Alabama Cooling & Heating Information

HVAC Noises 3 Common HVAC Noises and What They Mean September 18, 2019 - If you’ve noticed your HVAC system making unusual sounds, you may need to call your Lucedale, Mississippi, repair service. Ignoring common HVAC noises can lead to heaps of costly repair work down the line. Before you get stuck with a huge bill, find out what those common HVAC noises mean and what you can do […]
Air Ducts Cleaning 3 Signs that Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning August 13, 2019 - Making sure that the ductwork in your Chickasaw, Alabama, home is clean is one of the most effective ways of keeping your heating, ventilating, and air conditioning system running well. Unfortunately, air ducts can get dirty very quickly, and if you don’t know your ducts need cleaning, it can impact your heating and cooling effectiveness. […]
air conditioner 3 Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner Runs Continuously July 18, 2019 - On a normal summer day, homeowners in Wilmer, Alabama, can expect their air conditioners’ cooling cycles to last for about 15 minutes. If your air conditioner is running for longer periods of time with short breaks between cycles, it’s probably not performing as efficiently as it should. To keep your home comfortable and prevent high […]
Increasing Energy Bills Warning Signs of an HVAC Breakdown June 25, 2019 - If the HVAC system in your Saraland, Alabama, home is showing any concerning warning signs, it’s important to be aware of what to do next. Certain signs can indicate a potential HVAC breakdown, which is something you want to avoid if possible. Keep an eye or ear out for some of the most common signs […]
allergies How Your HVAC System Can Help With Allergies May 24, 2019 - For the more than 50 million Americans who suffer from allergies, returning home at the end of a day can be a source of dread. Many homes trap and recirculate dust, pollen, pet dander, and other allergens. But a properly equipped and maintained home HVAC system can help provide relief from symptoms and make a […]
Most Common AC Repairs April 18, 2019 - Is there anything worse than a malfunctioning air conditioner during an oppressive heat wave? Unfortunately, overuse and inadequate care can leave your AC primed for a breakdown at the most inopportune time. In addition to scheduling regular preventive maintenance, it’s also useful to understand some of the most likely points of failure. Here are the […]
comfortable family Why You Should Check Your Condensate Drain Occasionally March 25, 2019 - There are several components of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning system that are vital to its ability to deliver comfortable air. We usually don’t think about them until they malfunction. The condensate system collects moisture that accumulates as the air conditioner removes humidity from the air. This moisture drips into a drain pan and […]
dirty and clean filters Why Changing Your HVAC Filter Is So Important February 19, 2019 - The most common reason for HVAC repairs in Mobile, Alabama, is a lack of maintenance. Part of maintenance is replacing air filters every one to three months. If you can’t see the filter through the accumulated dirt and dust, it’s time to replace it. Here’s why keeping air filters clean is essential for HVAC health: […]
happy warm family How You Can Help Your Heating System Through the Winter January 25, 2019 - When chilly temperatures arrive, you want your Mobile, Alabama, home to be warm and inviting, but you don’t want to break the bank doing it. Here are a few ways you can help your heating system through the winter and create a comfortable environment without turning your thermostat to its highest setting. Regularly Replace Your […]
happy, warm family What to Look for in a New Furnace December 12, 2018 - The winter months are typically fairly mild in Mobile, Alabama, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need home heating. There are many things to consider when choosing a new model, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s what you need to know if you’re in the market for a new furnace. Know Your Options […]
ductowork How Our Sheet Metal Fabrication Can Benefit You November 7, 2018 - Why are ducted HVAC systems so popular in Mobile, Alabama and the rest of the country? They provide the whole-home cooling you want in summer and the warmth you need all winter long. Ductwork plays a major rule in forced-air heating and cooling. Whether you’re upgrading existing equipment or setting up a new system, it’s […]
How An HVAC Contractor Gets Ghost Noises Out Of The House October 24, 2018 - Halloween is almost here. It’s the time when we want to tell ghost stories and entertain the idea of ghosts among us. During the festive Halloween season, it may be fun to dream of all things ghostly. It’s probably the only time of the year when you want to hear ghost noises. If you’ve ruled […]
