Premier Indoor Comfort Systems LLC Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Protecting Your Indoor Air Quality This Summer

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

woman-blowing-noseWhen you think of living comfortably during the summer season here in Georgia, you are undoubtedly going to focus in on your air conditioning system right away. We get it. The weather here is incredibly hot during the summer months. It’s also quite humid, too. That latter concession points toward an area that too many homeowners frequently overlook: indoor air quality. If you are serious about living in a comfortable, healthful environment, then you need high indoor air quality as much as you do comfortable temperatures.

In order to achieve, let alone maintain, the indoor air quality levels that you deserve, you are likely going to need some help. That is where our indoor air quality services in Atlanta come into play. Let our IAQ technicians evaluate your situation and make recommendations based on their years of training and true expertise. With our help, you’ll be enjoying better, higher air quality in no time. Here are a few ways in which you may go about improving matters.

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It’s Winter: How Is Your Humidity?

Monday, January 15th, 2018

happy-family-cookingLiving in Georgia means not just hot summer weather, but weather that can be quite humid as well. Because we get so much humidity in the summer season, it can be easy to overlook the potential problems that low humidity in the winter can lead to. There are a lot of factors that are going to influence the overall level of humidity in your home, and you may not encounter issues with low humidity at all. Still, it is important to know the warning signs.

If you do suspect that you have low humidity levels in your home, you may want to think twice about going out to the closest hardware store and picking up a portable humidifier. These devices are fine for humidifying, say, the baby’s nursery or other single rooms in the house. If you want to humidify your entire house effectively, conveniently, and efficiently, however, we strongly recommend that you use a whole-house humidifier in Canton, GA.

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Signs That Your Air Ducts Are in Trouble

Monday, September 11th, 2017

sealing-ductWhen you live in Georgia, you depend upon your air conditioner to keep you cool during the hottest time of the year. Maybe you use a heat pump, which can also help you to warm your home during our relatively mild winters. Whatever type of forced air home comfort system you may use, one fact is certain — its ductwork must be in great shape in order for that system to work with great results. Unfortunately, this is not the case in many homes.

We understand why the ductwork may be overlooked, of course. Damaged or leaky air ducts are not going to cause your system to break down immediately, and it is not as though you can simply give your air ducts a quick visual inspection. That doesn’t mean that there is no way in which to recognize trouble with your air ducts in Canton, GA, though. In fact, there are plenty of warning signs that you may notice, provided that you know what it is that you are looking for.

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Why You Should Invest in a Dehumidifier before This Summer

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

invest-dehumidifier-before-summerGiven our weather, it almost seems silly to say that summer isn’t here yet. But, we still do have much warmer temperatures to contend with, and with that warmth comes higher humidity levels. You most likely have a reliable air conditioning system to handle the hot and muggy temps on their way, but if you are without a certain Woodstock, GA indoor air quality product, you are at a disadvantage.

We are talking about the whole-house dehumidifier. This important appliance, when professionally installed, will help to handle the excessively humid air in your home, making a big difference in your home comfort levels as well as the performance of your air conditioning system.

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Humidity and Your Home: Achieving Optimal Comfort

Monday, May 8th, 2017

home-humidity-comfortWith temperatures steadily warming up, this is the time of year that we remind our clients of the importance of yearly air conditioning maintenance. Your cooling system tune-up allows our professionals to fully inspect your system, clean it, and make any adjustments that may be necessary.

Your HVAC system is not the only contribution to your overall home comfort, however. Your indoor air quality is equally important—and we don’t just mean temperature. We’re talking about balancing your indoor humidity levels. As most Atlanta residents are well-aware, humidity levels can vary greatly throughout the year, and extremes on either end are not enjoyable by any means. Fortunately, we have solutions!

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Is Your Household Ready for Spring?

Friday, February 24th, 2017

household-ready-for-springWhen it comes to preparing your home and your family for spring, the first thing that likely comes to your mind is warmer weather. So, you should make sure that your air conditioning system is properly maintained and ready to function as efficiently and effectively as possible this cooling season.

But what about your Canton, GA indoor air quality?

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Why and When You Should Invest in Duct Testing

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Most homeowners assume that so long as their ductwork is blowing heated or cooled air throughout their living space, which those air ducts are working just fine. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize that their ductwork may actually be working inefficiently, negatively impacting your indoor air quality and the performance of your HVAC systems.

Since your air ducts are not particularly visible in your home, problems with the ductwork can often go undiagnosed and unresolved for a long time. When you schedule professional duct testing, however, you don’t have to worry about this. But when should you consider this service?

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Should You Consider a Whole-House Humidifier This Season?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

While our summers are often known for their high moisture content and muggy days, our winters can prove to be just the opposite. And when your home suffers from low moisture levels, you need the assistance of professional indoor air quality experts such as the members of our team to help balance your humidity levels.

Portable humidifiers do exist, and it some cases might be a good choice—such as in a baby’s room. However, they’re ineffective for whole-house humidifying. A whole-house humidifying system allows you to raise the humidity levels to pleasant and healthful levels with no danger of making the home too humid. Still can’t decide if this is the right investment for you? Keep reading to learn some benefits.

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Achieve Cleaner Air with UV Lights

Monday, November 7th, 2016

If you’re anything like the average homeowner, chances are that you don’t concern yourself too much with the amount of biological contaminants that may be present in your indoor air. However, you probably should—since these particles can make you and your family sick.

The best way to fight off pollutants such as these is with a set of UV germicidal lights, also referred to as UV air purifiers. UV lights do serve as air purifiers in that they eliminate harmful particles from your HVAC system such as mold, mildew, and other microorganisms. Keep reading to learn some of the many benefits of UV lights.

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How Does an Electric Air Cleaner Function?

Monday, September 5th, 2016

When it comes to cleaning up the air in your home, we offer a wide array of solutions that can be installed directly into your HVAC system to eliminate unwelcome airborne contaminants. Sometimes, a standard air filter that traps particles in a mesh is just not enough. This is why it’s a good idea to have an electronic air cleaner—referred to as an air purifier as well. The right electronic air cleaner can remove over 99% of the pollutants circulating throughout your home.

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