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How Do Ductless Air Conditioners Work?

June 14, 2021

Ductless air conditioning systems do not use ducts forced-air air conditioners. They work the same way central ACs do, cooling an area by pulling in warm air, eliminating the water and heat from the air, and disposing of the moisture and heat outside. However, many homeowners still wonder “How do ductless air conditioners work?”.

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Is Your Heat Pump Leaking Water?

May 17, 2021

A heat pump that leaks water is an indication of a problem. The system may have faulty parts, or, in a worst-case scenario, the whole system might be malfunctioning. This should be addressed immediately. In this article, we discuss some of the common causes and solutions for heat pump leaks.

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Advantages Vs. Disadvantages Of Washable HVAC Filters

May 3, 2021

Indoor air quality has a significant effect on your physical health. HVAC filters can help improve your IAQ if you have the right one and it is installed and used correctly. There are two kinds you can use, namely, disposable and reusable filters. This article discusses what you need to know about washable HVAC filters.

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Why Is HVAC Airflow So Important For My Home?

April 19, 2021

For a forced-air HVAC system to operate well, both in heating and cooling, it requires proper airflow. However, in many properties, HVAC airflow problems exist which can make things more than a little uncomfortable. In this article, we discuss some of the reasons why a home may have airflow issues.

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Carpet And Indoor Air Quality: Why Carpet Is Bad For You

April 5, 2021

Some carpeting can come with disadvantages when it concerns your indoor air quality. However, you make better and smarter decisions to avoid issues like this. This article discusses how carpets impact your home’s indoor air quality. Likewise, we share some steps you can take to enjoy your carpeting while maintaining healthy IAQ as well.

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Signs Your HVAC Air Ducts Are Leaking

March 22, 2021

The HVAC system isn’t just an outdoor unit and an indoor unit. There’s also a network of vents and ducts that distribute conditioned air. When problems arise, people often attribute them to faulty equipment, but some issues are actually related to the ductwork. This article will share a few common signs of leaky HVAC ducts.

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What To Do If A Rodent Dies In Your Ductwork

March 8, 2021

Rodent populations can find their way into HVAC ductwork and create massive problems for homeowners. The problem worsens when the rodent dies and you start noticing the foul smell of a dead animal in the air duct. This article discusses what to do when you are faced with a problem like this.

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How To Prevent Accidental Heating Fires

February 22, 2021

Our heaters are a big part of what keeps our homes safe, warm, and comfy during the coldest months of the year. They typically do their job well. However, heater-related accidents can still happen. In this article, we discuss some heating safety tips that you can use for a safe and comfortable winter.

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What Is The Best Temperature For A Home In The Winter?

February 8, 2021

A comfortable and safe home should be your priority during the winter. To achieve comfort and manageable heating costs, you need to know the best temperature to set your thermostat at. This article discusses some aspects to factor in when looking for the best home temperature setting during the heating season.

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Why Are My Rooms Heating Unevenly?

January 25, 2021

If you have hot and cold spots throughout your house, it could be caused by several reasons. This problem leads to discomfort and homeowners usually compensate by adjusting their thermostat to a higher temperature setting. Doing so results in high heating bills. This article discusses eight reasons for uneven home heating.

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