When I moved into my first place, I couldn't believe how dirty everything was all the time. I found myself dusting and mopping continuously, only to deal with a fresh layer of grime later. After awhile, I realized that the problem was blowing straight out of my air ducts. My ventilation lines were so dirty that it was spreading grime through my house every single time the air clicked on. Fortunately, I called an HVAC contractor who was able to clean my vents to a gleaming shine. I know how big of a difference cleaning up your ventilation system can make, which is why I want to spread the word.
1 August 2019
Odd, unidentifiable odors are the last thing that anyone wants in their home. It's even worse when these odors seem to be originating from your heating system, as this has the potential to mean that costly repairs on the horizon. Recognizing what each type of smell means and why it happens is the first step to understanding whether you have a problem. Knowing the cause can also help you figure out how to address it.
9 June 2019
Many people have a simplistic view of their home's plumbing system and do not understand all of the various components that ensure that their plumbing works properly. Homes have plumbing vents, which connect to the pipes in a home and then exit through the top of a homes roof. These plumbing vents never have any water or waste flowing through them, but they play an important role in regulating the amount of air in the plumbing system.
20 May 2019
If up until now you have been trying to heat your home with a fireplace or wood burning stove, then you may be tired of uneven heat that may not get to certain areas of the home. While you may even have a blower installed, you know the blower simply pushes the warm air out into the room the unit is in, it does nothing to get that warm air where it is needed the most, especially in downstairs areas.
5 April 2019
Since a home's air conditioner makes up a substantial portion of its energy use, upgrading yours to a more efficient model could lead to a dramatic reduction in your monthly energy bills. A high-efficiency air conditioner keeps your home comfortable while taking much less energy to operate. Finding the most efficient central air unit for your home involves sizing it correctly and choosing one with a high Seasonal Energy-Efficiency Rating. When you want to upgrade your air conditioner in order to maximize its energy efficiency, follow these three steps.
27 February 2019
Good indoor air quality is not a luxury for people with allergies. A huge portion of the people living in the United States experience allergic reactions ranging from mild to extreme when they're exposed to poor air quality. Indoor air quality is particularly problematic since the close quarters may not allow for the circulation of fresh air. All this means that if you or someone else in your house has allergies, you'll need to take certain measures to maintain good indoor air quality.