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Please Join Us in Remembrance of Kevin Lane Pendleton

November 15th, 2018

kevin-pendletonKevin Lane Pendleton passed away unexpectedly on November 13, 2018.

Kevin was born on December 23, 1965 to Ron and Darlene Pendleton (nee Mitchell). Kevin is survived by his wife of 30 years, Kelley Pendleton (nee Handley); loving father of Lane (Maggie), Ryan, Madison Pendleton and his faithful companion Casper; dear brother of Lance (Carren) and Curtis and loving uncle of Amber, Taylor and Brooke Pendleton. Kevin is also survived by his in-laws, Jerry Handley and Mary Maassen and his grandmother Margaret Maassen. Kevin was a dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many.

Kevin impacted many lives through work and friendships, as he was always putting others needs first over his own. Kevin loved the Lord and instilled that faith in his home and children. Kevin greatly enjoyed hunting and being surrounded by nature. Kevin was very generous, hardworking and could fix anything. Kevin loved spending time with his family and could always be found outside barbecuing. Kevin had a true talent in drawing and woodworking and could create anything with his hands.

It’s hard to summarize anyone’s lives into a few short words but for Kevin that would be hardworking, compassionate, loving, and committed to say a few. Kevin will leave behind a huge void due to the impact he has had on so many. Rest In Peace dear husband, father, brother, friend and loved one.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm on Friday, November 16, 2018 at First Baptist Church St. Charles, 2701 Muegge Rd, St Charles, MO 63303.  The family will also receive friends at the church on Saturday, November 17 at 9:00 am until the time of services at 10:00 am.  Interment will be at St. Charles Memorial Gardens.  Memorial donations have been suggested to the Missouri Department of Conservation or to Missions at First Baptist Church St. Charles.

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5 Tips To Increase Heater Efficiency

November 23rd, 2020

woman-coldAs we move even further into the colder months of the year, many of us will begin to battle with the urge to stay comfortable versus keep our energy bills reasonable. It is never fun to get a bill that makes you wonder if you can afford to give the kids more than one gift this year. So how do you find the sweet spot?

Thankfully, with our help, you can enjoy energy-efficient heating that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. We’ve provided some tips to help you optimize the use of your heater so you can enjoy a warm home without excessive bills.

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3 Reasons Why Prompt Heater Repairs Are Cost-Effective

November 9th, 2020

money-savingWhen something goes wrong with a system in your house, you typically react in one of two ways. You schedule service to address the problem right away, or you convince yourself that it’s no big deal. If you’re the latter type of person, we’ll get to know you well. Because you are going to need much more frequent service than those falling into the former category.

We get it.  You don’t want to “waste” your money servicing a system that isn’t really that bad off. Our point is that it’s best to intervene at the first sign of trouble, before your system is really “that bad off.” Heaters can turn the corner quickly, and you don’t want to wind up with a total breakdown on your hands. In the long run, acting fast will actually save you money over time.

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How Dirty Filters Lead to Furnace Repairs

October 26th, 2020

man-with-filterReally? You’re telling me that a dirty air filter can lead to problems that will require professional furnace repairs?

Yes, really.

The filter in your furnace is not the most complex piece of equipment in that system. It’s far from the most expensive. And it’s one that you can actually—and should actually—service on your own.

But many people fail to do so. And we wind up visiting those people for furnace repairs, just when they need their systems the most. And that is no fun for them.

Today, we’ll take a closer look at what the filter in your furnace actually does, as well as how neglecting it can lead to the need for furnace repairs in St. Peters, MO. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about changing your air filter yourself.

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Why You Should Heat Your Home with a Heat Pump

October 12th, 2020

AC-techWhen it comes to HVAC services in O’Fallon, MO, there is only one company to call—us! When it comes to a new HVAC installation in O’Fallon, or anywhere else, there are a whole lot more options to consider, though. One type of system that we often recommend homeowners at least consider installing in their homes is the heat pump. Heat pumps have a very unique method of heating homes that can benefit homeowners enormously.

As great as these systems may be, there is still one factor to consider. That’s the fact that even the best HVAC systems on the market are not going to impress unless they are installed by professionals that do the job right. Around here, that’s the only way we do things. So be sure to keep this information in mind, and don’t hesitate to reach out when you’re in need of quality HVAC services.

