Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Air Purification Technology: How It Works

Monday, August 17th, 2020
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Air purifiers are important for many establishments and homes across the country. They’re used heavily in hospitals, restaurants, offices, and could be used in your very home! The trick is understanding how these systems work and the benefits that come with them.

Today we’re going to talk a bit about how both electric air cleaners and UV air purifiers work in removing harmful particles from your indoor air. These systems can be an important addition to your home’s HVAC system, and we’d like you to consider what you could get out of this kind of installation. An air purification system in Hammond, LA is complex, but it’s not so complex that you can’t learn a thing or two about air cleaning!

So, follow along and let us give you the details about air purification systems—how they work and why you might want one.

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Feeling Stuffy? Here’s Why

Monday, July 20th, 2020

That stuffy feeling you get every time you take a breath is not just you. Unknown to many homeowners, stuffy air is a symptom of a greater problem. Poor indoor air quality can affect every aspect of your life, making you feel uncomfortable, unhealthy, and upset. We want to address the problem with stuffy air here and now.

There are things that can be done, steps that can be taken, to mitigate your stuffy air. From an air purifier in Livingston, LA to an air filtration system, there are solutions that are right for every home and every budget.

If you’re ready to take the next few steps, then keep reading our blog post. We’re going to go into great detail about the various types of problems you can experience with your indoor air quality, what can be done about it, and where we come in to help.

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Heater Issues that Are Impacting Your Air Quality

Monday, March 16th, 2020
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We get that the first thing to go through your mind when you think of winter, is making sure your home is warm. Having a warm home that can keep you cozy on those cold nights is more important than anything else. However, even when your home is finally the temperature you want it to be, your air quality could be suffering.

Air quality isn’t just determined by the amount of dust or pet dander in your hair. No, things like moisture or lack of moisture can be a huge detriment to your health and home.

Don’t believe us? Not every HVAC contractor in Covington, LA provides humidification services to improve your quality of life, so take it from one that does, humidity is as important as the temperature in your home!

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How Can You Tell If Your Indoor Air Quality Is Poor?

Monday, November 25th, 2019
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This might sound like a silly question, but the ability for the human body to get used to poor living conditions is remarkable to say the least. You’d be surprised by how many homeowners we meet regularly who have no idea that their IAQ is substantially poorer than it should be.

It makes sense though. If you’ve been living in a home full of stuffy air, you might get used to said stuffy air. This isn’t very good, because our team can’t give you the reasonable solution for your IAQ problem if you never call us in the first place! That’s why we’re interested in giving you some signals that can obviously show you when your air quality is substandard. Then we can discuss whether or not an air purifier in Covington, LA is right for you.

If you don’t think it’s that big of a deal, we urge you to reconsider!

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These AC Problems Could Be Making Your Air Quality Worse

Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Nothing feels better than a cool air conditioner on a warm day… Unless that air conditioner is also spewing dust and contaminants. Your skin might feel cool, but dirty or smelly air really spoils the overall comfort! Especially if that air has a chance of making you ill, or triggering your allergy or asthma symptoms.

If your AC ever lowers your air quality, it’s probably going to be for one of these reasons:

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How to Tell It’s Time for Duct Sealing

Monday, January 7th, 2019

duct-sealingIn the world of HVAC, air is money. You might as well imagine that every time your heater or air conditioner comes on, your dollar bills and quarters are shooting through the air ducts.

And if you keep on imagining that, add in the idea that your ducts could have holes and leaks in it. Your money would go flying out of those holes!

The reality isn’t so different. It’s estimated that up to 30% of your air can be lost through the presence of leaks and disconnects in your ductwork. That’s nearly one-third of your entire heating bill!

The ducts are out of place and hard to see, so we understand that you won’t be able to see the ducts. Instead, we’ll give you some signs to look out for when determining if you need duct sealing.

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Dehumidifiers Benefit Air Conditioners and Your Home in General

Monday, August 7th, 2017

happy-family-dehumidifierHigh humidity levels are as much or a problem during our Louisiana summers as high temperatures. Muggy air can feel like a wall when you step out of your home, and cause a lot of problems if it takes place inside your home. A good air conditioner can address high humidity levels, but only crudely at best, and in the process can take on a lot more stress and strain than it should. Whole-house dehumidifiers, which area specifically build to handle muggy air, are usually a much better option than simply leaning on your AC.

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UV Air Purifiers Stop Germs and Mold

Monday, May 29th, 2017

UV-air-purifierLiving in Louisiana means dealing with high humidity as well as high temperatures, and that can lead to all kinds of unwelcome additions to you home. Germs, viruses, mold spores and bacteria seem to be everywhere during the humid summer months, and it can be a chore keeping them from gaining a foothold. Luckily, there’s an excellent means to keep those biological contaminants at bay: UV air purifiers to stop germs and mold.

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3 Ways to Control Spring Allergies

Monday, May 1st, 2017

sick-woman-blowing-noseSpring has arrived, and with it means blooming flowers, high humidity and lots of pollen in the air. Spring allergies can be terrible for a household with sensitive family members, and to some extent, you can’t avoid them. But a centralized heating and air conditioning system can prove exceedingly adept at controlling spring allergies, thanks to timely upgrades and additions performed by a rained technician. Depending upon your needs, they may be just the thing to stop your spring allergy problem cold.

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Signs of a Breach in Your Ducts

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Air-DuctsMost homes in the area use centralized heating and air conditioning systems: generating warm or cool air in a single spot and then distributing it through your home using a system of ducts. The ducts themselves thus become an important part of your HVAC system, and when they run into trouble, they need to be treated with the same seriousness that any other issue is. Duct breaches and leaks rank among the most common problems with duct systems. The good news is that a qualified HVAC repair technician can usually correct the problem, provided you can spot the signs and give them a call.

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