Do I Need an Air Purifier to Go with My Home’s Air Filter?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

When you think about cleaning the air in your house to remove irritating and harmful particles like dust and lint, your thoughts will probably first go to air filters. Mechanical filters, which use a mesh of fibers to attract and trap contaminants, are the standard method to provide improved indoor air quality for homes. Almost any household will benefit with the right air filters put in place.

But what about electronic air purifiers? Does your home also need one of these air cleaners paired up with the air filter?

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August and September Are Risky Times for Your Air Conditioner!

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

If you remembered to schedule a spring maintenance inspection and tune-up for your home’s air conditioner, then the system has probably worked well through these hot summer months. A professional AC tune-up makes sure that a cooling system begins the hottest time of the year with the best possible preparation.

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Air Conditioning Myth: “The Bigger the AC, The Better”

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Does it seem like this might be the last summer for your current home air conditioner? If you’ve struggled with higher electrical bills, multiple repair calls, and a home that no longer gets as cool as it used to, then it’s probably a smart idea to schedule an air conditioner replacement in the next month or so. With the unpredictable heat in Las Vegas, you never know when you’ll need home cooling again.

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Why Your AC May Be Causing the Circuit Breaker to Trip

Monday, August 8th, 2016

The extreme heat we experience in Las Vegas, NV puts so much stress on air conditioners that it’s not surprising for many of them to start to experience malfunctions during the second half of summer. Even the best regular maintenance can fend off every type of problem.

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Here’s a Great Option for Air Conditioning if Your Home Doesn’t Have Room for Ducts

Monday, August 1st, 2016

The window air conditioner was a huge innovation when it appeared in the 1950s. For the first time, homes and offices had access to an affordable way to stay cool. It’s hard to overemphasize how important this was for a climate like that in Las Vegas: one of our biggest growth booms ever occurred because of the new availability of air conditioning for residential buildings.

Today, however, the window AC is an inferior method for household cooling. If you use window air conditioners for your home because there’s no ductwork (or space to build it), you may imagine you don’t have any other option when it comes to hot weather comfort.

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