Archive for February, 2019

Do Your Ducts Need to Be Sealed?

Monday, February 18th, 2019

sealing-ductsMany homeowners that use central air conditioning systems also use forced air heaters like furnaces in order to heat their homes. If you use a heat pump, of course, you’re using that system throughout the entire year. In either case, this also means that you are using your air ducts all year long to ensure that you are able to live in the comfort that you deserve. Here’s a question that you may not have considered yet, though:

What kind of shape are those air ducts in?

If your ductwork is not in great working condition, then you really cannot expect a great overall performance from your home comfort systems. In fact, damaged and leaking ductwork can negatively affect the condition and performance of your forced air heating and air conditioning systems in a number of ways. Don’t believe us? Then read on, and you’ll likely be scheduling any necessary duct sealing in Brevard, NC, as soon as possible.  (more…)

Avoid Dry Air Issues This Winter

Monday, February 4th, 2019

family-with-dogWhen people think in terms of humidity here in North Carolina, too much humidity is likely the first thought that enters their mind. Sure, summer days are notoriously humid in this area, and summer does seem to last for much of the year. That being said, humidity does drop here in the winter season just like it does in most other places. When you add in other factors like the tight seal of your home’s thermal envelope, you can really start to encounter problems.

What kind of problems can dry air really lead to, though? What’s the big deal? Well, we’ll be covering all that in today’s post. Let’s just start by saying that, once you’ve read the following info, it is very likely that you’ll be looking for a new whole-house humidifier in Mills River, NC. If you do decide that the time is right for a whole-house humidifier installation, then you’ll want to schedule that service with a skilled, experienced professional.

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