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Why You Need Carbon Monoxide Detectors | PaschalCorp

By | January 23rd, 2018|Air Filters, CO detectors, Gas Leak, Heat Exchanger, Home Safety, Preventive Maintenance, Safety, Service & Maintenance|

What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide (CO), is an odorless, colorless gas, which can cause sudden illness and death, also known as the "Silent Killer." [...]

Professional Preventive Maintenance Will Pay Off Later

By | February 25th, 2016|Air Filters|

Spring is the season to get your central air conditioner ready for another hot summer. After a long winter idle, seasonal start-up of an A/C system provides an excellent opportunity for professional preventive maintenance, as well as a few easy DIY chores for you. Steps you take this spring will pay off later as summer temperatures rise. Start planning now to bring your central air conditioner up to summer operating condition and maximize household comfort as well, lower operating costs and greater reliability.  […]

The Importance of Frequent HVAC Air Filter Changes

By | March 24th, 2015|Air Filters|

If your air filter is only changed during semi-annual HVAC visits, you need to learn more about the benefits of keeping up with this routine task. Regular HVAC air filter changes can directly impact your family’s health and comfort, your yearly energy bills and the longevity of your heating and cooling equipment. Here’s how: […]

Check Your Furnace Filter When Maintaining Your System

By | October 14th, 2014|Air Filters, Furnaces|

Checking your furnace filter monthly is at the top of the list of DIY maintenance on a modern heating system. In fact, beyond keeping the area around the furnace free of dust and combustibles, changing the filter regularly is about the only furnace upkeep the average homeowner should attempt. The high temperatures, open flame and potentially deadly carbon monoxide make comprehensive furnace maintenance a job for an HVAC professional. […]

Get a Better Air Filter and Experience the Difference

By | July 29th, 2014|Air Filters|

Installing a better air filter in your heating and cooling system is a simple and effective way to improve the air quality in your home. A higher quality air filter will trap more air particles resulting in cleaner air circulating through the ductwork. […]

Why a Higher-Efficiency Air Filter Out Performs the Cheaper Models

By | March 20th, 2014|Air Filters|

Air filters are often only an afterthought for homeowners. If that statement applies to you, you may not realize that switching to a higher-efficiency air filter can both improve the quality of the air they breathe and save you money in the long run. Here’s how: […]

Fall Allergies in NW Arkansas: The Right Filter Can Make a Difference

By | November 19th, 2013|Air Filters, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

Northwest Arkansas usually begins experiencing cooler temperatures in late September. While you might think that allergy symptoms would begin to dissipate around this time, many people find their fall allergies remind them of spring allergy miseries. For those suffering from these seasonal allergies, relief can be found in using effective air filtration in your home. […]

Air Filters: What You Should Know for Better Breathing and Optimum HVAC Performance

By | May 16th, 2013|Air Filters|

Your air filter’s main purpose is to protect your heating and cooling equipment from dirt and dust in the air, but selecting the right filter can also help you breath easier by improving your home’s air quality and reduce energy bills by keeping your HVAC system running efficiently. If you want to make the ideal selection, it’s important to be knowledgeable about air filters. […]

Have You Been Faithfully Changing The Furnace Filter This Season?

By | April 23rd, 2013|Air Filters, Furnaces|

Your indoor air is one of the top five environmental hazards listed by the U.S. EPA. Reducing particulate contaminants such as pollen, mold, viruses and bacteria in your northwest Arkansas home is as simple as changing the furnace filter when it’s dirty. The same applies for your heat pump or A/C filters. A dirty filter has far-reaching effects on your air, your energy costs and your HVAC equipment: […]

Why Pleated Air Filters Do A Good Job Of Cleaning Your Air

By | March 5th, 2013|Air Filters|

There are many types of HVAC filtration media for homeowners in northwest Arkansas to consider. A pleated air filter is not only popular for use on most heating and air conditioning systems, but it’s also among the most flexible and efficient for most needs. A pleated air filter can help reduce indoor air pollution while making your HVAC system more efficient. […]

Have You Changed Your Air Filters Lately?

By | December 25th, 2012|Air Filters|

The air filter in your furnace or heat pump serves two important purposes. First, it allows your HVAC system to operate efficiently and smoothly, while extending the life of your heating equipment. It does this by preventing dust and other particles from clogging up your equipment, making it work harder to keep you comfortable and resulting in higher energy bills and repair costs. Secondly, your furnace filter improves the air quality in your home, trapping impurities such as dust, mold, bacteria and viruses that can make you sick. Inspecting your filter every month, and changing it when it gets dirty, is the best way to keep your furnace running efficiently all season long while helping to keep your family healthy. […]

The Furnace Filter: Check Often, Change As Needed

By | November 27th, 2012|Air Filters|

The filter in your furnace is an essential component that removes pollutants from the air before it gets heated in your furnace and then circulated in your home. Additionally, the filter in your furnace keeps these particles out of your furnace, where they can build up and reduce its efficiency. There are many filter options available on the market; learn how to select the right one for your system. […]

MERV Filters: Selecting The One That’s Right For Your System

By | February 7th, 2012|Air ducts, Air Filters, Filtration, Furnaces, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

Winter is bearing down hard on northwest Arkansas, which means your furnace is going to get a real workout for several months. One simple way to improve the performance of your furnace – and make your home more comfortable – is installing the right air filter, then changing it regularly. And when it comes to filters, MERV is the word. […]

You Most Likely Know That Changing Air Filters Regularly Is Important, But Do You Know Why?

