As much as we are ready to welcome a warm spring breeze, those of us with allergies are dreading the inevitable! There are a few things we can do to prepare but avoiding pollen is essentially impossible. Here are a few good tips: As tempting as it is to leave windows and doors open, don’t! [...]
Have you considered installing a clothes line to save money on electricity or simply take advantage of the great outdoors? Think again, you may want to reconsider if you suffer from season allergies, COPD or asthma! Pollen will stick to the wet clothing on the line. This could cause sneezing, coughing and even some very [...]
Coughing, sneezing, dry nose, bloody nose, hard time sleeping, furniture cracking and splitting, and the feeling your house is warm but not comfortable. All of these things could be linked to dry air. Here in New Jersey we use our heat from October through March. During these months, the air in your furnace passes over [...]
Central humidifiers are built right into the heating and air conditioning system. They are designed to humidify the entire house by emitting a fine water vapor. But beware! Humidifiers are very useful but if not properly maintained, they can make you sick. They can ease dry sinuses, bloody noses, dry skin and other symptoms related [...]
As the weather gets cooler, all sorts of critters are looking for shelter from the cold. The best line of defense is prevention! Here are some practical ways to deter mice, chipmunks and other small animals from making your home their winter retreat: Plug all tiny holes and cracks you see around the foundation of [...]
It feels like I woke up this morning and summer is here…. What air conditioner maintenance can I perform as a homeowner?
Air conditioner maintenance may seem overwhelming as a homeowner. Don't let it be. We can help. Step one is to turn it on immediately. Don’t wait for a super warm day; test it now, early in the season when the temperature is above 70 degrees. The reason for this is, if you do find [...]
Do we clean yacht or boat air ducts? Yes, We Can and Do! Yes, at Advanced Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning we have years of experience vacuuming boat air ducts. Just as it is important to properly clean the ducts in a residence on land, it is critical to do so for boats. Anytime [...]
There are a few things that might cause your furnace to "ignore" a call for heat from the thermostat. I have addressed them below and suggest a few things you can try to fix the problem. However, when in doubt, consult a licensed HVAC technician to assist you. Filter – The most common cause of [...]
A Professional Chimney Cleaning Procedure Involves Powerful Equipment and a Properly Trained Technician When the technicians from Advanced Furnace & Air Duct Cleaning arrive at your home to clean your chimney, there are several steps that they will follow. First, they will bring the vacuum hose from the truck to the opening of your fireplace. [...]
That Musty Smell in Your Home Might Indicate That You Need To Clean Your Air Conditioner Evaporator Coils
That musty smell in your house during the summer months may indicate that your home's air conditioner coils need a professional cleaning. A/C coils can trap dirt, hair and other debris in their fins and this will eventually clog the drain in the pan below. This pan must be cleaned so it can properly function and allow the water to drain out. Read More...