The Unfiltered Blog
Waukee homeowners, Dan and Wanda, were beginning to experience technical problems with the 17-year-old heating and cooling system installed in their home. The HVAC system was nearing the end of its useful life and had also developed a refrigerant leak. After weighing the option to repair the refrigerant leak or replace the system, Dan and Wanda decided the most cost-effective solution was to install a new system.
Indoor air quality (IAQ) inside your home plays an important role in your comfort and health. Improving indoor air quality can help reduce allergens in your home – creating a healthier and more comfortable home. Dirt, dust mites, mold, spores, pollen and pet dander are all types of allergens that impact your home’s indoor air quality. Poor IAQ can also be caused by the everyday activities that take place in your home – like cooking and cleaning.
Spring has arrived! As the days start to get longer and the temperatures warm up, many of us will begin our spring-cleaning routine. One item we want to make sure is on your list is HVAC cleaning. Adding this to your list will help create a comfortable indoor environment this spring and summer.
You routinely change the oil and rotate the tires on your car to keep it running smoothly. So, why ignore your HVAC system? Preventive maintenance is critical to the life of your heating and cooling system. It’s as simple as regularly changing your air filter and signing up for an annual maintenance contract.
Your HVAC system is only as powerful as the thermostat that controls it. If you recently upgraded your heating and cooling system or you still have a manual thermostat in your home, it is a good idea to consider upgrading to a programmable thermostat.