Archive for September, 2015

What’s That Smell Coming from the Ducts?

Monday, September 28th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

You turn on the heating system in your home or commercial property, expecting to be greeted by a warm comforting flow of air. But all you can think about is the offputting odor coming from the vents! If it smells like gas, turn the system off immediately and call a professional. If not, read our guide to some other causes of common duct odors, and call a duct cleaning specialist in your area to find out more. (more…)

The Hazards of Cleaning Up Mold on Your Own

Monday, September 21st, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

For many homeowners, the first response to any sort of mess in the home is to clean it up. If you notice mold on the walls, the ceiling, or the floor, you might be tempted to take out a mop or a brush, spray some cleaner on it, and start scrubbing the floor. But here at Alpha Air Corporation we would caution anyone against this practice. We’ve listed two major reasons you should avoid cleaning up the mess on your own and call an expert for mold remediation services instead. (more…)

Heating Season Is Coming: Are Your Ducts Ready?

Monday, September 14th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

The ducts in your HVAC system may seem to require little maintenance, but in many cases, ducts are full of dust and debris that could cause a lot of problems for your home and commercial property. Additionally, they could be full of leaks that lead to inefficient heating and cooling and reduced indoor air quality. (more…)

What to Keep in Mind When Hiring a Duct Cleaning Company

Monday, September 7th, 2015 by Lisa Pixley

Experts recommend getting your air ducts cleaned every 3 – 5 years, though this number varies depending on your needs. For the average home, this should be enough, but for an industrial or large commercial property that can accumulate dust quickly, you may need to get them cleaned more often. In any case, you’ll want to hire professional technicians for the job—who won’t try to give you less than you deserve. Here’s what you should keep in mind when looking for the right company for the job. (more…)