G & S Heating Cooling & Electric Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

Spring and Summer Can Be Tough on Indoor Air Quality

Monday, April 9th, 2018

comfortable-womanSpring is in the air, flowers are blooming, trees are blossoming, and allergies are attacking. That last part isn’t so great, is it? It’s par for the course, though. The fact of the matter is that, much as we look forward to spring and summer weather, it can really wreak havoc on our indoor air quality in Everett, WA. If you are serious about enjoying high indoor air quality in your home, then you may need to invest in some new systems to do so.

The good news is that the comfort professionals on our team are here to help. We don’t just sell some of the finest indoor air quality systems around. We’ll also help you to find the right ones for your needs, and we’ll make sure that your new systems are installed perfectly every step of the way. Remember, maintaining comfortable temperatures in your home is only part of the battle. Maintaining great indoor air quality is a necessary step in winning the war for your comfort all year long.

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Why Use an Air Cleaner or Purifier?

Monday, July 17th, 2017

blowing-nosePollution is a problem that we’ve all heard about, and we’ve all seen photos from different parts of the world — or even our own country — where smog is high and air quality is very, very low at points. A lot of homeowners think of their living spaces as being havens from such issues, but the fact of the matter is that indoor air quality is actually often worse than the air quality outdoors! Don’t worry too much, though, because we can help.

Our indoor air quality technicians install and service various air cleaners and air purifiers in North Seattle, WA. Whatever the particular situation in your home may call for, we’ve got you covered. We also have the training and expertise necessary for determining precisely what that particular situation calls for to begin with. If you are concerned about the air that you’re breathing in your home, contact a member of our team today.

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IAQ FAQ: What Are UV Lights?

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

UV-lightNo, we are not talking about the lights that make your sneakers t-shirts glow at concerts — though the technology is much the same. UV germicidal lights are not used to create a fun atmosphere in one’s home. Instead, they are used to keep the air within that home cleaner and more healthful. If you think that dust and dirt are the only pollutants that you should be concerned with in your home, think again. Biological pollutants can put your health in jeopardy, and using UV germicidal lights in Everett, WA helps to resolve such problems. 

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Common Causes of Poor Indoor Air Quality

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

When you think about living comfortably in your home, you may first and foremost think of maintaining comfortable temperatures throughout your living space. However, there is more to true comfort than just temperature maintenance. You must also maintain great indoor air quality throughout your home if you hope to live in the comfort that you deserve. This will help you to live in a healthful environment, as well. There is a lot that can potentially go wrong with your indoor air quality, but our team is happy to help.

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What Issues Can Cause Low Indoor Air Quality?

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

It is of the utmost importance that you are able to both heat and cool your home effectively and efficiently throughout the heating and cooling seasons. If you think that this is all that it takes to enjoy a great living environment, though, you’re in for a rude awakening. It is also vitally important that you maintain great indoor air quality in your home all year long.

Doing so may be more difficult than you realize, though. There are a whole lot of issues that can lead to subpar indoor air quality in your home. The good news is that the Everett, WA indoor air quality pros on our staff are here to help. Let us improve your indoor air quality with the appropriate products and services.

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Prepare Your Home for Spring Allergens

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

With spring just around the corner, many homeowners are undoubtedly looking forward to the change of the season. What fewer are probably looking forward to, though, are the aggravated allergy symptoms that tend to come hand in hand with spring. If you are one of those people that has just always put up with this problem, why not make this the year that you finally do something about it. We may not be able to make sweeping environmental changes that will completely eliminate allergens, but we can help you to make your home a more hospitable place during the spring season. The key is to achieve and maintain great indoor air quality in Everett, WA.

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Maintain a Healthful Environment this Winter: Use UV Germicidal Lights

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Nobody ever wants to get sick, but it happens nonetheless. Winter colds are a part of the season, with our immune systems working overtime as the environment surrounding us takes its toll on our body. While hot tea and frequent hand washing may help you to get through the season with minimal trouble, the fact of the matter is they won’t help you to avoid issues related to biological pollutants within your home. UV germicidal lights, however, can help to do just that. If you have considered the installation of UV germicidal lights in Everett, WA, now is the time to act. Anything that you can do to make your home a more healthful place to live is worthwhile. Contact G & S Heating Cooling & Electric today to learn more.

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Am I In Need of Professional Duct Sealing?

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

If you, like so many other homeowners, choose to use air ducts in order to distribute heated and cooled air throughout your home, then it is in your best interest to ensure that your air ducts are in the best working condition possible. Doing so can benefit you in a number of ways. If there are tears, weak seals, or points of corrosion on your ductwork, slapping some duct tape on it is not even going to come close to resolving the problem. In fact, duct tape should never be used on air ducts at all! If you are in need of professional duct sealing in Everett, WA, contact the pros on our staff today. G & S Heating Cooling & Electric can complete your duct sealing services with the skill and expertise necessary to get the job done right.

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Signs That You Could Use an Air Cleaner in Your Home

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

There is no denying how important it is that you have a great HVAC system installed in your home. That is the only way that you can hope to maintain comfortable temperatures therein all year long, after all. Just remember, though, that there is more to comfort than temperature alone. You must also surround yourself with air of the highest quality in your living space. For any number of reasons, though, you may find that the air quality in your home is simply not up to your deservedly high standards. In many cases, the use of a good air cleaner in Everett, WA can help homeowners to overcome such situations. Give the IAQ specialists at G & S Heating Cooling & Electric a call to learn more.

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Why Would I Hire Someone to Clean My Air Ducts?

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

As a homeowner, you are probably used to hiring professional HVAC technicians to maintain and repair your heating and cooling systems. What you may not have done yet, though, is hire a professional technician to clean your ductwork. At first glance, that may in fact sound like a strange thing to do. Why would one care if their ductwork was dirty, anyway? Well, in truth, there are a number of different ways in which dirty ductwork can negatively impact you, your comfort, and your HVAC system. Read the following information, and remember that we are the company to call for professional duct cleaning in Everett, WA. Should you have reason to suspect that your air ducts are dirty within, the technicians at G & S Heating Cooling & Electric will resolve the problem. 

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