Why Does My House Feel So Humid?

When the weather outside is hot, humid, and downright miserable, staying inside your home can feel like the ultimate refuge. But what if your house is also feeling hot and humid? Read on for a list of things you can do to help reduce humidity levels in your home. Where is this humidity coming from?…

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Four Signs It’s Time to Call a Professional Plumber

When it comes to plumbing problems, you may be inclined to fix the issues on your own. However, we highly recommend calling a professional plumber to take a look. Even though your kitchen faucet dripping or your slowly toilet flushing might not seem like a big deal, plumbing issues can have a serious impact on your monthly utility bills and the environment. A local plumber help can figure out the underlying issue – not just what you see at the surface.

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What is Design-Build?

Design-Build is a construction delivery method that provides owners with a single point of contact for both the design and construction phases of a project. The commercial owner manages only one contract with a single point of responsibility. This popular form of project delivery is ideal because the designer and contractor are working together as…

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3 Tips for Water Heater Safety (and Savings!) this Winter

Cold weather months are a time where we really start appreciating hot water. Those hot showers in the mornings feel really nice and homecooked meals mean more dishwasher runs. Here are three tips that can save you money and keep your family safe this season.   Wash your clothes in cold water. Heating water can…

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Valor Mechanical, Your First Call

Integrity, trust, and strong relationships are values that define most Midwest families. Add in a high level of customer service and those are the core principals of the Valor Mechanical family. As we invite extended family and friends into our homes this holiday season, staying on top of your home comfort system’s maintenance is our…

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What is the Valor VIP Preventative Maintenance Plan and why do you need it?

When you first get your new HVAC installed the first thing you want to do is schedule routine maintenance on the entire system. Preventative Maintenance will ensure that each component of your system is working properly and efficiently. As your heating and cooling equipment gets older it will need ongoing maintenance that includes minor repairs…

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When and why to choose an experienced contractor instead of a handyman

Some jobs concerning maintenance in a building you own can be conducted by your handyman, or maintenance person. That's why you hire employees, you expect them them to conduct routine maintenance tasks and keep the building running according to code requirements. Your maintenance person can conduct their daily routine efficiently, but sometimes a job comes…

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Save money and energy with a new heating and cooling system

Winter is here, and weather predictions indicate a harsher winter this year. With the potential for frigid temperatures, snow, and ice, it’s imperative that you and your family remain warm throughout the winter. A new heating system may be just the addition you need to save money and reduce the amount of energy you use. New…

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What to do when your heat goes out

It can be a scary prospect when your heating stops working in the winter. Depending on where you live along with physical conditions of people who live with you, losing a heat source can be a dangerous situation. An inherent problem with a heating failure is it tends to happen when you need it the…

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