How to Clean the Air in Your Home Naturally in San Diego

April 14, 2020

The outside air quality is something that probably crosses your mind when you see exhaust from a car or smoke from a fire. But do you ever think about your home’s indoor air quality? Studies show that the inside of a house is 2-5 times more polluted with toxins than outside air. These pollutants are significant contributors to illnesses, allergies, and other health-related issues. However, these toxins are easily removed from your home with a little natural indoor air cleaning. Open the Windows If the air outside is cleaner than the air indoors, open up your

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When is it a Good Time to Get AC Maintenance?

April 14, 2020

When summer comes, you need a reliable AC to beat the heat. It’s an unwelcome surprise when you turn your air conditioner on and it’s not working, making a strange noise, or otherwise not doing its job to keep you and your family cool. Here are some ways to avoid this situation from happening again: Schedule AC Maintenance in Early Spring The best time of year to schedule annual maintenance is in late-April or early-May when you start to use your heat less often. This gives you time to make any repairs to your system without

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Benefits of Ductless Systems

April 14, 2020

A conventional ducted heating system is inefficient to use; the formidable alternative to it is the ductless heating system. Ductless systems have gained popularity in the recent past thanks to their efficiency. Here are some reasons why you should consider a ductless heating system; Energy efficient Ductless heating systems require considerably less power to operate compared to their counterparts. This, however, does not undermine their space heating capabilities whatsoever. Superior indoor air quality Over time, dust accumulates in the interior of a duct system, which eventually leads to poor indoor air

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How to Reduce Static Electricity in Your Home

April 14, 2020

The presence of static electricity in your Lakeside house can be a nuisance, to say the least. If you’ve noticed an increase in static electricity in your home, there are things you can do to control this phenomenon. Let’s look at four actionable ways of reducing static electricity. Get Some Houseplants Dryness is the driving factor for static electricity in your home. Friction produces a static charge when the air is below 45% relative humidity. When you get to relative humidity that’s between 45% and 55%, you can still get static buildup but at a reduced

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Why Is My HVAC System Freezing Up?

April 14, 2020

During the cold winter months, homeowners and residents in San Diego need to pay special attention to their HVAC systems to ensure that piping does not freeze. However, if you have found that your HVAC system is freezing up even during warmer temperatures, it is likely that there are deficient components that need to repaired or replaced. Let us take a look at some of the most common reasons as to why HVAC systems freeze up. Common HVAC freezing reasons One of the most common reasons why an HVAC system starts to freeze even though external

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What Are the Benefits of Using Heat Pumps?

April 14, 2020

Heat pumps are used to heat or cool living spaces and in some instances to heat water for general household use. In the recent past, heat pumps have gained popularity thanks to their unmatched financial and environmental benefits. Here are some of the benefits of using a heat pump: Heat pumps are energy efficient Heat pumps have recorded some of the highest COP’s (Coefficient of performance) to date. COP measures the amount of power a device uses to perform its functions efficiently. For example, to achieve 2.5 kilowatts of heating and cooling power,

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Causes of Indoor Air Pollution and What You Can Do About It

April 14, 2020

Although most people associate air pollution with being outdoors in urban environments, indoor air pollution has become increasingly common in recent years. Energy-efficient airtight seals on windows and doors used in new construction and home renovation projects are one of the major culprits — before these became part of the picture, most homes had sufficient natural ventilation, especially during the days before air conditioning as standard in almost all new houses and people opened windows to let in fresh, cooling breezes as a matter of routine. Other causes of indoor air pollution include high atmospheric humidity, off-gassing

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Benefits of Using a Licensed HVAC Contractor Over a Handyman

April 14, 2020

On many occasions, homeowners look for ways to save money. A common action by many homeowners in San Diego is hiring a handyman to help install their air conditioning system or repair it if the system stops working properly. Although this option is appealing, there are a few reasons to avoid having a handyman perform heating and cooling installations and repairs instead of a licensed HVAC professional. Some of these reasons include: A licensed HVAC technician has more knowledge: Compared to handymen, HVAC technicians have more extensive knowledge and are able to more

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Benefits of AC Maintenance

April 14, 2020

As you’re A/C system runs, it gathers dirt and dust in critical areas. This harms its effectiveness, such as slowing down the condensing coils and clogging the air filters. As a result of this build-up, your A/C system may lose up to five percent of its working capacity each year, which means it cannot cool your home as efficiently as it could if it was clean. Thus, even if you don’t experience any problems with your A/C unit, it’s essential to have it inspected, cleaned, and serviced once a year. But when exactly is a good time to get AC

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Is a Ductless System Right For You?

April 14, 2020

When it comes to heating or cooling your business or home, there are two critical aspects to consider; your heating or cooling system needs to work efficiently, and it should cost you a lot of money. If you are looking for a solution that will help you achieve these two goals, then you should consider a ductless mini-split HVAC system that is highly efficient and affordable. The ductless system has numerous benefits over the traditional system. Do not confuse these systems with the ancient window units that were noisy, dusty, and consumed a lot of energy. The

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