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ACHOO! Eliminate Allergies with Better IAQ This Spring

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Sneezing? Coughing? Wheezing? Sounds like you’ve got springtime allergies!

Allergies can make it quite difficult to enjoy the warm weather … who wants to carry a box of tissues everywhere they go? And sure, an over-the-counter solution may offer you some relief. However, the effects are only temporary. If you really wish to treat your allergies this season, consider improving your indoor air quality.

But how?

The right indoor air quality systems and services are designed to eliminate allergens and contaminants from your indoor air, stopping sneezes in their tracks! If you are interested in installing one of these systems in your home, consult with your local HVAC contractor in San Antonio!

And if you are not yet convinced, keep reading below! We have listed some of your indoor air quality options and the benefits of each.

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The Effect of Damaged Ducts on Your AC System

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Male hands setting up ventilation system indoorsConsidering where we live, chances are that you think a lot about your air conditioner. Naturally, you want it to function as effectively and efficiently as possible. What most homeowners don’t think about in this regard is the “V” part of HVAC—their ventilation, which connects the air conditioner to the outside and makes the distribution of cooled air possible. This ventilation system, known as your ductwork, is usually out of sight for the most part—hidden behind walls, in your attic and crawlspace, and even maybe beneath flooring.

Unfortunately, if this ductwork was installed by an inexperienced technician, or if you did it as a “DIY” project without the right training and expertise, or if your ductwork is getting older, there’s a fair chance that it’s accumulated damage over the years. And if your ductwork is affected by leaks, any poor connections, or improper construction, then you may be experiencing problems that lead to poor HVAC efficiency and soon enough, San Antonio duct repair needs. One of the most common issues that lead to ductwork damage is the fact that those ducts weren’t properly sized upon installation.

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