It is normal for humidity levels to fluctuate from day to day, and you may notice that the humidity levels in your home will fluctuate as well. Be aware that having too much or too little humidity in the home can have a negative impact, though.
The MERV rating on an air filter shows how efficient it is for removing particulates of different sizes. The ratings start at 1 and go up to 16, with 1 being the least efficient and 16 the most efficient.
Whether you own or rent your home, your heating and air conditioning unit must be maintained. With proper maintenance, most HVAC units can last anywhere between 15 and 25 years.
Humidifiers have one function; to add moisture into the air. These devices are particularly useful during the winter season where the air is dry and the HVAC unit isn’t cutting it.
Your HVAC system is responsible for providing you with cooled air in the summer and hot air in the winter. It's what your family relies on to live in a comfortable environment no matter what time of year it is.
Mold is a type of fungus that can grow in damp homes. This fungus grows in fiberboard, wood, or gypsum board. Most homes, both older and newer homes, use these materials. Being exposed to this type of fungus is not good for you. You need to address the problem as soon as you can.
With the prices of energy going to increase as well, so does your utility bills. This same holds true during the summer. So, what’s the best way to heat and cool your home without having to overwork your HVAC system and pay a fortune?
There are many benefits to taking steps to make your home more energy efficient, and it's not always as difficult or expensive as you may think.
Warm weather is quickly approaching which means energy saving time, and everyone is trading in their hot cocoa and warm coffee for frozen smoothies and iced coffees.
You love your cats and dogs, but you might not love all the fur that they shed. Fur and pet dander can cause allergy symptoms to worsen. Plus, it can cause your air conditioner and furnace to need more maintenance. You can't keep your pet from shedding. But, by using a few of these steps, your HVAC system will run better and last longer.