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Heat Pump and How They Work

A heat pump is a key component of a home's heating and cooling system, typically located outside the house. Similar to a central air conditioner, it can both cool and heat your home. During colder seasons, it extracts heat from the outdoor air and brings it indoors, while in warmer seasons, it removes heat from the inside to cool the space. Powered by electricity and utilizing refrigerants, heat pumps ensure year-round comfort without the need for separate heating systems. In colder regions, an electric heat strip can be integrated into the indoor Air Handler for enhanced heating capabilities. Unlike furnaces, heat pumps do not rely on burning fossil fuels, making them a more eco-friendly heating and cooling option.


The Power of Prevention: Why Electrical Maintenance is Key for Your Home

Welcome to the OneStop Heating Cooling Electric Blog! Today, we're diving into the crucial topic of electrical maintenance and why it's essential for your home. As a leading provider of electrical services, we understand the importance of keeping your electrical systems in top condition to ensure safety, efficiency, and peace of mind for you and your family. 


Elevate Your Home's Indoor Air Quality with HVAC Onestop's Top Products

At Onestop, we understand the importance of indoor air quality and its impact on your health and comfort. In this blog, we will introduce you to our top indoor air quality products designed to enhance the air you breathe in your home. From air purifiers to ventilation systems, we have everything you need to create a healthier indoor environment for you and your family. 


Harnessing Comfort and Efficiency: A Guide to Heat Pumps for Residential Use

In the quest for energy-efficient and environmentally friendly heating and cooling solutions, heat pumps have emerged as a versatile and increasingly popular option for residential properties. Unlike traditional heating systems that rely on burning fossil fuels, heat pumps operate by transferring heat from one place to another, offering a more sustainable way to regulate indoor temperatures. In this blog, we will explore the ins and outs of heat pumps, their benefits, types, and considerations for residential use. 


A Breath of Fresh Air: Understanding Residential Air Conditioners

In the realm of residential living, air conditioners stand as stalwart guardians against the sweltering heat of summer and the biting chill of winter. These trusty appliances work tirelessly to maintain a comfortable indoor environment, ensuring that we can relax, work, and sleep in peace. But what exactly is a residential air conditioner, and how does it keep our homes pleasant throughout the year? Let's explore the basics of residential air conditioning systems in this blog post. 


Demystifying the 80% Furnace: A Comprehensive Guide

In the realm of home heating systems, furnaces play a crucial role in keeping us warm and comfortable during the cold winter months. When it comes to furnaces, one term that often pops up is the "80% furnace." What exactly does this term mean, and how does an 80% furnace differ from other types of furnaces? Let's delve into the world of heating systems and shed some light on the workings of the 80% furnace. 

Filter Size how to tell

Understanding My Filter



Why is MERV Important? 

MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value and is an industry standard to rate a filter's efficacy. We recognize this is not very easy to understand for consumers, so we developed our simple-to-use application naming system. Pick the filter that suits your needs.

Allergies, pets, odors and smoking all can greatly affect the quality of your indoor air. Discount Filters offers many different types of air filters to help you breathe easier and choose the correct filter based on your specific needs.


Finding the right filter thickness is important.

Ensuring that your filter fits properly in your furnace or AC system means making sure that you have not only the right length and width but also the thickness of your filter.

Most standard air filters are 1 - 2 inches in thickness. Whereas media filters are typically 3 to 5 inches in thickness. The best way to measure your air filter size is to get out the measuring tape and measure it directly. Also, your current filter probably has the dimensions printed on the frame.

How often should you change your filter?

A good rule is to do a visual inspection. The only way to be sure about how often to change your air filter is to perform a visual inspection of the filter every month. After a few months, you'll get an idea of how quickly it becomes dirty. If you don't have carpet or you have pets filter might need to be changed more frequently. The industry rule is to change every month per inch of thickness. 1-inch filter every month, 4-inch filter every 4 months.