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What Is an Air Duct and How To Keep Them Functioning Efficiently

We’ve all been stuck inside of a building that’s just too stuffy. It becomes hot, sweaty, and uncomfortable very quickly, leading to an unpleasant, unproductive day where all you can think about is getting outside as quickly as possible. While there are many reasons a room can become stuffy and uncomfortable like that, the primary cause is poor ventilation. A poorly ventilated room swiftly becomes a miserable room and often the culprit is an inefficient ductwork system. What is an air duct, though? And how can you keep your duct system functioning efficiently so that the room doesn’t devolve into […]

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Do Air Ducts Need Cleaning: When to Call for HVAC Service

The air you breathe should be clean. It has the potential to affect your health and everyday life if you’re inhaling contaminated air, so you should fix any problems as soon as you can. One solution to contaminated air is often the purchase of an efficient HVAC system. But even when you have the right HVAC system, do the air ducts need cleaning? You may have assumed that your HVAC unit can self-clean its ducts, since it can easily improve the air quality of your home, but the pollutants that it pulls out of the air have to go somewhere, […]

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Help! My Heat Pump Is Not Heating Enough

Of the many different methods for heating your home, perhaps the most versatile, is a heat pump. You’ll be able to use a heat pump throughout the year: During the summer, it pumps cold air through the home and acts as your home’s air conditioning. During the winter, your heat pump draws heat in from the outside and leaves your home nice and toasty. This versatility comes from the heat pump’s method of operation. It makes use of a refrigerant to either draw heat from the outside (to heat the home) or to disperse the heat that’s inside (thus cooling […]

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Heating and Cooling Services in the Vancouver Area

Heating and cooling systems are an essential part of any building. Especially in the heights of the winter and summer months, when people can experience incredibly harsh temperatures. Whether it’s in an office building, your home, or somewhere else, a temperature control system will make everyone more comfortable and ultimately be better for their health. So having a heating and cooling service you know you can rely on is very important. Read on to find out more about some of the heating and cooling services available in Vancouver. System Installation You might require a heating and cooling system installation service […]

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4 Things You Should Know About Air Duct Cleaning in Vancouver

Have you ever thought about the quality of the air inside of your home? It’s not often top-of-mind, until one day you’re vacuuming and you see all the dust particles flying around or your seasonal allergies start to emerge once again or your pet shakes about, and you wonder, is the air I’m breathing healthy? In most cases, it’s not likely unhealthy, but can very often be improved through a number of steps. These can include things like adding in a purifier, leaving your shoes at the door, investing in a whole-house vacuum, regularly bathing your pets, and cleaning your […]

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6 Services Provided by a Heating and Cooling Company

Heating and cooling your home is expensive. This year alone it’s estimated you’ll spend over $2,000 on your energy bill, with at least $875 of that accounting for just heating and cooling costs. Despite this high figure, you probably don’t think about your heating and cooling company too often­—not unless you have a problem. And since we’re now almost three months into 2019, you’ve also likely dropped your New Year’s resolutions, so let’s make a new one together. Let’s make proactive heating and cooling decisions with the goal of extending the life of your system, feeling comfortable in your space, […]

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Duct Cleaning is an Essential Maintenance Project for Homes & Businesses Alike

The air we breathe is critical to our overall health and well-being. This applies as much to the air in the confines of our residences and offices as it does to the air in the outside environment. While outdoor air pollution is governed by a variety of external factors – of which very few are in our direct control – indoor air pollution and contamination are relatively more manageable. Indoor air pollution has rightly become a topic that more people around the world are becoming more aware of as our immediate environment could be housing mold, allergens, dust, and pollutants. […]

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Do Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning?

Do your air ducts need cleaning? That depends on the last time you cleaned them, as experts tend to recommend they be cleansed roughly once every five to eight years. That said, there is no conclusive proof that cleaning air ducts has health benefits and dirty air ducts have not been proven to cause dirty air. However, there are many reasons why duct cleaning is a good idea, so it definitely makes sense to have them cleaned every few years. Ducts can get dirty when mold or other filthy materials build up, which can lead to coughing, sneezing, and various […]

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