Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Lake Worth’

Why Rooftop Units Are a Great Commercial HVAC Investment

Monday, July 31st, 2017

rooftop-units-great-commercial-hvac-investmentAs summer moves right along, you are probably focused on many things—running your business, ensuring that customers, employees and/or tenants are happy, and making sure your building is a comfortable space.

What’s that—you haven’t been focusing on that last point? It’s not usually something at the top of mind for business owners or managers, but it’s important nonetheless. An uncomfortable commercial environment can lead to a number of problems, not the least of which being a significant business interruption.

There are many factors that contribute to a comfortable commercial environment, with one of the biggest players being how effective and efficient your Lake Worth, FL commercial air conditioning system is. Whether you were already prepared to replace your commercial AC system soon or you’re wondering what your cooling options are, rooftop units are well worth your consideration.

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Flooded Home? Consider Your Mold Risks

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

consider-mold-risks-flooded-homeWhen you have a plumbing emergency in your home, your risk for mold is probably the last thing on your mind. Instead, you might first be scrambling to find a professional plumber to fix the problem. Then, you are likely wondering how much it’s going to cost to clean or replace your water-soaked carpet, reduce the risk of electrical shock if the water was near any appliances, and frankly—just get your home back in order.

Below, we’ve discussed just how to clean up water damage in your home, whether it’s the result of burst pipes or if your home was flooded during a weather-related event. If you’re reading this after you’ve cleaned your home up and dried out your carpet though, what you may actually need is a professional Lake Worth, FL mold assessment appointment. In the meantime, keep reading for preventive measures to take should you ever experience an emergency like this in the future.

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Duct Sealing and Its Benefits for Your Home

Monday, March 13th, 2017

duct-sealing-benefitsIn our last blog post, we discussed signs that it might be time to upgrade your HVAC system’s ductwork. While it’s important to understand the important role that your ductwork plays in the functionality of your HVAC systems, and why upgrading it when the time is right is vital, there are other Lake Worth, FL duct services that may make more sense than replacement when you discover air duct problems.

One of these professional services is duct sealing. You may be wondering why you would need to have this done professionally—after all, that’s what duct tape is for, right? Unfortunately, store-bought duct tape is not aptly named, and thus not appropriate for any ductwork issues. Professional duct sealing involves the use of professional-grade mastic and requires special skills and training to complete.

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When Is the Last Time Your Heat Pump Was Maintained?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Preventive maintenance is one of those services it’s important to invest it to ensure the functionality of your HVAC system throughout the year. Since we don’t have to worry too much about heat here in Florida, we often just think about our AC systems when it comes to scheduling maintenance. But what if you have a heat pump? This 2-in-1 system, which is perfect for climates such as ours with hot summers and mild winters, requires more than just once-a-year maintenance. Keep reading to learn why.

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Discover What’s Lurking In Your Ducts This Winter

Monday, December 5th, 2016

air-ducts-in-an-hvac-systemIf you are like many Lake Worth residents, you may have started off your end-of-year festivities by attending the 2016 holiday tree lighting ceremony at the Cultural Plaza last Friday. Preparing for the holidays, however, is not just about attending community events–although we definitely support that! Holiday preparations also should include ensuring that your home is safe and healthy, both for you and your family as well as any guests you may be receiving this season.

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Why a Mold Assessment is Absolutely Worth It

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Mold is not always immediately visible, nor does it always pose a health risk right away. As such, if you suspect you may have a mold problem—however small it may be—you’re likely to be tempted to ignore it for now. But doing so can only cause the problem to become worse.

One of the most important factors to consider when it comes to mold is that no form of mold is healthy. Some strains are more toxic than others, but to keep a truly healthy household, you don’t want any present. The most common cause of mold buildup is excess moisture and relative humidity levels above 60% for an extended period of time. Do you really need to schedule a mold assessment though if you have these risk factors?

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Avoid These Mold Problems All Year Long

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Have you ever noticed the presence of mold in your home? Hopefully, you’ve never had to deal with an infestation, particularly if it’s black mold. Not only does mold of this kind threaten your property, it can also be detrimental to your health and the health of your family. Fortunately, there is a solution: the mold assessing and remediation services that our experts perform. Keep reading to learn more about the problems you can avoid by having mold thoroughly removed.

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Does Air Duct Cleaning Really Impact Your Cooling System?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

As we near the end of summer, there’s no doubt that your air conditioning system—and its ductwork—got a good workout. Naturally, your system will have accumulated dirt and dust during the last few months, and your air ducts are a natural place for those particles to settle. However, if these irritants are left in your ductwork to build-up, then your air conditioner can start to experience issues.

Fall will be here before we know it, and that’s a great time to catch up on HVAC maintenance. In addition to scheduling an AC maintenance appointment, it may be a very good decision to also schedule duct cleaning. Keep reading to learn more about this service.

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Air Duct Cleaning Frequency and Other FAQs

Monday, July 11th, 2016

It’s no secret that HVAC systems have brought America homes immeasurable benefits in recent decades. There have been a number of advancements and improvements made, which has increased the efficiency and effectiveness of central air conditioner units as well as other types of HVAC systems. No air conditioner or furnace is immune to problems though! With central systems particularly, you have to keep in mind that air conditioners and heaters are complex appliances with snakes of ductwork making their way through your home.

As a result, your air ducts serve as a collection point for numerous contaminants, which can negatively impact your health. For this reason, regular duct cleaning services are a must. But how do you know if duct cleaning is really worth it? This may not be a service you’ve heard a lot about, but we’ve shared some commonly asked questions below to help you determine if you should invest in duct cleaning or not.

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Does My Ductless System Need to Be Replaced?

Monday, May 30th, 2016

With the increasingly hot temperatures already upon us, it may be hard to believe that summer isn’t here yet. But the truth is, we haven’t reached the peak of the heat, and soon you will need your ductless air conditioner to work harder than it has all year.

If you have an aging system that’s required a lot of repairs in recent years, then it may be time to question whether it is going to last you this entire season. You should make sure it gets replaced now rather than running the risk of it dying on you in the middle of one of our hottest days. Keep reading to discover some of the most common signs that your ductless system is ready to be replaced.

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