Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog

Dealing With a Mold Problem: What Steps To Take

October 3rd, 2022

corner-of-room-with-mold-and-mildewHave you ever seen mold on your food and still wanted to eat it? It’s safe to say that the answer is a hard, “No!” The same mindset likely applies to discovering mold in your home. Mold growth in your home isn’t just unpleasant to see, but it can also be a health hazard.

If you discover there is mold in your home (it happens often in our area) then it is best to reach out to a professional for mold removal in West Palm Beach, FL.

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What Causes a Leaky AC?

September 19th, 2022

You might be familiar with seeing some moisture around the outdoor condenser unit of an air conditioner. This is likely a normal thing to encounter. But it may not always be the case.

Here’s the thing. Your air conditioner doesn’t use water to get the job done. And the moisture that you see is a byproduct of the cooling process, which we’ll explain a bit about below. But there are many other instances when seeing water dripping or leaking from your air conditioner in West Palm Beach means big trouble.

Let’s explain the difference so you know when to call for repairs.

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Is It Time For an AC Replacement?

September 5th, 2022

man-overheated-in-front-of-fanLiving in this area means that we see warm temperatures throughout the year. That is why it is vital to make sure that our air conditioners are working reliably and efficiently.

But sometimes, no matter what you do, your AC will be unable to do the job you need it to do. These times are when you’ll need to consider changing out your system for one that works.

While we aren’t going to see cool temperatures around here, the start of the fall season is still going to be one of the best times to consider getting an air conditioner replacement in West Palm Beach.

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3 Reasons That Quality Cooling Is Vital To Your Well-Being

August 22nd, 2022

woman-looking-comfortableLiving somewhere as hot and humid as we do, it’s pretty much a no-brainer that you need air conditioning. But what you might not understand the importance of is only hiring a trained and experienced professional to install, repair, and/or maintain that air conditioner. Without these professional services, you could have an inefficiently operating air conditioner, one that has frequent repair needs, or a cooling system that breaks down on you suddenly right when you need it the most.

When you do need service for your air conditioner in West Palm Beach, FL, you needn’t look any further than our team! In the meantime, learn how air conditioning serves your well-being and the well-being of your family.

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What Noises Are Normal From a Working AC Unit?

August 8th, 2022

woman-looking-concerned-or-surprisedIt is a good idea to be aware of what noises from your air conditioning in West Palm Beach indicate trouble. However, it is also good to understand what noises are normal. This way you can compare and contrast the two, making it clearer when there is an actual issue.

No air conditioner runs silently unless it isn’t running at all. But not every noise is worth a call to an AC technician. While we love to hear from our customers and help them out, we also want to help you feel relaxed and comfortable in your home. You deserve to enjoy your AC when it is running normally, rather than stressing about every sound it emits.

Here are the sounds that you want to hear from your air conditioner.

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How Duct Cleaning Helps You Out

July 25th, 2022

Do you have a system in your home that uses ductwork to help deliver temperature-controlled air throughout the house? If so, we need to ask you if you’ve checked the condition of your ductwork. This might sound like a strange question but it is an important one to consider.

Your ducts can be the source of your indoor air quality issues. Scheduling duct cleaning in Lake Worth, FL can be the thing that helps clear the air in your home. We’ll get into everything you need to know about what is going on inside of your ductwork below.

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The Signs of a Refrigerant Leak

July 11th, 2022

air conditioner with tools on top and technician's hands working on itHave you ever tried to use a gas stove with no gas? It likely doesn’t do much if you did. The same applies to an air conditioner without any refrigerant.

See, refrigerant is the substance within your air conditioner that makes the entire cooling process possible. This is because it is the “heat transfer medium” that absorbs the heat that is in the air in your home and pulls it outside allowing cooler air to be blown back into the house.

Refrigerant is vital to your AC and without it, the system really isn’t going to offer much other than air circulation. So it should come as no surprise that you should be concerned about losing refrigerant from your air conditioner.

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Indicators That You Have a Mold Problem

June 27th, 2022

microscopic-view-of-mold-growthIt is a silent but persistent problem. If you are lucky enough to catch it early, you may be able to address it quickly. However, catching this particular issue after it has gone on for a while can mean that it is time to reach out for help.

Addressing mold in your home is rarely a simple situation. That is why we are here to help. Our team can provide you with mold removal in Palm Beach Gardens, FL that successfully and thoroughly deals with the problem at its core. This service will ensure that the mold growth is dealt with to prevent the additional problems it can cause.

Here is what you need to know about detecting a mold problem so that you can schedule mold removal as quickly as possible.

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How to Choose Your Next AC

June 13th, 2022

An air conditioner unit outside a brick home in a residential neighborhood. The air conditioner is in a back yard in the hot summer season. Service industry, working class.Have you ever tried to get through a Florida summer without the use of an air conditioner? We are pretty sure that it isn’t something you want to attempt. The heat and humidity in this area can get mean so you need a good AC to keep things livable on the hottest of days.

If you are noticing that your current air conditioner isn’t working correctly and you aren’t sure if it will make it through the summer, it may mean that repairs aren’t in the cards at this point. You may have to schedule a replacement AC service in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

If you are on the hunt for a new AC system, we’d like to provide some added information that will help make the decision easier.

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Are There Ways To Prevent Mold Growth In The Home?

May 16th, 2022

corner-of-room-with-mold-and-mildewMold doesn’t just impact the food you brought back from the restaurant and forgot about for a month (we’ve all been there.) Mold, especially in regions as humid as ours, can negatively impact our homes and, by default, our quality of life.

No one wants to use a bathroom with mold creeping out from the corners, or sit in a room with mold decorating the walls like bad wallpaper. It smells bad, looks bad, and in many cases is bad for you. You want to try to prevent mold growth as best as you can. And we can help you do that.

Read on for tips on preventing mold growth in your home and what to do if you encounter mold growth that has already begun.

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