Archive for July, 2015

Which Air Purifier is Right for You?

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Indoor air quality has quite a substantial effect on your quality of life. Millions of microscopic airborne particles can be found floating around in the average home’s indoor air. These can range from simple lung irritants, to allergens, to infectious agents like viruses and bacteria. The best way to improve your air quality is to remove these contaminants, and the best way to do that is with an air purifier. Which air purifier is best for you, though? That will depend on your situation, but there are a few different criteria that you can use to narrow the field a bit. Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of some of the more common air purifiers. (more…)

Air Conditioner Noises You Should Listen For

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Now that we’re in the middle of the summer season, most people are using their air conditioners to keep themselves cool on a day-to-day basis. That’s all well and good, but it does mean that those air conditioners are placed under more stress than usual. That means more chances for problems to crop up, so you need to be on the lookout for your air conditioner’s health. (more…)

3 Reasons You Need a New Thermostat

Monday, July 13th, 2015

When it comes to upgrading their climate control, many people tend to focus on things like their heaters or air conditioners. This makes sense, as those systems are obviously the ones that do the majority of the work. However, those climate control systems do not operate independently. Every climate control system you have relies on a thermostat to give it instructions. Without a thermostat, your climate control would be virtually non-existent. If you’re in the market for a new heater or air conditioner, have a look at these 3 reasons why you should upgrade your thermostat as well. (more…)

SEER Isn’t Everything: How to Choose the Right AC for Your Home

Monday, July 6th, 2015

While it can certainly be fun to go shopping for home improvements, selecting a large product such as a whole-house air conditioning system can feel a bit daunting. With so many makes and models to choose from, and with the amount of information found online, it can be tough to sift through the hype and figure out what AC would work best for your home. SEER rating is important, but its not everything. Lets have a look at a few of the most important factors. (more…)