How to Clean an Air Conditioner Filter

March 16, 2021

One of the best ways to remain cool and have a comfortable home during the hot weather is to have a functional air conditioner. It could be time to clean your air conditioner’s air filter if you notice a drop in the unit’s performance. Also, strange smells coming from an air conditioner every time you turn it on are a sign of dirty air filters. Air filters are essential elements of an air conditioner, and they need regular cleaning and maintenance. You’re in the right place if you’re wondering how to clean your air conditioner’s air filter.

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What Is MERV Rating, and Why is it Important to You?

February 23, 2021

HVAC Services, Inc. has been keeping South Central Kentucky comfortable for over 35 years. Whenever you have an issue with your heating or cooling system, be sure to call the home of the Same Day Service guarantee on Any Brand at Any Time!  With the importance of indoor air quality at an all-time high, we wanted to take the time to explain the importance of choosing the correct filter for your system. It’s always a great time to join our FAN CLUB and our technicians can keep your heating and air conditioning in tip-top shape and fit

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Benefits of the Ultra-Aire Whole House Dehumidifier

January 5, 2021

High indoor humidity levels in your Glasgow, KY home can affect your health, comfort and well-being. When the humidity level soars past 50%, your home can also experience structural issues and damage to furnishings, flooring and walls. The Ultra-Aire whole-house dehumidifier products offer many benefits, making them an ideal solution to help with indoor climate control. Flexible Installation Options The Ultra-Aire whole-home dehumidifiers are available in in-wall, cabinet and ducted configurations. Whether you’re adding one as a retrofit or putting one into a new construction home, these configurations give you many flexible design options. You can have the

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Troubleshooting Tips for My Heating System

December 14, 2020

When your heating system isn’t delivering heat to your Glasgow, KY, home, you might immediately reach for the phone to call us at HVAC Services, Inc. for help. However, there are a few things you can do before giving us a call. Try these three steps to see if they solve your heating system problem. If they don’t, we’re always ready to assist you. 1. Check the Circuit Breaker Even if you have a gas-powered furnace, it still needs electricity to power the ignition and fan for the blower. Your circuit breaker may have tripped, cutting power to

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Indoor Heaters: Harmful for Your Safety and Your Budget

November 18, 2020

Many people are under the impression that tiny space heaters are an energy-efficient way of staying warm during the winter months. However, the reality is that indoor heaters simply cannot compete with a traditional central heating system. There are several reasons why indoor heaters might be a bad idea during the winter months. Indoor Heaters Come With Major Burn and Carbon Monoxide Risks Space heaters get extremely hot on their exterior. Just casually bumping up against one can be enough to cause significant burns. If you have a pet or small child, indoor heaters are an

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Carbon Monoxide and Keeping Your Heating System Safe

October 20, 2020

If you have a gas furnace, it’s critical to take safety precautions to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. Almost 450 people die annually from this, usually during the winter while heating their homes. You need to be aware of carbon monoxide to keep your family safe. Know the Symptoms Carbon monoxide is tasteless and odorless. While a chemical is added to it to make it smell like rotten eggs, you can’t rely on this to keep you safe. The symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include dizziness, weakness, nausea, headaches, confusion and insomnia. If anyone is experiencing any

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Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Immune Systems

September 20, 2020

Research by the Environmental Protection Agency shows that the air inside of your home might be more polluted than the air outside. Every time that you take a breath, your immune system must contend with potentially dangerous particles or gases. Some common sources of indoor air pollution include the following: Carbon monoxide from furnaces and other gas appliances Pesticides Secondhand tobacco smoke Volatile organic compounds from paint, solvents, and cleaners Dust and pollen Immune System Problems The coordinated action of multiple types of immune cells

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How to Choose the Most Effective Air Purification System

August 11, 2020

An air purification system is one of the most effective ways to improve the quality of air in your home. However, finding the best air purification system for your home isn’t always a simple choice due to the many different models available. Taking the time to research the available systems is well worth the effort to ensure you are satisfied with your purchase. Here are a few tips to remember while you are looking for an air purification system: 1. Understand Your Main Goal An air purifier is available in a variety of models that focus

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How to Remove Mold from AC Ducts

June 16, 2020

The use of an air conditioner in your home could lead to mold growth in your ductwork system. This mold can become detached from surfaces and enter the circulating air in your home and be inhaled. Mold can cause a variety of health issues and needs to be dealt with in a timely manner. Here are some of your options for mold removal. Ozone Shock Treatment When mold is exposed to high concentrations of ozone, it is killed. The ozone shock treatment is performed by hooking an ozone generator to the intake of your air

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Recent Indoor Air Quality Technology Advancements

May 13, 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American spends more than 90% of their time indoors. The EPA also recognizes that air pollution in the average home, workplace and vehicle is at unsafe levels. With the awareness that indoor air quality is a serious health concern has come a greater emphasis on technologies to detect and reduce indoor air pollution. Smart Sensors Smart technologies are now found in most homes and range from thermostats to virtual assistants. Among the latest smart home breakthroughs is smart indoor air quality monitors, which were made possible by the

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