Do I Need Air Duct Cleaning?
Based on media advertising, homeowners wonder how best to invest their hard-earned energy dollar. In the last few years, duct cleaning received...Read more
Staying Comfortable in Changing Winter Weather
Winter-ready? Once it meant cleaning out the garden, installing storm windows, and bringing out snow shovels. In today’s climate...Read more
What 2023 HVAC Efficiency Ratings Mean to You
Lisa E. Crosley, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions’ President, explains what changing federal HVAC efficiency standards mean to Dayton, OH...Read more
HVAC For Office Buildings and Public Spaces
No longer considered a luxury, few things add to the quality of life both at home or at work like air-conditioning. Lisa E. Crosley, President...Read more
Four Signs of Air Duct Leaks Which Compromise Comfort
Ducts play a critical role in your home’s energy efficiency and in your family’s comfort. Ducts are your heating/cooling...Read more
Six Reasons Your Air-Conditioner is Not Cooling in Extreme Heat
When Dayton temperatures soar, we hear complaints that air-conditioners take forever to cool a home. While a skilled Lifestyle Comfort...Read more
Protect Your Air-Conditioner from Power Surge
Lisa E. Crosley, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions President, explains the importance of protecting your Dayton air-conditioner from the damage done by...Read more
Maintenance Agreement vs. One-time Cooling System Check
Lisa Crosley, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions’ President, explains the benefits of a MyLifestyle! Maintenance Agreement. Summer in Dayton. ...Read more
AC Coil Cleaning: How it Benefits You
Lisa E. Crosley, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions’ President, explains the benefits of professional coil cleaning. Your air-conditioner is made...Read more
Choosing a Reliable HVAC Company
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions reminds homeowners and facility managers that price is only one factor when selecting an HVAC...Read more
Don’t Wait to Replace Ailing Air-conditioner
Lisa Crosley, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions’ President, warns homeowners and building managers not to wait to replace poor performing cooling...Read more
What to Consider When Finishing a Basement Living Space?
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions guides homeowners looking to add basement living space to their homes. Dayton homeowners...Read more
March is a Great Time to Replace Air-Conditioning
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, explains why March is a great month to upgrade the air-conditioning in your public space...Read more
Safety During Winter Storms
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions shares ways to stay safe during periods of extended power outages. Choose Alternative Heat...Read more
What is HVAC Load Calculation?
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, explains that selecting the right size heating/cooling system for your home isn’t rocket...Read more
Protecting the Indoor Air You Breathe in Winter
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions shares ways to keep your family breathing easy during the closed-up Winter months. Winter...Read more
Stay Alert to Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions reminds you of the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning and how to protect your family...Read more
Unseen Indoor Air Pollutants
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, warns of unrecognized sources of indoor air pollution. Falling temperatures mean Winter is...Read more
Six Furnace Safety Tips
As Dayton moves from sweat to sweater, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions provides a simple checklist for the safe operation of your furnace during cold...Read more
Combating Allergies All Year Long
Lisa Crosley, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions’ President, suggests practical ways to combat seasonal allergies. Little is more miserable that the...Read more
Should I Install a Ductless Mini-Split HVAC System?
While gaining in popularity, mini-split systems aren’t always the answer to your comfort needs. Lisa Crosley, President of Lifestyle Comfort...Read more
Living in a Haunted House? Check your Heating/Cooling System!
Signs of “paranormal activity” may actually be a poorly operating heating/cooling system. Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions...Read more
Preparing Your Dayton Furnace for Winter
Lisa E Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, share simple, but important ways, to prepare your furnace for Ole Man Winter. Autumn days...Read more
What is a Hybrid (Dual Fuel) Heating/Cooling System?
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, explains how savvy homeowners ensure comfort and manage energy costs using a dual fuel, also...Read more
Easy Tips for Programming your Thermostat
As Jack Front arrives, Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, suggests ways to maximize the value of your programmable thermostat...Read more
Your HVAC System Can Protect Your Family’s Health
Lisa E. Crosley, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions’ President, explains exciting new technology to protect your family from Winter’s ailments. When Jack...Read more
Why Your Air-Conditioner Won’t Turn On
Lisa E. Crosley, President, explains how to think like a technician before calling for service. While Lifestyle Comfort Solutions’ is ready...Read more
Why Do I Feel Hotter in High Humidity?
