Why You Need to Have Your Ducts Cleaned

Do you or your family members struggle with allergies caused by dust, pollen, and mold? Or does anyone in your home have other respiratory problems like asthma? Your central heating and cooling system, particularly your ductwork, could be causing unnecessary suffering for these sensitive individuals.

Many people don’t think about indoor air pollution, but it can be a serious problem based on many factors about your home. It’s true that there are lots of threats to indoor air quality. However, if you’ve never had your home’s ducts professionally cleaned, there could be harmful bacteria, mold, and other nasty pollutants hidden in places you can’t see. That hidden pollution could be circulating around your indoor environment through your heating and air conditioning system.

Today we’re taking a closer look at how ducts get dirty, what you can do about it, and why having professional cleaning performed by HVAC professionals who thoroughly understand your home’s heating and cooling equipment is the best choice. Continue reading “Why You Need to Have Your Ducts Cleaned”

How Air Conditioning Changed America

Here in 2018, it seems like air conditioning is something that’s always been with us. It comes standard in our cars, is fully integrated into newer homes, and makes public buildings from schools to hospitals to movie theatres comfortable places to spend our time without a second thought. But modern air conditioning has only existed since the early 20th century. And it actually hasn’t been widespread for very long at all, as central air conditioning systems for homes were not introduced until the 1970s.

Since those first days of AC, as we lovingly nickname it now, America was fundamentally changed. The ability to keep our interior spaces comfortably temperature controlled has been revolutionary, though it may not seem like it on the surface. Continue reading “How Air Conditioning Changed America”