAC Heating Troubleshooting Guide

Having trouble with your heating system this winter? Check this quick checklist to see if you can find the problem. I HAVE NO HEAT: Your gas could be turned off. ➞ Recommended Action: Check gas valve at gas company meter, check shutoff valve at furnace and check for other shutoff valves. Contact the gas company to have gas valve turned on or contact your local Trane Comfort Specialist, Muse HVAC. Your system could be turned off or your unit unplugged. ➞ Recommended Action: Check your thermostat and heating unit to assure that they are both plugged in. Refer to your use and c...

Remove Odor and Bacteria from Your Home

Remove Odor and Bacteria from Your Home

Fall is here which means winter isn't to far behind. Most of us will be spending more time indoors bundled up. With how much time you will be spending indoors, don't you want to keep your home smelling fresh and clean? APCO - DETOX THE AIR Introducing Advanced Photocatalytic Oxidation The award-winning APCO system (Advanced Photocatalytic Oxidation) represents an entirely new type of air purifier. Check out some features it offers: Odor Control Let's face it, no one wants visiting friends or family to smell the cat box or last night's garlic sauce. You could use a spray or ...

4 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Heating System

4 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Heating System

It's bound to get colder here in the MidSouth eventually, right? Well when it does, you'll want to make sure your heating system is prepared and ready to keep you warm. Here are a 4 tips to make sure you get the most out of your system. 1. Keep up with your central heating unit. One of the most common reasons for home heating issues is lack of maintenance. Doing periodic checks on your central heating unit and duct work will help the system run longer, more efficiently, and best of all, save you your hard-earned money. Preventative Maintenance   2. Check your filters. Clogge...

Air Quality Maintenance Tips

Air Quality Maintenance Tips

HUMIDIFIER MAINTENANCE Trane humidifiers are mounted on an existing furnace system, and are fed by a water line. These units add moisture to air that passes through the furnace, which can help alleviate the dryness that often comes during winter months, or in hot, dry climates. Here are a few humidifier maintenance tips that can be performed by you or your local "Trane Comfort Specialist" Muse Heating and Air to keep your unit running reliably: Periodically clean the distribution manifold, which is located at the top of the humidifier. Clean the evaporator pad with a 1:3 wa...

APCO - DETOX THE AIR

APCO - DETOX THE AIR

An entirely new type of air purifier The award-winning APCO system (Advanced Photocatalytic Oxidation) represents an entirely new type of air purifier. APCO is installed in the ductwork of the central air system where it scrubs the air as is passes by. APCO's unique combination of UV-C light and activated carbon achieves  unmatched germ and odor reduction without producing any harmful ozone. APCO is particularly effective at reducing odor-causing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) which include toxic chemical vapors like formaldehyde and toluene.   The Other Two Thirds Airbor...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Trane Heating And Cooling Systems

How to Get the Most Out of Your Trane Heating And Cooling Systems

Trane systems are designed to provide optimal efficiency and comfort. Now it’s time to do the same to your home. Here are some things you can do around the house to optimize the operation of your system, as well as the comfort inside your home. COOLING SYSTEM MAINTENANCE Set the thermostat as high as comfort will permit. Make sure attics are adequately ventilated to relieve heat buildup. If necessary, improve airflow by adding or enlarging vents. When building a new house or renovating an old one, choose light-colored roof shingles to reflect more of the sun's heat. During mod...

Hvac Maintenance Checklist

Hvac Maintenance Checklist

HVAC MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST | TRANE You wouldn’t drive your car 100,000 miles without changing the oil. The same logic holds true for your home comfort system. Regular HVAC preventative maintenance is the best way to ensure trouble-free operation and peak performance. Pre-season maintenance is also important. It can help to avoid a system failure in severe hot or cold weather when you need it most, and it can also keep your energy bill from getting out of control. HVAC PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST Many dealers provide priority service for their customers who have an annual mainte...

Smart Home Benefits

Smart Home Benefits

  What Is a Smart Home? Smart homes are modern homes installed with communicating technology that have controls accessible via internet-enabled computers, smartphones or tablets. They allow you to monitor temperatures and manage energy use for optimal efficiency and comfort. Some systems even link into security features like locks, lights and cameras. You can: Reduce energy consumption up to 15% compared to traditional non-programmable thermostats. Reduce energy consumption by scheduling Z-Wave®-enabled lights and small appliances to be on only when needed. Check the status ...

Smart Home Automation

Smart Home Automation

More than a thermostat, the ComfortLink™ and ComfortLink™ II controls are a state-of-the-art and smart interface to manage comfort, security and energy-efficiency. COMFORTLINK™ II CONTROL ComfortLink™ is the ultimate control. It’s an easy-to-use advanced command center that provides a seamless interface between your system and your life. Imagine a control that keeps you perfectly comfortable inside, lets you know how to dress for going outside, all while helping manage your home’s energy-efficiency in the process. The Trane ComfortLink™ II Control is...

Maximizing Energy Efficiency For Your Home

Maximizing Energy Efficiency For Your Home

As the winter gets colder, you rely on your household's heating to keep you warm. But what good is it if your system's energy inefficiencies rack up a bill that makes you shiver? Read below to see how Muse Heating & Air can help you.   The Right Size   Many homes have heating or cooling units that are improperly sized for their space. If your unit is too small, the household might not be cooled or heated evenly, or could fail to control the house's humidity. If it's too large, it could just be draining your energy and money in maintenance costs and inefficienc...

Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance

Prevent small problems from becoming big problems You wouldn’t drive your car 100,000 miles without changing the oil. The same logic holds true for your home comfort system. Regular HVAC preventative maintenance is the best way to ensure trouble-free operation and peak performance. Pre-season maintenance is also important. It can help to avoid a system failure in severe hot or cold weather when you need it most, and it can also keep your energy bill from getting out of control. Regular maintenance will: Provide longer lasting equipment Reduce utility bills Reduce repairs Provide ...