Your system's air ducts should be inspected and cleaned every three to five years or sooner if you have pets. If you cannot remember the last time you had an HVAC professional clean your ducts, here are five benefits that you and your family are missing out on in your home.
Remodeling your home may be something that you've been looking forward to for a long time. With so many decisions and preparation measures for the remodel, it can be easy to forget about protecting your HVAC system. You need to ensure that you take the time to properly prepare your system so that it doesn't intake excess dust and other debris which could cause it to malfunction in the future.
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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.
Homeowners know they should change their furnace filter every so often, but not many understand what they do or why. Filtration is a vital part of keeping the furnace system healthy and working well. The filter lasts from one to twelve months. Here's what homeowners should know about furnace filters.
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.
A working furnace during the winter is more than just a luxury. It is a necessity. The last thing you want is to wake up on a cold day to no heat or frozen pipes because your furnace malfunctioned.
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.
Although a boiler, furnace, and heat pump can all keep your home warm, there are some confusion about which one is the best option. There are benefits to each choice, so you should talk with an HVAC professional to learn about your unique options.
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