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Control Household Mold Growth with Functional UV Lights

By | March 12th, 2015|Mold, UV Lights|

Mold accumulation is something that many homeowners don’t think much about. Unfortunately, if this problem is left unchecked, mold spores in your air can cause respiratory problems, including allergies and asthma. Fortunately, there are a few techniques you can use to alleviate this problem, but few are as effective as the installation of UV lights within your HVAC system. […]

Contending With Mold In Your Air Conditioner’s Drip Pan

By | August 30th, 2012|Air Conditioning, Mold|

Although your air conditioner can give you a tremendous amount of relief on hot days, your air conditioner drip pan also gives mold an excellent environment to grow in since the drip pan frequently accumulates water. Proper air conditioning maintenance, however, can help you when you’re contending with mold. […]

Mold Prevention Strategies That Really Work

By | March 27th, 2012|Air ducts, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Ventilation|

Mold causes a lot of problems for Arkansas homeowners, but there are a number of ways you can prevent mold from taking hold in your home. Mold thrives in a moist, stagnant environment, so maintaining air circulation and humidity are keys mold prevention: […]

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. […]

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.   […]

Attic-Sealing Strategies Give Homeowners In Northern Arkansas A Solid Plan For Efficiency And Comfort

By | July 7th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Energy Evaluations, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Insulation, Mold, Service & Maintenance, Ventilation|

With summer in full effect in Northwest Arkansas, it’s time to make sure your house stays as energy efficient as possible.  Heat from your attic can have a detrimental effect so it’s important to be familiar with several attic sealing strategies that can help you save money.   […]

Humidity Grips Arkansas’ Summers With A Tight Fist, Use Dehumidification Systems To Take It Back

By | June 23rd, 2011|Air Conditioning, Dehumidifiers, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Thermostats, Ventilation|

Summers in northwest Arkansas can feel especially sweltering because on top of the heat, there’s the humidity. Air conditioners can help cool the air but do little for efficient dehumidification. Whole-house dehumidification systems are the best way to make sure you don’t have to suffer through that humidity in 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. […]

Too Much Moisture? How To Avoid Mold

By | May 10th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Dehumidifiers, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Technicians, Ventilation|

Arkansas residents know a thing or two about humidity. Unfortunately, general discomfort isn’t the only threat that high humidity poses to Arkansas homeowners. Excess moisture increases the potential for the growth of harmful molds that are not only detrimental to the health of your family, but to the structural integrity of your home. […]

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