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Hot & Cold Spots in Your Home

Have you ever had the problem where you leave your living room to head to your bedroom, and feel the need to put on a sweater?
Hot and cold spots are a common occurrence in many households, and they’re a real pain when December through February temperatures roll around.
We have some tips on how you can get your whole home to be the same temperature.


Fredrick McKinley Jones

Fredrick McKinley Jones was known for his brilliant mind. He was born on May 17, 1893 in Covington, Kentucky. When he was 7 years old, his father sent him to live and be educated at the local Catholic church. While there, a Catholic priest cared for Jones and encouraged his interest in mechanics.  At age 11 he dropped out of school and ran away.  From the age of 15-19 Jones was a mechanic foreman for a garage.  For the next 20 years, he found himself working in steamship repair, furnace repair, and farm machinery repair and maintenance.  


Alice H. Parker

Almost 100 years ago, on December 23, 1919, an official patent was granted to Alice Parker for a furnace design that shows natural gas being used as a power source...


David Nelson Crosthwait Jr.

David Nelson Crosthwait Jr. was born in Nashville, Tennessee on May 27th, 1898.   He graduated high school in Kansas City, KS in 1908 where he received a full academic scholarship to Purdue University.  In the 1930s he won a medal from the National Technological Association and in 1971 he was made a fellow of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers. Crosthwait was the first African American to receive this honor.  


Electric Space Heater Tips

Winter is coming, and with it comes the bitter cold.  Electric space heaters are used more during the winter to help keep temperatures in your home comfortable. Here are some helpful tips to stay safe while using a space heater.



How to Minimize Strain on Your Furnace

Heaters are designed to keep the inside of your home warm.  Most of these systems are designed to be efficient and run their cycles using minimum energy. During the winter when you need a Wichita heater repair specialist, Spiker is here to ensure that your home remains warm and your furnace works at it's most efficient. Most of the systems are designed to handle the extra cold when winter winds pick up and temperatures drop extremely low.  Spiker hires only the very best in Wichita KS heater repair professionals who keep on top of the latest technology and advances in heater repair and service. Our Wichita furnace repair professionals suggest the following four ways that will help reduce the strain on your furnace.


Tips to Prepare Your HVAC System for The Spring

Springtime is the best time of the year to get your air conditioner ready for the scorching heat of the summer.


How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality with Plants

In the late 80’s NASA researched certain plants that aide in improving indoor air quality. The reason for this research was to help with improving the health of citizens in newly designed office buildings, as well as reducing levels of air pollutants for future space inhabitants.


HVAC Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

5 helpful HVAC Maintenance tips for pet owners.....


Electric Space Heater Safety Tips

Winter has arrived, and with it comes the bitter cold.  Electric space heaters are used more during the extreme cold to help keep temperatures in your home comfortable.  Here are some helpful tips to stay safe while using a space heater.


Tips on How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Kansas Extreme Cold

#1. If you have a propane tank, make sure it is full. If it is low, call your propane dealer to come out and fill it before the cold hits.  This will eliminate one of the potential sources of heating issues.

#2. Change your filters before the cold. This will ensure that your furnace is getting the proper air circulation, and will help with heating your home. By doing this, you can also save on your energy bill during the cold weather........


Whole-Home Humidifier Solutions

Automatically deliver the perfect amount of moisture to your home. Humidification of your home is one of the most important aspects of total indoor comfort, yet it's one of the least understood. When properly controlled, humidity offers many proven benefits to your health, home, comfort and even...


Nest Thermostats

Why?

The programmable thermostat is the VCR of our day. Why? We think they're too complicated. According to a study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, nearly 90% of Americans say they've rarely (or never) programmed their thermostat because they're not sure how to do it. Most people leave the house...


Prepare Your HVAC System for Spring Using These 5 Tips

Springtime in Wichita, KS is a great time to ready your home’s air conditioning unit. Here are five tips we’ve prepared to help you. Consider purchasing an Energy Efficient System. The idea of replacing your current HVAC system with a newer energy efficient model is one that will pay off for you...