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, addresses the misery of the dog days of Summer. Summer humidity is more than just a...Read more
Benefits of HVAC Zoning
Lisa Crosley, President, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, explains the advantages of HVAC Zoning. Would you want to live in a home with just one light...Read more
Breathe Easy! Breathing Healthy Air in a Post-Covid World
Lisa E. Crosley, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions’ President, outlines HVAC strategies to keep your family safer and the air you breathe cleaner. Many...Read more
Summer Storms; Safeguarding Your Heating and Cooling System
While a heating and cooling system is a workhorse which supports comfort for years, it’s also a bit fragile and needs some TLC. Here, Lisa...Read more
3 Signs You May Need a New Air-Conditioner
Summer is right around the corner, and your air-conditioner will be crucial for comfort in Dayton. A well-maintained AC unit, with yearly...Read more
Seven Ways to Manage Mold in Your Home
Mold is everywhere—in the air and on surfaces. Molds have been on Earth for thousands of years. Mold’s potential harmful effects have become the...Read more
Your Benefits From a Ceiling Fan
Ceiling fans continue to be highly popular. Homeowners install ceiling fans in bedrooms, on porches, and in rooms with dramatic ceiling heights...Read more
Why Is Hot Air Blowing Out of My Air-Conditioner?
Lisa Crosley, President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, explains why your air-conditioner doesn’t seem to be cooperating. At Lifestyle Comfort...Read more
Protecting Your Family Against Injury from Pipeline Damage
It’s Spring in Dayton. Time for families to plant trees, shrubs, bushes, and to install outdoor hardscapes. Tilling the soil for a home garden?...Read more
Outfit your Heating/Cooling Systems for Ultimate Comfort
Some things belong together. Bread and butter. Cheese and wine. Cookies and milk. Cake and ice cream. Most people don’t enjoy one without the...Read more
Earth Friendly Geothermal Heating and Cooling
In the third-of- a- three -part series, Lisa Crosley, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions Presidents, explains the environmentally friendly geothermal...Read more
Three Benefits from Geothermal Heat Pumps
As we approach Earth Day, 2021, each day this week, Lisa Crosley, President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, will explain the benefits of a...Read more
How Do Geothermal Heat Pumps Work?
In the first of a three-part salute to Earth Day 2021, Lisa Crosley, President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, explains how geothermal...Read more
Essential Oils and Your Pets
Lisa Crosley, President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, explains ways to create a comfortable home while protecting furry and feathered friends...Read more
Safely Handling a Natural Gas Leak
In its pure state, natural gas has no distinct odor. Gas companies add a chemical with a very distinct odor to alert you to the...Read more
Seven Ways to Manage Mold in Your Home
Mold is everywhere—in the air and on surfaces. Molds have been on Earth for thousands of years. Mold’s potential harmful effects have become...Read more
Why is my Furnace Leaking Water?
Lisa Crosley, President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, explains what to do if you discover a puddle of water on the floor in front of your...Read more
Understanding the Thermostat on Your HVAC Comfort System
Your heating/cooling system doesn’t need to be a mystery. Once called a thermostat, and more often today called a controller, the little box on...Read more
When Your Home Feels Chilly in Winter
Lisa Crosley, President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, explains why your home may seem chilly in Winter…and what you can do when your home...Read more
Furnace Fan Setting: “On” or “Auto”?
Lisa Crosley, President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions helps you put your heating system to work to meet your family’s unique needs. Your...Read more
How to Know When your Furnace Needs Repair.
Jack Frost has come to stay in the Dayton and the Miami Valley. Families depend on the heating system for comfort and safety. How can you tell if...Read more
Is Installing Fiberglass Insulation a Do-it-Yourself Project?
As Jack Frost moves into Dayton, homeowners consider whether there is enough insulation in their home to keep their family warm and cozy. You know...Read more
The Advantages of an HVAC Maintenance Agreement
It’s the time of year when homeowners see ads offering highly discounted, one-time seasonal HVAC equipment checks. Granted, a one-time...Read more
Understanding Your HVAC Comfort System
Your heating/cooling system doesn’t need to be a mystery. Knowing some simple facts helps you to enjoy ultimate heating/cooling comfort. Your...Read more
CO vs. COVID
Families are spending more time in our homes than ever before. Our homes have become the hub for work, school, meals, and entertainment...Read more
Dangers of Vent-Free Fireplaces
As sweat turns to sweater in Dayton and Ohio’s Miami Valley, the cheery warmth of a cozy fire in the home is welcoming. While vent-free fireplaces...Read more
Caring for Your Air Conditioner in Summer
The average air-conditioner operates reliably for about 12 years. Some retire earlier, while others may live a much longer life. Lisa Crosley...Read more
My Air-Conditioner is Running, but My House is Still Hot!