Worst DIY HVAC Repair Mistakes Homeowners Make October 23, 2018 - Certainly, there are DIY HVAC repair tasks the average homeowner easily performs. However, whether it’s because of your experience comfort zone, financial concerns or simply how you prefer to spend your time, there are HVAC repair tasks best left to the professionals. In some cases, DIY HVAC repair mistakes lead to increased costs, permanent damage […]
What You Need to Know About Heat Pumps and Fall Weather October 22, 2018 - Labor Day has come and gone, which means it’s time for a seasonal shift for heat pumps. It’s safe to say southerners are fairly relieved by the incoming cooler temperatures with the change of seasons. This time of year, with holiday preparations, homeowners must also ensure heat pumps are ready for fall and winter weather! […]
Keep Your Air Conditioning Unit Performing Perfectly October 21, 2018 - It’s approaching autumn, everyone’s gearing up for the holidays and maybe giving the air conditioning a break here and there. For those of us in the south who significantly run up our AC units during summer months, it’s important to book periodic tune-ups for your air conditioning system. This is crucial to a properly functional […]
Top 3 HVAC System Zoning Questions Customers Ask October 20, 2018 - Do you know how HVAC system zoning can help you be more comfortable in your home? Zoning may sound like a foreign term, but don’t worry, we’ll get you up to speed! As we do, keep in mind we love helping homeowners optimize an HVAC system. It’s been a favorite of ours for the more […]
Central Heating and Air Myths to Ignore October 17, 2018 - Rumors and myths confuse us when it comes to our central heating and air systems. Sometimes, one rumor contradicts the other and it’s easy to get overwhelmed or follow bad advice. The good news is the Air Specialty team has put together a top-five list to help you avoid the most common missteps related to […]
Why Duct Replacement is Important For Heating and Air Systems October 10, 2018 - Are your ducts old and outdated? Anyone in your home suffering from poor indoor air quality? Are your monthly utility bills off the chart? Is your heating and air system working too hard to keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter? It might be time to consider duct replacement. Healthy ductwork […]
Football Season Is In Full Swing; Make Sure Your Air Conditioner Is Too October 3, 2018 - As many across the country break out their hoodies and jeans, lucky Alabama residents enjoy warm (and often hot) temperatures. Even as the preseason games end and the real football season kicks off, we sweat in Alabama. In fact, you still need your air conditioner in October. Some northerners might be thinking about heating, but […]
Ready to Bench Your Air Conditioner? September 25, 2018 - It’s fall. For football fans, it’s the best time of the year, even if winter is coming! With football season, the temperatures will begin to fluctuate, especially at night. Indian summers can keep things warm, and the temps will vary from warm to cool, possibly calling an audible for your HVAC system. A service call […]
Air Conditioner Service Plan – A Surprisingly Thoughtful Wedding Gift September 18, 2018 - If you’ve been invited to a lot of bridal showers lately, you’re not alone. September and October are now the top months for weddings. As you sail through this festive season, you’re likely left trying to think of yet another wedding gift to impress the lovebirds in your life. If you’re really trying to impact […]
Harness Heating and Air to Fight Fall Allergens September 10, 2018 - Ragweed season is no joke for allergy sufferers in Alabama. The Goldenrod plant often gets the blame for allergies actually caused by ragweed in Alabama. Did you know your heating and air system can be a powerful ally in reducing allergens in your home and helping you find relief from your allergy symptoms overall? Let’s […]
Protect Your AC Compressor From Damage September 4, 2018 - Hurricane season isn’t over just yet! It can reach into November here in Alabama, and locals know late hurricane season is often when the most activity takes place. Even a category 3 hurricane can bring sustained winds of 110 miles per hour. One important element of surviving Alabama’s hurricane season is protecting you AC compressor […]
Upgrade Your Air Conditioner at the End of Summer? August 28, 2018 - Consider these 4 reasons to replace your air conditioner this fall (not next year)! If your air conditioner limped through August, a new air conditioner is going to be in order soon. You might also be thinking you should put off the install of a new unit until next year. After all, summer is almost […]
