Outstanding indoor air quality is always vital in your home for the comfort, health and safety of your beloved family and pets, yourself and visitors. Recent circumstances such as the Corona Virus and the devastating forest fires have only made this reality more apparent than ever in the Pacific Northwest.
The silver lining in achieving excellent home-air quality is that it’s a well-understood, pleasant goalpost to reach, if: you ask the right questions, get the right answers and work with the right, reputable, local home-heating-and-air-conditioning professional team.
Miller’s Heating and Air has been in business for nearly 75 years in Southwest Washington and North Portland. In this blog we quickly alert you to Our 4 Steps to Getting Great Indoor Air Quality (regardless of pandemics and unpredictable outdoor-air threats such as wildfires). If home-air companies you consider don’t have a thorough, easy-to-understand processes for assessing your particular needs and well-reasoned solutions like the ones below, you might ask yourself why. Here’s what you need to know:
Step 1: Your Home-Air Situation as Unique. When you work with Miller’s we look at your family’s indoor air-quality situation as specific to you and yours. No two families are the same in the layout of their home, or the health realities and preferences of their family members. We start every job with a proven process to understand exactly what you and your family consider a healthy, comfortable, “ideal” environment. This Miller’s process has worked effectively for decades to deliver outstanding, long-term, monetarily-wise solutions for thousands of families in the Pacific Northwest. (We are proud that many are lifelong customers.)
Step 2. Do a Home Interview: During our initial, distancing- and-mask-sensitive beginning, a Miller’s professional visits your home to determine your key input on definite needs, and particular concerns.
- Does anyone have allergies, Asthma, or other respiratory ailments?
- Are there Other special-needs circumstances?
- What would you like to see different in the house?
- Get Rid of Mold?
- Fix rooms that are too hot, or too cold?
- Lower your power bills?
Step 3. Lead a Home Tour: After the Interview, our professional must walk the whole house with a knowledgeable family member, to cover the bases and ensure outstanding indoor air quality and your satisfaction. We, together with you, need to give the home visit, the time it needs to ensure excellence. This might take an hour or more.
Here we check the Layout of the Rooms. We look at The System: where the thermostat, filters and vents are. We note Comfort and Air-quality issues by room. And we Validate Existing Concerns.
We do Load Calculations: to determine the proper size and capacity of your existing system, are they: sufficient? over-sized? or undersized?
We’ll check heating & air equipment placement & condition. We’ll look for trouble spots: coils growing mold? Faulty duct work? Wrong capacity or placement? Incorrect zoning? This helps us when we recommend correct, specific solutions for your family’s needs. We frequently (discover, unexpected home problems). Sometimes room ducts are wrong sized or installed incorrectly. Or there are serious system air leaks letting in pollutants from outdoors, wasting energy as much as 35%. But don’t worry, whatever the case, Miller’s has your back.
Step 4. Receive excellent, long-term solutions: When it comes to solutions, you’ll have lots of options. Miller’s offers some of the world’s best brands: extremely efficient, effective next-generation home in-door-air technologies. These include such modern miracles as The Protector Air Purification System, proven effective against SARS virus, also caused by a coronavirus. The Protector Improves indoor air quality by neutralizing odors, VOCs, smoke, mold, bacteria and viruses. It’s germicidal UV Light helps your filter, traps contaminants and helps protect your furnace, adding years of life to your HVAC system. We can also show you the revolutionary Aeroseal Duct and Air-Sealing, which Increases comfort: creating more even temperatures: eliminating hot and cold spots. If reduces dust and allergens, for heathier air, improving efficiency. Bringing up to 35% savings system-wide and improving efficiency, prolonging equipment life.
Finally, Miller’s offers on-going system-maintenance so good at saving you money over many years and insuring the healthy-air quality for your system we proudly call it Our World Class Maintenance Plan. Our goal is to recommend effective, long-term-affordable solutions assuring your complete satisfaction. That includes determining/sharing with your long-term financial paybacks.
Everything starts with understanding YOU and that initial visit. Miller’s has you covered. We look forward to partnering with you to deliver better, breathable air, more comfort and energy savings for you and your family for many years to come.