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The Forgotten, Not So Secret Ingredient

I quickly became the “go-to” guy asked to visit clients after they had an experience like the one described so I could “make it better”. Why was I received so well and not my colleagues?  Why was I the one who had clients demanding only me in their home?  My former employers asked these questions of me only to brush …

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Home’s duct systems as essential as that jolt of joe

I’ve become aware, sometimes painfully aware, that not all cups of coffee are created equal. Though sometimes I can look at the coffee and see something is off, it usually isn’t until it hits my taste buds that I realize all is not right with my cup of joe. And the cheaper the coffee, the more often I’m disappointed with …

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You Can Make Your AC Last Forever, almost.

So how long should a home air conditioner last?  If I was paid a nickel every time I was asked this question … well that would be a silly way to make money.  So, how long should your air conditioner last?  Like most life advice, a black and white answer doesn’t exist and here in Tampa, Florida, I’ve replaced 30+ …

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9 Simple Tips For Great Indoor Air Quality

Don’t Smoke Indoors– Any combustion smoke is bad for indoor air quality, but the chemicals and other particles released from tobacco smoke makes for poor air quality AND coats the indoor air conditioning components like your coil with damaging substances. When cooking, use your exhaust fan– the kitchen exhaust fan, when vented outdoors, allows you to get rid of particulates, …

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Why Is My New Air Conditioner Disappointing Me?

7 Reasons New ACs Do Not Perform Buying a new air conditioner can be daunting, knowing these key items can help you prevent disappointment. Ensure the duct system is designed and installed correctly.  Ultimately, in a home, the purpose of an AC is to make us comfortable.  If the duct system is not sized or balanced correctly, the right air will …