Has Your Household Air Conditioning Routine Changed? August 21, 2018 - Update Your Thermostat! For those of us with kids still in the home, the start of school marks a change in lifestyle. The gatherings by the pool, impromptu barbecues and family time at home comes to an abrupt halt as we get more structured in our schedules and spend more time out of the house. […]
Combat the “Dog Days of Summer” with Energy-Efficient Air Conditioning August 14, 2018 - The dog days of summer are officially here! At Air Specialty, we’ve been thinking about this strange turn of phrase. The term “dog days” actually is a reference to the dog star, Sirius. To the Greeks and Romans, the “dog days” occurred around late July, when Sirius would be closest to the sun. Bet they […]
Did My Air Conditioner Make That Weird Sound? August 7, 2018 - Where would you be without your air conditioner? It is a magical, magnificent machine. It keeps you cool and comfortable with little effort other than a press of a button. It’s true – air conditioners are amazing pieces of equipment. We can’t, or at least don’t want to, live without. It’s important to understand your […]
Replace or Repair Your Air Conditioning Unit? July 31, 2018 - Thinking of listing your home or staying put – we’ll help you decide The heat of summer requires your air conditioning unit to work extra hard to keep you cool while combating the sweltering heat outside This can cause you to experience breakdowns, less than optimal performance and even consider the possibility of replacing your […]
Combine a Dehumidifier with Your Air Conditioner to Reduce Humidity July 24, 2018 - Help Summer in Alabama Dry Out Alabama is one of the most humid places in the country, especially during the dog days of summer! Alabama’s summer humidity can average in the 80th percentiles (even when it’s NOT raining). It’s easy to see why things get muggy even on the inside of your home. Understand the […]
Run Your Central Air Conditioner Less with Ductless Air Conditioning July 18, 2018 - Empty nesters and singles listen up! Has your house outgrown you? Whether your youngest child is now at college or you don’t inhabit certain rooms in your house as much as others, you could be overusing your central air conditioner. You could be a prime candidate for the benefits of ductless air conditioning. Installing a […]
Expecting? Is Air Conditioning in Your Home Ready? July 10, 2018 - “Baby-proofing” your home’s HVAC helps everyone’s indoor air quality and comfort If you are one of the many soon-to-be parents, it’s time to ensure your home is baby-proofed. More than baby-proofing the cabinets and the stairs, you must make sure the air conditioning in your home is reliable, serviced and ready to provide comfort to […]
Remember These Top AC Compressor Landscaping Tips July 3, 2018 - Summer is hot, and you might prefer to stay indoors with the AC cranking, just don’t forget to venture out into the heat once in a while to check your AC compressor. AC compressor units need love too and following a few best practices can help your entire HVAC unit last longer, run better, keep […]
The Beginner’s Guide To Heat Pumps June 27, 2018 - Great alternative to air conditioner and furnaceHeat pumps are widely used throughout the southern United States as a way to keep homes comfortable year round. The term heat pump is a general name used to refer to many HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) devices homeowners rely on for heating or cooling. If you currently […]
Longest Day of the Year is Not Summer Solstice – It’s the Day Your Mobile AC Breaks! June 20, 2018 - Schedule Air Conditioner Repair or Maintenance Now On June 21st, we mark the summer solstice when the Earth’s rotational axis is most inclined toward the Sun. On the summer solstice, the Sun reaches its highest position in the sky as seen from the North or South Pole. This happens two times each year – once […]
Is Your Air Conditioner Service Summer-Party Ready? June 13, 2018 - Summer is finally here, and it’s time to celebrate the season. Let’s face it, we celebrate because the sun is shining, the pool looks inviting and summer brings a lot of holidays warranting get-togethers. We’ll soon be gathering with friends and family to celebrate holidays such as Juneteenth, Fathers’ Day and July 4th. While we […]
Ductless Cooling – The Perfect Addition to Your Man Cave or Room June 6, 2018 - Considering an addition to your home? Be sure to think about the climate control; you’ll need to keep comfortable once the remodeling is complete. Ductless cooling can be a smart and energy efficient way to address temperature needs in any of your home’s additions including sunrooms, finished garage spaces and more. With over 25 years […]
Schedule AC Service Before Memorial Day May 23, 2018 - Keep Cool While the Grill is Hot The unofficial kick off to summer happens long before the calendar marks the summer solstice in June. We all know when it’s time for BBQ’s, pool parties and outdoor festivities – Memorial Day. Of course, Memorial Day, which has a history dating back to the Civil War, is […]
