Budget Blog

Home » Budget Blog

December 2017

Preventing Frozen Pipes

By | 2017-12-11T22:13:07+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Plumbing|

Frozen Pipes Cause Major Problems With the cold months underway, homeowners need to be diligent in protecting their home from the elements. Your HVAC system isn't the only thing you need to worry about breaking down in the frigid temperatures. Your plumbing is also at risk when temperatures are consistently below freezing. When the temperature [...]

Removing Limescale

By | 2017-12-07T22:45:17+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Plumbing|

What Is Limescale? If your plumbing fixtures have a buildup of limescale, it can prevent them from performing properly and can look unsightly. Removing limescale that builds up over time can be difficult. So, what is limescale? Limescale, or the buildup of hard (mineral-rich) water, is caused by water containing a higher than usual amount [...]

November 2017

Benefits Of A Programmable Thermostat

By | 2017-12-11T19:04:01+00:00 November 13th, 2017|HVAC, Technology|

The rise of technology has lead to many great innovations that make our lives much easier over the years. Thankfully the HVAC industry was not exempt from those innovations. New technology has allowed for much more efficient equipment that allows homeowners to save on their energy bills. One way that homeowners can save is by [...]

October 2017

Furnace Maintenance

By | 2017-12-11T18:41:55+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Furnaces, Heating|

With Fall in full swing, now is the perfect time to think about furnace maintenance before the harsh winter months hit. Furnace maintenance is key to ensuring your system will run properly when you need it the most. Some maintenance can be done by a homeowner, but some should be performed by a professional. So, [...]

September 2017

Amy Davis Named Service World Woman of the Year

By | 2017-12-11T19:07:27+00:00 September 8th, 2017|HVAC|

The recipient of the 2017 Service World Woman of the Year award is Amy Davis from Budget Heating, Cooling & Plumbing in St. Peters, MO. Davis has been in the HVAC industry for 11 years. She began her career as a dispatcher. From there Davis moved up, and became a customer service representative. Early Work [...]

Air Conditioner Smells

By | 2017-12-11T18:42:49+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Air Conditioning, HVAC|

Everybody loves air conditioning. It is always great on a hot summer day to be able to go into your home, and feel the nice, cool air flowing. However, sometimes that air can have an interesting smell to it. Many of those smells are natural and harmless, but some can be cause of concern. So [...]

August 2017

July 2017

5 Reasons to Be an HVAC Tech

By | 2017-12-04T20:06:35+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Air Conditioning, Furnaces, Heating, HVAC|

An HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) technician's job is one that is often overlooked. Yet, it is a rewarding and challenging career choice. Here are a 5 reasons why you should choose to be an HVAC techs in the greater St. Louis area.   1. Good Pay. It pays better than you think! The Bureau [...]