How Can the iWave Help Fight Coronavirus?

January 22, 2021

The World Health Organization pronounced COVID-19 to be a pandemic on March 13, 2020. Since the first few cases showed up in the United States, many people have been concerned about getting infected and spreading it to other members of their household. Many people are also concerned about letting anyone into their home, even a food delivery person or other service providers. Fortunately, installing an iWave purifier could help rid your Portland, OR, home of coronavirus and other infectious viruses and bacteria. iWave Removes SARS CoV-2 The iWave manufacturer contracted with an independent, third-party laboratory to

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Is There a Way to Repair Leaking Ductwork?

December 3, 2020

When it comes to HVAC efficiency, there’s one component that’s overlooked more than all the rest: the ductwork. Without solid ductwork, your system won’t be able to efficiently send air where it needs to be. That’s why leaking ductwork is such a concern: it can greatly reduce the efficiency of your HVAC system. Fortunately, to help your West Sacramento home’s ductwork improve its efficiency, there are multiple repair options available from CABS Heating & Air Conditioning. The Traditional Way: Fixing the Outside If your home’s ducts are accessible, the easiest way to fix leaks is to repair the

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HVAC, Your Furnace and the Danger of Carbon Monoxide

November 12, 2020

If you have a gas furnace, you need to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide is a gas that can cause serious health problems, including death. How Is Carbon Monoxide Typically Handled? Carbon monoxide is produced when fossil fuel is burned. If your furnace is working properly, it’s carried out of your home through a flue. How a Furnace Develops a Carbon Monoxide Leak There are a few things that can cause carbon monoxide to leak out of the furnace. The most common reason is that the

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Why Your HVAC System Needs To Be Properly Installed

October 20, 2020

When you have a new HVAC system installed in your home, it’s critical that you choose the right service provider. How a system is installed affects its longevity, energy-efficiency, safety, and more. Many issues can arise from improper installation. Energy Efficiency When an HVAC system doesn’t get installed correctly, it can result in you paying up to 30% more on your energy bills. A skilled technician will ensure ducts aren’t obstructed and all seals are leak-proof. The heating and cooling equipment has to be hooked up properly to function as it should.

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Benefits of the CABS Comfort Club

September 23, 2020

Heating and cooling systems are complicated, which is why CABS Heating & Air Conditioning is proud to offer a convenient CABS Comfort Club option for customers in West Sacramento, CA. This program offers affordable heating and cooling maintenance services that will keep your home energy-efficient and comfortable. Read on to learn about three key benefits of joining the CABS Comfort Club. 1. Convenient Maintenance The comfort club allows you to enjoy convenient maintenance services, including regular filter replacements. We recommend installing a new filter at least every three months for optimal energy efficiency. Members of the comfort club get priority

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How Indoor Air Quality Can Help Your Immune System

September 11, 2020

Modern life in a busy environment can have an impact on your immune system. Whether the air in your home is dusty, moldy or filled with pet dander, an air purification system could be a smart investment. The contaminants in the air you breathe may cause inflammation and a host of other mild to moderate health issues. Extreme cases of polluted air can lead to severe health complications, including asthma or emphysema. A healthy immune system is your first defense against infections, viruses and other illnesses. Air Purifiers and Scrubbers When it comes to cleaning your

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The Dangers of Reusing AC Filters

August 16, 2020

Who doesn’t appreciate the chance to save some money? Homeowners may look at the costs of running an AC and think there are corner-cutting steps that could bring down bills. Reusing a disposable filter may seem like a plan, but it could be a poor one. Disposable filters require replacing, not reusing. Reusing them comes with dangers. Mold Grows on the Filter Wetting and cleaning a disposable filter won’t work too well. Besides not getting the filter thoroughly clean, a wet filter may experience mold growth. Mold might then continue to grow inside the AC. As

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Why Does My AC Unit Need an Air Filter?

July 16, 2020

Would your air conditioning unit still run if someone removed the air filter? Yes, it would. And you may never even notice the filter isn’t there. Unfortunately, you would soon find out the hard way that it is necessary to have a clean air filter inside the AC. The risks of not using one are enormous. The Filter’s Purpose Inside the AC Even the cleanest home or office has tons of dirt, dander, dust, debris and other unwanted particles floating around in the air. Whenever you open a door or a window, some of those unwanted

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Benefits of Dehumidifiers in the Summer

June 17, 2020

A dehumidifier is an excellent purchase for anyone looking at ways to reduce excess moisture in the air. Using a dehumidifier is especially beneficial during the hot summer months, as it can help your home to feel much more comfortable. Reaching out to an experienced HVAC company is a great way to find a dehumidifier that works best for your house. Here are a few of the top benefits of using a dehumidifier in the summer. 1. Reduce Wear and Tear on Your HVAC System One of the many benefits of using a

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Tips for Healthy Air at Home

May 14, 2020

When you think of indoor air quality, chances are you consider the outdoors of Sacramento, CA, and the surrounding areas. You might be surprised to learn that the air quality within your home is actually less healthy than the outdoor air. Here are three tips on how to maintain healthy air in your home. 1. Upgrade Your Air Filters Consider upgrading the air filter in your heating and cooling system. Choose the highest minimum efficiency reported value (MERV) that fits in your system. The higher the MERV, the smaller the particles it collects. Check and clean

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