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Eliminating The Pollutants You Have In Your Home

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Eliminating The Pollutants You Have In Your Home Not all pollutants can be easily detected by the average homeowner simply by walking around the house and looking for them. According to the Environmental Protection Agency , the air inside your home can be between 2 and 5 times more polluted than the air outside, which is a shocking realization for a lot of people who assume their air is as fresh as daisies. Continue to protect your family’s safety and put your health first by actively acknowledging the presence of pollutants in your home and eliminating them using these helpful tips. Also consider AC maintenance services from Air Check Mechanical Service to ensure your house is both clean AND comfortable! Dirt As your front door opens and closes repeatedly throughout the day, one thing becomes increasingly apparent in your home: dirt. As you and your guests enter and exit your home, dirt can very easily be tracked throughout the space, contributing to the buildup of pollutants in y

Air Conditioning Parts Shortages And Tuneups

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Air Conditioning Parts Shortages And Tuneups Now that COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted throughout the state of Texas, long-term consequences can be observed in the form of equipment shortages, particularly in the form of parts for air conditioning units. With our hot summer temperatures and high humidity days back in the state of Texas, many homeowners may be forced to bear the heat if or when their air conditioning system experiences problems. Individual Component Issues We’ve all heard about supply chain issues throughout the world. Now, shortages of A/C parts and units have been caused by a lack of copper and aluminum available to manufacturers, both of which are critical components for their manufacturing. Electronic components, many of which are sourced from overseas, are also contributing to the worsening of shortages this summer. The other issue is that manufacturers are behind on orders at the factory level as a result of COVID, and they did not stock as much in 2021 a

Six Rooms In Your Home That Might Have Poor Air Quality

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We are all aware of the dangers of poor air quality and the pollutants we inhale as a result of outside emissions. Meanwhile, it’s a fact that that indoor air is 2-5 times more polluted than outdoor air because of the way buildings are constructed and sealed! Due to the fact that there is often a tight seal for energy efficiency and climate control, the same polluted air is recirculated throughout your home ad nauseum, especially without proper air conditioning maintenance . Despite the fact that pollutants are present, their concentrations can differ from one room to the next. Here the Air Check Mechanical Service team is here to tell you about the pollutants that are hiding in your home, as well as where you can look for them. Garage Garages are often used as a storage area for a variety of things, and this is especially true for indoor air pollutants. In addition to carbon monoxide and other toxic gases from machinery such as lawn mowers, garages also contain solvents, pesticides,

Air Conditioner Frozen – What To Do?

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Air Conditioner Frozen Even in a warm climate like Texas, air conditioners can and do become clogged with ice and condensation. Obviously, ice on an air conditioner is always a sign that something is wrong. Certainly, we at Air Check Mechanical Service have been known to give customers the opportunity to create an “ice cold” air conditioned environment, but ice on the AC itself is a big no-no. In the event that your air conditioner is frozen or has ice forming on it, there is usually a singular, but major problem: There’s a problem with your refrigerant system. The refrigerant in your air conditioner is a critical component of the system. Using a variety of components within your HVAC system, the refrigerant collects the heat from your home and transports it to the outdoors. Vibrations and normal wear and tear can cause refrigerant leaks over time. This reduces the efficiency of your air conditioning system and increases the likelihood of the air conditioner freezing. One of the r

Heat Pump System Benefits

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Heat pumps offer a number of benefits over a typical air conditioner installation , including a reduction in the amount of carbon emissions produced and an increase in the level of safety. In the event that you are thinking about replacing your current heating and cooling system with a heat pump, the following are some of the benefits of using a heat pump that you might not have previously considered. Heat pumps, in comparison to other types of heating systems, have lower operating costs in the first place because they do not require the use of a consumable fuel in order to function properly (like a furnace does). At your home, it is possible to completely remove carbon dioxide emissions from the heating and cooling equation, which will have a beneficial effect on the surrounding environment. Because they do not require the use of natural gas, fuel oil, or propane, heat pumps are an excellent option for use in residential renovations as well as in locations that are geographically is

Heat Pump Repair: Tips To Avoid It!

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Even though heat pump air conditioning and heating systems have been around since the 1940s, they are still considered to be one of the “newer” types of heating and cooling systems. These systems provide a number of advantages in terms of home comfort, financial savings, and environmental responsibility. This is truly a versatile product that can help almost any homeowner that is looking to save on electricity, and keep their home comfortable. These units tend to be robust, but ignoring maintenance can result in expensive heat pump repairs. This article will help you avoid those! Those who already own one of these energy-efficient units will notice that there are several similarities and a few differences in terms of maintenance when compared to traditional air conditioner plus furnace-based HVAC systems. The following is a list of some of the maintenance tasks that you can perform yourself, as well as some situations in which you should contact an HVAC specialist like Air Check Mech

AC Tune Ups – Great Investment?

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Now that summer is most definitely here and flexing its heat muscles, it’s a good idea to start thinking about getting your home’s air conditioning system tuned up. “Is it really worth it?” you might be wondering. “, and the answer is, to put it bluntly, YES! Without a tune up, there is more room for problems to arise and have an impact on your home and your family’s well-being. It is always preferable to be one step ahead of the game when it comes to the health and well-being of your air conditioning unit. Here are some of the reasons why an air conditioner tune-up is necessary and worthwhile for the health of your home. Create Conditions For Long Term HVAC Equipment Lifespan Was it ever brought to your attention that by performing preventative maintenance on your system, you could potentially extend the life of your system by several years, heck even 10? When properly maintained and tuned-up on an annual basis, a well-maintained system should last approximately 8-12 years, but oft