While residents in some states around the country are turning their heaters on, those in our area will have to wait a while before the temperature drops low enough to warrant such an action. But fortunately, as the fall season arrives, the heat and humidity will finally start to give way to cooler weather. Give your system a break and invest in HVAC maintenance this fall so that your heating … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip HVAC Maintenance This Fall
Although people associate air pollution with the outdoors, indoor air quality in the Columbus and Phenix City areas is often much poorer than the quality of the air outside. In fact, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that levels of indoor pollutants may be two to five times greater than levels of outdoor pollutants. However, there is a contractor in Columbus that will be able … [Read more...] about Better Indoor Air Quality in Your Columbus or Phenix City Home
Many air conditioning systems are so quiet you never notice the gentle hum that tells you they’re working. You may hear a “click” when the system kicks on and never think anything about it. However, you’ll pay attention when it starts to feel like the house never gets cooled out even when your unit is working. Check Your Thermostat The first thing you should do if you notice your air … [Read more...] about What Should You Do with an Air Conditioning Unit that Never Stops Running
The Importance of Cleaning the AC Unit's Outdoor Coil Your air conditioner is a somewhat complex machine with many components that work together to keep your home cool. If there's an issue with any single part, it can drag down the system as a whole. That's why cleaning and maintaining your air conditioner is so important. To get the best performance out of your AC unit, it is also important to … [Read more...] about Importance of Cleaning the AC ‘s Condenser Coil
You’ve heard the term “humidity” used in describing the weather. Someone may say “there’s a lot of humidity in the air today” or “it’s a humid day.” However, humidity doesn’t just affect the weather. It can also impact your home. Humidity Inside the Home Humidity is the amount of moisture in the air, and it can vary inside the house just like it can outdoors. It changes when you turn on or off … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know about Humidity in Your Home
Even when it’s cold outside, a heat pump is designed to use refrigerant to transfer heat from the air outside of the home and displace that heat indoors. As crazy as that sounds, it actually works really well in moderate climates. Unfortunately, when those outdoor temps get below freezing, a heat pump does lose capacity and efficiency. Although, they do still produce heat, it may not be enough to … [Read more...] about Is Your Heat Pump in a Heat Slump?