You clean your home frequently. You dust, you vacuum, you wipe down every surface. But if you’re not having your ducts professionally cleaned periodically, your home may not be as clean and healthy as it could be. Indoor air pollution is higher than many people realize, earning it the number four spot on the EPA’s list of greatest environmental threats. In fact, indoor air has been found to be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air. And what’s … Continue reading
Click Here to Download PDF Article Recently the EPA has tightened the reins on the production of R-22 refrigerant. The reasoning behind this goes back to the 1980’s when world scientists’ discovered the rapid depletion of the earth’s Ozone layers caused by Chorine evaporating into the earth’s atmosphere. Many chemicals we use for everyday life contain Chorine including bleach, table salt, water sanitizing products and refrigerant (specifically R-22). On September 16th, 1997 several world leaders gathered in Montreal Canada and … Continue reading
Many people have serious problems with asthma and allergies, especially during the fall. If this has been an issue in your Missouri or Kansas home, you should consider investing in an air purification system. An efficiently operating air-purification system will remove dust, mold, pet dander, pollen and other pollutants in your air – and do a lot better job of it than your regular furnace filter. Seeing as these are all pollutants that can exacerbate or trigger allergies and respiratory ailments, it … Continue reading
When your costly conditioned air leaks out of your home, or the hot summer air (or cold winter air) seeps in, it can add substantially to your cooling and heating costs. Fortunately, sealing household air leaks is a project that typically doesn’t require a HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) professional. In fact, you probably can do it yourself, rather inexpensively, and reap the long-term benefits for your energy budget.
When you turn your heating system on for the first time this winter, you may get that old familiar blast of hot, dusty air. Nothing unusual about that; your heating system has been idle for several months, and it’s only natural that dust and debris would settle into the system when it’s not being used. A good way to prevent that buildup of contaminants is to have your HVAC ductwork professionally inspected and cleaned. A thorough duct cleaning will also … Continue reading