Before it starts to get really hot here in Gainesville, you should check your home for air leaks. Studies indicate that leaks cause approximately 25-30% of the cool air to escape from your home, wasting both energy and money. So, how can you prevent air leaks? Here are our DIY tips for keeping your cool
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Over 50 million Americans indicate that they suffer from allergies each year, but for some, could the problem be something else entirely? Dust, mold, mildew, and other air pollutants in your home can cause allergy-like symptoms. Recent studies from the EPA have even indicated that air in the home can be up to 70 times
With the seasons changing, it’s important to think about HVAC system maintenance. Part of maintenance is making sure that you’re changing your air filter often enough, but the problem is that most people are unaware of how frequently they should replace it. Honestly, there isn’t an entirely straight-forward answer, as there are several factors involved
It’s important to take a look at your HVAC system between seasons to make sure its maintenance is up to date, and to avoid any surprises during the summer months. While you should definitely schedule regular maintenance visits, here are some things you should always check before turning on the AC. Inspect Unit Panels
It’s officially winter -- which means it’s time to combat the dry air. One of the best ways to regulate your home air quality during the cooler months is by using a humidifier. Humidifiers emit moisture back into the air which not only increases comfort, but also has an array of health benefits. Our team
The temperature has finally cooled down a bit following another long, hot Florida summer. And while our region may not exactly be known for its harsh winters, we do experience frequent sharp fluctuations in temperature that affect the comfortability of your home. The problem is, adjusting your home thermostat frequently to accommodate these temperature changes
During the summer months, people tend to make it a priority to schedule routine maintenance on their HVAC system to prepare for the hottest summer days here in Florida. As the season begins to change and weather cools it often seems like less of a priority. However, even though Florida may not experience the harshest
With frequent weather changes during this time of year, there is no telling when high heat and humidity will pose a problem. The team here at Bounds Heating & Air is here to educate you on the causes of high home humidity and how to reduce moisture levels in your home. Indoor Humidity =
Think about the amount of time that you spend in your home. Now imagine the number of toxic compounds in your home that come from chemical-based cleaning products, air-fresheners, and other products. These are everyday household items that you typically don’t think twice about, but they can emit toxins that are detrimental to your health.