Professional Heating & Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Filters’

Don’t Forget About Air Quality!

Monday, April 1st, 2019

When you think of HVAC services, you probably think of nothing more than heating and air conditioning. Actually, just about everything involving the air inside your home is something that can be improved by an HVAC technician. Specifically, we’re talking about the quality of your indoor air.

While controlling warm and cool air is great, it turns out that a large part of “comfort” can be helped by improving indoor air quality. Here are a few ways that can be done:

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Why Is Dust and Dirt a Problem for My Heater?

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Heaters usually come with air filters designed to catch dust, dirt and other particles  before it can spread into the system (or your ducts).  Normally filters need to be replaced every month or so, and you can pick up inexpensive replacements at any hardware store in Hammond, LA. But before you do so, you may want to consider a more thorough solution: a whole-house air cleaner. Not only will it keep your home more free of dust and dirt, but it will also keep dirt out of your heating system itself. Considering the operation problems that excessive dust and dirt can cause, it could be the best decision for your heater you ever made.

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What Kinds of Problems Do Air Filtration Systems Fix?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

We live in Hammond, LA, which means that temperatures are excruciatingly high in the summertime. But because of those high temperatures, we often focus exclusively on our air conditioners to make our homes comfortable. They do a great job, but they tend to only address the heat, leaving a lot of other indoor air quality issues unaddressed. A good air filtration system can address many of these issues, whether it be a simple set of filters or a more elaborate system such as UV germicidal lights or a dehumidifier. Which system works best for you will depend on the specifics of your home, and the kinds of problems you need your air filtration system to fix.

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What Kinds of Indoor Air Cleaners Are Available?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Here in Hammond, LA, the heat and humidity of our summers can lead to significant indoor air quality questions. High humidity breeds mold and bacteria, in addition to that clammy uncomfortable feeling that makes your body think it’s much hotter than it actually is. A good air conditioner can counteract some of this, but it can’t account for the proliferation of germs in your household and in any case it needs to work much harder to do its job when the indoor air quality is low. You can counteract this by upgrading your system with an air cleaner of some stripe, installed by a professional and working alongside your air condition. What kinds of indoor air cleaners are available? We’ve written down a few of the more common models.

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