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Many people think that regular maintenance for their AC system is mostly an investment in reliability and longevity. When the team comes and checks for problems, changes filters, and performs routine maintenance, that’s what helps prevent midsummer breakdowns and keeps your system starting up and keeping you cool, year after year. What they don’t think about is all the cleaning that’s involved in an air conditioning service, and how it keeps your home, and your home’s air, fresh and clean. The health benefits of a quality air conditioning system can be significant, even helping your family members who find it difficult to go outside during the summer due to air quality issues as well as heat. At One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating of Fort Worth, we provide the services and equipment to help our customers in Azle, TX and the rest of the area have great indoor air quality as well as comfort. Breathing easier is an important part of enjoying life.
Research shows that we breathe somewhere around 18,000 to 20,000 times a day. Clearly, our lungs benefit from as many of those breaths as possible taking in clean, cool air. Breathing indoors allows us to manage the air that we breathe, not only keeping it at a good temperature but also keeping as much undesirable material out of the air as possible. That can include pollen and other particles, pathogens that cause disease, and allergens that irritate our bodies and cause reactions.
Asthma keeps people indoors during parts of the year because the air is so full of pollen, smoke, and other particles and contaminants. Some people are also affected by temperature, having their asthma triggered if the air gets too cold, for example. Air conditioning service in Azle, TX provides a reliable way to maintain your indoor air at the temperature you need, and also keep the humidity and other factors where you want or need them as well.
Does the thought of pollen make you sneeze? For some people, allergies can seem that bad, but actually, of course, it’s what’s in the air that affects your respiratory allergies. Air conditioning service to maintain your AC system lets you keep your windows closed and your air circulating through filters, and we can offer advanced HEPA filters and UV light treatment to further clear your indoor air.
Clear, cool indoor air is best for people to sleep in, breathing in and out all night and not being affected by allergies and other conditions that impede breathing and comfort and making sleeping difficult. Our air conditioning service can give you quality air to help you sleep, and also provide thermostats that control your home’s air temperature and humidity when it’s time to sleep but don’t put unnecessary energy resources into cooling your empty bedroom during the day.
Keeping People, Pets, and Equipment Cool
Family members and pets, especially seniors of all kinds, do better with quality cool air in their living environment. It helps their bodies stay regulated and helps their breathing stay relaxed and steady. Another way that cool air helps is with your equipment, especially computer, gaming systems, and home theater gear that all heat up considerably because of the power they use. When your home’s air temperature is comfortable for you, your electronics also have a chance to dissipate or send off the heat they’re generating, allowing them to run without heat-related trouble and wear. Air conditioning service in Azle, TX can be a better deal than servicing costly electronics, too.
More Family and Friends
While most people appreciate this benefit, there are times when some of us might not. It’s the ability of your home to comfortably host visits from family and friends, giving them a place to cool off and relax during hot summer days. Emergency air conditioning service is part of our company’s offerings, 24/7, when you’re getting ready for a party or have guests arriving and your air conditioner is breaking down. Of course, we also offer preventive maintenance and repairs to reduce the chance of anything happening at just the wrong time. If you really want the house to yourself instead, we’re sure you can find another way to achieve that than letting the place warm up, anyway.
A Critical Need for Many Seniors
As we age, our bodies become less tolerant of temperature extremes, and air conditioning becomes more of a necessity for seniors than a luxury. Air conditioning service ensures that people who rely on a cool, comfortable place to live, or a place they frequently visit, like their kids’ homes, can count on staying comfortable and safe in a cool environment.
Reduced Humidity — Or Even Controlled
Air conditioning service helps your AC unit to cool your home and also to reduce the humidity in the air, which can add comfort and breathability and protect your skin as well. Since the type of AC unit you have can affect how much humidity your system removes, many people opt for humidity management equipment added to their HVAC system for year-round comfort and carefully controlled levels of moisture in the air. With a combination of humidity control on your thermostat and humidifier and dehumidifier units on your ducts, you can have things just where you want them.
Controlling Mold Growth
Another benefit of controlling your home’s humidity is reducing the moisture and preventing condensation that can encourage mold growth. Without managing the moisture in the air, you’re more likely to find that condensation in places like your bathrooms and kitchen can grow mold and invite insects and make some of your spaces less desirable than others. Air conditioning service has plenty of welcome side effects like these.
Better for Wood Furniture
While some people would think of cigars as one item you keep in your home that needs controlled humidity, for most people wooden furniture and floors are more on their minds. With managed moisture thanks to our air conditioning service, the wood is less likely to flex, the grain may not rise as much, and valuable wooden pieces won’t experience as much environmentally-induced wear over time.
