Aire Texas Residential Services, Inc Blog: Archive for May, 2021

Upgrade Your AC for This Important Reason

Monday, May 24th, 2021

How much do you know about refrigerant? If you’re a savvy homeowner, you might know that refrigerant is the substance that your AC uses to transfer heat from the inside of your home to the outside. Or, you might just be comfortable knowing it’s in your AC and it just “helps” with the cooling process. Regardless of how involved you’d like to be in the cooling process of your AC, it’s important to know what refrigerant is.

That being said, do you know what type of refrigerant your AC uses? Now we’re getting into the juicy part of this blog post. Different air conditioners utilize different types of refrigerant, and if you’ve got an older system there’s a small chance that it uses R-22 refrigerant which was phased out in 2020. This is important to remember, so you’re not surprised when you call for air conditioning repair in Plano, TX and a technician tells you how obscene the price might be for a refrigerant recharge!

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Don’t Forget About These Air Purifier Benefits

Monday, May 10th, 2021

There’s a lot of strange information going around these days. We get misconceptions from homeowners all the time about how ineffective air purifiers are, or how they “don’t compare to washing your hands and covering your mouth when you cough.” We don’t understand these kinds of comments because we’re big proponents of doing a combination of all these safe practices together with the help of an air purifier.

Air purifiers in Garland, TX are not the be-all-end-all solution for contaminants. While they systematically remove and eliminate contaminants from the air, they’re not going to replace washing your hands with soap and water, covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze, or the other safe practices you utilize. Rather, we’re here to talk about the benefits that come from using an air purifier together with all of the other safety protocols you’re aware of. Only then, will your home be that much safer against viruses, bacteria, and other biological contaminants.

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