Tag: Mold


Beat the Phoenix Heat: Best Ways to Make Your Air Conditioner More Effective

We all want to save money. We clip coupons, shop sales and bargain for discounts. You can save money while also helping save the planet by getting the air conditioner in your Phoenix home or business to operate efficiently. Eight Ways to Make Your Air Conditioner More Effective If you want to save more and make your air conditioner last longer,

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Is an Indoor Air Quality Test Kit Worth the Money?

You have your suspicions, but aren’t quite sure. Is your indoor air as pure and fresh as it could be? Unfortunately, Phoenix is known for polluted air that is among the nation’s worst­–according to a report from the American Lung Association. You want to have superior indoor air quality (IAQ), but what can you do? Start with an indoor air quality

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How Air Quality Testing for Mold Can Keep Your Family Safe

Indoor air quality (IAQ) can mean the difference between living in a Valley dream home or a haunted house. This is because, with Phoenix already contending with poor outdoor air quality, your home may harbor mold spores; effecting your indoor air. These mold spores can be extremely harmful and even fatal. Reliable air quality testing is needed to determine if,

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Examples of Indoor Air Pollution That Could be Lurking In Your Home

According to the American Lung Association, Phoenix is the fifth-most polluted city in the nation in terms of air quality. However, as bad as our outdoor air is, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says indoor air is usually far worse. As the EPA points out, many scientific studies have found that indoor air is more polluted than outdoor air. This is true

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What is the Most Common Form of Indoor Air Pollution?

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Berkeley Lab, American Lung Association and many other government and private organizations want to clear the air. Literally, they want to scrub pollutants and dangerous gases from the air we breathe—including those that are found indoors. While we are subjected to many forms of indoor air pollution on a daily basis, some are much more

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What Your Air Conditioner Smells Really Mean

Your air conditioner is an essential part of keeping your Phoenix home cool and comfortable. When it’s working properly, you probably don’t think twice about it. However, if your home begins to take on a certain aroma once your AC starts running, you’ll probably notice right away. Here are some common smells, their causes and what should be done about

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Air Quality Getting Bad? Get Your Ducts in a Row

Your home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning – or HVAC – system is probably really only on your mind if it’s not working properly. You know when your AC isn’t working properly in Phoenix, but you may not realize that the same unit that keeps you cool and comfortable could also be causing some pretty severe distress by reducing the

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What is that Smell From My Air Conditioner?

Air conditioning can make your home much more comfortable than it otherwise would be, but sometimes that comfort comes with a price. Stinky, musty smell coming from the HVAC can permeate your home and even cause health problems like allergy and asthma flare-ups. Depending on the cause of the odor, it can be difficult, if not impossible, for a homeowner

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