EB Design Air Inc. Blog : Archive for August, 2016

How Does Air Filtration Help Your AC?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

We often stress the benefits of air filtration systems to residents of Ramsey, NJ and other nearby homes. Every air conditioner comes with a filter designed to strain out dust, pet hair and other contaminants. An electronic air filter or similar device takes a more rigorous approach to the problem, as can HEPA filters and similar upgrades to your existing filtration system. They help keep your air clean and avoid the spread of germs and other contagions, and if you have family members sensitive to excessive dust (infants, the elderly or people suffering from conditions such as asthma), w high-end form of air filtration is absolutely necessary.

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Consider the Location of Your Thermostat

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

If your air conditioner just never seems to be working the way you want it to, no matter what you do, the problem may not be with the air conditioner. Your thermostat acts as the primary control system for your air conditioner, and if it isn’t functioning as it should, you might want to look there for answers. This is especially true for older homes, of which we have a number in Wyckoff, NJ and which can present special challenges for modern thermostats. In particular, you should check the location of your thermostat, which can have a huge bearing on your AC’s ability to do the job. Here’s how.

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How to Plan for a New Air Conditioner

Monday, August 15th, 2016

August is hot in Saddle River, NJ, and with your air conditioner already running on a daily basis for months, now is an ideal time to consider a replacement system. Older systems tend to show the strain, either with higher monthly costs or increasingly expensive repairs, and with the summer season slowly winding down, you have all of the fall and winter to plan for a replacement. Here’s a few things to consider on that front, to help ensure that the process goes as smoothly as possible.

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How to Prepare Your Generator for Trouble

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Residents of New City, NY have seen what Mother Nature can throw at us, and even when you don’t have advance warning like you do with a storm front, the power in your house can go out suddenly and without warning. A whole-house generator makes an excellent way to maintain power in a crisis and ensure that you can hunker down in safety and comfort until the crisis passes. But proper preparation is the key, and your generator only works as well as you have prepared it. Here are some important tips to help make sure you’re never caught flat-footed when a crisis arises.

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How to Flush Your Water Heater

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Your water heater is an important part of your home, and the last thing you want to see is a problem with it. Unfortunately, because most of them are tucked in out of the way in our Nanuet, NY homes, we usually don’t notice a problem until it’s too late. By then, repair might not even be an option. You may be forced to replace the unit instead.

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