How to Prevent Allergies in Colorado

September 17, 2020

Around the end of February, tree pollen counts in Colorado start to rise, beginning the season-long assault on our sinuses.  Luckily, there are some ways to find some relief from allergies at home. To prevent allergies inside your home, we recommend the following: Wash your clothes and bedding regularly Vacuum and dust once or twice a week Keep your AC well-maintained Install a whole-home dehumidifier Install a whole-home filtration system Let’s look at each of these recommendations in more detail below. Want to fortify your home against allergies? We offer whole-home air quality solutions that make your home’s air healthier...

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How Much Does it Cost to Rewire a Home in Colorado?

July 28, 2020

Many older homes in the Colorado area will eventually need to be rewired for safety, code-compliance and convenience for the homeowner. If you are one of those homeowners who needs a whole-home rewiring, you’re probably wondering about cost. In the Colorado area, you can expect to pay anywhere from $15,000 to over $50,000 to completely rewire your home. Keep in mind that your overall cost will be determined by a handful of factors, including: The size of your home The method of rewiring needed (repair vs full replace) Whether your electrical panel needs upgrading The contractor you choose We’ll explain...

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How Much Does it Cost to Install a Water Heater in Colorado?

June 15, 2020

Great question. The answer will vary from contractor to contractor but for the most part, you should see a price that falls within the two ranges below. The cost to install a water heater in Colorado ranges from: $2,500 to $11,000 for a tank water heater $5,000 to $7,000 for a tankless water heater Keep in mind though, that there are other factors (beyond tank vs tankless) that dictate how much you’ll pay for a water heater. In fact, your water heater installation price also depends on: The size/capacity of the system The efficiency of the system The fuel type...

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How Much Does It Cost to Install a Central AC in Colorado?

May 20, 2020

If you need a new air conditioner, the first thing on your mind is probably cost. Here in Colorado, the cost to install an air conditioner ranges from $4,026 to $17,081. We know—it’s a big investment. And you might be wondering why the price varies so much.  The reason the AC installation costs vary is because the price depends on the following factors: The type of AC you choose The warranty you choose The difficulty of the installation The contractor you choose Let’s take a look at each of these factors in more detail to give you a better idea...

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Can a Whole-Home Air Purifier Protect Against COVID-19?

April 1, 2020

We know times are scary right now. And unfortunately, we’ve seen a lot of HVAC companies take advantage of that fear by making false claims about air purifiers and their efficacy against COVID-19. As experts in the HVAC industry, we felt it was our responsibility to weigh in on this question: Should I invest in air quality products to better protect myself and my family from COVID-19? Our answer? There is currently no evidence that an air purifier can completely sterilize/eradicate the COVID-19 virus.  However, we do know that the virus becomes more dangerous when combined with other respiratory issues....

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How Much Does an AC Repair Cost in Colorado?

March 11, 2020

If you have a broken air conditioner, you’re probably wondering how much it will cost to fix it. In Colorado, the cost to repair an air conditioner ranges from $129 to $4,600. After seeing those prices, your next question is probably, “Why does the price for a repair vary so much?” Well, the simple reason is that some repairs are more expensive than others. We’ve seen repairs that cost just over a hundred dollars and others that cost well into the thousands. Without a technician visiting your home and inspecting your AC to find the problem, it’s hard to say...

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What’s the Cost of a Furnace Installation in Colorado?

February 26, 2020

Think it’s time to replace your aging furnace? Or installing one for the first time? The first question on most homeowners’ minds is  “how much will this set me back?” While we can’t provide a price that’s specific to your unique furnace installation project, we can provide a broad price range so that you have a better idea of what to expect. In the Colorado area, the cost of a furnace installation typically varies anywhere from $3,500 to $15,000+. Now, we know that’s a big range. To help you get a better sense of where you fall in that price...

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What’s the Cost of a Heat Pump Repair in Colorado?

February 26, 2020

Have a broken heat pump? If so, the first question on your mind is probably, “How much is a repair going to cost me?” Most heat pump repairs cost anywhere from $129 to $1,793, with most homeowners paying around $378 on average. We know—that’s a big price range. The reason the price can vary within that range is because of the following factors: What needs to be repaired Whether your heat pump is still under warranty The quality of the HVAC contractor you hire Let’s look at each of these factors in more detail to give you a better idea...

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What’s the Cost of a Boiler Repair in Colorado?

January 8, 2020

When your boiler breaks down, the first thought that pops up is usually, “How much is this going to cost me?” In Colorado, the cost of a boiler repair ranges from $129 to over $9,000 with most paying around $659 on average. We know that’s a huge price range. That’s because the cost to repair your boiler can vary depending on the following factors: What’s wrong with your boiler Whether your boiler is still under warranty The HVAC contractor you hire We’ll go into more detail about each of these factors below. Need your boiler repaired today? Trust the Cooper...

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Understanding Airflow in Your Home

September 24, 2019

Understanding How Air Flows Through Your Home Airflow is a critical aspect of a comfortable, efficient and healthy home. Inadequate airflow can result in uneven cooling and heating as well as poor indoor air quality. Too much airflow can also result in uneven heating and cooling as well as a much higher energy bill. Natural Ventilation Natural ventilation refers to outside air that enters your home through cracks as well as gaps around doors and windows. Not all natural ventilation is unintended. Some is expected and even relied upon for optimal airflow. However, modern homes are very well-sealed and tend...

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