Most of us think of our homes as safe refuges for clean air when compared to outside air, with its dust, allergens, and chemical vapors. But the fact is, new-home construction is much tighter than it used to be, and that means the air inside the home is staler than in the days when homes […]
Ohio can get pretty humid, especially in the summer. When the air gets too wet and muggy, it can lead to a variety of problems, from general discomfort to health issues to mold and mildew. Here’s how to maintain a healthy humidity level in your home, as well as some signs that your home’s humidity […]
Some pieces of HVAC information are highly beneficial when it comes to easy maintenance and energy savings. And what better time to get such information than during an HVAC service visit from your technician? Be ready to ask the following HVAC test questions to understand your heating and cooling system better.
Indoor air quality is of utmost importance — particularly for allergy and asthma sufferers. Your HVAC system filters out some contaminants, but if you really want clean air, you need an air purifier. How do they work? What do they do? Here’s a look at air purifier science.
Mold can establish a colony in just about any area of your home, including your HVAC equipment. When you consider the fact that your HVAC system circulates air to every room, you’ll realize how much of a problem mold can be if it’s lurking in your system. Let’s walk you through the dangers of HVAC […]
When was the last time you cleaned your attic? It’s easy to overlook, particularly if you don’t go up there much. However, it’s an important task that should be performed regularly. In fact, did you know that a clean attic can improve your HVAC system’s performance and keep your house comfortable? Here’s how a clean […]
HVAC air filters work double-duty in your home protecting HVAC equipment and ensuring you have clean indoor air quality (IAQ). That’s a tall order to fill for such a modest device, but there is air filter science behind it all. Here’s what to know to help you select the right HVAC and IAQ devices for […]
You wouldn’t drive your car around for years without regular maintenance checks. In the same respect, the HVAC system in your home is an intricate machine that requires regular maintenance checks too. Make maintenance easy on yourself by following these tips on work that you just shouldn’t put off.
IAQ health — that is, indoor air quality — has never been so important, especially if you live in a newer, airtight home that has been constructed to maximize your HVAC unit’s efficiency. In an older home, minute cracks allow for the intrusion of fresh air and the escape of stale air. But in newer […]
A ductless HVAC system can be an excellent alternative for heating and cooling your home. However, this kind of HVAC system has several downsides that you should be aware of. Here’s a breakdown of the top perks and quirks of going ductless. Advantages of Ductless Systems Flexibility. Ductless HVAC systems deliver conditioned air directly into […]