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

When Was the Last Time You Had Your Ducts Cleaned?

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Duct -CleaningAh, summer. The time when everyone locks themselves indoors, cranks their air conditioners all the way up, and tries not to think about the horrible heat and humidity lurking just outside. What, you don’t do that? Well, if you plan on using your air conditioner at all over the next few months, there are a few steps that you should be taking to make sure that it’s ready for the summer heat. One preparation that altogether too few homeowners make is getting their ducts cleaned, which can have an effect on both their air conditioning and their indoor air quality. If you haven’t had your ducts cleaned in a while, read on to find out why it’s actually a very good idea.

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Increase Your Indoor Air Quality with These Systems and Services

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

clean-air-filterIndoor air quality is not something that most homeowners think about on a regular basis. This is unfortunate, because the quality of the air in your home actually has a pretty big effect on your quality of life. Poor indoor air quality can lower both your health and comfort levels, which is why it’s in your best interest to keep it as high as possible. There are a number of great ways that you can keep your indoor air quality high throughout the year, some of which we’ve outlined below.

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Which Air Purifier is Right for Me?

Monday, June 26th, 2017

UV-air-purifierIn the middle of summer, it is pretty easy to think that staying cool is the only thing you need to focus on for your home. However, you also need to take steps to ensure that your indoor air quality stays high. Low indoor air quality can dramatically impact both your health and comfort levels all year-round. This is especially problematic during the summer, when people will often cut off the fresh air flowing into their homes by shutting doors and windows. Fortunately, there is a way to improve your indoor air quality without sacrificing climate control.

Most people have low indoor air quality because they have high amounts of microscopic airborne contaminants in their air supply. The average home has all kinds of airborne contaminants floating around in it, including dust, dander, mold spores, germs, and pollen. Long term exposure to these kinds of contaminants can cause a wide range of negative effects, from the flu to asthma. The best way to address these contaminants is to install an air filter or air purifier.

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Tips for Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, May 29th, 2017

clean-air-filterStaying cool is typically the number one priority when it comes to indoor comfort during the summer. However, there are other things that you should consider if you want to be as healthy and comfortable as possible. Namely, you need to make sure that your indoor air quality is as high as possible. Indoor air quality is affected by a number of things, but the two major factors are humidity and contaminants levels. If you want to know how to keep these factors under control, read on.

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How to Keep Your Indoor Air Quality High This Winter

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Even here in Florida, staying warm is going to become a high priority as we move further into winter. Temperature isn’t the only factor you should be paying attention to this winter, though. Indoor air quality tends to suffer during this time of year, and can have substantial negative effects on both the health and comfort of homeowners. Follow our tips below on how to keep your indoor air quality high for the next several months.

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The Importance of Duct Sealing

Monday, September 12th, 2016

No matter what season it is, maintaining your ductwork is an important part of keeping your climate control system functioning properly. If the ducts are in poor condition, both your heating and air conditioning systems will suffer. One of the most effective ways to keep your ducts in proper condition is to schedule duct sealing. Read on to find out more about duct sealing, and the benefits that it provides.

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Summer Indoor Air Quality Tips

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Indoor air quality has a substantial effect on both your health and comfort. Though staying cool is often top priority, you should also give some consideration to maintaining your indoor air quality. Let’s take a look at some of the ways that you can keep your indoor air quality high this summer.

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It’s a Good Idea to Install a Dehumidifier This Spring

Monday, April 4th, 2016

As we move closer to summer, you’re probably busy getting your home ready for the weather changes. You’ve likely already had your ducts sealed, your air conditioner checked, and all the other common preparations that help make things as comfortable and energy efficient as possible. Considering the type of environment we live in, however, there’s one other thing that you should probably consider before summer gets into full swing. Read on to find out more about the benefits of installing a dehumidifier.

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How Chronic Humidity Affects Your Home

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Humidity is a part of life in Florida. Sometimes it’s pleasant, like on the cool days of winter and spring. Other times, like on hot summer days, it can be unbearable. One way or the other, though, it has to be dealt with. Chronic humidity affects more than your comfort, though. It can actually cause quite a bit of damage to your home if you aren’t careful. Let’s take a look at the ways that chronic humidity can cause issues in your home, and what you can do about it.

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Get Your Ducts Sealed to Improve Your Heating Efficiency

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Most homeowners know to prepare their heating systems for winter, instead of just expecting them to perform properly during the most stressful time of year without any warm up. While people are pretty good at getting their heating systems professional maintenance, however, they are not nearly as vigilant when it comes to their ducts. Let’s take a look at duct sealing, and why it’s so important.

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