Air Quality

Factors that Reduce Your Indoor Air Quality and How to Fix Them

Factors that Reduce Your Indoor Air Quality and How to Fix Them 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

The average family in Nashville spends the greatest percentage of their time at home, hanging out, sleeping, and, for many, working from home. As a result, it is important that your home is safe and healthy. Unfortunately, bad indoor air quality can quickly become a source of health problems and discomfort. Different types of pollutants in your home are a major trigger for allergies, respiratory issues, reoccurring colds, or other illnesses, especially if they build…

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HVAC Considerations When You Have Pets 

HVAC Considerations When You Have Pets  150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

When you have cats or dogs in your family, your home will look a little different than others in terms of cleaning needs and keeping your pets comfortable. Heating and cooling in your home is another area that you will need to pay special attention to as a pet owner. These ideas will help keep your heating and cooling are working well without skyrocketing costs while also keeping your pets safe and happy. HVAC Maintenance…

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Can Your House Benefit from a UV Light in Your HVAC System?

Can Your House Benefit from a UV Light in Your HVAC System? 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

Whether you are more aware of germs and bacteria in the wake of the pandemic or are simply looking for different ways to make your home as healthy as possible, one potential option is adding a UV light to your HVAC system.  Artificial UV light is on the same spectrum as the sun’s rays and will have the same effect of killing bacteria, mold, mildew, and other harmful particles that can enter your HVAC system…

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Improving Your Indoor Air Quality with Your Spring Cleaning Routine

Improving Your Indoor Air Quality with Your Spring Cleaning Routine 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

Day to day activities in your home will naturally lead to a buildup of debris. Dust, pet dander, mold spores, and a range of other particles that we deal with daily in our homes are all common irritants and most often responsible for cases of indoor allergies. These particles can stay on surfaces and in air ducts, and every time your AC is on, they will blow throughout your home, causing further irritation. Spring cleaning…

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Why Your Furnace May Be Causing Indoor Allergies

Why Your Furnace May Be Causing Indoor Allergies 150 150 Lewis Comfort Control

With a few months to go before the height of spring allergy season in Nashville, it can be irritating to find you are experiencing allergies now. There are several things that can trigger indoor allergies in the winter, but one of the most common causes is dust particles in your furnace. The average home in Nashville contains hundreds of dust and mold particles. Generally, the numbers are too small to cause a problem, but a…

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3 Signs Your HVAC System Is Affecting Your Indoor Air Quality

3 Signs Your HVAC System Is Affecting Your Indoor Air Quality Lewis Comfort Control

HVAC systems have been wrongfully accused multiple times of unrelated health problems and causing issues that don’t exist. Fortunately, most of the myths related to HVAC systems have been busted. However, a grain of truth is still there in all the gibberish that people take for granted. There can be situations where your HVAC system can actually affect your air quality and, consequently, your health. Here are three signs of poor indoor air quality, along…

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5 Tips for Optimal Use of Your Air Conditioner

5 Tips for Optimal Use of Your Air Conditioner Lewis Comfort Control

Any machine’s functionality and effectiveness are just as dependent on the user as they are on the manufacturer. From the biggest, most complex equipment to the simplest machinery, correct use is key for optimal functionality and durability. When it comes to air conditioners, their life, effectiveness, and function heavily depend on how they’re used. We might not realize, but our air conditioner may not be working to its maximum performance and capacity due to some…

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3 Ways to Lower Your Indoor Humidity Level

3 Ways to Lower Your Indoor Humidity Level Lewis Comfort Control

Spotty, foggy windows, inefficient fresh air supply, must odor, and clammy skin is some of the main signs of high indoor humidity levels.Humidity can mark a lasting territory in your home if left untreated for long. It can cause mold growth, infestations, rotting wooden furniture, and skin allergies. High humidity also decreases the energy efficiency of your home. As it makes the indoor air warmer, you’re most likely to blast air conditioners, use exhausts, and…

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How Maintaining Your Air Conditioning System Can Help Lower Utility Bills

How Maintaining Your Air Conditioning System Can Help Lower Utility Bills Lewis Comfort Control

AC consumption makes up for most of your electricity bill, and with the summer season quickly approaching, energy bills are bound to increase. So how can you reduce utility bills while still keeping your household comfortable? Regular maintenance is the answer. Here are some maintenance tips and tricks that can help you reduce your energy bills: 1. Change the Filters Dust accumulation in air ducts can block the air filters. This can reduce the airflow and…

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