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Proper ventilation is essential for having the best indoor
air quality for a home. People tend to believe that air pollution is a problem
that only exists outside—but this couldn’t be farther from the truth. Numerous airborne
contaminants come from inside a house: cooking and cleaning products, cosmetics,
pressed wood, paint and varnish, hobby tools, vehicles in an attached garage,
and more. The best way to clean out a concentration of chemicals, smoke, volatile
organic compounds (VOCs), and plain ol’ dust is to open up the house to circulate
a fresh breeze.
We can already anticipate your objection: “How can I do that
during times when it’s extremely hot or cold outside?” This is the number one
problem. Maintaining energy efficiency in a home requires a sealed home. This
is why so many houses today are built tightly with heavy insulation. And its
also why so many contaminants get trapped indoors.
No matter what the temperatures are during spring, it’s the right
time of the year to prepare your air conditioning system for the coming summer heat.
Air conditioners aren’t invincible devices that can run and run without starting
to wear down. Without proper inspections and tune-ups from professionals done
each year, air conditioners will rapidly decline and create numerous problems
before breaking down early.
To arrange for air conditioning maintenance in Courtenay, BC, join our Comfort Club. We are Daikin Comfort Pros and our technicians are highly trained and certified to do the best job for your home cooling system. Our Comfort Club offers residential HVAC maintenance that inspects and tune-ups your air conditioning system in spring and your heating system in fall. The program offers extra benefits as well to thank you for being a loyal customer.
We won’t truly enjoy warmer spring weather for at
least another month, and even then the temperature swings can be shaky. The
short of it is you need to have your furnace working well through the spring.
Now is not the time to ignore troubles with your furnace just because you might
be able to “wait it out.”
There are several important reasons to always act fast on furnace
repairs, but the top one is that a natural gas furnace (which is what you probably
have in your home) may turn hazardous if repair needs are ignored. Gas furnaces
aren’t an inherently dangerous type of heating system, but negligence raises
the chance of safety hazards.