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Troubleshoot and Solve HVAC Airflow Problems

How to Troubleshoot & Solve HVAC Airflow Problems

by vscontent on March 2, 2018

Having airflow issues? Poor airflow can indicate a larger problem with your heating and air conditioning system, such as improper installation and blocked vents and coils. Fixing your airflow issues won’t just increase your comfort and air distribution, it will also save you money and energy at home. Poor Airflow Signs Here are some of […]

Improve Indoor Air Quality for Winter

Winter Indoor Air Quality, Why It Matters, and How to Improve It

by vscontent on January 5, 2018

Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) is most evident during the winter months. Due to the drier air, our nasal passages dry out and are more susceptible to the airborne contaminants in our home. This results in increased rates of sickness and respiratory problems. The EPA has deemed indoor air quality “among the top environmental problems […]

Reducing air conditioning noises sounds in the home

4 Proven Ways to Reduce Air Conditioning Noise

by vscontent on June 23, 2017

In the summertime, air conditioners are running nearly non-stop. This can create loud humming and whirring sounds that measure around 70-80 dB. If your air conditioner is any louder than that, you could be violating local noise laws (and personal comfort laws). Here are 4 proven ways to reduce air conditioning noise: 1. LOCATION Install […]

how to prevent hot and cold spots at home

How to Prevent Hot & Cold Spots | Alternatives to Closing Vents

by vscontent on March 3, 2017

Do you have hot and cold spots in your home? If so, you may have tried blocking some vents in order to direct airflow to more needed areas. We’ve been over the reasons why it is a bad idea to block your vents and registers at home. While you may think you are creating “HVAC zones” […]

how to preent mold and mildew in the home

Mold Prevention Tips: How to Manage Mold and Mildew

by vscontent on June 24, 2016

Hot and humid conditions create the perfect environment for mold and mildew to thrive. Although it is recommended that you seal up your home for energy efficiency, sometimes a too airtight home can create high indoor humidity. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, especially when it comes to mold and mildew. Symptoms […]

Dealing with Noisy Air Vents (in your Tacoma home)

by vscontent on May 12, 2016

Do you have air vents (including supply registers, floor vents, return grilles and ceiling diffusers) in your Tacoma home that make noise every time you turn on your HVAC? It’s normal for a vent to make some kind of noise, but a particularly loud and consistent sound might indicate a problem with your HVAC system. […]