JN Electrical Temperature Control, Inc Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

Tired of Vacuuming – Check Out Our Central Vacuum Systems

Monday, May 6th, 2024
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Are you tired of lugging around a heavy vacuum cleaner, dealing with tangled cords, and emptying dustbins frequently? Central vacuum systems offer a convenient and efficient solution to traditional vacuuming woes. Learn about what central vacuum systems are and why your home needs one.

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Do I Need to Run My Air Purifier All Day?

Monday, March 11th, 2024

Warmer weather is just around the corner in Madison County and humidity control and indoor air quality will be a concern. Sources of outdoor air pollution include fires, cars, and power plants. Ozone levels are higher during the warmer months when sunlight is more prevalent.

Indoor air pollution can be caused by cooking, cleaning byproducts, and mold. Both indoor contaminants and outdoor air pollution contribute to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) in a home. If you would like to remove or destroy airborne pollutants indoors, running an air purifier will diminish contaminant levels.

Whether you need to run your air purifier all day depends on various factors including your indoor air quality, the type of air purifier you have, your specific health concerns, and your energy consumption considerations. Let’s examine the key points to consider.

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How Can You Tell Your Home’s Ducts Need Testing?

Monday, February 26th, 2024

The ductwork inside the walls and in the attic of your home is one of the more difficult parts of the home to take care of. It’s tricky for you to access, and it’s also hard for you to tell when it’s damaged or decaying. The best way to determine if you need to schedule professional duct services in Hart County to repair your ducts is to schedule professional duct testing. But that leads to the question of how you know you need duct testing in the first place.

Even if you can’t see most of the ducts in your house, there are signs to watch for that will warn you the ducts have breaches, holes, or gapping. We’ll go over several of the ways you can tell that it’s time to have the ducts tested so you’ll know what repairs they need.

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How Leaky Ducts Create Troubles in Your Home

Monday, January 15th, 2024

How often do you think about your home’s ductwork? We’d guess not often. After all, your house is designed to hide the ductwork in walls and up in the attic. When you don’t see something, it often slips your mind.

But your ducts deserve some occasional thought because if something goes wrong with them, they’ll have an immense negative impact on your house. Duct leakage is a common problem, and it does more damage than you might realize.

We offer a range of duct services in Hart County, including duct testing to locate leakage and duct sealing to solve it. You need to know why leaky ducts are such a problem and why you’ll need the assistance of our professionals to repair them.

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How Attic Fans Can Prevent Mold, Mildew, and Lower the Temperature

Monday, February 13th, 2023

Attic fans are normally the last thing on anybody’s list of home improvements, but they really should be bumped up on the priority scale, especially if your home gets particularly hot in the summer.

Your attic can get ridiculously hot and impact the temperature of your home, which then directly affects your cooling costs. Some attics can even reach up to 150° F.

Let’s talk about attic fan installation and how it can prevent major issues for you and your family.

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What Sets an Air Purifier Apart?

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Most people set their homes up to be a sanctuary of relaxation. It can be very hard to relax inside your home if you are constantly breathing in contaminants that mess with your comfort. Some of the most common indoor air pollutants include harmful bacteria, mold, pollen and dust.

Removing these pollutants from your indoor air supply is harder than it seems. If you are passionate about improving indoor air quality, investing in an air purifier in Hartwell GA is a good idea. Below is information about how some of the best systems use UV light to remove harmful pollutants from indoor air supplies.

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Should You Invest in an Air Purifier?

Monday, April 11th, 2022

Spring is in the air! And along with spring comes warmth, rain, wind, and increase pollen counts and dust. This can make day-to-day life a lot less comfortable. No one is going to be truly comfortable when they are sneezing, coughing, or itchy.

Staying inside on a windy day can help you avoid some of those allergy symptoms. However, you’ll encounter trouble if your home has poor indoor air quality that causes just as many problems as the outside air!

So how do you control the level of contaminants in your home? With an indoor air quality system. One system that is going to help to clean up the air in your home and keep your allergies at bay is an air purifier in Elbert County, GA. Read on to learn how installing an air purifier can benefit your home comfort and your respiratory health.

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4 Ways An Air Purifier Helps Your Home

Monday, October 11th, 2021

There is nothing quite so pleasant as the first early morning stretch when you wake up. And there is nothing that can ruin it so easily as when you take a deep breath and smell the dinner you made two nights ago.

If this sounds like a familiar problem that you have been battling in your home, it means you may need help with your indoor air quality.

Having poor air quality doesn’t just translate to having a dusty home. There are plenty of other issues that can arise from this. Thankfully, there are systems that can help combat these problems. The solution that we want to focus on today is the air purifier in Carnesville, GA.

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Humidity, Heat, and Your Home Comfort

Monday, August 16th, 2021

“It’s not the heat it’s the humidity”

Ever heard that phrase? Well, it may sound like just another complaint about the weather but it is actually a pretty astute observation. High humidity levels can do a lot to undermine your comfort, even with great temperature control.

Humidity levels between 30% to 50% are best for optimal comfort. But Mother Nature likes to kick things up a notch around here during summer. And, try as you might, some of that extra airborne moisture will get into your house. How can you combat high humidity levels and why do they make you so uncomfortable? We can answer these questions and more.

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Can an Air Purifier Really Help My Health?

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The concerns regarding air pollution levels are on the rise in the United States. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor air can be five times as polluted as outdoor air. Many airborne particles continue to thrive indoors because indoor air is not circulated as much as the outside air. To eliminate this problem, you should invest in an air purifier! Air purifiers can refresh stale air and reduce the chances of health issues caused by indoor pollutants.

Let’s look at 4 health benefits of air purifiers:

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