Blog — Indoor air quality and AC systems

Should I Turn Off my Air Conditioner While on Vacation?

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Should I Turn Off my Air Conditioner While on Vacation?

With spring in full swing, many people begin to think about their summer vacation plans. You might be thinking of heading to a tropical beach with an umbrella drink or maybe you are thinking of a cross-country road trip. Whatever your plans for vacations are, you will surely want to leave your house in the best possible condition. It is important to consider preparing your home for the time you will be away – whether that is for a long weekend or the entire summer! Multiple factors are well-thought-out, for example, asking your neighbor to check your mail or telling...

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Can Your AC Unit Help With Allergies?

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Can Your AC Unit Help With Allergies?

Around 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies. Some of us also experience allergy flare-ups when we stay indoors for extended periods. While there is no single solution to the problem, an air conditioner may hold some secrets that can give you relief from allergies. Let’s go through some common allergens and see how your air conditioning system can help. Common Allergens and Symptoms   Allergy triggers exist outside and inside our homes. While most seasonal allergens appear around spring when plants release pollen, indoor allergens come from multiple sources—pet hair and dander, dust mites, pest droppings, indoor plants, mold,...

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HVAC Care For Pet Owners

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HVAC Care For Pet Owners

Our furry friends give us companionship, make us feel happier, and their playfulness keeps us active and fit. However, these beloved members of our family can innocently affect your indoor air quality. Your dogs or cats hair and dander can clog your filter, overwork the HVAC unit, and affect its ability to freshen up indoor air. And if you have allergies, the hair and dander floating around your home can trigger some serious reactions. But this doesn’t mean you have to lock out your pets. Instead, use the following steps to protect your health and your HVAC system while still...

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Remove Allergens From The Air With Spring HVAC Maintenance

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Remove Allergens From The Air With Spring HVAC Maintenance

When we think of spring, we mostly think about beautiful blooms, lush landscapes, perfect temperatures, nature walks, and relative feelings of happiness. But not all of us can say they enjoy the refreshing breeze of springtime. These are the months that millions of people who suffer from seasonal allergies begin to sniffle and sneeze. But spring doesn't have to be a miserable season for you. You can use your HVAC unit to trap all contaminants that trigger your allergies and create an allergen-free space inside your home. In this post, we will look at spring allergens, other indoor air pollutants,...

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Buying A New Home? Check the HVAC System

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Buying A New Home? Check the HVAC System

You’ve gone through countless property listing websites, visited many homes, and after an agonizing search, you’ve finally discovered a beautiful place tucked away in a quiet neighborhood—and it’s near the right amenities. But before you breathe a sigh of relief and start preparing an offer, there is one thing you could be forgetting: A HVAC inspection. Knowing that around 6 out of 10 homeowners don’t work with an HVAC technician to perform routine maintenance on the AC unit, you need to confirm that the cooling and heating system of the home you’re about to buy is in pristine condition. An...

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