Give Your Alabama Air Conditioning a Boost May 16, 2018 - Attic Fans 101 If you live in an Alabama or Mississippi home with an attic fan, you may be unsure how it works with your air conditioning system. For example, you might wonder if it is good or bad to use it, if it will run up your electric bill or if it will take […]
The Gift of Air Conditioning Service May 6, 2018 - How To Win At Mother’s Day As Mother’s Day approaches, you’re looking for the perfect way to honor the matriarchs of your family for all they do, often thanklessly, day in, day out. Win Mother’s Day with the gift of air conditioning service. Make sure your mom, wife or favorite “like-a-mom-to me” is cool and […]
Check Your HVAC System May 2, 2018 - Celebrate Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month Every May, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America raises awareness for these common conditions for the entire month, deeming it “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.” In Alabama and Mississippi, our allergy seasons tend to extend year round as our winters tend to be mild enough to allow […]
What’s Your Arbor Day IAQ…Indoor Air Quality April 24, 2018 - It’s Arbor Day and the perfect time to look at your Arbor Day IQ as well as your IAQ! Let’s start with learning more about Arbor Day. A little bit about the holiday’s history: We celebrate April 27th, an observance to celebrate the role of trees in our lives and promote tree planting and care. […]
3 Allergens In Your Home Right Now December 19, 2017 - Most Americans, including residents in Semmes, Alabama, spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors. While this statistic is disheartening to some, the crux of the issue lies in your home’s poor indoor air quality. With air pollutants up to five times more concentrated in your home, mold, pet dander and other allergens can cause […]
How to Program Your Thermostat Properly November 16, 2017 - When the seasons change, it’s not always easy to keep your Satsuma, Alabama, home comfortable. Program your thermostat properly to maintain a stable temperature and manage the shifts in climate outside. Pick the Right Thermostat If you have a thermostat on the wall that you don’t know how to use, you’re much less likely to […]
Whole-Home Ventilator Why Consider a Whole-Home Ventilator October 13, 2017 - You’re grateful that the summer heat has finally departed Mobile, Alabama, but that doesn’t mean you’re opening your doors and welcoming in the winter. When the weather cools, you and your family tend to spend more time inside. This only increases your chances of experiencing the adverse effects of indoor air pollution. Prevent stale air […]
Wrong Air Filter Stop Using the Wrong Air Filter September 19, 2017 - You may never think about it, but your air filter is the first line of defense against harmful organisms inside your home like viruses and bacteria. Unfortunately, maintaining the filter and your health isn’t always as easy doing a simple replacement. Follow these tips to find the perfect fit for your air filter before you […]
Why Are My Bills Still High I Got a Wi-Fi Thermostat — Why Are My Bills Still High? August 16, 2017 - Smart thermostats are one of the best home inventions of this century. They give you a boost in efficiency for your Semmes, Alabama, home, saving money and energy in the process. However, that doesn’t mean that they’re entirely foolproof. If you’ve upgraded to a smart thermostat but still have sky-high bills, your settings, HVAC unit, […]
Change Air Filter How to Choose and Change an Air Filter July 15, 2017 - With Mobile, Alabama’s summer heat and humidity around the corner, our creature comforts depend greatly on our AC units. One of the simplest things you can do to help your AC unit work properly is keep the air filters clean. It’s imperative that your home cooling system has the right size and type of filter […]
How High Humidity Can Make Your Family Sick June 15, 2017 - Whether you’re a longtime Lucedale, Mississippi, resident, or you recently moved to the area, you know that humidity can be a major concern for homeowners. While you can’t control the moisture outdoors, you can certainly take steps to limit the humidity in your home. Learn how high humidity can make your family sick, causing problems from […]
Controlling Mold Growth May 19, 2017 - If there’s a musty smell in your Mobile, Alabama, home or you have unexplained health problems like sinus trouble, eye irritation, headaches, or fatigue, you could have mold. Mold can grow on the back of wallpaper, underneath carpeting, on drywall, and almost anywhere else in your home. Since they’re microscopic, there’s no way to keep […]
