January 16, 2018

Insulation and Ventilation: Tips for Sealing in Heat and Avoiding Stale Air in Winter

Everyone’s concerned about energy efficiency these days. When it comes to finding ways to save money, consider the importance of effective insulation and proper home ventilation. During the winter months, there are many tasks you can tackle to seal in heat, improve indoor air quality and cut costs at the same time. Correcting Heat Loss Check around all of your home’s windows and doors for air leaks. If leaks are detected, there are many simple solutions to seal them: Caulking and weatherstripping of various types are available to seal windows and doors. Foam gaskets can be installed behind wall sockets...

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March 1, 2016

5 Simple Ways to Improve Air Quality At Home

Many people don’t think about indoor air quality, but it has a significant effect on your comfort and health. Improving air quality reduces contaminants, allows you to breathe easier, reduces allergy and asthma symptoms, and keeps your home cleaner. Improving indoor air quality is simple and homeowners can do many of these services themselves or for relatively cheap: Air purifiers and filters – Air purifiers and filters capture contaminants as air passes through the purifier/filter. There are different types of air purifiers and filters, designed to trap different contaminants. In addition to cleaning the air inside your home, duct mounted...

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October 13, 2015

Three Rules To Find Out If You Need Your Duct Clean

We are often asked by customers “Should I get my ducts cleaned?” and unfortunately the answer is not so straight forward. Duct cleaning certainly can be a great benefit, But unlike air conditioning maintenance there is not a manufacturer suggested schedule for duct cleaning. Instead the need for duct cleaning should be left to the judgment of the home owner, and the integrity of the duct cleaning company. Though the EPA (Environmental protection agency) has published guidelines to assist in making a wise choice of when to clean your ducts, Along with NADCA (National Air Duct Cleaners Association) Creating a...

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September 5, 2014

Breathe Easy and Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Airborne microorganisms are tiny, but can cause big problems for you and your children and pets. From allergies to asthma and infections, some of these germs and bacteria are actually originating in something you use to keep yourself more comfortable – your AC unit. Many people claim that their AC unit causes a multitude of illnesses including colds in the summer, increased allergies, mold reactions, and other bodily responses to unnatural coldness. It is true that there is no air like fresh air. But AC makes us comfortable in the hottest months – and shouldn’t there be a way to...

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September 18, 2013

Purifying Household Air: Which Plants Work Best?

Homeowners who enjoy gardening and the beauty that plants bring to an indoor environment can use air purifying plants to decorate and clean the air at the same time. These plants are among the best at removing the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that come from common cleaning products, fresh paint, new carpeting and furniture, shower curtains and even dry cleaning. Some of the best air purifying plants include: Spider plant Boston fern English ivy Areca Palm Golden pothos Aloe vera Chinese evergreen Snake plant Marginata (dracaena) Peace lily Of all these plants, the peace lily removes the most airborne toxins...

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April 30, 2013

Air Purifiers Are Necessary for Allergy, Asthma and COPD Sufferers

It goes without saying that you want to breathe clean air in your own home. You might even think of your home as a place where you can enjoy a break from the polluted world outside. Unfortunately, the quality of the air inside your home might not be as great as you’d like. Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can lead to a host of health problems, especially for those individuals who already suffer from respiratory problems such as COPD, asthma or allergies. If you or someone in your family suffers from such an ailment, you should seriously consider using air...

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February 15, 2013

How Do Humidifiers Save Energy in the Winter?

Your winter household conditions can be a little challenging. As you move the thermostat settings up to keep things warm, there’s an accompanying problem with moisture leaving the indoor environment. You have to walk carefully on carpet because of static electricity. Your skin probably bears the brunt of the situation, often getting dry and cracked. If you haven’t considered a humidifier, then you might want to explore the financial benefits along with the comfort issues. Saving Energy and Money with Humidifiers The primary way in which humidifiers save energy is in the comfort level provided. As your moisture level improves,...

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June 22, 2012

Tips to Help Control Humidity and Reduce Mold in Your Harrisburg NC

Humidity affects more than the stagnant air during the summer months in Harrisburg, NC. The hot and sticky weather cause your system to work harder and produce condensation. All Temp Company Inc. provides residential and commercial air conditioning installation, and we service all makes and models of HVAC equipment. As a Carrier Factory Authorized Dealer, we are in the five percent of HVAC contractors awarded this distinction. Air Conditioning Installation An air conditioning installation specialist asks questions to assess your HVAC needs. We calculate the square footage of your home before the air conditioning installation so it is the correct...

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June 15, 2012

The Latest Products and Services to Aid in Solving Common Ventilation Problems in Harrisburg NC

As a homeowner in Harrisburg, NC you may have noticed common ventilation problems such as condensation around your windows, stale air or mold growth in damp areas of your home. All of these ventilation problems contribute to poor indoor air quality, breathing and other health problems. When you notice poor indoor air quality, we have the services and products to resolve the issue. Air Filters Air filters are the most cost effective solution to most indoor air quality concerns. Air filters trap dust, allergens, bacteria and viruses and stop them from contaminating the air that you breathe. After a few...

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June 8, 2012

The Moisture Epidemic: What is it and How Might it Harm Your Air Conditioner in Harrisburg

At All Temp Co, Inc., an air conditioning repair and installation company in Harrisburg, North Carolina, we have seen the problems that excess moisture can cause air conditioning systems. Your air conditioner processes a great deal of moisture every day and it normally doesn’t cause any problems. However, when there is too much moisture inside of your air conditioner, it can’t keep up with processing it. This backlog of moisture can cause the coils and condensers to function improperly or even cause the unit to stop working altogether. One way you can prevent this from happening is by making sure...

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