Lifestyle Comfort Solutions explains why your home may continue to feel stuffy and sticky during Dayton’s Summer heat. Open Windows and DoorsBe...Read more
Frozen Air-Conditioner! Causes and Solutions
During Dayton’s extreme Summer heat and humidity, your air-conditioner turns into an igloo! Strange as it seems, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions’...Read more
“Duct”ing the High Cost of Energy
A thief lurks behind walls, in the attic, or in the crawl space of your home. It steals your comfort and robs you of hard-earned energy...Read more
Keeping Your Home Cool in Summer’s High Humidity
Summer in Dayton, OH, brings the miserable duo of high heat and humidity. Homes feel sticky and warm. Condensation may appear on the inside of...Read more
COVID 19 and Your Dayton Heating and Cooling System
COVID 19 disrupted life in Dayton—and throughout the world– over the last several months. Scientists work feverishly to unlock the...Read more
How to Write an Effective and Fair Heating/Cooling Review
Recently, I read a series of customer reviews of heating and cooling companies from across the country. Granted, some customer concerns...Read more
Adding Modern Heating/Cooling to a Historic Home
Recently, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions worked with a homeowner to successfully create 21st century comfort in his historic home. Vintage homes have...Read more
AC vs. Windows
Dayton’s weather is warming up. Some fresh air blowing into your home sounds appealing. Opening windows during early Spring sounds like a...Read more
The Importance of Proper HVAC Installation
Everyone seems to agree that modern, high-efficiency heating/cooling equipment makes sense. Utility companies occasionally promote...Read more
Spring has Sprung: Important Home Comfort Tips
I love Spring, when the flowers bloom and the sun begins to shine again. However, it can be 20 degrees one day, and 60 degrees the next. It’s...Read more
Indoor Air Quality and Your Health
Lisa Crosley is President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions Heating and Cooling. She frequently installs heating/cooling and indoor air quality...Read more
The Importance of a Professional HVAC Inspection When Buying or Selling a Home
Lisa Crosley is President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, and often installs new HVAC products in her home to test HVAC products before...Read more
Lisa Crosley is President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, and frequently tries out indoor air quality products in her own home before recommending them to her clients. Here’s one simple, DIY tip to help create fresher, cleaner air in your home…and Lisa’s recommendation for how Lifestyle Comfort Solutions can put your HVAC system to work so your family breathes easier.
During our nation’s current health crisis, families are spending more time at home. Too often we think of air pollution as strictly an outdoor problem. However, according to the EPA, indoor air pollution is 5 times the level of outdoor pollution.
Remaining in our homes is a recommended strategy to protect from the coronavirus outbreak. But is the air we are breathing in our homes safe, and fresh, and clean?
Our mission at Lifestyle Comfort Solutions hasn’t changed. We’re here to create homes and workplaces which are comfortable, safe, healthy, and energy efficient.
Keep Floors Fresh
- Vacuum Frequently. Select a model with strong suction and rotating brushes. Models with HEPA filtration are best. Don’t forget to vacuum furniture. Families spending increased time at home may wish to vacuum 3-4 times a week.
- Mop! Vacuuming is the first line of defense, but some dust and other particles will be left behind. Use a wet mop to pick up lingering dirt. Many are fans of dampened microfiber clothes.
- Keep Dirt out! Place large mats both inside and outside entry ways to catch dirt, pollen, and other pollutants which linger on shoes. Decide if you family wishes to embrace a “No Shoes” Policy inside your home.
Install i-Wave technology
Even the cleanest homes benefit from cutting-edge air purification. In tests conducted by EMSL labs (rated Elite by the CDC), I-Wave technology combats staph, MRSA, e.coli, tuberculosis, airborne mold spores, and legionella. I trust i-Wave technology in my own home, and in our place of business. It takes just minutes to install and delivers cleaner, healthier air year-round. It is virtually maintenance free and doesn’t depend on expensive replacement parts.
To learn more about protecting the quality of your indoor air through iWave technology, call Jessica at 937.202.4520.
I-Wave, Protecting Breathable Air
At this time, families and business are committed to maintaining cleaner, fresher air in our homes and workplaces. We understand more than ever...Read more
Importance of Regular HVAC Filter Change
HVAC manufacturers create durable and dependable products. Manufacturers back their products with outstanding warranties. However, like your car...Read more
Phase-Out of R22 and what it means for you!
Why Should I Care About the Phase-out of R22? Your cooling equipment requires a refrigerant gas to operate. For decades, the refrigerant of choice...Read more
Creating Winter Comfort through Humidity Control
At Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, our mission is to create homes and workplaces which are comfortable, safe, healthy, and energy efficient...Read more
Protecting your Family from Carbon Monoxide in Dayton HVAC
Carbon monoxide is odorless, tasteless, invisible, yet deadly. Since symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are much like having the flu, families...Read more
HVAC Air-Balancing for Ultimate Comfort
Notice uncomfortable temperature fluctuations from room to room, or floor to floor in your home? Are there spots in your home which are warmer or...Read more
Same Factory. Different HVAC Brand Names? Any Real Difference?
