How Are Indoor Air Quality and HVAC Related?

August 8, 2020

Your home’s HVAC system and indoor air quality are strongly related to one another. All the air in your home circulates through your HVAC system, so it’s the best place to address indoor air quality issues. Here are the ways indoor air quality and HVAC are connected. What is HVAC? This term stands for heating ventilation and air conditioning. Your heating system, air conditioner, ductwork and thermostat form your home’s HVAC system. Your HVAC system is responsible for heating and cooling your home, reducing humidity and otherwise improving your home’s indoor air quality.

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Signs Your Thermostat Should Be Repaired

July 12, 2020

Thermostats alleviate the need to adjust your air conditioner constantly. In some regions, the weather can change dramatically, even within a matter of days. Other than making your home uncomfortable, it can have a long-term impact on the performance of your system. At Unique Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. in Northglenn, we can help you in fixing issues with your thermostats. Here are some of the signs you may notice if your thermostat needs fixing. Your Unit Is Not Running When troubleshooting equipment malfunction, it is wise to start with the most obvious cause of the fault. If the screen is

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Does The Outside Temperature Affect My AC?

June 13, 2020

Air conditioners are designed for extreme temperatures. When it gets unbearably hot in the summer, you naturally turn to your AC for relief. The unit will cool your home down to a comfortable temperature, and you will not have to resort to other devices such as ceiling and portable fans. Nevertheless, it’s always important to note what the outside temperature is in the first place, as it has distinct pros and cons to your AC. Let’s take a look at whether the outside temperature affects your AC. Temperature Threshold To start things off, most

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A Guide to Fixing Hot Spots in Your Home

May 10, 2020

When there are hot spots occurring in your Northglenn, CO, home, it could be a red flag. It is often a signal that the heating, cooling, and ventilation system in your home is no longer operating at a high level. At Unique Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., we have experience in diagnosing these kinds of issues. A thorough inspection is required because a number of factors could be leading to hot spots, such as the size of the home, high ceilings, or lack of installation. Here is a quick guide to fixing hot spots in your home. Find the Source

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Tips for Healthy Air at Home

April 15, 2020

You might be surprised to learn that the air inside your home in Northglenn could be more polluted and less healthy than the outdoor air. Indoor air pollution may cause you and your family to experience a wide variety of symptoms from nasal and sinus congestion to throat irritation, headaches, and breathing troubles. Here are seven ways you can maintain healthy indoor air at home and how our technicians at Unique Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. can help. 1. Maintain Healthy Humidity Levels The ideal indoor humidity level is 40 to 50%. At this level, viruses and bacteria dry out and

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Carbon Monoxide’s Impact on Indoor Air Quality

March 19, 2020

Furnaces are powered by gas. When a furnace burns fuel during the heating process, it produces carbon monoxide in the heat exchanger. If the carbon monoxide leaks out, it can impact your indoor air quality. Learning about carbon monoxide’s effect on indoor air quality is essential. After all, the quality of the air in your home or office impacts your health. Here is what you need to know about carbon monoxide’s impact on indoor air quality. What Is Carbon Monoxide? Quite simply, carbon monoxide is a gas. It is odorless and colorless.

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How Long Should a Furnace Last?

February 20, 2020

Most furnaces can last up to 30 years. The life expectancy of yours will depend on a variety of factors. These include the furnace’s manufacturer and model, whether proper installation techniques were used, the frequency and quality of maintenance services performed and the moisture level in your home. Let’s explore the factors that can determine your furnace’s life expectancy. Furnace Manufacturer and Model Price doesn’t determine the quality of a furnace. However, some manufacturers produce better furnaces than others. When shopping for a furnace, it’s important to select a quality furnace from a reputable manufacturer. Research

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How to Avoid Furnace Repairs

January 12, 2020

Sitting in the cold while waiting for furnace repairs can greatly interrupt your family’s routine and contentment. Fortunately, you can avoid furnace emergencies. Keeping tabs on the age of your heater, having a preventative maintenance program, and looking for symptoms that a major breakdown is about to happen will help to keep your family warm all winter. Keep Track of Your Furnace’s Age How old is your furnace? It’s important to keep track of its age because equipment does wear out over time. Many of the modern heaters last from 15 to 20 years, on average.

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