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Achievements and Certifications
At AdvantaClean of The Piedmont, Greensboro we provide the best services backed by our certifications and training.
- NADCA Certified
- EPA Lead Safe Certified
- Crawlspace/ Moisture Control Certified
- Crawl Space Encapsulation Certified
- Certified Mold Remediation Specialist
- Certified Mold Inspector
- Water Removal Technician
- Certified Lead Removal Restoration Technician
We've been getting some questions about whether placing a tent over your HVAC unit can help cool your home. Let's clear the air on this one!
Placing a tent or any sort of cover over your air conditioning unit is not recommended and could actually hinder the cooling process of your house. Air conditioning units are designed to function optimally in open and well-ventilated areas. Here are a few reasons why covering your AC unit with a tent might not be a good idea:
1. Airflow Restriction: AC units require proper airflow to operate efficiently. Blocking the airflow by placing a tent over the unit can reduce the amount of air reaching the condenser coils, which are responsible for releasing heat from the system. This can lead to decreased cooling performance and potential overheating of the unit.
2. Heat Accumulation: The process of air conditioning involves removing heat from the indoors and releasing it outdoors. Placing a tent over the AC unit can trap heat around the unit, causing it to work harder to cool your home. This counteracts the cooling effect you're trying to achieve.
3. Condensation Issues: AC units produce condensation as they cool the air. If a tent is placed over the unit, the condensation may not be able to evaporate properly, potentially leading to moisture buildup, mold growth, and other related problems.
4. Maintenance Difficulties: AC units require regular maintenance, including cleaning the coils and other components. Placing a tent over the unit can make it harder to access and maintain, which can lead to decreased efficiency and potentially costly repairs.
Remember that maintaining proper airflow and ventilation around your AC unit is essential for its efficient operation and overall longevity. Instead of tenting your AC unit, ensure it's free from debris and has enough space to breathe. If you have specific concerns about cooling your home, it's a good idea to consult with HVAC professionals who can provide advice for your situation. Please reach out to AdvantaClean of The Piedmont today.
Although we typically associate allergy season with Spring, for many allergy sufferers, Fall can be just as bad. Pete joins WRAL to give tips on keeping your home allergen free this fall.
WFMY: Everything you need to know about mold: Part 1
A growing number of home buyers are opting to forgo home inspections in hopes their offers get accepted faster. The trouble is they are finding mold weeks even months after moving in.