Managing Humidity Levels in Your Home All Year Round

October 27, 2019 | Air Conditioning

Maintaining the ideal indoor air humidity should be a priority for every homeowner, no matter what part of the country you live in. Indoor air that is too humid or too dry can have negative effects on your health, comfort, and the efficiency of your heating and air conditioning unit. Relative humidity is the amount of water vapor present in air, expressed as a percentage of the amount needed for saturation at the same temperature. As temperatures go up or down, the capacity of the air to hold water changes. It can be difficult to manage the indoor air humidity throughout the seasons, so here are some tips from the heating and air experts at Quality Plumbing & Heating, Inc. 

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Repair vs Replace Your HVAC Equipment

July 15, 2019 | HVAC

No homeowner wants to hear the words “You need to replace your furnace or AC” come from their service technician’s mouth. Here at Quality Plumbing and Heating we don’t condone some practices or procedures our competitors employ, including high pressure sales tactics. By being pushed into making a decision immediately you aren’t allowed the opportunity to consider the following criteria which will help you make an educated decision without added anxiety or stress. Rarely can something not be fixed. It’s generally just a matter of whether or not the cost of the repair is of greater value than the equipment that’s being repaired. Below I will go into a brief analysis of what to consider when determining whether to repair or replace your HVAC equipment. Age of the System If it is less than 12 years old then you generally want repair your system. When you get past 12 years … Continued

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