A-Avis Home Services Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Archive for July, 2017

Is a Whole-House Dehumidifier Right for You?

Monday, July 24th, 2017

dehumidifiers-homes-comfortableIt’s been another hot summer here in the Inland Empire, and it’s also been a surprisingly muggy one. High humidity isn’t unknown in our part of the world, but it’s gotten significantly worse in the last few years, and while a good air conditioner can address the problem in a crude fashion, that’s not the best way to get the job done. A whole-house dehumidifier makes an excellent addition to your HVAC system: helping your air conditioner as well as your home in general. Here’s a quick breakdown on how it all works.

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Electronic Air Filters Improve the Air in Your Home

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

electronic-air-filtersThe Inland Empire gets hot and dusty in the summer, a reminder that we live in an arid desert environment. Dust becomes a significant issue in most area homes: entering when we come in and out and often circulating endlessly during the summer, when we rarely air the house out by opening the windows.

Your HVAC system has a filter that can catch the dust as it circulates through your system, but this filter is actually there to protect the inside components of your HVAC system, and not your indoor air (regardless, it’s important to remember that this should be replaced at least every few months to avoid HVAC problems and air quality problems).

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