iAir Services Blog: Archive for February, 2016

A New Air Cleaner Will Help Stop Those Allergies

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Spring is coming faster than you may think here in Round Rock, TX, and that means that allergy season is almost on top of us again. If you have sensitive family members who suffers from allergies or similar conditions, now is the time to make your home a little cleaner and safer. Electronic air cleaners and UV lights can help you clean up your home and reduce the risk of those panicky moments when the sneezes start to come. Here’s a brief breakdown on how they work.

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Which Homes Benefit from Ductless Heating and Cooling

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

For many homes in Austin, TX, a traditional centralized heating and cooling system does the job just fine. These systems heat or cool the air in a single spot in your home, then use a fan to blow the conditioned air into all the rooms via a system of ducts. It works well, but it can’t work for every home. Some households would benefit more from a ductless heating and/or cooling system, which installs a number of smaller, independently controlled units throughout your home. Each unit is charged with heating/cooling the air in a single room or section, and each one can operate fully independently of the others. They aren’t right for every home and they cost more to install than centralized units, but some homes can benefit immeasurably from their presence. Which ones and why? Here’s a quick breakdown.

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Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Spring

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Spring comes early here in Austin, TX, and while we still have some cool days ahead of us, we’ll be using our air conditioners more and more often. Now is the perfect time to get your air conditioner ready for spring. You still have time to schedule services and make adjustments without having to worry about fitting it in before the next heat wave, and by doing so early in the season, you can be sure that your system is in fighting shape once the heat begins in earnest. Here’s a few tips on getting your air conditioner ready for spring.

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What Happens When Your Heater Won’t Turn On?

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Few things can be more exasperating than a heating system that shuts off unexpectedly, or which refuses to turn on in the first place. Thankfully, it alerts you to the problem right away, and here in Austin, TX, our warm weather means it constitutes a nuisance rather than a threat to your health or safety. Even so, a heater that won’t turn on is a problem that needs fixing fairly promptly. In some cases, it’s an issue you can resolve with a little troubleshooting. In others, you need the services of a professional to take care of the issue.

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Look Out for Cracked Heat Exchangers

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Winter in Portland OR often means heating repair calls, and if you end up on the wrong side of one, you have a company you can trust to come and make repairs. But of all the problems we tell our clients to watch out for, none are more important than your heat exchanger. When it cracks or becomes corroded, it constitutes much more than just a simple breakdown. You need to look out for cracked heat exchangers and shut down your furnace as soon as you do.

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