5 Important Signs When You Need To Repair Your AC

With everyone spending extended amounts of time in their homes, your home comfort levels are going to be even more important than usual. Staying at home is certainly going to be a lot harder if your air conditioning system isn’t working. That is why you want to make sure that you are keeping your AC unit in the best possible shape it can be in. Whether you have a central air conditioner or a heat…

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Optimize Your AC Usage

3 Important Tips to Optimize Your AC Usage

While some parts of the country are still trying to keep warm, here in Florida, it feels like the heat has been turned up too high. With temperatures that are getting closer to the triple digits than anything else, we are all depending on our air conditioners a lot more. With all that extra use, your air conditioner is going to be accruing some mileage and that can impact its ability to efficiently cool your…

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4 Things an HVAC Contractor May Suggest to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

The primary function of your domestic HVAC equipment is to heat and cool the air inside your property, making it a pleasant place in which to spend time on a year-round basis. However, your furnace and air conditioning equipment can also have a marked effect on the quality of the air that you breathe when at home or at work, which is why it is a good idea to consult with a qualified and experienced HVAC…

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5 Steps How Insulation Helps You Keep Cool

When the temperature gets to be unbearable most of us are going to be holed up at home trying to stay comfortable and dry. As long as your air conditioner is working well, your home should be able to provide a comfortable environment during those swelteringly hot days, right? Not necessarily. Yes, your air conditioner is going to be the main component to your comfort but there are other factors, like your Miami attic insulation, that…

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3 Features to Consider For Your Air Conditioner

When it’s time to replace your Columbia, SC, air conditioner, you’ll have to choose from a lot of options. Today’s new air conditioners offer a range of features designed to enhance your comfort and optimize your home’s energy efficiency. Here are three features to consider when you plan for an AC installation. High SEER Rating Seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) ratings are a way of measuring how energy-efficient an air conditioner is. The SEER range is…

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4 steps to Choosing the Right Air Conditioner For You and Your Home

Figuring out what air conditioner make and model would work best in your home or business is no easy task. Thankfully for you, we’ve decided to write out a few things we took into consideration when deciding on choosing American Standard as our main heating and air conditioning equipment manufacturer. We hope that this will shed some light on what to look for in your heating and air conditioning brand and unit you choose. Here’s…

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4 Steps to Get Your HVAC System Ready for Fall & Winter

Fall is officially among us and it is finally beginning to feel like it outside. No more hot and humid Columbia, South Carolina summer thank goodness. With that being said, we know how soon the frigid nights will be here so there is no better time than now to prepare your HVAC system for the fall and winter weather. Below are a few of our most helpful tips when it comes to gearing up for…

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4 Tips to Keep the Warm Air Inside (Link Rounup)

Everyone in Columbia, South Carolina knows that the winters here aren’t too extreme (especially when compared to the summers here). BUT, that doesn’t mean that you don’t have to worry about the cold weather outside this winter. We still get some freezing nights and chilly mornings here in SC so make sure you are prepared for the cold weather. Below are a few tips to help keep you warm and to keep those energy bills…

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3 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality & Reduce Air Pollution in Your Home

With everything that is going on in the world right now, there really is no better time than the present to consider the effects that your indoor air quality has on your health and well-being. What many people don’t realize is that the air inside their home is often much more polluted than the air outside. Part of the reason why the outdoor air is less polluted than the air inside of your home is…

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The Importance of Duct Cleaning

To understand why duct cleaning is so important, it’s essential that you understand what your ductwork is and the role it plays in your heating and air conditioning system. Your air ducts and your ductwork are responsible for transporting air to and from your HVAC system. The important thing to know and to remember about ductwork is that it has to be properly designed and installed in order for your home to achieve optimal airflow.…

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Uneven Heating and Cooling Could Be Due to Ductwork Problems

Uneven heating and cooling in your Dallas home can be uncomfortable, frustrating and costly. If one part of your house is consistently too hot or too cold, it could be due to a ductwork problem. Here’s how to find out if there is an air duct problem and what you can do in order to have improved comfort and energy efficiency. Check for Vent and Ductwork Obstructions Something as simple as debris or dust in…