By | December 20th, 2011|Air ducts, Air Filters, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance|

When you bought your heating or cooling system, you were most likely told about the importance of changing air filters regularly. It’s popular advice, and it’s also good advice. A filter change is a quick, simple way to keep your furnace running well. […]

Air Purification Possible With New Combined Technologies

By | October 6th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Ventilation|

As a resident of northwest Arkansas, you probably consider yourself lucky to live in such scenic surroundings. With the Ozarks and Beaver Lake as a backdrop to our everyday lives, it’s difficult to believe that the very nature of this beauty can impact the air you breathe.  But thanks to the abundance of water as well as the high summer temperatures, biological containments such as mold and mildew are common properties of your home’s indoor air quality.  Pet dander, dust mites, viruses and bacteria only thicken the soup, so to speak. New air purification technology, however,  allows you attack the containments in your air on all fronts. […]

Top Ways To Increase Indoor Air Quality

By | September 22nd, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance, Ventilation|

While there are many different ways you can improve the indoor air quality of your home, they can all be divided into three basic categories.  Here’s a look at these three categories and their corresponding tips to improve the air you breathe inside your home. […]

Though Summer’s Nearing The End, You Can Continue Saving With These Air Conditioning Operational Tips

By | September 13th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

Even though summer is almost over, you can still generate energy savings with the help of a few operational tips that will make your air conditioning run more efficiently. These tips will help you stay cool all summer long and even have you ready for next year’s summer. […]

HVAC-System Maintenance: What You Can Do Yourself, And What You Should Hire The Pros To Do

By | September 8th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Furnaces, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Technicians|

Maintaining your home’s heating and air conditioning system will lead to improved performance and a longer lifespan for the system, saving you money on your utility bills and helping you avoid costly equipment breakdown and early replacement. While there are some maintenance tasks you can do on your own, there are others that should be left to a professional. […]

New Lennox Rebates: Major Incentive To Invest In The High-Efficiency Equipment You’ve Had Your Eye On

By | August 25th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Furnaces, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance, Tax Credits and Rebates, Thermostats|

Are you considering switching to high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment, but are reluctant to make the initial investment? High-efficiency home comfort systems come with a number of benefits. They consume less fuel than conventional systems, create more cool or warm air, and have less of an environmental impact. If the first cost of new equipment intimidates you, you should check out rebates offered by Lennox that can make the investment more affordable. […]

Five Key Ways To Allergy-Proof Your Home In Peak Pollen Season in Arkansas

By | August 16th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Dehumidifiers, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Service & Maintenance, UV Lights, Ventilation|

If you’re an allergy sufferer, going outside can be miserable. However, staying inside may not offer much relief. According to the federal EPA, the air supply in the average home in Northwest Arkansas is about 10 times worse than outdoors. Pollutants, including allergens, circulate via your HVAC system and settle in carpet and upholstery. Just walking across the carpet or sitting in a chair can send up a cloud of allergens. […]

How UV Lights Fight For Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

By | July 21st, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Filtration, Geothermal, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, UV Lights, Ventilation|

Ultraviolet (UV) lights are a great germicidal complement to your home’s air system.  They will make a noticeable improvement to your indoor air quality without making a huge dent in your pocketbook.   […]

Paschal Heat & Air Conditioning’s Top Tips For Summer Energy Savings

By | July 14th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, Fans, Heating, High-Efficiency, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats, Ventilation|

It is summer in Springdale, and along with the high temperatures can come uncomfortably high electric bills. There are some easy and relatively low-cost (or even no-cost) ways that you can save energy, though, while still keeping your home comfortable. So, at Paschal Heat & Air Conditioning, here are our top tips for summer energy savings: […]

Use These Tips And Avoid Common Problems That Lead To Air Conditioning Breakdowns

By | June 21st, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats|

Wicked heat comes to Arkansas in the summertime, and our air conditioning becomes our life line. If your A/C conks out during peak season, it could leak water somewhere in your house which you will be cleaning up while perspiring profusely. Here are a few things you can do routinely to keep things cool at your house. […]

Need A New Air Filter? Use MERV As Your Guide

By | June 9th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Ventilation|

In the 1950s, replacing an air filter required practically no thought. You would remove the dirt- and dust-covered fiberglass filter and replace it with a new filter. Today, choosing the right filter for your home or business requires a lot of thought. Over 25 years ago, ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) also recognized the need to normalize the filter playing field. MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) was developed and instituted as a method to compare the effectiveness of one filter against another. […]

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