Air On Demand Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

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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Tips to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, January 20th, 2020

dusty-table-poor-iaqYour home comfort involves more than just the temperature of the air blasting through your ventilation. Your home indoor air quality (IAQ) plays a large role in how comfortable your home is. In fact, your IAQ can actually make or break your cooling system’s ability to keep you comfortable.

We know it might seem strange to think about but it is true. That is why it is so important to make sure that you keep your IAQ in mind throughout the year. And, in turn, if you start noticing that there are signs that your IAQ is on a downturn, refer to our technicians to discover ways to improve it! That is why we offer indoor air quality services in Homestead, FL after all!

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Invest in Your Insulation to Save Money Year-Round

Monday, December 9th, 2019

piggy-bank-dollarIt is officially the holiday season and this is not the time of year that you are going to be okay with wasting any of your hard-earned money. That is why you take such good care of your home comfort system after all; you want to make sure that your HVAC system is running as efficiently as possible so not one dime goes to waste. A large part of this is making sure that the air that you pump into your home is of good quality.

Keeping the doors and windows shut, cleaning or changing your filters regularly, and even investing in a good air purifier are all things that one can do to make sure they enjoy good indoor air quality.

But did you know that your attic insulation has the ability to affect your IAQ? If you didn’t know this fact before, you may want to take a trip upstairs to make sure your insulation isn’t compromising the air within your home!

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Fur In Your Vents? Time For a Duct Cleaning!

Monday, November 11th, 2019

dog-lying-floorDogs, cats, rabbit, birds, the list goes on. So many of us have furry critters that we consider a part of the family. We love to pet them, cuddle with them, and we brush or bathe them when it is needed (if they let us that is.)

But even those of us that groom our pets everyday are going to run into stray fluffballs. It is unavoidable and that is what our air filters are for! These handy parts of our home comfort systems work hard to filter out as much fur dust and other debris as possible out of the air we breathe.

With that said, these systems have their limits. Eventually any filter will get overloaded and won’t be able to filter well anymore. This will happen a little faster too if extra debris and fur has been piling up into your home’s ductwork.

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It’s Time for Spring HVAC Cleaning

Monday, March 18th, 2019

spring-cleaningThe time for spring cleaning is just around the corner! While your spring cleaning checklist may contain everything from waxing the floors to dusting the shelves, there’s one part of your home that you just can’t touch without the right equipment:

The air.

Dusters and cleaning products can only do so much. When it comes to spring cleaning your indoor air, you need the right combination of tools and services. We’ve listed a few things you can do to improve your air quality, for both cleanliness and efficiency.

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Year-Round HVAC Efficiency Tips

Monday, November 26th, 2018

money-savings-efficiency-balancingKeeping your HVAC system efficient is the key to giving it a long lifespan, less repairs, and better performance. And most of all, it gives you extra money that you don’t have to put toward the energy bill!

Air conditioners and furnaces operate differently, so you can expect them to come with their own methods for maintaining efficiency. But this time, we want to go over efficiency tips that apply to both systems.

No matter if you’re using an air conditioner, furnace, or even a heat pump, you’ll be able to get some wisdom-nuggets out of the following tips.

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Look into these 4 Home Air Quality Improvements

Monday, March 5th, 2018

As air conditioning contractors, we spend most of our time helping people lower the temperatures in their home. But as comfort specialists, we know that temperature is not the only factor in home comfort. Indoor air quality is just as important to your comfort and to your health.

Unfortunately, most indoor air quality solutions (like plug-in portable air purifiers) don’t truly resolve problems with germs or particulate in the air. For that, you need a whole-house solution, and we’ve got some suggestions for you.

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Answering Your Questions about Air Filters and Allergy Control

Monday, April 17th, 2017

virus-cells-germsWhen spring arrives, we see allergy symptoms spike. Beautiful weather and fresh blooms bring lots of joy, until the coughing and sneezing begins. This may continue even when you stay indoors, unless you have a quality air filter to help keep things under control.

Here, we answer your questions about air filters and allergy control. Choosing the right air filter in Homestead, FL can be difficult, but our technician are here to help! Give us a call for more information about indoor air quality and more.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Better Indoor Air Quality

Monday, March 20th, 2017

changing-air-filter-homeSpring is here, and the allergies are too. This time of year, you may be used to taking allergy medication and spending money on doctor’s visits, or perhaps restricting outdoor time in order to keep allergies under control. But what if we told you that the biggest problem was likely within your own home?

We spend about 93% of our time indoors, according to a study by the EPA. And air quality inside of the house can be just as bad as outdoor air quality—if not worse.

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