Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog

Take Down Mold With Our Help

July 13th, 2020

microscopic-view-of-mold-growthWhen you spot mold in your cupboard or on food in your fridge what is the first thing you do? You get rid of is ASAP! Mold can be harmful to your health if consumed or if the spores are breathed in. We all know that mold is a bad thing but what do you do if it’s hidden from your sight?

When you live in Florida, you will sometimes have mold that starts to grow in areas that you can’t see. In these instances, you may start to notice the symptoms created by the presence of mold before you ever see it. Whether you can see that there is mold growing in your home or not, you should reach out for mold remediation in West Palm Beach, FL as soon as you can.

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Why You Shouldn’t Get an Oversized AC

June 29th, 2020

white-question-mark-on-blue-circle-on-white-backgroundNo, we aren’t talking about air conditioning systems that are the size of your home. When we talk about oversized air conditioners, we are discussing systems that are set up to produce too much cooling power for your home. While this could sound like a great idea (more cooling power in the summer sounds more comfortable to a lot of people) it is actually one that will produce more problems than anything else.

We want to ensure you are comfortable this summer and the sizing of your air conditioning system plays a huge role in this. Let us explain why having an oversized AC is just as detrimental to your comfort as an undersized one.

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How to Choose Your Next Air Conditioner

June 15th, 2020

man-overheated-in-front-of-fanOh no! Your air conditioner is struggling hard and the professional technician who came by to check things out has confirmed your worst fears: you need to retire your current system and install a new one. The issue is that you aren’t sure if it is a good idea to just get the exact same system installed in your home. But what are your options and how do you know which AC system is better?

We can help you with this decision. We are happy to give you the information you need about your AC system options and how to decide which one would be a better choice because it’s all based on your comfort needs. If you are ready to get started on the next step to getting your home cool and comfortable again, keep reading.

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Is It Time for a New AC System?

June 1st, 2020

air conditioner with tools on top and technician's hands working on itAn air conditioner is going to be a vital part of your home for a large part of the year when you live in West Palm Beach. While many AC units are built to last, they aren’t going to last forever. You are going to need a new air conditioning system after years of use and trust us when we say that you want to get that replacement service done before your current one gives up the ghost.

The question you may be asking though is how to tell whether or not you need to be looking for a replacement system yet or if you can just get by with a repair for another season. Thankfully, we can provide you with some guidelines that will help you discover if it is time to reach out to our team for an air conditioner replacement in Boca Raton.

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5 Ways To Help Out Your AC This Summer

May 18th, 2020

overheated-woman-with-fanSummertime is never a season of low heat or dry breezes. Instead, it is usually filled with high temperatures and heavy humidity. This is exactly why it is important to have an effective air conditioning system around to help keep your home cool and dry. Even if you have a wonderful A/C system that has been able to keep you cool and comfortable over the years, it doesn’t mean that it wouldn’t appreciate a little help every now and again.

Your air conditioner works hard to keep you cool and can do this even more effectively with your help. There are several different things you can do that will help your system optimize its energy use and more effectively and easily cool your home. Interested in learning what additional habits you can add to your daily regimen to help keep things temperate? Read on!

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Signs You Need to Schedule AC Repairs

May 4th, 2020

outside unit of an air conditioner with tools and hands resting on topWhen you live somewhere like Palm Beach Gardens, you are going to enjoy more even weather patterns throughout the majority of the year. This is great until you remember that it translates to days, weeks, and months of temperatures in the 80s paired with high humidity. What that means is that you need to have an air conditioner that you can rely on.

The question is, does your air conditioner have the ability to keep up with your demands this summer? If it has a repair need, the answer, sooner or later, will be no. Ideally, you will want to be able to detect when your system needs to be fixed up before it breaks down. To do that, you need to know what to look for.

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Ice on Your AC Is a Problem

April 20th, 2020

ice-on-air-conditionerMaybe you’ve seen it in a movie or even seen it on your neighbors AC unit: that layer of ice around the system that seems to give off the idea that the air conditioner is keeping things really cool. The reality, however, is that ice on an air conditioner is anything but a good sign.

While this is a common misconception we want to make sure to address the idea that ice on your air conditioner is a normal thing because it isn’t. Ice collecting on your indoor AC unit is actually a warning sign that something has gone wrong within your cooling system and needs to be addressed sooner than later.

So, rather than just scraping off the ice and forgetting about this occurrence, you should continue reading to discover why your AC is creating this new issue and learn what you can do to get the issue fixed before your system breaks down.

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Handling Leaking Ductwork

April 6th, 2020

hand-sealing-ductworkThe ductwork in your home is important for delivering the conditioned air required to keep things comfortable and cool throughout the year. Without your ducts, your central air conditioner, or your ducted heat pump, isn’t going to be able to properly do its job. However, hearing that your ducts have sprung a leak can be a little confusing.

No, your ductwork isn’t going to start dripping water. When we refer to leaking ducts, we are talking about ductwork that has small breaks in its body where the air your air conditioning system is making is being allowed to escape. As you can imagine this is problematic when you are trying to maintain your home comfort–in fact, duct leaks are known for causing between a 15 to 40% home energy loss.

We can provide a reliable solution to this problem. All you have to do is reach out.

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The Perks of a Programmable Thermostat

March 23rd, 2020

programmable-thermostatWe are spending far more time in our homes these days which means it is all the more important to make sure that your home’s air conditioner is running well. You don’t want to be stuck sweating at home for days on end.

When your AC system starts struggling though, it is important to remember that the unit itself isn’t always the cause of the problem. Sometimes the issue may lie in a thermostat that is giving up the ghost and needs to be replaced.

If your thermostat is on its way out, it is the perfect time to consider the benefits of a programmable thermostat in Fort Lauderdale as a replacement!

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AC Maintenance Season is Here!

March 9th, 2020

air conditioner with tools on top and technician's hands working on itWe know that, because this is Fort Lauderdale, heating season never truly hits. However, that doesn’t mean that we don’t have times when we are able to comfortably let our air conditioning systems take a rest. That time of year is coming to an end though as the temperatures are about to spike again.

Whether your air conditioner got a little bit of a break or not, now is the best time of year to schedule maintenance in Fort Lauderdale, FL for it. We want to make sure that you take a moment to think about when you last got a maintenance tune-up for your AC because, if it has been a while, it is in your best interest to get a check done soon.

Maybe you are wondering why you should get maintenance now, or why bother with it at all. We can answer those questions for you and also show the added benefits that you’ll enjoy if you opt into our maintenance program.

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