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How to Remove Mold from Your Ductwork

By |April 1st, 2014|Mold|

Most people are well-aware of the damage that mold can do in a home, including physical damage to the home as well as creating conditions for the inhabitants of the home to become ill.  While many people are aware of many of its hiding places, most people may not realize that the ductwork is also a very likely hiding place.  The two main reasons for the collection of mildew is the buildup of dust or debris and the collection of moisture. […]

How To Keep Mold At Bay

By |September 11th, 2012|Mold|

Mold is a type of fungus which can take hold, and take over, your central Arizona home. The requirements for its growth are: spores, food, substantial moisture, and suitable temperature. In order to prevent growth you need to remove one or more of these requirements from the equation. Spores are all around us, and a food source can be anything organic, including paper, wood, or other fibers. The temperature in your home is ideal for growth, which leaves a source of moisture as the easiest element to eliminate.  Read on for some tips on how to reduce excess moisture and keep this fungus at bay. […]

The Summer Season In Phoenix Is Long: Advance Your Air Circulation With These Tips

By |September 8th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Fans, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

In Phoenix, summer can seem to drag on. You may be cooped up in your home because outdoor temperatures are close to unbearable. But that can affect your health if the air quality in our homes isn’t all that good. Poor indoor air quality can worsen allergies and asthma. Consider taking a few simple measures to correct that situation. […]

A Buyer’s Guide To Air Purification Systems: How They Help Indoor Air

By |June 30th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Service & Maintenance, UV Lights, Ventilation|

Air purification systems can have a huge impact on the quality of your indoor air.  They can help greatly if you or someone in your family suffers from allergies or asthma.  When you’re shopping for a purification system, there are several things you should know. […]

Fresh Air No Matter The Weather With Energy Recovery Ventilators

By |June 7th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Service & Maintenance, Ventilation|

We spend a lot of time indoors during the summer, and Arizonians are well familiar with creative ways to cool off in 100-plus degree weather. One of the more unique technologies recently introduced, Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV), helps homeowners more than endure summers spent inside their homes. […]

Download Our Free Home Comfort Guide

By |June 2nd, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, Filtration, Furnaces, Heating, Mold, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats, UV Lights, Ventilation|

We hope you’ve been following our blog each week and getting your HVAC questions answered right here.  Whether it’s how to change a filter, improve your indoor air quality or size your replacement HVAC equipment, we want to make sure that you get the facts you need to make informed decisions about your home comfort. […]

Get To Know: Electronic Air Cleaners

By |May 31st, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Service & Maintenance, UV Lights, Ventilation|

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the indoor air quality of Phoenix homes is often worse than the air quality outside. Dust, mold spores, germs and other pollutants circulate through the air with the potential to cause allergies, bouts of asthma and the spread of airborne diseases. Electronic air cleaners, as a result, have become popular as a way to clear the air and prevent health problems. There are many types of electronic air cleaners, though, and some do a much better job than others. […]

An Easy But Important To-Do: Change Those Air Filters

By |May 26th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Energy Evaluations, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Ventilation|

We often hear about the problems of outdoor air pollution, which is considerably higher in Maricopa County than neighboring Pima County. However, the air quality inside your home can be even worse than outdoor air. Because you spend about 90 percent of your time indoors, it is important to eliminate air contaminants from your heating and cooling system. Prolonged exposure to indoor air pollution may lead to health problems such as asthma or other upper-respiratory issues. […]

It’s Never Too Late For A/C Preventive Maintenance: Here’s What You Should Expect From An Expert

By |May 18th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Fans, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats, UV Lights, Ventilation|

Routine professional maintenance is the key to an efficient cooling system. Unfortunately, many homeowners neglect such maintenance, instead electing to wait until the entire system shuts down before calling in a professional. If you’re one of those people, you may be worried that your air conditioning system won’t last the summer. Luckily, it’s not too late to schedule preventive maintenance. […]