Can Air Conditioning Cause Sinus Problems?

July 16, 2020

In the summer in Joliet, IL, running your air conditioner is a necessity rather than a choice. With temperatures above 90 degrees regularly, not running your AC could have serious consequences for your health. But could your air conditioner be negatively affecting your sinuses? Here’s a quick look at some of the health effects that your air conditioner may have and what you can do to avoid them. Air Conditioners Create Dry Air Your air conditioner naturally dehumidifies the air in your house. As warm, moist air moves across your cold air conditioner coil, some of the moisture in the...

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Does The Outside Temperature Affect My AC?

June 16, 2020

Outdoor temperatures have a large impact on your air conditioning system. It has to work hard when temperatures soar and may not be able to keep up. These are the ways in which outdoor temperatures affect how well your AC system works. How AC Units Deal With Hot Outdoor Temperatures Most cooling systems are maxed out when the outdoor temperature exceeds 95 degrees. At that point, they can’t work any harder. At 95 degrees, they can keep your house around 78 to 80 degrees. If you turn the thermostat below 78, it won’t make your residence any cooler. When outdoor...

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Five Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

April 17, 2020

For those in the Joliet, IL, area, having a quality home air conditioner is very important. While they are durable, air conditioners do require regular maintenance and upkeep. Below are five air conditioner maintenance tips that anyone can follow. 1. Replace Filter The air conditioner filter is responsible for keeping dust and large debris out of your unit and ducts. Due to its importance, you need to replace it on a regular basis. Most of the time, you will need to replace the filter every few months. 2. Keep the Area Around the Unit Clean Another tip to maintaining your...

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How To Improve Indoor Air Quality Naturally

February 16, 2020

One of your most important duties as a homeowner is to make sure that your indoor air quality is always fresh. This can be difficult to do when you have many people constantly coming in and out as well as dirt and dust particles getting captured in your furniture. All hope isn’t lost, however. The following are a few easy ways you can naturally improve indoor air quality. 1. Keep Furniture Clean For starters, you can make sure all of your furniture is clean. The materials that many pieces of furniture are made out of can easily capture dirt and...

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Importance of Hiring a Licensed HVAC Contractor

January 9, 2020

No one likes to think about household repairs and the expenses that often go along with them. Nevertheless, most of us will be required to have a household appliance repaired at some point. Your HVAC system is one of the most extensive and most important systems in your home. While it may be tempting to have a family member or friend do small fixes to save money, it is always best to have a licensed technician handle all things HVAC-related. Experience and Expertise While there are tutorials to help you complete virtually any task, step-by-step instructions don’t compare to years...

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Why You Should Inspect the HVAC System Separately Before Buying a New Home

September 16, 2019

General home inspections are routine when buying a new house; however, they do not cover a thorough examination of the HVAC system beyond turning the furnace and AC on. When making such an important cash outlay, you need to be absolutely sure that you are getting a functional HVAC system. Let’s look at the reasons why you need to arrange for a separate HVAC inspection for your prospective new residence. It Can Be Costly Not To Depending on the degree of the potential damage that a faulty HVAC system may have, it can cost you thousands of dollars to conduct...

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