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An HVAC Air Cleaner Keeps Indoor Air Healthy

Maintaining healthy indoor air quality levels in your Dallas, Texas home is essential to keep your family healthy. This can be a daunting task as measuring air quality on your own isn’t easy. That’s why we offer professional air quality inspections and highly efficient systems to ensure maximum indoor air quality and comfort year-round. Why Does Indoor Air Quality Matter? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), exposure to indoor pollution can pose higher health risks than…

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Why AC Maintenance Is Important Before Summer Temps Arrive

Are you waiting to schedule maintenance on your air conditioner since it worked fine last summer? You shouldn’t assume the system will run smoothly this year. Get a head start on AC maintenance so that you can make sure your unit is tuned-up and ready for daily use. An early system tune-up is important because it will help in three key ways: Better Functionality You won’t have to pay hundreds of dollars over the summer…

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Enhance Your Indoor Air Quality

What Are UV Lights and How Can They Enhance Your Indoor Air Quality?

Houston homeowners who need to better their indoor air quality are always reviewing effective possibilities from their comfort equipment. You may be learned using ultraviolet light is a fantastic, cost-effective approach to fight germs, bacteria, and mold. That’s correct! UV lights are an add-on solution for heating and cooling equipment. They are a mighty source in your campaign for fresh air in your Houston home. So, let’s go over this germ-fighting tool. What Are UV Lights? What…

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4 Tips for Saving Energy in Houston This Summer

Spring is nice for more than a few reasons: flowers are blooming, you can open windows for crisp air and your energy bill is usually at its lowest. That’s because you’re not using your furnace or cooling. But as temperatures begin to increase, so do your energy bills. Here are a couple of ideas for saving energy in Houston and keeping bills lower. 1. Schedule Seasonal AC Maintenance Giving your AC system an annual tune-up can help it work…

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Clean Your Air Ducts

How Often Should You Clean Your Air Ducts?

Over the years, we’ve found that this is a common question for homeowners. So is there a hard rule for how often you should clean your air ducts? According to the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA), the best practice is to clean your ducts every three to five years. Remember, this is a general rule of thumb that is influenced by several factors. Factors That Influence How Often Your Should Clean Your Ducts While…

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3 Household Products That Reduce Indoor Air Quality

Did you know that indoor pollutant levels can be two to five times higher than outdoor levels? With the increase in time spent at home and spring just around the corner, the importance of indoor air quality is more evident. Your home’s indoor air quality can affect not only your breathing but also your sleep. For those with allergies and conditions such as asthma, poor air quality can make being at home uncomfortable. How can you help maintain good indoor…

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COVID-19 Facts vs Fears and How It Affects Indoor Air Quality

With the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) there is a lot of misinformation being spread throughout our communities. The Air Hawk team values our customers and we want to do our part to help you identify facts versus fears. What is COVID-19? Fear: COVID-19 is a man made disease created to boost vaccine sales and control the population. Fact: COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that spreads person to person. It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan,…

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Ultraviolet Air Treatment for Indoor Air Quality

More people are spending a lot more time at home due to social distancing guidelines. As a result, indoor air quality has become much more important. While changing your air filters and keeping up with HVAC maintenance should still be a priority, there might be an additional way to improve your indoor air quality and potentially reduce the spread of COVID-19. What is a UV Air Treatment System? Did you know that ultraviolet light can neutralize airborne pollutants such…

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5 Basic Indoor Air Quality Solutions

Did you know that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranked indoor air pollution among the top 5 environmental dangers? With everyone spending more time at home, maintaining indoor air quality is a must. We all want to keep our families healthy and breathing quality air. But sometimes we don’t realize the pollutants that can be lurking in our homes. We’ve compiled a few simple tips to help improve your home’s indoor air quality. Reduce Humidity…

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5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Central Air Conditioning

You can find many ways to make the most of your existing central air conditioning system. To maximize its cooling capacity and reliability while cutting your electric bills, follow these tips: Outdoor Condenser Remember to clean the outdoor unit from time to time. Trim any plants that are less than three feet away from it; this equipment needs sufficient airflow. At the same time, it’s best if the condenser’s location is shaded by an awning,…

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