IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

What Sets Apart an Air Purifier?

Monday, February 21st, 2022

uv-lightThere is more than one type of indoor air quality system on there that can help your home comfort. Not all of these systems are the same though. We’ve discussed UV air purifiers in Tampa, FL before but we feel like these systems deserve their own blog post so you can discover what makes them so unique.

A UV air purifier is a system that works in tandem with your heater and air conditioner to clean up your airflow. The goal is to improve your indoor air quality and your comfort. Let’s look at what makes these systems effective, helpful, and safe so you can determine if this is the right fit for you.

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3 Ways We Can Help Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, February 7th, 2022

service professional at door about to shake homeowner's handWhen you walk through a dust cloud, do you take a big breath? Of course not!

Dust and other airborne debris are contaminants that you want to keep out of your lungs. That’s why when we hear that the air quality outside is poor, we try to stay indoors. The problem is that the air quality in your home can be even worse!

Contaminants can easily build up in your home, making it harder to stay comfortable and ruining your indoor air quality. Thankfully, there is more than one way to clear the air in your home and our team is here to provide the best systems and services to get the job done.

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Enjoy Clean Ductwork To Start The Year Off

Monday, January 10th, 2022

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanDid you know that there is an old Scottish tradition of cleaning one’s house to start the new year off right? It sounds like a nice idea even if it just means that some of us make sure to dust before the ball drops. While we are already into the new year, we’d say that it isn’t too late to clean things up a bit to start off 2022. Why not extend your efforts to your ductwork?

That may give you pause. What are you supposed to do about your ductwork and can it really get that dirty? The answer is that, yes your ducts can get dirty but that is where a call to the professionals is helpful. We provide duct cleaning in Land O’ Lakes, FL to help address dirty ductwork.

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3 Ways That Dirty Ducts Will Hinder Your Comfort

Monday, December 13th, 2021

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanA freeway clogged with debris isn’t going to be helpful to the cars traveling on it. Likewise, a set of ducts filled with built-up debris won’t be helpful to the air traveling through them.

Your ductwork is the delivery system for the conditioned air that your home comfort system produces. It stands to reason that whatever is or isn’t in your ducts will impact that airflow. Our team provides duct cleaning in Tampa, FL to make sure that nothing hinders your home comfort.

Wondering what kind of impact dirty ducts can have on your home? Let’s look at why dirt really can hurt, at least when it is filling up your ductwork.

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality With Cleaner Ductwork

Monday, November 1st, 2021

technician taking off vent to access ductYou’re sneezing so much that you can barely get a word in edgewise. The tissues are running out and you are miserable. The part that’s even worse is that you can’t figure out what set off your allergies. We have good and bad news: it might be your indoor air quality.

This is bad news because, obviously, if the air in your home is setting off your allergies, then the problem isn’t going to abate any time soon. However, it is also good news because our team has a solution that will leave you with cleaner air and the ability to breathe easily again.

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What Might Be In Your Ductwork and Why You Should Care

Monday, October 4th, 2021

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanHave you ever wondered what is hiding within your walls? Well, your ducts may not exactly be hiding per se, but they certainly are out of sight! And while this is good for the overall design scheme of your home, it may prove problematic if your ducts going unattended for too long.

What do we mean? Well, if you didn’t know already, your ducts can get pretty dirty. And just like how thinking about the dust buildup behind your couch can make you cringe, realizing how much dust can collect within your ductwork can also make you grimace.

Dirty ductwork is normal. The key is to remember to address it when needed. Because dust may not be the only thing in there after a few years–but whatever is in your ducts, it can mess with your comfort!

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What Type of Purifier Is Right For You?

Monday, November 16th, 2020

uv-lightThe quality of the air in your home has a lot to do with your comfort. Issues like high levels of dust, poor humidity control, and the presence of viruses and bacteria can mess with your ability to keep your home environment ideal. There is more than one possible solution to poor IAQ in your home but for today we want to focus on the impact that an air purifier can have.

Systems for air purification in Tampa, FL can provide you with cleaner air to ensure your home comfort is exactly where you want it to be and your respiratory health gets a bit of a boost too. All you need to do is figure out whether or not you need a purifier, select the best type of system for your home, and contact us to get it installed. The best part? We can help you every step of the way.

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Why You Should Consider a Dehumidifier

Monday, July 13th, 2020

woman-feeling-hot-in-her-homeSummer is already hot enough as it is in this part of the country. Add in some extra humidity and things are going to be even more uncomfortable than before. See, high humidity makes it harder to cool off because the airborne moisture is a medium that holds onto heat. When you are stuck outside in hot, humid weather it will make it hard to get comfortable. Unfortunately, coming into an air-conditioned house isn’t always going to solve the problem.

We have a solution that can help though. A whole-house dehumidifier is going to be an effective and helpful solution to help keep your home cooler and tackle that airborne moisture. We want to tell you more about this solution for your indoor air quality and how we can help you add one to your home.

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Dirty Ductwork Damages Your Home Comfort

Monday, June 29th, 2020

ductwork-dirty-and-cleanWe all work hard to keep furniture and other surfaces around the house clean of dust. It is understood that a little less dust in the house is going to keep things a lot more comfortable. But what about the build-up of dust that is in your home but out of your line of sight? We aren’t talking about the dust under a table or couch, we are actually discussing the debris in your ductwork.

Believe it or not, the ducts that are tucked away in your walls, ceiling, or crawlspace can start to collect airborne dust over time that can impact your home comfort levels. Let’s take a look at the negative effects dirty ductwork can have on your comfort and how to get the issue resolved.

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Ever Had Your Ducts Cleaned? It’s Probably Time

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

technician taking off vent to access ductIn our last blog post, we talked about how important AC cleanliness was to its functionality. In this post, we were talking mainly about the coils of the system and how the air filter is in place to protect these areas from debris. But there’s another component of your air conditioner you might not be considering when it comes to cleanliness, and that’s your ductwork.

We don’t blame you for not thinking your air ducts. After all, they’re typically hidden from sight, traversing through spaces between walls and through your attic. Exposed ducts are not typically something you see in residential buildings, and for good reason—it’s just not aesthetically pleasing, right? But in this post, we want to urge you to think about your ducts, and more importantly, why it may be time for you to invest in professional duct cleaning in Tampa.

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