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Home Filtration Systems

Keeping your home cool and comfortable is important. And one way to accomplish this is to have a whole home filtration system. When you have one, you can also help to recirculate that air that is in your home as well. If the air quality is poor, you may notice symptoms of allergies and asthma. Late summer and early fall is a common time for people to suffer from allergies. By having a whole home filtration system, we can help remove those triggers in your home. This will make breathing and living in your home easier.

Check the ductwork over

We can also check the ductwork in the home. If it has not been cleaned in several years, now is the perfect time to have it done. Over time the dust and dirt particles can build up in the ductwork. This will also result in the air conditioner or furnace having to work harder. The air will not be able to move efficiently through the ductwork, therefore making the system work harder. We can inspect and clean the ductwork for you. At the same time we can also inspect it for any signs of damage, cracks, or holes that it might have. If there is any damage to it, you will notice the air starting to leak out and resulting in a costly repair bill

 

If you ever notice an issue or problem, always make sure that you contact us. If there are loud noises or thuds in the ductwork as the HVAC system works, we can inspect it for you. We can also help to advise you on what type of air filtration system that you should have for your home. This can help make the home comfortable and more enjoyable to be in, no matter what season it is.

Summer Heat and How to Keep your Home Cool

 

The summer heat can cause issues for you and your family. It is especially hard on young children or the elderly. Make sure to drink plenty of water if you have to do anything outside on the hot or humid days. Another thing to remember is to make sure to take frequent breaks. If you are outside working in the sun, take some time to relax and cool down in the shade. Another thing you can do is to get into a cool or air conditioned place. This is why it is important to have the air conditioner working the best that it can for your home. When it is hot this summer, getting in to your nice cool home will help you be comfortable.

Remember even in the summer months, to make sure and check the filter on a regular basis. By doing so, you can notice when the filter has become clogged or has a build up of dust and dirt. When this happens, the air conditioner will no longer operate efficiently and at top performance. Based on the recommended schedule, the filter should be replaced completely. If you are not sure what type of filter is needed, we can help you with the correct one.

Summer can also cause a build up of humidity in your home. This adds moisture to the air which can make breathing more difficult. By investing in a dehumidifier, you can help prevent the heavy humid air that is in your home. This removes the humidity while also leaving you with good quality air. Having the air free of humidity will help you to breathe easier this summer.

 

High Humidity is not good for your Home

 

During the summer you will notice an increase in humidity in the air outside. But you may also start to notice higher humidity in the air in your home as well. This can lead to further issues in the long run if you do not try and reduce the humidity now. You may notice that the air is more difficult to breathe in. If you have allergies or asthma, the high humidity can actually make those symptoms worse. If anyone in your home is sick, make sure to have the air adjust so the humidity is low. We can also inspect the air and HVAC system for you to help ensure it is.

 

You will want to adjust the humidity in your home so that your furniture can stay in the best condition possible. Anything made out of wood can start to warp. Also the humidity can bring more moisture in the air, and cause mold and mildew to start growing. If your notice any odd smells, this can also be an indication of it as well. You can contact us, and we can make sure that the air in your home is in the best condition possible. If needed, we can install a whole home filtration system. This will help circulate the air and remove the humidity.  You and your family will start to notice it is more pleasant to be in for your home this summer.

 

Anytime you notice an issue with the HVAC system, make sure to contact us. No matter what it might be, we will always be glad to come and look at it for you. If there is an issue or damage to a part, fixing it sooner rather than later can prevent a costly repair bill.

Health benefits of having an Air Conditioner

 

There are several health benefits of having an air conditioner for your home. The main reason to have one is to keep your home cool and comfortable. There are also health benefits that you may not be fully aware of as well. One benefit is that by staying cool, you can avoid heat stroke. When you are exposed to the hot temperatures for a long period of time, you can become dehydrated easily. The high temperatures can also lead to excessive sweating and cause you to lose water. An air conditioner can help reduce sweating, thus reducing water loss and dehydration.

 

The air quality you breathe can also be improved with an air conditioner. This will help create a healthier atmosphere. As the air goes through the filter, it can capture pollen, dirt, dust, and other contaminants that are in the air. When the air conditioner reduces humidity, it will reduce the growth of mold and mildew. This will then help improve the air quality that is in your home. If you notice any breathing problems, always make sure to have us inspect the HVAC system.

 

You can also help to reduce any asthma or allergy symptoms. As the filter collects any of the pollutants that could cause issues when you breathe, it removes it from the air. This will help decrease the chance of asthma attacks. The filter also removes pollen and dust, so it can reduce the chance of allergies as well. One of the main factors that contribute to asthma attacks or allergic reactions is mold. Along with that, mold and mildew can lead to other respiratory issues for everyone in the household. Notice any issues with the HVAC and air conditioning system and contact us as soon as possible. This will help keep your home cool and comfortable as well.

Air Conditioning Maintenance if there is an Issue

 

You will always want your home to be cool and comfortable. If there is an issue with the air conditioner, you will want to have it checked immediately. While there are several things that could cause an issue, always try to notice the first signs of it. This way, you can have it repaired before it becomes an emergency situation. In the summer, it is not always guaranteed the air conditioner can be fixed on the same day. So to help avoid this situation, have a maintenance program for it so it can be inspected properly by us.

 

The filter is an important part for the air conditioner as well. If this becomes clogged, then the air flow has extra strain as it passes through the system. It can cause the motor and gears to wear out sooner than they should as well. Also remember to never operate the air conditioner without a filter in it. Doing so would allow dirt and dust to get into the system, causing damage in the long run. Having an extra filter on hand is important because you can change it at anytime. Some programmable thermostats will even alert you for when the filter should be changed in the system. If you are not sure the correct size, make sure to contact us.

 

You will also want to make sure the temperature is not set too low. If you have the house set at sixty degrees, the air conditioner can wear out faster or even freeze up. You will want to maintain a comfortable temperature that also does not make the air conditioner overwork. When you notice the set and actual temperature are different from one another, contact us. That way we can inspect the system for you.

Hot Days Means your Air Conditioner will need to work Efficiently

Hot Days Means your Air Conditioner will need to work Efficiently

During hot and humid days in the summer, you will have to rely on the air conditioner in your home. This will help your home to stay cool and comfortable in the summer. Make sure that you notice any issues or anything out of the norm with the air conditioner. If there are any issues… Continue Reading

Staying Cool and Comfortable during the Summer Heat

Staying Cool and Comfortable during the Summer Heat

It is important to stay cool and comfortable when the summer becomes hot and uncomfortable from the heat. Always remember that you should never leave anyone or any pet in the vehicle during the summer. When the sun is out, the vehicle can become dangerously hot in a matter of minutes. Besides your vehicle, you… Continue Reading

Benefits of a Dehumidifier for your Whole Home

Benefits of a Dehumidifier for your Whole Home

Having a dehumidifier in your home can help you to have a more pleasant living experience. It can remove the moisture and humid air in your home. During the summer months, you may notice that your home starts to feel damp and humid. By investing in a dehumidifier you can reduce the amount humidity that… Continue Reading

Proper Preventative Maintenance for the Air Conditioner this Summer

Proper Preventative Maintenance for the Air Conditioner this Summer

You will want to have preventative maintenance done for your air conditioner before the hot humid summer heat arrives. If you are not sure when the scheduled maintenance should be done, it is always advised to contact us. When we inspect the air conditioning system, we can also check the filter for it at the… Continue Reading

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