Boston Standard Company Blog

Why isn’t my AC Blowing Cold Air?

fixing an air conditioning unitAs the temperatures in Boston begin to heat up, it’s natural to seek refuge in your home. And that’s especially true if you have central air conditioning. While it’s your hope that your AC works as intended all summer long, there may come a point when you realize that it’s not blowing cold air. If […]

5 Reasons to Install a Smart Thermostat

smart thermostat for homeThermostats have come a long way over the years. When digital thermostats first hit the market, they were the latest and greatest in home technology. And soon enough, these were followed by smart thermostats, which have become even more popular. If you’re on the fence as to whether you should install a smart thermostat in […]

5 Signs You Need a New Water Heater

old water heaterIt’s your hope that your water heater lasts forever, but don’t count on it. Even if you take all the right steps in regards to water heater maintenance, there will come a day when your water heater is shot. And when that day arrives, it’s time to make an immediate change. Here are five signs […]

Reasons to Upgrade to a Tankless Water Heater

tankless water heater installed inside homeMaybe your current water heater is leaking and you’re looking to make an immediate change. Or maybe your current model isn’t providing the energy efficient service you’re hoping for. Regardless of your circumstances, you may come to realize that a tankless water heater is the perfect solution. As you learn more about the benefits, you […]

How to Save Money on Your Energy Bill This Summer

ac savingsAs the hot summer weather arrives in Boston, it’s safe to assume that you’ll rely on your air conditioner to keep you cool. While your AC does a good job keeping you and your home cool, there’s something to remember: it can cost you a lot of money to run your unit. Fortunately, there are […]

Common Reasons Why Your AC Won’t Turn On

fixing a ductless ac unitWith warmer weather right around the corner, many people in and around the Boston area will turn on their air conditioner for the first time. Upon doing so, it’s your hope that it fires up quickly and cools you down in a hurry. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. It’s possible that your AC won’t turn […]

How to Choose the Right Central Air Conditioner

central air conditioning unitsA large number of Boston residents rely on their central air conditioner to keep them cool during the hot summer months. While everything is fine and dandy when your AC system is working as expected, there may come a point when you run into trouble. Do you need to replace your old air conditioner with […]

How to Clean Your AC Condenser Unit This Spring

outdoor condenser unitAs a Boston resident, you wait all winter long for warm weather to arrive. And when it finally does, you’re ready to take full advantage. While it’s enjoyable to spend time outdoors, there comes a point when you want to relax in a cool home. And that’s why you need your air conditioner to be […]

A Spring AC Checklist for Homeowners

changing an air conditioning filterAfter a long winter, residents of Boston are ready for warm weather to move into the area. And when this happens, it won’t be long before you’re turning on your air conditioner and hoping that your house cools down as expected. If you want your AC to provide you with many months of efficient service, […]

How to Prepare Your AC for the Warmer Summer Months

preparing ac for summerAfter you make your way through a long and cold Boston winter, you’re looking forward to warmer temperatures moving into the area. Soon enough, you’ll find yourself firing up your AC with hopes of it keeping you and your home cool over the months to come. If you have central air conditioning, it’s imperative to […]