A Reminder: You Do Need Heating Maintenance During the Fall

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Taking care of our air conditioning systems is a priority in the Las Vegas Valley. It isn’t hard to convince homeowners to have regular maintenance done their air conditioning systems, since nobody wants to deal with a 100°+ day when the AC in a house breaks down abruptly.

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How Air Filtration Systems Are Rated, i.e. “What Does MERV Mean Anyway?”

Monday, October 19th, 2015

When it comes to cleaning out unwanted particles from the air in a home, the most common method is to install mechanical air filters. Although filters cannot stop all pollutants that might affect a household (for example, bacteria and mold spores will need a UV air purifier to deal with them properly), they can handle the majority of air quality problems. When an IAQ technician comes to your home to see about improving air quality, an air filter will be high on the list of possibilities.

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How a UV Air Purifier Cleans Your Home’s Air

Monday, October 12th, 2015

There are many different kinds of pollutants that can enter the air of your home. Among the most unpleasant are biological contaminants. This group includes toxic mold spores, viruses, germs, and microbacteria. If these pollutants get inside the HVAC system, the blower fan will send them all around the rooms of your house. Unfortunately, most air filters and standard electronic air cleaners cannot stop these tiny pollutants. A powerful HEPA filter might work against them, but these filters are too dense for most residential HVAC systems to cope with, and they will end up cutting reducing air flow.

But there is a solution available: UV air purifiers, also known as UV germicidal lights.

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Can I Take Care of Sealing My Ducts Using Duct Tape?

Monday, October 5th, 2015

We’d like to share with you one of the best kept secrets of the world of home repairs:

Duct tape is not actually designed for ducts!

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