Ductless HVAC 3 Ways a Ductless HVAC System Can Keep Your Home Comfortable April 22, 2017 - Ductless HVAC systems usually have several indoor air handling units connected to an outdoor compressor or condenser by a small conduit. Ducts to move air aren’t necessary because the indoor air handlers can heat or cool the air that’s already in rooms. Ductless heat pumps are usually more expensive at first than conventional systems, but […]
maintained boat Your Boat’s Spring Maintenance Checklist March 15, 2017 - When spring hits, it’s time to get your boat going full sail. During winter, it may have succumbed to the elements or fallen into minor disrepair due to disuse. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t become the captain of a reputable vessel in Semmes, Alabama, before spring weather allows you to hit the open water. […]
Evaporator Coils Do Your Evaporator Coils Need a Protective Coating? February 17, 2017 - The weather in Chickasaw, Alabama, can be hard on evaporator coils. A protective barrier can extend the life of your unit and help to maintain air conditioning efficiency. Consider the advantages and choose a protective coating for your HVAC evaporator coils. Extend System Lifespan Wind, rain, and corrosive salt air will damage an outdoor HVAC […]
geothermal heat pump 3 Benefits of a Geothermal Heat Pump January 15, 2017 - Like conventional air-source heat pumps, geothermal units move heat from one space to another. That way, a geothermal heat pump can heat or cool your Mobile, Alabama, home. It uses a network of pipes filled with water or refrigerant, and the liquid helps to transfer heat. A geothermal heat pump is more expensive at first, […]
Maintaining Your Furnace 3 Benefits of Maintaining Your Furnace December 20, 2016 - Maintaining your furnace regularly can lower your utility bills, help you to avoid inconvenient, expensive breakdowns, and extend your system’s life. You should have your furnace inspected by a professional at least once per year to keep it in good condition. Regular furnace maintenance can save energy, make your Mobile, Alabama, home more comfortable, and […]
business' energy cost 3 Ways to Slash Your Business’ Energy Costs This Winter November 15, 2016 - Your Semmes, Alabama, business is more than just a way for you to earn money. It’s the reason you get up in the morning, a source of pride, and a way to keep your family safe and secure. However, there are many factors that cut into the revenues you earn throughout the year. One of […]
lower Cooling costs How to Lower Your Cooling Costs This Fall October 11, 2016 - Fall brings cooler temperatures and reduced air conditioning needs, which means it is the ideal time to trim your Saraland, Alabama, household budget. Lower your cooling costs and save money throughout autumn with these three tips. Adjust the Thermostat When the hot, muggy summer temperatures start to fade away, the first thing you should do […]
components Components That Might Be Affected When Your AC Doesn’t Work September 15, 2016 - It’s a sweltering hot day in Mobile, Alabama, and all you want to do is relax in the cool, clean, air inside your home. Your AC unit, however, is, unfortunately, failing to deliver. Many AC problems are can be easily remedied. The best way to avoid some of these inconveniences is by scheduling routine maintenance. […]
home energy audit How Home Energy Audits Work August 22, 2016 - With a home energy audit, also called a home energy assessment, you can determine the best ways to save energy in your Mobile, Alabama, home. A professional technician or energy auditor will use special equipment to find the areas where improvements or repairs can save you the most money on your utility bills. This helps […]
Ductless How You Can Save With a Ductless AC System July 16, 2016 - An efficient ductless or mini-split heating and air conditioning system can lower your power bills and help you save money on installation and maintenance. It also keeps your Mobile, Alabama, home comfortable. Here’s some more information on how a ductless system can help you save money and energy. Easy Installation Ductless systems have an outdoor […]
smart thermostat Smart Thermostats: The Comfort Kings June 21, 2016 - We live in a world that grows more convenient by the hour. It seems as if there is more demand on our time these days, so these conveniences help to make our lives easier. Smart thermostats have become the next step in providing greater, more convenient comfort in your home. Here’s how smart thermostats can […]
control indoor humidity How to Control Indoor Humidity in Warm Weather May 16, 2016 - The high humidity in Mobile, Alabama, can make our hot summers feel even hotter and contribute to problems with mold and pests. If you learn how to maintain the right humidity levels, you can prevent these problems and save energy in the process. Lower humidity levels in the summer months make the air feel cooler […]
