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Is a Smelly Heater Dangerous?

Many things can cause your heater to have a strange smell when you turn it on, and not all of them are harmless. But before you spend hundreds of dollars fixing your system, you should try to identify the type of smell and what might be behind it. Relatively Safe Smells If your heater is giving off a musty scent or the smell of burning dust, there's probably nothing wrong. These smells tend to come from debris trapped in the filter, moisture inside the unit, or dust buildup inside the unit. When it comes to the latter two, the heater ...
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The Pros and Cons of Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems

As technology grows increasingly efficient, many home and property owners are going ductless for their air conditioning systems. Ductless HVAC setups offer undeniable benefits to homeowners, but you’ll want to know what disadvantages you may face if you’re thinking about making the switch. Find out what to consider before installing a ductless system in your home or business. Pros of Ductless Systems Ductless heat pumps and air conditioners, also known as “mini-splits,” aren't equipped with complex arrays and only require a single hole to be drilled into the wall for airflow. Aside from making them easier to install, this means ...
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Four Money-Saving Tips for Your AC

You'd like to act responsibly with your energy usage this summer, but let's face it: St. Augustine heat can be unforgiving. How could anyone withstand 90-degree afternoons without a cool breeze? But before you crank up your AC to full blast, remember your wallet. Staying cool and comfortable is great in the short term, but you may think twice after you receive your utility bill. Try out these tips to protect your wallet without leaving you to sweat it out this summer. Use a Ceiling Fan This option may be obvious, but it's more effective than you assume. As your ...
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Three Simple Ways to Help Extend the Life of Your A/C

You rely on your A/C unit to provide cool comfort during the hot, humid summer months here in St. Augustine. To avoid an unexpected breakdown that leaves you hot and sweaty, use the following tips to help extend the life of your air conditioning unit. Change Filters Air filters help improve indoor air quality and trap bacteria and allergens to prevent them from traveling throughout your home. By changing your filters regularly, you can prevent clogs that can cause your A/C unit to work harder to keep your home comfortable, while also lowering energy costs. Regular Maintenance and Cleanings With ...
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How to Tell It’s Time to Change Your Air Filters

Knowing when you need to change your air filters can help improve your health and the efficiency of your HVAC system. When an air filter has been in use for too long, it has trouble trapping harmful dirt and bacteria. An old filter also makes your HVAC system work harder than it needs to. This inefficiency can lead to increased energy bills and costly repairs. Keep an eye out for these signs that you need a new air filter. Too Hot or Too Cold If your system is struggling to keep your home or business at the right temperature, a ...
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How Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Your Health?

Although more people are concerned with our outdoor air quality than ever before, the issue of indoor air quality is often overlooked. Indoor air quality is just as important as our outdoor air quality, and, these days, we’re more susceptible to the negative effects of poor IAQ. According to the EPA, Americans spend around 90% of their time indoors on average and the people who are most vulnerable to health concerns regarding pollution (infants, the elderly, and those with respiratory or cardiovascular diseases) spend even more time indoors. Also, concentrations of some indoor pollutants have increased due to modern building ...
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