Why Are My AC Filters Turning Black

Why Are My AC Filters Turning Black?

You’ve been around the block several times to know that proper maintenance for your air conditioner includes changing the filters frequently. You’ve already discovered the perfect timing to do so. You pride yourself on being so responsible about it. So why, pray tell, are they always black when you switch them? Isn’t the whole point […]

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5 Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality This Spring

5 Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality This Spring

Ah, spring. What’s arguably the most beautiful time of the year in the Sunshine State can leave allergy sufferers miserable. The spring season is notorious for sky-high levels of pollen and other allergens. Unfortunately, pollen and other allergens can affect both outdoors and inside, which is why ensuring the air in your home is clean […]

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Guide To Allergy Season Preparation For Your AC

Guide To Allergy Season Preparation For Your AC

Allergy season in Florida can impact the health of residents in many ways, causing minor irritations such as sneezing and watery eyes or serious health concerns such as asthma attacks. Mayo Clinic recommends strategies for minimizing exposure both inside and outside, especially when area pollen counts are particularly high. Although limiting outside activity can help, […]

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Tips to Get Your Home Spring Ready

Tips To Get Your Home Spring Ready

Looking for tips to get your home ready for Tampa Bay’s warm spring weather? Many homeowners still engage in spring cleaning, which involves deep cleaning tasks such as moving major appliances and removing all traces of dust, dirt, and grime on the surrounding walls and floors. But besides basic spring cleaning, homeowners should also properly […]

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6 Helpful Hacks to Lower Home Humidity

6 Helpful Hacks to Lower Home Humidity

Summers in Tampa Bay, Fla. mean sweltering levels of both heat and humidity. Excessive moisture inside your house can lead to damage and set the stage for mold and mildew growth. Since 1973, the expert technicians at Climate Design have addressed indoor air quality (IAQ) issues for home and business owners throughout West Central Florida. […]

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Can Christmas Trees Affect My Home’s IAQ?

If you have ever suffered an asthma attack while decorating a live Christmas tree, you might wonder if that fresh pine smell is to blame. Believe it or not, that sweet, invigorating aroma that signals Christmas cheer can affect indoor air quality. Medicine Seeks an Answer Apparently, doctors have discovered that Christmas trees can bring […]

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8 Cleaning Products that Are Bad for Air Quality

8 Cleaning Products that Are Bad for Air Quality

The majority of people don’t realize that the air quality inside their homes is usually worse than the air quality outdoors. Dirt, mold, toxins, home fragrance and even household cleaners can dirty up the air. Here are eight cleaning products that can compromise the air quality in your house. 1. Spray-on and foaming bathroom cleaners may […]

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5 Indoor Air Issues that Affect Coastal Homes

5 Indoor Air Issues that Affect Coastal Homes

Residents in the Tampa Bay Area have access to an abundance of year-long shoreline activities, but living near the coast presents its own unique set of problems when it comes to the indoor air quality. Here are five issues that can impact your home and the health, safety and comfort of your household. 1. Humidity […]

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Indoor Smells and What they Mean for Your AC

Indoor Smells and What they Mean for Your AC

You rely on your AC unit to keep you cool. However, just like any other mechanical device, things can, and do, go wrong. Your AC unit has ways of telling you things are malfunctioning. Here are some common indoor smells and their related AC issues: Mustiness If you notice a musty smell in your home, […]

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