The Importance of Testing Your Air Quality

May 8, 2023

Did you know that indoor air can sometimes be worse than outside? This can be due to several factors, such as excess moisture, dangerous chemicals, or inadequate ventilation. This is an area where you can’t afford to compromise. Improving the quality of the air in your home should be a priority. We can help you achieve clean indoor air for the health of you and your family. Why Is Air Quality So Crucial? The quality of the air in your home needs to be as high as possible. You don’t want to suddenly come down with

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10 Signs That You Need Air Duct Cleaning

April 25, 2023

Most homeowners give little thought to their air ducts since they are out of sight and out of mind. However, if left unchecked, the air ducts can become blocked with dust, debris, and allergens over time. This can lead to a range of issues, such as poor airflow and higher energy bills. Here are the ten signs that indicate it’s time for an air duct cleaning session. 1. Visible Dust Around the Vents If you notice excessive dust and debris on your air vents or floating through the air when you turn on your HVAC system,

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10 Factors That Can Contribute to Poor Indoor Air Quality

March 2, 2023

The quality of your indoor air can have a major impact on the health and comfort of you and your family. Poor air quality can be caused by a variety of different factors that can contribute to health issues such as allergies, asthma, respiratory illnesses, and more. Here are 10 common factors that can contribute to poor indoor air quality and what you can do about them. 1. Pet Dander Pet dander is a common allergen that can be found in many indoor environments. It is made up of microscopic particles of skin and

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Methods of Reducing Indoor Air Pollution with HVAC Technology

February 14, 2023

While we know about the various types of pollution that we encounter outdoors each day, there is the potential for being exposed to even more pollutants inside your home. The Environmental Protection Agency concludes that some pollutants may actually be two to five times higher indoors. This includes things like dust mites, mold, pet dander, smoke, and other particulates. With the development of HVAC technology in recent years, it has become much more possible to improve the quality of your indoor air to protect your health and the health of those around you. Let’s consider some of

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Effects of Indoor Air Quality on Your Health

January 20, 2023

On a regular basis, you might not think too much about the indoor air quality of your home. However, if you start to sneeze or feel unwell for no other identifiable reason, you may begin to wonder if your home’s air plays a role in the issue. Learning about the ways in which indoor air quality can affect your health may open the door to solutions. Nasal and Throat Irritation One common effect of indoor air pollution is irritation of the nose and throat. You might notice that you start sneezing a lot

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What to Expect When Your Furnace Pressure Switch Fails

December 15, 2022

Turning on the heat in your Foothills Ranch, CA home is as easy as adjusting your thermostat. With just a slight change to your preferred temperature, your heater roars to life, and your living space is filled with warm air. However, despite how simple things are on your end, it’s actually a very complex process behind the scenes. This is especially true with gas-fired furnaces that both burn fuel and ensure that building residents aren’t exposed to the harmful byproducts of combustion. Your furnace pressure switch plays a vital role in this process. If it stops working, your supply of

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How Windows Affect Your Home’s Temperature

November 15, 2022

Have you noticed chilly drafts, cold pockets in certain rooms, or a dramatic rise in your heating bill? If these sound similar, you might be experiencing issues with your windows. Your home’s windows play an important role in everything from how comfortable a room feels to how much your monthly utility bill costs. This is because some windows – especially older ones and cheaper models – are less energy efficient and tend to develop leaks and drafts over time. Here at White Mechanical, Inc., we’ve provided heating and air conditioning services for countless households throughout Foothill Ranch, CA.

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How Does Your Furnace Heat Your Home During Winter?

October 18, 2022

Every year, homeowners across the country start an annual ritual as the temperatures start to drop. Closing storm windows, checking insulation, filling propane tanks, and even gathering firewood. We spend a lot of time and money, all in the name of warmth and comfort. But when the time comes to set that thermostat, do you really understand how your home is being heated? Knowing the details of how a furnace may seem unimportant. However, with just a little bit of information, you can save a ton of money and time by keeping your furnace up and running effectively.

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How Your AC Professional Changes the Speed of Your AC’s Fan

September 19, 2022

In order for your HVAC system to operate efficiently, it needs to run according to the speed stated in its manual. However, sometimes, the speed of the AC fan is too high or low for current conditions, so it creates an uncomfortable environment. In order for your system to run optimally, you may need a trusted professional from White Mechanical, Inc. to change your fan’s speed. How to Change the Speed of an AC Fan According to HVAC experts, an air conditioner’s fan speed should be about 400 cubic feet per meter (CFM) airflow per ton. However,

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How to Establish the Right Maintenance Schedule for Your AC System

August 16, 2022

Having a functional air conditioner in your home isn’t just a matter of comfort. At times, this equipment can be essential for keeping everyone in good health. Your air conditioner regulates indoor humidity, prevents the temperature in your living area from climbing too high, and filters out a number of harmful particulates. The best way to keep your home cooling equipment in good working order is by having it serviced regularly. But how often should you schedule professional AC maintenance? Let’s find out. Check Your Owner’s Manual and Warranty Licensed HVAC technicians can help you establish

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