What Size of A/C Do I Need?

If you realized during the summer months this year that your home needs a new A/C, you be thinking just buy one of those big bad magical boxes, jam it into your window, kick back, and feel that sweet synthetic breeze. While that all sounds pretty dreamy, it’s not quite that simple. To get the most out of it, you’ll need to know what size of A/C your home needs. Buying the wrong size of A/C is a waste of money, and carrying the thing back to return it or send it back isn’t particularly fun unless you’re some kind of an exercise nut. Continue reading “What Size of A/C Do I Need?”

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality for Pet Owners

Just over half of the world’s population owns a pet, and about 90% of them consider their pet to be part of the family. Dogs and cats make up the biggest percentage of pets owned. Our fur babies also come with dander and most of them shed and that can lead to poor air quality or possibly take a toll on your family’s health. Getting a whole-home air purification system will help keep pet dander down and help improve the air quality as a whole. Continue reading “How to Improve Indoor Air Quality for Pet Owners”

Your HVAC Checklist for Summer

To the uninitiated, HVAC might sound like an alien acronym with no discernible meaning. Like every acronym, there is a distinct meaning behind this one, and it’s important. HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Yeah, it’s a long devil of a tongue twister, which is why there’s an acronym for it. Next time you hear HVAC, you’ll know exactly what it means, but that’s still not enough. If you own a home, you need to know the ins and outs of HVAC, including a detailed HVAC plan for Summer. Here’s what you need to know and what you should have on your Summer HVAC checklist! Continue reading “Your HVAC Checklist for Summer”

Effective Ways to Prepare Your Home for the Summer Heat

The summer heat can be brutal. You may be thinking about sunscreen and barbeques, it’s not just you that needs to gear up for summer. You have to make sure your home is ready, as well. The good news is, there are a few tips you can use to get your home ready for the summer heat – and beyond. Continue reading “Effective Ways to Prepare Your Home for the Summer Heat”

Understanding MERV Air Filter Ratings

Are you searching for ways to ensure your home’s HVAC system continues to run smoothly? If so, maintaining your system’s air filter should be at the top of your list. Along with helping you save energy, choosing the proper filter for your home will help prevent premature breakdowns of your equipment while improving overall indoor air quality. Continue reading “Understanding MERV Air Filter Ratings”

Tips to Minimize Asthma Attacks with Your HVAC System

While you may not realize it, your home’s HVAC system plays a huge role in alleviating allergy and asthma symptoms. When working properly and efficiently, the system can help improve indoor air quality and reduce allergens. In fact, there are even accessories you can purchase for your HVAC system that will boost indoor air quality further. If you want to boost your HVAC system to alleviate allergies and asthma, there are several easy steps you can take. Continue reading “Tips to Minimize Asthma Attacks with Your HVAC System”

What Can an Air Purifier Do for Your Home?

An air purifier uses a single item, or combination of, filters, U.V. lights, Ionization, and charcoal to remove or kill various airborne particles and odors, such as viruses, mold, bacteria, pollen, and dust. The air purification system will circulate your home’s air through your HVAC system keeping your inside environment healthy and clean. Continue reading “What Can an Air Purifier Do for Your Home?”

Home Comfort Tips for Homeowners

As a homeowner, you are likely going to face more than a few challenges when it comes to keeping the interior of your home comfortable. Uneven airflow, air leaks, and other issues can all impact your ability to do this. If you want to save energy, too, it will be even more challenging to maintain the proper level of home comfort without increasing your energy costs – often significantly. Continue reading “Home Comfort Tips for Homeowners”

Tips to Protect Your HVAC System Before a Storm

If a storm blows through your area, there’s the possibility it may cause serious damage to your HVAC system. Storms bring along heavy winds, hail, and rain, which all pose a threat to your outdoor air conditioning and heating system. It is crucial that you know how to protect your HVAC system from all types of storm damage. Continue reading “Tips to Protect Your HVAC System Before a Storm”