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Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide 

November 9, 2022
A fall window. Learn the Facts About Carbon Monoxide.

To promote safety and well-being for our community in Belton, here’s what you should know about this harmful airborne pollutant.

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How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy

October 13, 2022
IAQ_A_014 How a Whole-House Humidifier Keeps You Healthy. Woman sitting comfortably in her home.

There are many advantages to adding a whole-house humidifier to your Texas home. Adding a humidifier can increase the comfort level in your home and lower your annual energy expenses. Proper humidity levels can allow you to maintain indoor comfort levels at a lower temperature which uses less energy for heating.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

September 12, 2022
Close up of air filter, Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners | HVAC, Indoor Air Quality | Harker Heights, TX

Our highly climate-controlled indoor environments can often be extremely comfortable in our modern world. Combine that with the fact so many of our daily needs are easily met without needing to go outside, and you find a society that spends nearly all its time indoors. As a result, poor indoor air quality has become a significant area of concern as a contributor to potential health problems.

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Why You Need Whole-House Humidity Control

May 17, 2022
Woman opening a humidifier on the floor

When indoor plumbing became more popular in the 1940s, a whole new level of comfort and convenience began for homeowners. However, with that convenience came new challenges. One of those challenges is controlling humidity levels so they remain safe and comfortable inside your home. According to HVAC.com, the ideal humidity level is between 30 percent and 50 percent.

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4 Reasons to Replace Your Home’s Air Filter

December 23, 2021
Person Cleaning Air Filter

You may think about your filter only when the seasons change, but filters need more attention than that all year long.

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How UV Lights Benefit Your HVAC System

October 18, 2021
Happy Woman on Couch

Adding an ultraviolet lighting system to the HVAC equipment of your home creates a healthier environment for you and your loved ones.

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Leaky Ducts and You

May 14, 2021
Ventilation pipes in silver insulation material hanging from the ceiling inside new building.

To diagnose and correct your leaky duct problem is a simple process that will greatly improve the comfort and health of your home.

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What Are Zone Control Systems?

February 12, 2021
Happy Woman on Couch

A zone control system only provides the necessary cooling or heating that each zone in your home needs at the time.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

January 29, 2021
Dust on Furniture

Dust is no laughing matter, no matter the setting. If you notice abnormal dust levels in your home, follow these tips.

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Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important

November 30, 2020
Cleaning Vent with a Sponge

Having your air ducts professionally cleaned can give you cleaner air to breathe and help your HVAC system work more efficiently.

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

July 30, 2020
Fan in Room

Looking to improve your home’s indoor air quality? Our team wants to help make your home healthier and comfortable with these tips.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

June 23, 2020
Dirty Air Filter

Do you know the impact that clogged air filters have on your household? Our team wants to help improve your home’s indoor air quality.

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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

January 27, 2020
Carbon Monoxide Detector

We know how serious carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is. Our Airheads HVAC professionals provide maintenance and service on all possible carbon-monoxide-producing appliances, as well as carbon monoxide detectors for your Copperas Cove home and office.   What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a poisonous, odorless, and tasteless gas. It’s formed by the incomplete combustion…

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier?

December 23, 2019
Humidifier

Winter is here and with it comes freezing temperatures, frequent illness, and dry indoor air. If you struggle with discomfort during the winter in your Copperas Cove home, you may benefit from investing in a humidification system.  Our professionals at Airheads HVAC are here to inform you about home humidification, different systems available, and the…

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Allergies and HVAC

May 21, 2019
Mother Reading Story To Children In Their clean Bedroom.

Allergens are all around us and in the spring as the trees pollinate. We often consider remaining indoors to avoid the cause, but in some cases this is like getting out of the frying pan into the fire. Your indoor air can be even more polluted with allergens than the air outside.

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Video — Reducing Allergies With Air Duct Cleaning

April 5, 2019
Woman on a couch with reduced allergy symptoms due to clean air ducts.

Your home’s air ducts connect to your heating and cooling system carrying all the air in your Copperas Cove home. You are breathing the air in your home it is optimal for the traveling air to be as clean as possible. Because the air in your home carries particles or debris that will settle in…

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Should You Clean Your Ducts?

March 12, 2019
Poplar tree buds opening in spring, to show their silky white hairs which cause allergies.

Cleaning your ducts, along with other maintenance cleaning, can improve your home’s energy efficiency and give your HVAC system longer life. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) you should consider having your ducts cleaned for certain reasons.

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How Can I Tell If My Air Ducts Are Leaking?

February 28, 2019
Man surprised by his energy bill due to leaky air ducts

Have you ever had a damaged straw with a hole or two in it, and you tried to drink from it unaware of its defects? Not much of your drink actually made it to your mouth, as it leaked from the straw. This concept is the same for leaky air ducts in your home. If…

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Why is Indoor Air Quality Important?

February 15, 2019
Indoor Air Quality showing picture of a living room

People spend 90% of their time indoors and indoor air can be 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has indoor air quality ranked as one of the top 5 environmental dangers. It is linked to severe asthma and allergy development in children and to heart problems and…

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