Air On Demand Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Factors That Mess With Your IAQ

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Your air conditioner has a tall task on its plate: it has to keep your home cool and comfortable throughout the many months of heat that we get around here. Chances are your system itself is up to the task. The question is are you providing it with the materials it needs to really do its job well?

Imagine being given a faulty pen and told to write an essay with it. That is what it is like to have an AC that is expected to provide optimal comfort in a home with poor indoor air quality. The team at Air On Demand wants you to have reliable comfort for your whole home. That is why we make sure to provide helpful indoor air quality services to address any issues with your comfort level.

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The Difference Your Attic Insulation Makes

Monday, February 15th, 2021

loft-insulationDepending on the way that your home is set up, you may not give your attic much thought. Maybe you use it for storage or maybe it’s just a part of your home that you have access to but never use for anything. Whatever your situation, your attic does warrant some consideration. Why? Because it is going to play a big role in your comfort throughout the year.

Believe it or not, your attic is one of the areas where you can have the biggest heat gain or heat loss over the course of the year. This is one of the reasons that insulation in this part of your home is so important. It can reduce the loss of cool air in the summer and warmth in the winter, allowing you to stay more comfortable. We provide attic insulation service to homes in the area because we know how big of an impact it can have.

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Systems & Services That Improve Your Air Quality

Monday, January 18th, 2021

woman-blowing-noseDo you have allergies or other respiratory issues? If so, leaving your house can sometimes feel a bit like a risk. We are here to address the fact that, often, we find the issues that can aggravate your comfort and your respiratory system are just as present in your home as they are outside of it.

When you talk with an HVAC contractor in Homestead, FL, you are going to be able to discuss solutions to some of the biggest IAQ problems you may be facing in your home. The team at Air On Demand knows that IAQ and temperature go hand-in-hand when it comes to your home comfort. That is why we want to help you give your home’s air the boost that it needs.

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Why You Should Remember to Clean Your Ductwork

Monday, January 4th, 2021

duct-cleaningIt isn’t quite spring cleaning season yet–but there are times when cleaning just can’t wait! From sweeping or vacuuming up pine needles from the tree to wiping dust off the shelves, now is as good a time as ever to get a few items on your cleaning checklist checked off. Don’t forget your ductwork during all of this!

Your ducts can play a huge role in keeping your home’s air clean. This is because, if there is debris in your ductwork, it will end up blowing into your home when you use your HVAC system. This is why we suggest duct cleaning in Miami, FL as a regular part of your cleaning checklist just like dusting the shelves.

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How Your Ducts Get Dirty

Monday, October 26th, 2020

duct-cleaningThe air that is coming through your vents keeps your home cool and comfortable throughout the majority of the year. Let’s be honest, we do use our AC systems a lot more than our heaters. In either case, however, these systems are going to rely on the use of your home’s ductwork. And whatever is in your ductwork is therefore going to be blown into your home.

You may not think of it often, but let us draw your attention to the interior of your ducts. Much like how you want to keep the interior of your air conditioner or heater clear of debris, you will want to ensure that your ductwork is kept clean too. If you didn’t know that your ducts could get dirty, we are happy to give you the information you need–and provide the solutions to address the source of your dust demons.

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How Your IAQ Impacts Your Home Comfort

Monday, July 6th, 2020

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Indoor air quality is going to play a big role in how comfortable you are at home. Things like airborne mixture or dust may not seem like they can have an impact on anything but the truth is they can be a defining factor in how good you feel when you are trying to relax at home.

The professional technicians are happy to help in the effort to improve your indoor air quality. We can assist in assessing your home’s IAQ and recommending what systems would offer the best benefits. Likewise, we can also help with keeping your IAQ systems in great working order so you can breathe easily for years to come.

For now, though, let’s take a look at some of our Palmetto Bay air purifier services so you can see the difference that this IAQ system may make in your home.

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Why Duct Cleaning is as Important as Spring Cleaning

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

duct-cleaningWe know it is almost summertime but some of us are still going through the process of spring cleaning. Daily lives can get busy so it makes sense that cleaning things up post-winter can take a while. There is no time-limit on spring cleaning thankfully but we want to help make sure that you don’t miss any tasks that will be helpful to your comfort.

One task that you want to make sure to take care of before summer arrives is duct cleaning. While your ductwork may be out of sight, this doesn’t mean it should be completely off your mind–after all, whatever is sitting within your ductwork is what can get blown into your home!

This is why we recommend duct cleaning services as a part of your spring cleaning to-dos.

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How Insulation Helps You Keep Cool

Monday, May 25th, 2020

insulation-in-attic-loftWhen the temperature gets to be unbearable most of us are going to be holed up at home trying to stay comfortable and dry. As long as your air conditioner is working well, your home should be able to provide a comfortable environment during those swelteringly hot days, right? Not necessarily. Yes, your air conditioner is going to be a main component to your comfort but there are other factors, like your Miami attic insulation, that will affect your home environment too.

We know that may sound strange but it is true. Your attic insulation plays a big role in keeping your home comfortable all year long actually. How? By reducing heat exchange in and out of the house. Insulation helps with your air quality too! It helps with a lot of things to be honest. Let’s take a quick look at why your insulation is so important to your comfort this summer and beyond.

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What Can Air Purifiers Do?

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Dcut Sealing | Miami | Air On DemandImagine what would happen if you could see molecular particles. You would probably be a lot more disturbed when you realized just how dusty or dirty your home’s air quality was. We talk about indoor air quality a bit but sometimes it is harder to impress upon people just how important it is–if we could see the bits in the air that were swirling around, that would likely make things a lot easier on us but a bit more concerning for you.

With all that said, take a moment to think about what you might see if you did have the ability to visualize those little airborne particulates. Would you see a lot of dust? What about animal fur or pollen? Even worse, imagine being able to see bacteria or viruses. We know it isn’t a pretty picture but with the help of an indoor air quality system, that picture can improve quite a bit.

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Signs You Need Attic Insulation Service

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

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Insulation may seem like something that is installed once and then never touched again, but in actuality, it is a part of your home that does require upkeep. Much like the paint on your walls or the wood that makes up your porch, your attic insulation requires repairs and replacements in the form of attic insulation service.

By now you are likely questioning why the fluffy stuff that is hidden in your attic and walls is so important and how it might end up requiring service. Because we are the experts on every part of your home comfort and performance, we can give you the answers to these questions along with the service that your attic insulation may need now or in the near future.

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