spring HVAC maintenance 3 Basic Spring HVAC Maintenance Tasks April 13, 2016 - You should have your air conditioner checked by a professional technician in spring before it gets too hot in Mobile, Alabama. Regular maintenance extends the life of your system, increases its efficiency, and helps you avoid inconvenient breakdowns. There are HVAC maintenance tasks that only your HVAC technician should do, but there are others you […]
duct design The Importance of Proper Duct Design March 16, 2016 - It’s quite likely that you’ve never given any thought to the duct design in your Semmes, Alabama home. However, if there is a problem with your ductwork, you could be faced with higher utility bills, inconsistent heating and cooling throughout your home, and poor indoor air. Good ductwork and proper duct design play a very […]
lower Cooling costs How UV Lamps Help to Improve Indoor Air Quality February 15, 2016 - Over the years, HVAC systems have become more efficient at saving you money on your utility bill. But as they provide efficient air conditioning, has air cleaning efficiency improved as well? Air filters and air purifiers work hard to keep your air clean, but if you want to reach the optimum level of air quality, […]
Upgrade An Upgrade Improves Heating and Cooling Efficiency January 13, 2016 - Time and use will eventually take a toll on your HVAC system. This will affect performance and lead to a loss of efficiency and money. If you find that your system needs frequent repairs and is not providing the level of indoor comfort you need, then it’s time to consider a replacement. An upgrade of […]
heat pump A Carrier Heat Pump Can Keep You Warm This Winter December 14, 2015 - When you are looking for a new heat pump for your Semmes-area home, you can rest assured that there is a Carrier model that fits the bill. Learn about four of Carrier’s highly-rated models, and see which would be a great choice for your home. Infinity® 16 Heat Pump One of the more hardworking Carrier […]
standby power Appliances Continue to Use Standby Power If Not Unplugged October 15, 2015 - Even the most energy-savvy homeowner could be overlooking one very simple task that is impacting their energy bill. Many of your household appliances continue to drain a steady stream of energy even when they turned off. If you are looking for ways to create a more energy-efficient home in Semmes, Alabama, you need to understand […]
air conditioner care When You Need to Call a Professional for AC Care September 27, 2015 - Your air conditioner works hard to keep you comfortable through the hot Alabama summers. It is sometimes easy to take your home comfort for granted, but proper and timely AC care will keep your system in top condition. Pay attention to signs that it’s time to call a professional. It could save you money on […]
energy costs 4 Summer Maintenance Tasks to Keep Energy Costs Low August 7, 2015 - Semmes, Alabama summers can really put your air conditioner to work fighting the temperatures. If you are engaged in a battle between high energy bills and home cooling, there are maintenance tasks you can undertake that can help to lower your expenses and keep you comfortable. Change Your Filter Changing the filter in your air […]
3 Common AC Condensate Drain Problems July 6, 2015 - The humid Gulf Coast climate means that here in the Mobile area, your air conditioner has to work even harder. As the demand on the air conditioner increases, so does the demand on your condensate system. Warm air that passes over the evaporator coil is cooled, cooling your home in turn. As that water vapor condenses, […]
ceiling fans How to Embrace Ceiling Fans to Maximize Cooling June 10, 2015 - We’re lucky to have many days with mild temperatures here along the Gulf Coast, but we also have to endure our share of hot, muggy summers and cold winters. Fortunately, ceiling fans can be used in all kinds of weather — both to maximize cooling on hot days and to enhance the warmth provided by […]
lifetime costs Consider Lifetime Costs For a New HVAC and Enjoy Your Investment May 15, 2015 - Buying a new air conditioner, either for installation in a new home or as an upgrade to an existing cooling system, can seem like a significant investment. Before making a purchase of a new HVAC system that you’ll be relying on for years to come, it’s important to understand what you’re buying and what you […]
allergy management Allergy Management Starts at Home – Boost Your Indoor Air Quality April 10, 2015 - Suffering from indoor allergies can be a year-round problem in this region because the five most common allergy triggers can survive all year in this climate. Fortunately, many can be controlled through mechanical means to alleviate the allergic response, lessening the symptoms of those reactions. Common Allergens Dust mites are one of the most common […]
