What Are the Major Parts of an Air Conditioner?

April 5, 2021

Air conditioners are a necessity, especially if you reside in a place like Fort Myers. Air conditioners rely on their parts to work together and keep your home comfortable by providing ideal indoor temperatures. Therefore, the parts ought to be in good shape all the time for an air conditioning system to perform its role. Unfortunately, most people don’t know much about air conditioners and their essential parts, nor that one-half of the AC system is located inside your house, while the other half outside. Read on to learn more about your air conditioner. Thermostat The

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How to Clean an Air Conditioner Filter

March 9, 2021

A clean air conditioner filter is key to keeping your cooling costs down and helping your AC system last a long time. If you have a replaceable filter, swap it out every few months. If it’s the washable type, there are a few steps involved in getting it clean. Remove the Filter First, turn off the electricity to your AC system. You will either slide the filter out or pop it out depending on your AC system. Some filters require you to loosen a few screws before they’ll come out. Vacuum Place

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How To Test Indoor Air Quality For Mold

February 11, 2021

Having good indoor air quality is vital for you, your family, and your animals. If you think you could have mold in your home’s air, a test is usually necessary for you to determine how to get rid of it. There are several ways to test the air in your home for mold. An Air Test One of the most common tests for mold is an air test. A sample is collected from your home’s air and then analyzed under a microscope. While this is one of the most common tests, the problem is

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Why Are Humidifiers Used More In Heating Than Cooling?

January 5, 2021

Even though you can’t see it, humidity is everywhere. Most people associate humidity with sweltering summer days. During summer in Cape Coral, FL, it’s common for people to plan their schedules around relative humidity readings. For one reason or another, humidity seems to slip away from your attention during winter. Humidifiers are much more relevant to winter than summer. If you want to stay comfortable this winter, make sure to incorporate humidity into your daily routine. Humidity’s Effect on How You Feel Life on Earth is supported by a near-perfect harmony of natural processes and phenomena

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How Often Should You Get Your Air Ducts Cleaned?

December 3, 2020

It’s recommended you get your air ducts professionally cleaned every three to five years. This can vary, though, depending on your individual circumstances. There are signs you need your air ducts cleaned sooner rather than later. New Home or Major Renovation If you just bought a new home or recently had a major renovation, it’s likely you need your air ducts cleaned. Construction is messy as it releases dust, dirt, debris and other particulates you don’t want your family breathing. This occurs no matter how careful the contractor is. These particulates invariably end up

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4 Important Things to Look for in a Heating Repair Company

November 17, 2020

When your heating unit breaks down in the middle of a cold evening in Fort Myers, FL, you may be tempted to call the first technician who lives in your neighborhood. However, this isn’t the best approach. Picking a heating repair company without doing adequate research could land you in more trouble than it’s worth. Here’s what to look for in a heating company: 1. Licensed, Insured, and Bonded Getting your heating system repaired can involve a lot of complex parts and issues. For one thing, there may be a carbon monoxide leak. Not any technician

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Distinct Signs That an AC System Needs Cleaning

October 20, 2020

As you welcome the hotter weather, the air conditioning system becomes a pivotal part of the home. Undeniably, everyone would want his or her AC to maintain peak performance throughout the hotter months. Ironically, most people neglect their systems by not scheduling regular cleaning. However, by failing to clean your system regularly, you are exposing yourself to overly high energy bills as well as expensive repairs. If you have been suppressing the thought of professional cleaning, it would be best to change your mind. Benefits of regular cleaning: Improved system efficiency

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Going Ductless? What You Should Know

September 23, 2020

Air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems are a staple of today’s homes. Most residences are served by central HVAC systems, which are controlled by thermostats and powered by all-in-one external units. They spread air throughout homes using networks of insulated ducts located behind walls, ceilings and floors. Ductless air conditioners, heat pumps and ventilation systems are an alternative to the central units that are found in most homes. Here’s what you should know about them. Ductless Mini-Splits Ductless mini-split units are essentially central HVAC systems without the ductwork. This distinguishing quality makes single ductless HVAC units

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Do Air Purifiers Help Prevent Respiratory Diseases?

August 11, 2020

The air in a typical Fort Myers, FL, home is two to five times more polluted than the outdoor air. Some of those pollutants include bacteria, viruses and allergens that trigger or worsen respiratory diseases. Read on to learn how air purifiers can help clean your home’s air and lower your risk of respiratory illnesses and breathing problems. 1. Trap Germs Most air purifiers have a high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter. These filters have tiny pores that are able to capture bacteria and viruses. They do not catch all of the viruses, but they do remove

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Should I Have My Thermostat Set To “Auto” or “On”?

July 16, 2020

Thermostats often have a number of settings for comfort. Two of the most common are “auto” and “on.” These settings have a couple of key differences that may confuse some homeowners. Let us take a close look at whether you should have your thermostat set to auto or on. Auto “Auto” is a setting that you might have been advised to use in the past. In the automatic setting, the fan only operates when air is actively being cooled or heated. This saves money in the long run because the fan isn’t being used when not

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