Recently, a Lifestyle Comfort Solutions’ client asked us to comment: Some well-known HVAC manufacturers actually produce...Read more
Do I Need HVAC Maintenance Every Year?
Recently, a Dayton client asked if maintenance to their home’s heating and cooling system...Read more
Cleaning Materials and Lubricants Required for Maintenance Cisits
During Winter, Dayton homes can be as dry as the Sahara desert. The humidity level in your home plays a big part in how comfortable you...Read more
Preparing Your HVAC System for Autumn
Lifestyle Comfort Solutions suggests simple ways to prepare your HVAC system to move from sweat to sweater. Remove Leaves and Other Debris We love...Read more
Basic Furnace Safety
It’s time for Dayton’s weather to turn from sweat to sweater. With Jack Frost nipping at our noses, Lifestyle Comfort...Read more
What You Need to Know About Ductless Mini-Split Systems
Once popular only in Europe and Asia, Americans are beginning to discover that a ductless mini-split system might be the answer to their comfort...Read more
Understanding a Heat Pump
eat pumps enjoy growing popularity as an energy-efficient alternative to the furnace and air-conditioner. Recent improvements allow heat pumps to...Read more
Why Isn’t My Air-Conditioner Working?
Today’s modern Americans view air-conditioning as a must-have, no longer just a luxury. Nothing leaves us more hot and bothered during the...Read more
Reasons Your Home isn’t Cooling, Part 1
The air-conditioner is running, but your home still feels uncomfortably warm. Lifestyle Comfort Solutions explains some reasons why, and suggests...Read more
Effective Use of the Ceiling Fan
Energy managers remain mixed on the actual energy value of ceiling fans. Some claim they are effective only when a space has no...Read more
Proper Operation of Your HVAC Thermostat/Controller
Your home’s thermostat, now called a controller, is the brains of your comfort system. Modern controllers (thermostats) provide...Read more
Air-Balancing for Ultimate Home Comfort
Feel a big change in temperature from one room to the next? Spots hotter or colder than others? Second floor too hot in Summer, or too cold...Read more
The Benefits of Obtaining an HVAC Permit
Both homeowners and contractors appreciate projects which move forward quickly, with minimum aggravation and delay. However, beware contractors...Read more
How Air Conditioning Changed the World
For centuries, people looked for ways to control the weather. The Roman emperor Elagabulus sent slaves to bring snow down from the mountains and...Read more
Choose the Right Heating/Cooling System for your Family or Workplace
No two homes or work spaces are alike. Fortunately, today’s modern HVAC industry offers a variety of ways to achieve ultimate comfort...Read more
3 Building Blocks to Healthy Air
Lisa Crosley is the President of Lifestyle Comfort Solutions. She regularly installs the industry’s newest products in her own home, before...Read more
Celebrate Earth Day EVERY DAY with an Eco-Friendly HVAC System
Lifestyle Comfort Solutions shares tried-and-true ways to achieve ultimate comfort and be a good steward of the Earth. Protect the Air Flow to...Read more
Keep Your HVAC Room Free from Hazards
Whether your mechanical system is found in the basement, attic, garage, or closet, the empty space around it may seem perfect for stashing items...Read more
Can I Trust this HVAC Salesperson?
At Lifestyle Comfort Solutions, integrity is a key value. Here’s how to know if you can trust an HVAC salesperson, or if it’s time to...Read more
Spring Clean the Air You Breathe Through iWAVE Technology
Start spring cleaning with the air you breathe. Lifestyle Comfort Solutions takes your heating/cooling system beyond basic comfort to purifying...Read more
The Importance of HVAC Licensing, Insurance, and Bonding
Lifestyle Comfort Solutions understands that installation and maintenance of your HVAC system is costly. It’s tempting to seek...Read more
Dangers of A Vent Free Fireplace
Dayton families welcome the cheery warmth of a cozy fire in their homes during the long, dark days of Winter. However, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions...Read more
Mistakes When Buying a Furnace
Winter arrives in Dayton and the Miami Valley, bringing emergency furnace replacement. Not wishing to let Old Man Winter leave them shivering...Read more
What is Home Performance?
Lifestyle Comfort Solutions is different than other Dayton area HVAC companies because of its commitment to home performance. At Lifestyle...Read more
When Should I Replace my Furnace?
A client recently asked Lifestyle Comfort Solutions: “When should I replace my furnace?” Our respectful answer: “Before it...Read more
Danger of Running a Car in the Garage
While families enjoy hopping into a warm car during cold Winter months, Lifestyle Comfort Solutions warns of the danger of heating your car up in...Read more
Tips for Chimney Safety
Curling up in front of a fireplace or wood-burning stove on a cold Winter evening provides just the boost of heat and atmosphere Dayton families...Read more