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Use Regular HVAC Care to Help Control Allergy Symptoms

Allergies and asthma symptoms can be triggered by indoor air pollution. Many people don't realize that indoor air pollution levels are actually higher than outdoor air pollution levels. Common indoor allergens include mold, dust mites, pollen, and pet dander. When these particles become airborne, you can breathe them in and experience an allergic reaction.

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Spring and Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Home’s HVAC System

Nearly half of an average household’s energy expense can be directly tied to costs associated with either heating or cooling the home and if your HVAC system isn't running efficiently, those costs only go up. Fortunately, an expensive repair bill is not always required to ensure that your HVAC system is running at peak performance. There are plenty of things any homeowner can do to make sure the HVAC system is well maintained with just a little regular preventative maintenance.

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Air Ducts – to Clean or Not to Clean?

Your home’s ductwork is a series of passageways that deliver cooled and heated air to various areas of your home. This series of connected tubes is a vital part of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Any dust, pet dander or hair, and cobwebs in your ducts can get pushed out into the air circulating in your home.

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Keep Your Indoor Air Fresh During Cold Winter Months

When snow and dropping temperatures come around, we Midwesterners do our best to keep our homes closed tightly to keep the warm air in. The thrill of being cozy is replaced by the realization that, in our efforts to keep the cold air out, the air inside our home is becoming a bit dry and stale.

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Understand How Your Homeowners Association Impacts Your HVAC Requirements

Whether in a community of single-family homes or an attached community, homeowner associations (HOA) exist to protect the property interests of everyone within a community. They establish and help residents adhere to rules and regulations that govern the appearance and other aspects of both public and private areas. That being said, HOAs can complicate HVAC requirements for individual property owners.

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Choosing the Best HVAC Contractor for Your Needs

Not all Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) contractors are the same. If you spend a little time and energy up front to research your contractor choices, you will save yourself a lot of frustration in the end. Let’s take a look at things you should take into consideration when choosing an HVAC contractor.

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Did You Know? HVAC Facts

Many of us take our comfortable, climate-controlled existences for granted. The only time we really give thought to the air conditioner or heater is when there is an issue and we are being denied the luxury of heated or cooled air. The origins of modern heating and air conditioning go further back than you might think. Here are some interesting facts that just might give you a new appreciation for the comforts we enjoy today!

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All Your Ducts in a Row?

The duct portion of your Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system is a network of tunnels and connections that disperse cooled or heated air throughout your home. Ductwork should be designed to deliver air in as direct a path as possible. Gentle turns and smooth passages accomplish this more readily than tight angles and corrugated hosing.

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