Will a Higher Quality Filter Help to Keep Dust Off Your Counters (and Other Surfaces)?

When it comes to air filters used in your HVAC system, you know they are a crucial part of of your home comfort system.  In fact, the air filter you are using can have a huge impact on your indoor air quality and whether you or someone in your family feels relief from allergies, asthma, or other respiratory-related issues. Continue reading “Will a Higher Quality Filter Help to Keep Dust Off Your Counters (and Other Surfaces)?”

How Damaged Ducts Can Affect Your AC

Has your air conditioner been making strange sounds, or failed to start when temperatures started rising in the house? If so, you would probably call for professional repairs right away. After all, you want to remain comfortable in your house, right? This means your air conditioner really needs to be functioning properly. The bad news is, not all AC systems are too easy to spot. Continue reading “How Damaged Ducts Can Affect Your AC”

The Fall Allergies Fight: It Starts with Your Home’s Heating System

Do you know what the best line of defense against uncomfortable temperatures and subpar indoor air quality is? It’s your HVAC system, of course! Gas furnaces, air handlers, air conditioners and heat pumps are all built with components that can significantly improve the quality of the air inside your home – and make your home more comfortable than ever before. Continue reading “The Fall Allergies Fight: It Starts with Your Home’s Heating System”

4 Signs Your Home Has Poor Air Quality

Unfortunately, poor air quality is more of an issue than many people realize. When issues occur related to your health or your home because of bad air quality, they are often attributed to other causes. Many think that lethargy and a cough is just the common cold, failing to realize it may be mold caused by an improperly maintained ventilation system. Continue reading “4 Signs Your Home Has Poor Air Quality”

Warning Signs of Bad Indoor Air Quality

Warmer weather, more hours of daylight, blooming plants – all signs point to spring! There are several ways you can improve your home every season of the year. Unfortunately, with spring, there are also quite a few allergens and these often make their way into your home. Continue reading “Warning Signs of Bad Indoor Air Quality”

The Issues Related to Dirty Air Filters

Your HVAC system is very similar to your respiratory system – just for your home. It breathes – in and out – just like you. And, just like your respiratory system, if it is unable to breathe properly, then it is going to suffer, and eventually suffocate completely.  The best way to keep the air moving is to clean or replace your filter regularly. Unfortunately, because HVAC filters are typically “out of sight, out of mind,” it is easy for homeowners to continue running their system – even with dirty filters in place. If this continues, then serious consequences may occur. Continue reading “The Issues Related to Dirty Air Filters”