Air Duct Maintenance: What You Should Know

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In most homes with air conditioning units that rely on ducting, 20 to 30 percent of the air moving through the ducts is lost due to leaks, holes, or improper installation and maintenance. This means that your air conditioner has to work harder to maintain the same level of comfort, which can result in higher…

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7 Common Air Duct Problems

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Air conditioners and furnaces circulate air throughout our homes by way of a network of supply and return ducts. Which is great, but over time, these ducts can develop problems that affect the quality of the indoor air we breathe as well as the efficiency of our HVAC systems. With an estimated 90% of time…

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Can a Furnace Cause Carbon Monoxide: Here is Everything You Need to Know

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If you’re like most homeowners, you probably don’t think too much about your furnace until something goes wrong. And while furnaces are typically reliable, they can occasionally cause problems, including carbon monoxide poisoning. So how can a furnace cause carbon monoxide? Let’s find out. If you’re worried that your furnace might be causing carbon monoxide…

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AC Repair Special: 10% Off in May & More

Looking for AC repair specials and discounts? Thomas HVAC is offering 10% off for the month of May. Summer is upon us and it’s time to ensure your AC units are tuned up, properly maintained, installed, and ready to go for the upcoming heat waves! Along with our 10% discount, we’re giving away a Traegar…

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Is Air Duct Cleaning What I need?

dirty air ducts

According to Energy Star, the average home is losing around 20 to 30% of the air that moves through their system in the ductwork. Which is quite a lot and makes your HVAC system very inefficient. This loss in the air is usually from things such as leaks, holes, or dirty ductwork. Which is what…

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How to Tell & Deal with Mold In Your Air Conditioner

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According to reports, there are an estimated 104 deaths each due (which is 38,000 a year) due to mold. Mold can cause a variety of health problems and even death, so it’s important to know how to spot mold (especially black mold) and get rid of it. It’s not uncommon for mold to grow in…

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How Low is the Air Quality In Your Home, And How Can You Fix It?

Everyone knows what HVAC stands for — heating and air conditioning systems — right? It’s easy to take the Ventilation part of HVAC for granted, but without it, your home wouldn’t be able to circulate warm or cool air at all. But having a well ventilated home is crucial for another important reason — your…

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How Painting Your Roof Could Cut Your Air Conditioning Costs

Talk about getting one cool paint job. A recently-released study from Australia’s Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found that outfitting homes with a special roof coating can lead to a 30% reduction in air conditioning usage by reducing the amount of heat entering the home through the roof. According to GreenBuildingElements.com, the roof coating…

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