HVAC Care for Pet Owners

September 20, 2020

If you own a pet, you should take a few extra steps to care for your HVAC system. By remembering the following tips, you will keep your indoor air quality high, help your HVAC system operate efficiently and extend its life. Replace Filter Regularly It’s imperative that you regularly replace your HVAC system’s filter. The filter will quickly become clogged with hair from your pet along with the usual dust and dirt. You should replace it as often as every other month. Vacuum Regularly You should vacuum every other day. Furry pets shed quite a bit, and vacuuming will keep their hair from entering your home’s HVAC system. This will help extend the life of your HVAC system’s filter. Get an Air Purifier You can have an air purifier installed in your HVAC system. This will help anyone in your family who is allergic to your pets. There are several budget-friendly options available. At TechnoAir Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration, we can help you find and install the right whole-home air purifier for your property. Clean Your Ducts Even with replacing your filter and vacuuming regularly, your ductwork will collect dust, dirt, pet hair, dander and more. This residue will reduce...

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How to Reduce Exposure to Indoor Air Pollutants

August 10, 2020

Having dirty air circulating in your home can have a variety of negative effects. Particles and volatile organic compounds can be inhaled and can cause an array of respiratory issues. In the long term, they can also cause heart and lung disease. Minimizing your exposure to indoor air pollution is important for your health and safety, and here are three ways to do it. 1.Proper House Cleaning Keeping your house as clean as possible can minimize the particles and vapors that will circulate in your residence. Regular dusting, vacuuming, and sweeping can keep dirt from becoming airborne. Using microfiber cloths when cleaning can collect dirt instead of sending it into the air. To prevent pollen from entering your home during the spring and summer, keep windows closed whenever possible. 2. Keep Pets Clean Pets can be a major source of indoor particles and pollution. Getting regular grooming for your animal can minimize the dander and the hair that they will shed in your house. Keeping your cat’s litter box clean will also reduce airborne pollutants. 3. Install Air Filtration Systems Having an air filtration system installed in your property can effectively remove harmful pollutants from the air. At TechnoAir Heating,...

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The Pros and Cons of Humidity Control

July 15, 2020

One of the best ways to protect your family and your indoor environment is by investing in a humidification system, especially if you live in an older property or a dry region. A home with a humidity level between 40% and 60% RH is more comfortable, cleaner, healthier and safer. Here are the pros and cons associated with residential and commercial humidity control: Humidity Control Pros Humidity eliminates airborne pollutants and dust. Airborne pollutants and dust can lead to many problems, including infections and allergic reactions. Maintaining a sufficient percentage of relative humidity using a residential humidifier will stop pollutants and dust in their tracks. Maintaining a consistent humidity level in your home can support proper hydration. Good hydration protects against hair and skin damage in the form of itchiness, dullness, dryness and split ends. Home humidification also plays a role in protecting against the development of static electricity, which can lead to irritating and annoying shocks. Humidification provides clean air. Breathing in dry air can make it more difficult to get enough oxygen and transfer it to your bloodstream, leading to fatigue, increased tiredness and reduced concentration. Maintaining appropriate levels of humidity at home can clean the indoor air...

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