Climate Masters Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Should You Have a Whole-House Dehumidifier Installed?

Monday, July 19th, 2021

man-looking-like-he-is-decidingSeveral perks come with living in Florida. You have access to some of the best fresh seafood restaurants that the country offers, and the tropical climate keeping you warm and toasty throughout the year. The unfortunate tradeoff that you have to contend with is the uncomfortably high humidity levels that come from being so close to the sea all the time.

Too much moisture inside the house can become a major problem for you. Are you worried about excess moisture in your basement? Have you been noticing any strange and musty odors when you go to the basement? Do you find your allergies acting up?

Excessive humidity levels, warm temperatures, and dark environments are ideal conditions for mold and mildew growth inside the basement. These two are the reason you might smell musty odors coming from your basement, and they contribute to high allergen levels inside the house.

You might want to consider investing in a St Augustine, FL dehumidifier to fix the problem. The right whole-house dehumidifier can be an effective tool to help you control humidity levels inside the house. 

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How to Best Clean Your Indoor Air

Monday, May 24th, 2021

cozy-indoorsWe often get asked if UV air purifiers, also called UV germicidal lights or simply UV lights, are worth the investment. Not only are they, they might actually be the best way to clean your indoor air.

Look, there are a number of particles and contaminants that can negatively impact the health of your indoor air. In fact, your indoor air may be more polluted than the air outside if you don’t have the right air quality products in place. And UV germicidal lights could be just the product you need.

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How to Improve the Air You Breathe

Monday, January 18th, 2021

two-women-leaning-back-on-couch-looking-comfortableNo matter who you are, there’s no doubt that COVID-19 is something that you’ve been very aware of in the past year. Many homeowners throughout the country are looking for ways to mitigate their risks of virus transmission and the like in their own homes, and St. Augustine residents are no exception.

That said, we can’t promise that any indoor air quality solutions will guarantee that COVID or virus germs won’t be transmitted within your home, and we encourage our customers to follow CDC guidelines. However the right indoor air quality products and services will certainly mitigate your risks and make it less likely that germs, allergens, and other potentially unhealthy particles will enter your living space.

Since Americans typically spend around 70% of their time indoors—maybe even more these days—it makes sense that you want to ensure that the air you’re breathing is as healthful as possible! One way to help make this a reality is with a whole-home air purifier. Read on to learn more!

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Do You Need Professional Duct Testing?

Monday, January 4th, 2021

duct-being-professionally-sealedHomeowners often don’t realize how much their ductwork plays a role in not only their comfort but also the cleanliness of their indoor air. So when that ductwork is dirty or damaged, it can impact your home in significant ways. Damaged ductwork allows air leaks into unoccupied spaces like your attic or crawlspace. Dirty ducts invite common allergens as well as mold spores and bacteria into your indoor air.

But how do you know when your ductwork is trouble?

With professional duct testing. Duct testing allows our technicians to unobtrusively inspect your ductwork and see where you may have problem areas. But how do you know you need professional duct testing in the first place? Read on as we uncover some signs that this may be the case!

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Are Your Dirty Ducts Hurting Your Comfort?

Monday, November 9th, 2020

Dirty ducts are a conundrum. On one hand, some homeowners are convinced that their dirty ducts still work after decades of neglect. If they put a hand on their air vent, they’ll still feel the heated air coming from their furnace. While we won’t argue with that sentiment, since dirty ducts can technically still work, we want to approach this from a different angle.

What if your dirty ducts are hurting your efficiency, and thus your comfort overall? This is totally a possibility, and regardless of how good your heating feels, it could very well be suffering from an efficiency problem.

Want to know more about how duct cleaning in St. Augustine, FL can reduce inefficiency and keep your system in working order? We’ll get into all the details below.

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Why Should You Have Your Ductwork Professionally Cleaned?

Monday, November 25th, 2019

duct-being-cleanedHaving your ductwork cleaned may seem like a minor, maybe even unimportant, task. But, it can have big results! Most homeowners underestimate just how vital duct cleaning can be to ensure the proper operation of their heating and cooling systems.

While it might seem like ducts are just a small part of your entire HVAC system, they’re pretty important. If you want to keep your climate control system functioning as best they can, and keep your indoor air quality high throughout the years, then you should make sure you get your ducts professionally cleaned on a routine basis.

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Signs That Your Home Can Benefit from A Duct Cleaning

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Duct -CleaningDo you pay attention to the quality of your indoor air? If you don’t already, consider this your call to action and start now! Indoor air quality (IAQ) really does impact your overall comfort and unfortunately, there are many factors that can lower your indoor air quality. An air duct cleaning is one of the best ways to clean your home’s indoor air and boost your overall comfort.

Not all HVAC companies provide duct cleaning services, and not all companies that list this service can do it well. You want duct cleaning from a professional team like ours. When you’re ready to make the move to improve your indoor air quality in St. Augustine, make sure you contact our team.

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How to Avoid Static Electricity and Other IAQ Problems this Winter

Monday, February 4th, 2019

a-service-technician-with-a-customerThere are a lot of issues that you can run into when it comes to your indoor air quality here in St. Augustine. It’s more than likely that you live in a newer, energy-efficient home built to combat the wet heat of summer and while this is great for that, it can become a burden as well. A tightly sealed home becomes more of a problem there’s dirt, dust, and debris trapped in your space with no easy way out.

An indoor air quality problem that’s exacerbated by cold and dry winter conditions is static electricity. How many times this winter have you reached for a handle or turned a doorknob and been met with a sharp shock? Probably plenty of times. There’s actually something you can do about this. If you’re fed up with the dry conditions of winter, try a humidifier in St. Augustine, FL today.

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Why Duct Cleaning is a Great Idea

Monday, November 26th, 2018

Duct -CleaningThe air ducts in your home are incredibly important, they’re the system that allows your home to receive cool or hot air. These ducts have a big job by keeping your home comfortable no matter the season. The air that cycles through this ventilation system and into your home is the air that you breathe, so you want it to be as clean as possible.

You can’t clean your air ducts on your own. You need a professional to perform these services for you. Air duct cleaning removes dust, dirt, and debris from your ductwork system so that your home isn’t constantly circulating harmful airborne contaminants. If you need duct cleaning in St. Augustine then contact our team today. If you’d like to know how duct cleaning can benefit your home, then keep reading below.

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How Duct Cleaning Improves Your Air Conditioning Efficiency

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Duct-CleaningKeeping your air conditioner healthy isn’t the only thing you should be concerned about this summer. The air conditioner could be functioning just fine, and you could still lose a lot of money on inefficient cooling. Preventive maintenance can increase the energy efficiency of the air conditioner by up to 40%, but there are also other ways that you can ensure your climate control system operates as smoothly as possible. One of the better ways to improve your air conditioner efficiency outside of preventive maintenance is to schedule duct cleaning.

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