Furnace Tune Ups For Philosophers.

September 13, 2021

Yes, it’s true that Craig’s Services is Bountiful, Utah’s HVAC specialist, but we also like to think of ourselves as philosophers. You may ask how the changing of air-filters, or HVAC maintenance, or for the subject of this article, furnace tune ups have anything to do with philosophy. Well, in today’s times of extra uncertainty, it has to do with that old spiritual and philosophical stand by; accepting the things you cannot change, the courage to change the things you can, and the wisdom to know the difference. And we say, one thing you can definitely control? Your home’s indoor...

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The American History of HVAC

July 9, 2021

Celebrating the Birth (and Inventiveness) of the USA. It’s a month of birthdays here at Craig’s Services! We’re turning 52, and America doesn’t look a day over 245. But, as long as we’re celebrating history (and since we are Bountiful, Utah’s HVAC specialists) we thought we’d take a minute to celebrate the history of our favorite cool, clean, character: HVAC! A perfectly chilled environment in the heat of a Utah summer is something we almost take for granted. But it wasn’t always that way! There’s an expression that we stand on the shoulders of the “giants” who came before us,...

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Help Cool Moms Stay That Way!

May 5, 2021

With an AC Tune-Up from Craig’s Services. May is Mother’s Day month (yes, the whole month! Don’t worry, dad, you’re next.) Here at Craig’s Services we think an AC tune-up is the new breakfast in bed and bouquet of flowers (okay, maybe in addition to…) Crossing a long overdue item off the to-do list may as well be the 5th Love Language (maybe this falls under Acts of Service.) For all the things mom does to keep her cool, and the home fires burning, she (and the whole family) deserve to stay cool in the fast approaching hot Bountiful, UT...

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How Does a Thermostat Work?

February 20, 2020

While there are different types of thermostats, they all operate as heat-activated switches. You set a temperature on the thermostat and, when it senses the air temperature has gone below that, it tells your heating system to turn on. Here’s how some of the most common thermostats work today. Electromechanical Thermostat This is an older type of thermostat. It has a glass vial with mercury in it along with a bimetal coil. The coil contracts as it gets colder, pushing the vial to one side. This results in your heating system being signaled to turn on. The coil expands as...

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Thermostat Best Practices for Fall

October 15, 2019

There are many reasons why the pros at in Bountiful recommend smart thermostats. These units guarantee a certain level of consistency that saves you money. There are also a few thermostat habits that can save you money and keep you comfortable in fall. Pick a Temperature and Stick to It Determine which temperature makes you and your family most comfortable and is practical in terms of costs. This should be your target at all times during autumn, and if it feels different in various scenarios, it could indicate a bigger problem with your HVAC or some other aspect of your...

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