September 4th, 2023
If you spend a lot of time indoors (and the average American is indoors more than 90% of the time) you might find yourself very relieved to get outside and breathe some fresh air. But why isn’t the indoor air fresh?
Well, modern homes are much less drafty than homes used to be. It helps cut down our energy bills by keeping all our conditioned or heated air indoors where we need it.
But it also cuts down on air circulation, so any contaminants in the air are kept indoors, too. Home air purifiers work to keep your air cleaner, healthier, and fresher (not to mention smelling better). Here are some great options.
August 21st, 2023
There are a lot of factors to weigh when you’re considering a new system for cooling your home. What do they cost? How hard are they to install? Which is more efficient? When you live in Florida, one key factor to consider is the weather. So which is a better choice here, a heat pump or central AC?
We’ll stop short of giving you a simple decree that one is superior to the other. What we will do is break down some of the benefits of each, to help you make a decision you can be happy with in the long run.
August 7th, 2023
It’s been about fifty years since new homes started to be routinely built with ductwork for the newly popular central air conditioners, and of course, places like Florida were some of the quickest to adopt this system so that Floridians could escape the heat.
This means that in many middle-aged houses, the ductwork is quite old, and nothing lasts forever. Even in newer homes, damage to ductwork can occur. But often the ducts themselves are tucked out of sight—between walls, above ceilings—and the damage might not be visible. How can you tell when your AC ductwork needs to be repaired? Here are 7 telltale signs that it’s time for a professional to take a look at your ducts.