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5 Ways to Boost Air Conditioning Efficiency

September 28th, 2020

money-in-grassOur cooling season can run pretty late into the year around here. If you’re feeling a bit fatigued after another brutally hot and humid summer season—just imagine how your air conditioner feels! Of course, it’s not always just the heat that can get us a little hot under the collar during the cooling season. Excessively high cooling costs can do that, as well!

That’s why we want to talk about some ways to keep your air conditioner efficient today. The St. Charles, MO HVAC pros on our team know what it’s like to be on the wrong end of a high bill. Their goal isn’t just to keep you comfortable. It’s to keep you comfortable without breaking the bank in the process! Keep these tips in mind, and reach out with any questions or concerns.

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3 Reasons to Choose a Ductless Mini Split

September 14th, 2020

ductless-technicianWe know that investing in a new HVAC system may not be the most exciting way in which to spend your money. But if you value your comfort, you know just how important an investment this type of system is. And, you know that you want to make the right investment from the get-go. An HVAC system is not something that you want to feel buyer’s remorse about. This is a pretty substantial investment for most homeowners.

So, you need to know that you’ve weighed your options carefully and that you’ve chosen your system wisely. One type of system that we strongly encourage homeowners to consider is the ductless mini split. If you’re not familiar with ductless mini splits, then you definitely need to read this post before you choose your new system. You may just find that a ductless mini split in Chesterfield, MO, is exactly what you’ve been hoping for.

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3 Reasons to Get Smart About Your Thermostat!

August 31st, 2020

smart-thermostatThe thermostat on your wall may not be the biggest component of your HVAC system, but don’t let its small stature fool you. It is, without a doubt, one of the most important components. After all, it is this small thermostat that allows you to control your HVAC system to begin with? Let us ask you this, though. Are you controlling your HVAC system in the smartest way possible?

If you haven’t scheduled a smart thermostat installation in Chesterfield, MO, with our team, then the answer is no! We totally understand that a lot of folks like to keep things simple. There’s simple, and there’s outdated, though. Smart thermostats are more complex than basic models, but they’re intuitive, easy to use—and enormously beneficial.

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Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

August 17th, 2020

woman-with-fanThere is a type of leak that you may encounter with your AC, and this leak is a big deal. That is a refrigerant leak. If you have a water leak on your hands, however, well—the problem is not what it seems. What’s that mean? A central air conditioning system does not use water in its operation, so it is really not possible that it is actively leaking water.

But I’ve seen the water surrounding my system! I swear! Okay, we’re not calling you a liar. Don’t worry. We believe you. We didn’t say that there’s no way that water is coming from your system. Just that it is not really a water leak in the traditional sense. Confused yet? Well, we’re about to clear everything up. Here’s what might be going on with your air conditioning in St. Charles, MO.

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Why Replace Your Air Conditioner Now?

August 3rd, 2020

Service-ReminderA lot of folks have the same idea. Replace an air conditioner when it breaks down entirely. If you ask us, that doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. Obviously are not going to replace a newer air conditioner just because it needs an occasional repair. But would you plan on running your vehicle into the ground? Replacing it only when it leaves you stranded on the side of the road somewhere?

We’d hope not!

The same is true of your AC. You’re going to need an air conditioning replacement in Chesterfield, MO, eventually. When you do, you’re not going to want it to be an emergency. In today’s post, we’ll cover some of the benefits of replacing your AC ahead of time. We’ll also cover some of the reasons why you might consider a replacement to begin with.

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3 Reasons You Can’t Repair Your AC Yourself

July 20th, 2020

AC-technicianNeed air conditioning repair in St. Charles, MO? Then you need to call in trained professionals. Our technicians are some of the best in the industry. When you hire us to repair your air conditioning system, count on the job being done right.

The first bit of information that we want to share is this: AC repair is not a DIY job! We know that there are a lot of DIY enthusiasts out there. We know that there are a lot of online tutorials that you can watch. We also know that DIY repair attempts just don’t end well. Here are the top 3 reasons you need a pro for the job!

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