Parker Services Inc Blog: Archive for the ‘Indoor Air Quality’ Category

How Does a Dehumidifier Work?

Tuesday, June 6th, 2023

If someone were to ask you if a dehumidifier and an air conditioner were different, you’d probably say a resounding “yes.” That’s correct, these two systems work differently, but how different are they? That’s a question that not many people know the answer to.

Dehumidifiers and air conditioners are very similar. They can both remove moisture from the air through condensation, but there’s a key difference in their functionality which makes them better at different jobs. A dehumidifier doesn’t do a very good job at cooling a house, whereas an air conditioner doesn’t do an efficient job of removing moisture. Both of these systems have a more specialized approach to their work.

So, if you notice that your air is cool but still humid, you might need to call our team for dehumidifier repair in Tallahassee, FL.

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A Dehumidifier Definitely Helps!

Monday, May 8th, 2023

Dehumidifiers are tools, just like anything else we use in our daily lives. It’s not so much about what it does that makes it a hot topic of conversation, it’s how we use it that makes the difference.

As most of us know, a dehumidifier absorbs the moisture from the atmosphere and collects it so it can be dumped out. This is fairly straightforward, but it’s essential to several different things going on in your home.

For instance, without moisture in the atmosphere, it’s hard for temperatures to feel humid and muggy. Also, mold and fungus have a harder time growing in dry atmospheres meaning that dehumidifiers in Tallahassee, FL are essential for combatting an infestation.

Today, we’d like to give you a few reasons why a dehumidifier might be such an important addition to your home comfort systems. And luckily enough, we provide dehumidifier installations at an affordable rate if you’re ready to purchase one by the end of this blog.

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The Problem With Leaking Ducts

Monday, March 13th, 2023

What if every time you tried to take a drink of water on a hot day, 30% of it leaked out of the glass before it hit your lips? Wouldn’t that make you angry? And then, if you tried to eat a delicious sandwich for lunch, 30% of it fell right into the trash before you got a taste. Again, another obnoxious thing that would make anyone livid.

Well, those might sound fantastical, but in the HVAC world they’re not so unrealistic. For instance, a set of air ducts in disrepair could be leaking up to 30% of the conditioned air that’s created by your air conditioner (or heater) and losing it before it reaches the rooms of your home. You might not be able to see it because it’s being leaked elsewhere and because it’s air, but it could be happening. It might be time to call a professional for duct sealant in Tallahassee, FL.

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Two Major Tips for Indoor Air Quality

Monday, February 27th, 2023

Do you know the exciting feeling of having a new, high-tech computer or TV? You briskly read through the manual, learning all the new tricks of how to use such an incredible new piece of technology. This system is just so much more advanced and better built than the one you had before. That exhilarating feeling and the excitement, all of that is what comes with a new piece of technology.

Well, what if we told you that you could have that feeling when you upgrade your thermostat? New smart thermostats might seem like luxury products, but they’re actually highly advanced technological marvels covered in shiny plastic or metal.

You can achieve a similar rush, the feeling of drastically improving your life, by investing in air duct cleaning in Tallahassee, FL. Let’s go on a journey to discuss some of the best two upgrades you can invest in for your home’s indoor air quality.

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“How Do I Fix My Leaky Ductwork?”

Monday, June 20th, 2022

If you’re like most homeowners, your HVAC ductwork isn’t something that you give a whole lot of thought to, mostly due to the fact that it is out of sight and out of mind. But if you found out they were the reason your energy bills were too high, you’d probably pay attention then, right?

This could very well be the case if you have damaged or loose ductwork that’s letting not only conditioned air out and dirty air in.

Air duct leakage can account for about 30% air loss–that’s conditioned air that you are paying for. It also accounts for many of the indoor air problems a home can experience. Fortunately, there’s a solution–professional duct sealing! Read on to learn more.

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How to Use Your HVAC More Efficiently and Breathe Easier!

Monday, April 11th, 2022

If there is anything we know about our customers, it’s that they like to be as comfortable as possible in their homes, as affordably as possible! And if there’s anything our homeowners don’t always consider, is how their indoor air quality plays a role in this.

Without the right products and services in place, your indoor air quality can actually be worse than the quality of air outdoors. One of these services is professional duct cleaning. While this isn’t a service you typically need each year, like professional HVAC maintenance, it is definitely one you should invest in at least every 2-3 years. Read on to learn why!

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