Archive for July, 2015

DIY Mold Removal: Why Professionals Are a Better Choice

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

At the very first sign of mold in your walls, carpet, ducts or anywhere else in your home, it’s so important to contact a professional. Some types of mold may actually lead to illness, while others are more harmful to those who already have respiratory illnesses. In either case, a do-it-yourself approach is never recommended, and we explain why in this guide. (more…)

The Air Ducts and Your AC System: How Ducts Impact Performance

Monday, July 20th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

Take a moment to think about all of the components that make your air conditioner work. There is an outside condenser unit, consisting of a large fan, a set of coils and the compressor that pumps refrigerant through your system. There’s an inside blower unit with a motor and an additional coil. And there is a thermostat that communicates to the system when to turn on and off. (more…)

Caring for Your Ducts after Duct Cleaning Service: Advice from Our Experts

Monday, July 13th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

Scheduling routine duct cleaning service with a professional indoor air quality specialist may improve the quality of the air in your home. But the ducts can only stay clean if you continue to take the proper steps for maintaining them after an air duct cleaning service is performed. Follow our tips for proper aftercare following comprehensive duct cleaning service, and see to it that your air quality remains up to your high standards. (more…)

Mold Growth and Your Air Conditioner: When to Call Professionals

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

One of the areas of the home that mold is likely to develop is around the air conditioning system. Mold develops in moist areas, and the coil of your air conditioner is designed to collect condensation. This is good for you in many ways, as it makes the air a whole lot less humid. But the unfortunate occasional side effect is a bit of mold that may build up underneath the system. (more…)