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What’s in Dust?

Dust is complicated. It seems to come from nowhere, yet sticks to everywhere. You sweep, vacuum, dust, tidy up —  but nothing seems to keep it away long-term. Because dust is so relentless, you may feel like surrendering to dust bunnies is your only option. But, it’s not! You can rid your home of dust. How is that possible, […]

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Can Your Air Conditioner Make You Sick

Can Your Air Conditioner Make You Sick?

Most people associate fall and winter months with changing weather and allergy season. That’s because, as the weather changes, more people present flu-like symptoms and allergies. Before you know it, you’re suddenly sick. But, what if pollination and the flu aren’t the cause of your running nose? What if instead, it’s your AC system… is […]

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What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality?

What Causes Poor Indoor Air Quality?

Have you ever walked into someone’s home and noticed an odd smell? Indoor smoking, pets who aren’t bathed by their owners, mold, dust, and other contaminants don’t only smell bad, they also have a significant effect on air quality. The same thing happens if you work in an office environment that feels stuffy and uncomfortable. […]

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3 Ways to Reduce Humidity In Your Home

Ways to Reduce Humidity In Your Home

In Florida, we all know it’s not just the heat you need to worry about – it’s the humidity. Even if we have the heat under control, the humidity can still make us feel uncomfortable, hot and sticky. While we may be forced to deal with humidity outside, you shouldn’t have to suffer indoors. If […]

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Do Air Conditioners Help With Allergies?

Do Air Conditioners Help With Allergies?

According to the American College of Allergies, Asthma & Immunology, allergies are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the United States. Moreover, more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year! If you suffer from allergies, then you know just how awful it can be. Between the coughing and the itchy eyes, to the […]

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Benefits of UV Lights in Your HVAC System

Benefits of UV Lights in HVAC Systems

When most people hear about UV lights, it’s within the context of the sun’s harmful rays and of the importance of wearing sunscreen. However, within the context of air conditioners, it turns out that UV lights bring a long list of benefits. 5 Benefits of UV Lights in HVAC Systems Better air quality. Ultraviolet light is […]

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Signs Your Home Is Too Humid

Signs Your Home Is Too Humid

Everyone knows that humidity can be a nuisance. Yet, it’s a reality of living in Florida. Thankfully, air conditioners work wonders in keeping our homes comfortable. But what happens when it starts to feel stuffy inside? Is it all in your mind, or is it really humid indoors too? To make it easier for you […]

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Does a Dehumidifier Cool a Room?

As Floridians, we are no strangers to humidity. But just because we have to put up with the humidity outdoors, doesn’t mean we need to suffer inside our homes. Excessive indoor humidity is not only uncomfortable but damaging to your home and your health. The most effective way to combat humidity indoors is with the […]

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Does Cigarette Smoke Stick to an AC Filter?

How Cigarette Smoke Affects AC Filters and Indoor Air Quality

In this day and age, it’s common knowledge that cigarette smoke is extensively harmful to your health and the health of the people breathing your second-hand smoke. As if increased health risks and premature death aren’t enough, it also affects the efficacy of an air conditioner and the air quality in a smoker’s home. Below, […]

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How the Right Air Conditioner Can Help Treat Your Allergies

Air conditioners are a blessing. Most everyone in Florida can attest to that: They make our homes more comfortable, they protect our belongings and wood structures from the oppressive heat and humidity, and they allow us to maintain a good standard of living. But what about allergies? With so much pollen in the spring and […]

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