Elliott-McElwee, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Indoor Air Quality’

How Do I Know My Whole House Fan Isn’t Working Right?

Monday, December 18th, 2023

A whole house fan is a great addition to your home because it can help to improve indoor air quality and even lighten the load on your HVAC system. But even the best whole house fans experience problems from time to time. The trick is identifying these problems early and getting them fixed before your whole house fan breaks down and stops working completely.

You can give our team a call when you need a whole house fan repair in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. We can complete an inspection and let you know if anything is wrong with your whole house fan that needs to be fixed. If it’s getting close to time for a replacement, we can talk to you about your options for upgrading to a newer whole house fan model. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about the signs that your whole house fan may not be working the way it should.

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Combat Wildfire Smoke and Pollution with Air Purifier Installation

Monday, September 25th, 2023

Wildfires can have a negative impact on homes, even from hundreds of miles away. If you have noticed changes in your indoor air quality following recent wildfires, it may be time to invest in air purifier installation in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.

A whole house  air purifier is the best way to combat poor indoor air quality, especially when it is caused by wildfire smoke. Keep reading to learn why your indoor air quality may still be suffering even after wildfires are put out. 

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How Air Duct Sealing Saves Money and Energy

Monday, September 11th, 2023

It’s easy to think that a few small holes in your ductwork aren’t that big of a deal. Do you really need to make repairs? But the short answer is yes. Holes in your ductwork can quickly worsen after they begin to develop, causing a lot of air loss. 

The air that is escaping through these holes is costing you on your monthly energy bills, as well as putting additional strain on your air conditioner. If you need an air duct sealing company in Vineland, NJ, our team is here to help. Give us a call to schedule your service today. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about the benefits of duct sealing.

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How We Can Help Your Home Comfort

Monday, July 19th, 2021

Staying comfortable inside your home should be a pretty easy feat thanks to modern technology. With a few taps or the flick of a switch, you can turn on a piece of machinery that controls the temperature in your house and keeps you comfortable on the hottest of days. That’s incredible compared to even just 50 years ago.

However, some of the advancements that we have made for our homes have proved to have somewhat negative side effects in that they can actually hinder an important factor of our home comfort: indoor air quality (IAQ). Homes are built to be well sealed in order to make them more energy efficient which is a great thing except for the fact that this means that they are susceptible to problems with their air quality. We can help combat those IAQ issues.

Learn more about the systems and services we offer that can give your IAQ and your overall comfort the boost that they need.

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How Are Your Ducts Doing?

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Ever driven on a bad road? Bumpy pavement, potholes, and tree roots can make a stretch of asphalt pretty hard to handle, even if you were in a good off-roading vehicle. This means that it will take longer to get to your destination and the journey certainly won’t be pleasant. If the road is bad enough you may even have to give up and turn around without reaching your destination. The same concept applies to your ductwork and its role in getting cool air in your home.

Much like how a bad road can make it near-impossible for you to reach your destination, dirty or leaking ductwork can create the same hindrance for the cool air your AC produces. This is why keeping your ductwork in good shape is so important. We keep every aspect of your home comfort in mind which is why duct sealing and repair are some of the HVAC services in Vineland, NJ that we offer. Learn more below.

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The Benefits of Professional HVAC Services

Monday, May 24th, 2021

Being able to stay comfortable inside your home is something that should not take a lot of effort. Aside from switching into some lightweight shorts and a tank top on a hot day you should be able to leave the rest up to your HVAC systems.

Of course, temperature is not the only factor in your home comfort. Your indoor air quality makes up the other half of the equation. So, if you have an air conditioner to help adjust the temperature of the air in your home what can you do to improve the air quality?

Improving your indoor air quality is one of the many professional HVAC services in Northfield, NJ our team can provide. Learn more below.

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3 Reasons to Love Air Scrubbers

Monday, February 1st, 2021

Your heart rate kicked up and you are breathing a bit more heavily. You even feel a bit light-headed. What is going on? Are you falling in love?


Oh wait, no, it was just your allergies. Bummer.

But, wait, what is going on that is triggering your allergies? It could be that you have some poor indoor air quality that you need to deal with. The question is, how are you supposed to do that? We have a solution you may want to consider!

One of the best ways to tackle those airborne contaminants is to install an Air Scrubber in your home’s HVAC system. Not sure what this system is? Not to worry. We can give you all the information you need and some of the best perks that you’ll love about this system once it is installed. Enjoy clean air in your home in time for a clear-headed Valentine’s Day with our help.

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Why Indoor Air Quality Is a Huge Part Of Your Home Comfort

Monday, December 21st, 2020

Ever had a big sneezing fit when you were at home? Chances are that you have and, once your nose finally calmed down, you didn’t feel too comfortable afterward. Even with the ideal temperature setting for your house, poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can seriously mess with your comfort.

We provide help with your indoor air quality as some of our many comprehensive HVAC services in Brigantine, NJ. This is because we know that the quality of the air in your home plays a big role in how comfortable you really are. If you weren’t sure what role your IAQ played in your home comfort before now, please let us fill you in and provide the systems and services that will help you breathe easier this season.

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3 Ways to Boost Your Home IAQ

Monday, October 26th, 2020

Have you found that spending more time in your home has kicked your allergies into high gear? While the fall season is often a cause for irritation of your nose and lungs, the source of the issue may also be the air in your home. Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) is a problem that many modern homes have and, thankfully, is one we can fix, too.

When it comes to boosting your home’s indoor air quality in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, you can turn to us for the systems and services that will help. Check out the solutions that we can offer for your home comfort needs.

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How an Air Purifier Can Help Your Home

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Does it seem like everyone in your home is struggling with seasonal allergies but they last through every season? If this sounds familiar, it may be because you have poor indoor air quality in your home. Believe it or not, the air quality in your home can have a big impact on your home comfort and even your health.

If it seems like everyone in the house is sneezing nonstop, it may be a good idea to invest in an air purifier in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. If you aren’t sure what benefits this system can provide for you, we are happy to provide you with some extra information.

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