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Ways You Can Control Pollutants in Your Household

Indoor air becomes contaminated easily, and pollutants can build because they are confined within the home’s structure. Chemicals, organic allergens and other particulates all have the potential to cause health problems. Here are ways to reduce home pollutants and reduce the harmful effects. Diminish Dust The dust in your home is not as benign as [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on Ways You Can Control Pollutants in Your Household

Colder Weather Programming for Thermostats

Every year when residential HVAC systems in eastern North Carolina make the transition from cooling to heating, it's also time for resetting the programmable thermostat. The summertime programming — with temperatures set higher during times when full cooling isn't necessary – no longer works when the days get short and the temperatures turn toward freezing. [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Thermostats|Comments Off on Colder Weather Programming for Thermostats

HVAC Home Comfort Solutions to Be Thankful For

Has the time come to replace your HVAC equipment? If so, it's worth learning about efficiency and home comfort solutions so you can select new equipment that brings you the greatest benefit. Efficiency and Home Comfort Solutions to Consider Here are a few of the latest HVAC system features that you may like to have [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|HVAC System|Comments Off on HVAC Home Comfort Solutions to Be Thankful For

SHOULD YOUR AIR FILTER BE CHANGED MORE OFTEN IN THE SUMMER?

By SocialTract Jackson & Sons, Dudley, NC, 28 June, 2016, Last Modified: 6/13/2016 12:25:58 PM Cared for correctly, your HVAC air filter can protect you from air contaminants that are especially common in summer. To get the most out of your filter, you'll need to know the right time to replace it. How Summer Affects Your [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Air Filters|0 Comments

How to Pick the Best Home Heating System for You

Plenty of options exist when it comes to the best home heating system for your home. Choosing the right one depends on your preferences and fuel availability. Heat Pumps Heat pumps are often the best choice for heating in this climate because winters seldom reach much below freezing and summers require air conditioning. Pros: Doesn’t [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Furnaces|0 Comments

Furnace Usage This Winter

Is your furnace ready for whatever another Eastern North Carolina winter brings? Will it keep you cozy warm and also heat economically all winter long — without any emergency service calls to rescue a unit that breaks down at the worst possible time? The way to ensure that your heating system keeps you comfortable all [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Furnaces|0 Comments

YOUR GUIDE TO HVAC AIR FILTER RATINGS

By SocialTract Jackson & Sons, Dudley, NC, 21 July, 2016, Last Modified: 7/15/2016 2:37:01 PM That simple HVAC air filter makes a big difference in your home’s energy costs, indoor air quality (IAQ) and the performance of your HVAC system. Learning the aspects of filters can help you choose the best one for your system to [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Air Filters|0 Comments

Why Carbon Monoxide Detectors are Important for Your Home


When you’re doing fall maintenance on your HVAC system, don’t forget to check your carbon monoxide detector. Making sure this alarm works and has a fresh set of batteries will help keep you and the rest of your family safe in your eastern North Carolina home all year. There are many important reasons to have [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Carbon Monoxide|0 Comments

Does Your Home Have Working Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

When the weather turns chilly and you start using the gas furnace, carbon monoxide (CO) becomes a threat to your health and well-being. You can lower your risk of exposure by scheduling a maintenance tune up on your furnace so that a certified HVAC technician can make sure your heating system is operating safely. Additionally, [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Carbon Monoxide|0 Comments

SHOULD YOU CONSIDER A WHOLE-HOME DEHUMIDIFIER?

By SocialTract Jackson & Sons, Dudley, NC, 9 June, 2016, Last Modified: 6/1/2016 3:04:53 PM A whole-home dehumidifier keeps your indoor environment in the healthy and comfortable zone. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends maintaining indoor relative humidity below 60 percent. Here in Eastern North Carolina, daily high humidity levels average between 70 percent to 80 percent [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Humidity|0 Comments
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