Duct cleaning may be needed in your Dayton home if the indoor air quality has been declining. You may notice your rooms are more dusty than normal, a foul smell is in your home or your family has recurring respiratory ailments. While these are signs your ductwork may need cleaning or repairs, how do you […]
Throughout the year, dust mites, pollen, fungi spores, bacteria and pet dander build up in the ducts of your heating and cooling system. Many of these particles cause or aggravate allergies. A neglected HVAC system lowers indoor air quality by blowing allergens around the home. If maintenance of the HVAC system is neglected, these allergens […]
Detmer and Sons is a leader in HVAC services and air duct cleaning in the Dayton area. As your air ducts will get dirty over time, they will need to be properly maintained and cleaned every three to five years. Over time, they will collect bacteria, fungi and small dust particles that not only reduce air quality in your […]
Winter is on its way, bringing snow and cold to Southwest Ohio. No one wants to be caught in a blizzard with a crippled furnace, so now’s a good time to make sure your furnace is ready for the challenge by inspecting the air filter and changing it if necessary.
Your air handler plays an important role in the efficiency of your HVAC system. Not only is it instrumental in the proper circulation of conditioned air, it contributes significantly to the maintenance of indoor air quality. Thus, neglecting your air handler can result in compromised energy efficiency, household comfort and air quality.
Indoor air quality refers to the amount of fresh air circulation and quantities of pollutants present in the air inside a building. Many residents are not aware that the air inside their homes is often many times more polluted than exterior air, due to concentrated levels of pollutants that are not sufficiently flushed from the air. The ability of an HVAC system to […]
Ductwork design is a crucial part of a good central cooling and heating system, and unfortunately, many contractors cut corners or simply aren’t adept at designing and installing duct systems that work as well as they should. Inferior ductwork design can lead to a lot of problems, including leaks, energy inefficiency, reduced indoor air quality […]
Chances are, even if you think you’re heating and cooling your home efficiently, there’s still a lot of steps you can take — either on your own or with the help of a professional contractor — to glean more savings on your Dayton area home energy usage.
Your home’s ventilation is directly connected to your indoor air quality. Air circulation helps bring fresh air into your home while removing indoor air pollution. As part of your HVAC system, your vents and duct work also help bring conditioned air to all the areas of your home. Not all ventilation systems are ideal for […]
Like anyone else, homeowners living in the Dayton area want an air conditioning system they can count on when the hot days of summer arrive. The unexpected often happens at the worst possible time. So what can go wrong with your cooling system, and how can you increase the odds that your equipment will run […]