How Air Cleaners Help Control Particles That Make You Sicker

September 18, 2020

Air cleaners can be very helpful for your home or business since they improve indoor air quality. They get rid of the substances that trigger allergies, asthma, and other respiratory diseases. Typically, air purifiers work using filters and fans that suck and circulate air. When air moves through the filter, it captures particles, and fresh air gets out to your indoor space. Here is how the equipment protects you by controlling various particles. Air Cleaners Trap Dust Dust can be from within your house, and it can also blow in from the outdoors. The air purifier will trap the dust...

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Will Air Purifiers Help with Musty Smell?

August 11, 2020

A musty smell in your home can make you sick to your stomach. Fortunately, there are great HVAC solutions to these odors. Here’s what you need to know about whether air purifiers will help with musty smells. Pet Odor Pets often emit odors that linger around for weeks. Even if you think you know what your pet smells like, you might be surprised by how this scent can transform over time. Eventually, it turns into a dirty, musty smell. Fortunately, an air purifier will freshen your air like your pet just took a shower. You’ll feel good about letting your...

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Rooftop Air Conditioner vs. A Side-Yard Air Conditioner

June 16, 2020

Homeowners in North Carolina are fortunate to have access to many brands and types of air-conditioning models. They can research and shop for just the right system for their home. Here are some of the most important differences between each type to help you make an informed decision. Rooftop Units A rooftop air conditioning unit has many benefits over other types of units. It is considered a central system for cooling your whole house. Because it takes advantage of hot air rising and cooler airdropping, it can have lower operating costs than air conditioning units located in your yard. Over...

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Why a Spring HVAC Replacement is a Good Idea

May 13, 2020

An HVAC system eventually reaches the point at which it ought to be replaced. If it’s still marginally functional, when should you do this? Homeowners can put a new system into their residence at any time of the year. Of course, they will definitely want to do so before the old system breaks down completely, but short of that, they have some discretion. Careful planning helps make things go a lot smoother. Perhaps you should plan to install your new system in the spring. Less Busy at This Time of the Year Both the winter and the summer are times...

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Why is my Thermostat in Recovery Mode?

April 16, 2020

If you notice your thermostat is in recovery mode, there’s usually no reason to worry. This is a fairly common setting on programmable thermostats. Learning what it means will help you operate your HVAC system as efficiently as possible. What Is Recovery Mode? Recovery mode is a setting on programmable thermostats that indicates the thermostat is in the process of adjusting the temperature of your home. It usually happens when your thermostat has been off or in an energy-efficient mode for a while. A few hours before your system is scheduled to achieve a new temperature, the thermostat will start...

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What is HVAC? What is the Future of an HVAC Specialist?

March 17, 2020

HVAC is a term that people use, often not knowing exactly what it stands for. This article will help you to understand it better. Also addressed is the future of HVAC specialists and why this occupation will remain in demand for decades to come. What Is HVAC? HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. Your furnace and air conditioner are the main equipment in your home’s HVAC system. The ducts in your attic or crawlspace are also part of the system. HVAC systems move air between the outdoors and your house. The air is heated or cooled depending on...

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How To Light a Pilot Light on a Furnace

February 13, 2020

Having a furnace that’s operational is vital during cold weather, so it’s a serious matter when the pilot light goes out. Lighting your furnace’s pilot light can be both quick and easy. We’re going to outline three very simple steps to help you get the pilot light lit in no time. 1. Your Furnace’s Instruction Panel Is Your Friend Somewhere on the outside of your furnace will be a panel of instructions. Look for this and go over it carefully once you’ve found it. This instruction panel will have very specific, detailed information for your furnace’s brand and model. These...

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Ways to Help Your Furnace Deal With Extreme Cold Weather

January 7, 2020

Typically, the temperatures during the winter months are colder than the temperatures during the summer months. However, there are times when outdoor temperatures are cold even when taking the season into account. Therefore, it is important that you understand how to care for your furnace during periods of exceptionally cold weather. Don’t Increase the Temperature Too Much It is important to understand that the furnace will have a harder time warming the air in your home when it is cold outside. Therefore, you may need to accept that your house will be slightly cooler than you would prefer or than...

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Furnace Tips for the Holidays

December 18, 2019

When the weather gets cold and the holidays arrive, it’s important to make sure your home is comfortable. After all, you’ll have a lot of loved ones visiting. The following tips will keep your furnace system running efficiently during the holidays. Have Your HVAC System Serviced You should have your HVAC system serviced by a trained technician at least once a year. While there are some maintenance tasks that most homeowners can handle, other tasks, such as checking combustion in gas or oil furnaces or ensuring there are no leaks in a refrigerant line, are best left to an HVAC...

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Why Are Some Rooms Colder Than Others?

November 8, 2019

Uneven heating is among the most common problems homeowners face in wintertime, and it can often be quite difficult to diagnose the underlying issue without professional assistance. In order to help you understand what is happening, let us consider some of the more common causes. Oversized or Undersized System in Marion has provided a full range of heating services to this area for more than 20 years. When a customer experiences uneven heating, a system that has been improperly sized for the home may be the worst-case scenario because replacement is the only fix for the underlying cause. Air Handler...

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