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Ask Dirk: How To Prepare Your Home for Spring

Spring is practically here! It’s time to prepare your home for the new season ahead, so we’ve prepared a Spring-Cleaning guide, complete with tips for cleaning your home and preparing your HVAC system for warmer weather after a long winter. Spring Cleaning Take the time to dust, wipe down, and vacuum all the spaces not included in your typical cleaning routine, such as curtains, rugs, ceiling fan blades, blinds, the tops of your cabinets, and baseboards. This gets rid of excess [...]

2024-03-20T14:34:52-07:00March 20th, 2024|

Ask Dirk: What factors contribute to home comfort?

Whether it’s a hot summer day, a chilly winter night, or anything in between, you should always be able to enjoy a level of comfort in your home. Our ability to customize our home comfort is a privilege, after years of innovation to create the tools we have today. In this article, we will explore the four key components of home comfort, and how the people of the 18th and 19th centuries kept comfortable in their own homes before air conditioning. [...]

2022-10-03T10:35:31-07:00October 3rd, 2022|

Ask Dirk: A tribute to Fred Roper

My dad, Fred Roper, the original founder of Roper’s Heating and Air Conditioning, is celebrating his career, retiring after 70 years in the HVAC industry. His lengthy career has taken him from Washington to Nevada, where he settled in Carson City for the past 59 years. My dad and my mom, Theda, founded Roper’s Heating and Air Conditioning in 1978, running the business on their own. He worked 60 hours in his first week and realized this company couldn’t be a [...]

2022-07-29T11:40:23-07:00July 29th, 2022|

Summer Fan Drive underway for Carson City seniors

Dirk Roper, owner of Roper’s Heating and Air Conditioning, said this is his company’s fourth year collecting fans for the Carson City Senior Center. Roper’s has donated nearly 200 new fans to the Senior Center for distribution to local seniors over the past three years. “Our hottest months are upon us,” Roper said. “For our seniors who may not have air conditioning, a fan can move air around and create a cooling effect. Seniors are extremely sensitive to excessive heat and [...]

2022-06-14T09:11:27-07:00June 14th, 2022|

Ask Dirk: Am I getting the most from my air conditioner?

It has been a hot summer. Air conditioners and the technicians that service, repair, and install them are all working overtime. You may hear your air conditioner running for extended periods that are longer than what you’ve come to expect. It may even have trouble keeping your home cool on the hottest part of those sweltering days. Is your air conditioner doing all it can do? First things first: it's been really hot. An air conditioner that's appropriately sized for normal [...]

2022-03-25T11:44:57-07:00August 5th, 2021|