Heat Pump 101 – A Basic Tune-Up April 5, 2015 - Good heat pump maintenance is the key to energy-efficient operation and long equipment life. There are several things you can do to ensure efficient operation of your heat pump. You should rely on your professional HVAC technician to perform the heat pump maintenance tasks that you can’t do safely and effectively yourself. Heat Pump Maintenance […]
Minimize Allergy Season With Clean, Ventilated Indoor Air March 15, 2015 - Allergy season in Saraland brings discomfort to thousands of our friends, neighbors, and pets. Indoor ventilation and recirculated air are perfect breeding grounds for the most common allergy triggers. Luckily, there are steps you can take to minimize the presence of allergy sources within your home. Common Indoor Allergy Triggers Here are five indoor allergens […]
Humidifiers Are Healthy For Your Family February 5, 2015 - The ideal comfort zone for indoor humidity is 35 to 50 percent. As cold air holds less moisture than warm air, winter air can be 15% dryer than spring and summer air. How does this impact your health? In most homes without humidifiers, indoor relatively humidity is well below the 35 to 50 percent zone, resulting in […]
ductwork HVAC Ductwork – Tips For Top Notch Performance January 28, 2015 - Indoor air quality and ductwork cleaning go hand in hand. In a southern climate, homeowners in Mobile need to pay special attention to the maintenance of their HVAC system due to the humidity and year round, animal-friendly environment. Below is a quick set of facts on how ducts get dirty, plus a short list of tips for cleaner, healthier […]
zoning systems Holiday Home Safety Tips in Lucedale December 15, 2014 - Your Lucedale home is your castle and you want it to be in perfect shape when you arrive home after a long trip. If you’re planning a road trip this winter, there are routine home safety and house maintenance tips you should take care of now before you schedule your next journey. Here are quick, effective methods […]
What Should You Tackle Before Upgrading a Heating System? November 17, 2014 - When you’re upgrading your home heating system, you certainly want a reliable unit that will heat your living spaces comfortably without bankrupting your energy budget. However, even a superior high-efficiency heating system cannot accomplish these goals alone. Keep reading to learn how to make wise investment decisions before upgrading a heating system. Home Energy Audit […]
Air Specialty NATE certified technicians Why Use a NATE Certified HVAC Technician? October 24, 2014 - Sometimes the only thing you may know about a heating or cooling system problem is that it’s not working like it should. To complicate a distressing situation, you may not know the best way to go about choosing the right technician for the task. Put your worries aside a moment and consider the benefits of […]
maintenance How Does a Homeowner Determine the Life Span of the Home’s Air Conditioner? September 15, 2014 - In our hot and humid climate, it’s important to know the likely life span of your air conditioner so you can plan ahead for its replacement if it begins to fail. It’s the one appliance that delivers the cooled air that makes summers habitable. These mechanical symptoms can help you estimate your system’s health: Energy […]
common A/C problems Common A/C Problems That May Afflict Your Home August 7, 2014 - While most common A/C problems require only minor repairs or maintenance work, the cause of these problems isn’t always obvious to a non-professional. To keep your A/C running through the long, hot Mobile-area summers, take a moment to learn how to address the most frequently occurring problems. Condenser not operating – First, make sure it’s getting […]
maintenance Summer in the South – Your Air Conditioner Deserves a Checkup July 17, 2014 - It’s summer in Mississippi and Alabama, and it’s time to have your air conditioner serviced. This is something that should be done well before the warmer months to ensure that your cooling system will be running efficiently when you need it most, but better late than never. Here are a few tasks you can perform yourself, and some information […]
maintenance Springtime in the South – Get Your Air Conditioner Serviced June 17, 2014 - It’s springtime in Mississippi and Alabama, and it’s time to have your air conditioner serviced. This is something that should be done well before the warmer months to ensure that your cooling system will be running efficiently when you need it most. Here are a few tasks you can perform yourself, and some information on what a professional […]
maintenance Now is Never Better for an AC Tune-Up May 29, 2013 - As winter’s chill ebbs, it is the perfect time to schedule an air conditioner tune-up. Preventative maintenance is one of the most overlooked AC services, but it is well worth the investment. If you are concerned about high energy bills through the summer cooling season, a tune-up is one of the best ways to curb […]
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