Archives: June 2015

Prevent Indoor Air Pollution with Professional Duct Cleaning

Prevent Indoor Air Pollution with Professional Duct CleaningThe air in your home circulates seven times a day through your HVAC system. This means that if you have an airtight home with little ventilation, you’re probably breathing in pollutants that have built up in your ducts over time. Professional duct cleaning is one way to ensure these pollutants are removed from your home environment.  Continue reading “Prevent Indoor Air Pollution with Professional Duct Cleaning” »

Take Advantage of Your Programmable Thermostat for Great Energy Savings

Take Advantage of Your Programmable Thermostat for Great Energy SavingsSummer weather means increasing electric costs for homes with air conditioners, and many homeowners are looking for ways to lower their electric bills. If your Southwest Oklahoma home has a programmable thermostat, you can use that as a tool to lower your energy bills significantly. By setting the thermostat to keep you comfortable and using your energy in a smart manner, you’ll see savings. Here are some tips to help. Continue reading “Take Advantage of Your Programmable Thermostat for Great Energy Savings” »

Signs That Indicate Your Air Ducts May Need Cleaning

Signs That Indicate Your Air Ducts May Need CleaningYou’ve probably seen the ads for air duct cleaning, but you wonder if it’s really necessary or is it just a come-on to spend more of your hard-earned cash? After all, before you spend good money for the process, you want to know the benefits. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that if no one in the home is suffering from severe allergies, duct cleaning may not be necessary for health reasons. However, your HVAC system may operate more efficiently after a good cleaning. Continue reading “Signs That Indicate Your Air Ducts May Need Cleaning” »

See How You Can Save With a Home Energy Audit

See How You Can Save With a Home Energy AuditYou pay your energy bill every month, but how aware are you of what goes into it? Heating and cooling, certainly, but are you losing energy to air leaks? Is solar heat infiltrating your home through windows or roofing? So many things can affect the energy you spend on your southwest Oklahoma home, and a home energy audit can help you understand them. Continue reading “See How You Can Save With a Home Energy Audit” »

Air Conditioner Maintenance Tasks for the Homeowner

Air Conditioner Maintenance Tasks for the HomeownerIt’s the time of year in southwest Oklahoma when homeowners should be scheduling their annual air conditioner maintenance. An HVAC technician will check the refrigerant charge, capacitor, airflow, controls, thermostat and electrical settings. However, there are tasks a homeowner can perform on the A/C prior to the arrival of the licensed professional. Continue reading “Air Conditioner Maintenance Tasks for the Homeowner” »

Breath Easy: Reduce Household Dust to Improve Air Quality

Breath Easy: Reduce Household Dust to Improve Air QualityJust as pollen and spores in outdoor air can cause problems for allergy sufferers, dust and dust mites can cause problems in indoor air. Most of the dust in your household comes from people and fabric. While it is not possible to completely eliminate this threat to your air quality, there are ways to reduce household dust. Consider the following: Continue reading “Breath Easy: Reduce Household Dust to Improve Air Quality” »