Work at Home Works Better
Think about an important meeting or interview conducted from your home office by video, and imagine that your home is hot and humid. How is that going to look? You’ll probably look nervous just from the sweat, and there’s no need for that. Our air conditioning service can make your home office a place where it’s easy to relax and work on your projects, where you’re more able to think straight and less likely to be irritated by the heat.
Exercising at Home Is More Comfortable
Whether you lift weights or use machines to exercise, cool air thanks to our air conditioning service makes it so much easier, and helps avoid sweaty grips as well. Even holding a yoga pose is more centering when you’re relaxed and cool.
Keeping Windows Closed Keeps Bugs Out
If your home is comfortable with your AC running, you can thank our air conditioning service for allowing you to keep your windows closed during the spring and summer months when there are all sorts of creatures trying to find their way in, especially insects and other pests and parasites. We can’t help when you get out on the porch, but inside you’ll have full control over who gets into your space.
Keeping Windows Closed Keeps Criminals Out
Another advantage to having your windows closed thanks to cool air and our air conditioning service is there are fewer ways for criminals to sneak in undetected. With a cracked window, there’s an opportunity that a closed and locked window or door doesn’t provide. Everybody forgets to close a window or lock a door from time to time, and if you’re not leaving them open for cooling at night, there’s nothing to forget.
Quieter Life Without Neighborhood Noises
Depending on where you live, keeping your windows closed thanks to air conditioning service either keeps the sound of traffic out, or the sound of neighborhood lawn mowing away. There are plenty of other noises you’ll shut out anywhere in the DFW area, and if you like, you can even upgrade your windows to more advanced triple-pane soundproof ones to really give you peace of mind. You’ll thank yourself when you can close your bedroom window and not get awakened by early morning trash collection banging away, and your kids can study when they need to, even if sounds of others playing in the pool would draw them out. That’s the value of quiet, thanks to AC.
Outside Odors Don’t Come Indoors
Do you love the smell of two-cycle engines running, or get distracted by rich barbecue aromas drifting in your windows? If your windows are closed and your AC on, you don’t have to be affected by any of the world’s odors and fragrances from outside your home. In the case of grass and pollen, you also can be protected if you’re allergic. You might be thinking that there are some advantages to fresh air, but a well-managed HVAC system does a pretty good job at keeping your air fresh and clean, much better than we get in our urban environments. Ask about HEPA filtration for extra clean air if you need it, and don’t forget to keep your standard air filter changed on a regular basis, it’s a small price to pay for reliable air conditioner operation.
Indoor Odors Don’t Develop Rapidly
As your indoor temperature rises, it becomes more critical to put away your groceries in the refrigerator or freezer, to avoid melting, curdling, and just plain “going bad” for everything from milk to meat. That also means that when you have items spoiling outside the fridge, you have much more chance to catch them before you’re having to try to clear a foul odor from your kitchen or other space. Air conditioning service in Azle, TX lets you keep your home at the right temperature for eating, even if you set out a buffet or take your time to finish your meal.
Heat-Related Issues: Sweating and Dehydration
Running fans in your home on a hot summer day may make it feel cooler, but not lowering the temperature. It’s basically dehydrating you, evaporating your sweat to keep you cool. If you’ve just come inside and you’re drinking water to rehydrate, you need a nice, cool, air-conditioned home where your body can relax and quit sweating. Air conditioning service makes that comfort possible. If you have nice furniture you don’t want to ruin, this will also help avoid stains on your upholstery and save you lots of cleaning and replacement costs.
Heat-Related Issues: Heat Stroke
On some of our hottest days, homes get pretty dangerous if they’re not cooled. Air conditioning service also provides a great refuge if you’ve gotten a bit too much sun and need to cool off. You can rehydrate and relax, and your body’s temperature will have a better chance to adjust, especially if you find a vent and stand nearby. This becomes more of an issue for seniors, and can also be a critical issue for some types of heat-intolerant pets.
Great Indoor Air Is Just Part of Our HVAC Service Benefits in Azle, TX
Our air conditioning service team takes care of you with maintenance before the summer heat builds up and urgent repair calls throughout the summer, 24 hours a day if needed. We’re One Hour Air Conditioning & Heating of Fort Worth, available the rest of the year too, of course, and for your heating as well as your cooling. We’re your experienced professional team of HVAC experts, working to keep you comfortable, healthy, and happy year-round with care you can count on in Azle, TX. Our schedule commitments and transparent pricing make us easy to work with and careful with your budget, so you don’t have to think twice before you call us, even right now.