Topic: air quality

Video: Assessing Filter Options

EL CERRITO − Host, Sarah Rutan: In maintaining your HVAC system, there are multiple options for filters you can use. Today, we’re in El Cerrito with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Tim Hassler of Hassler Heating & Air Conditioning to learn more. Diamond…Read More

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Going Above Minimum Standards with Air Filters

EL CERRITO − Some people think air filters are all the same, but this is far from the case. While the heating and cooling systems in many homes have standard, one-inch fiberglass filters, the reality is that these do little to improve…Read More

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Video: Carpets and Indoor Air Quality

HAYWARD − Host, Sarah Rutan: While many people think carpeting contributes to allergy problems, some suggests the opposite might be true. Today we’re in Hayward with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Matt Cole of Cole’s Carpet & Upholstery Company to learn a different perspective. Diamond Certified…Read More

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The Truth about Carpet and Air Quality

HAYWARD − Many people think carpet contributes to allergies and respiratory problems, but this isn’t necessarily the case. In fact, according to numerous scientific studies, carpet may actually have the opposite effect. In one study performed in Sweden, the carpets…Read More

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Video: The Importance of a Clean Cabin Filter

FREMONT − Host, Sarah Rutan:  A vehicle’s cabin filter is designed to provide clean air for its passengers, but if it isn’t regularly maintained, it can have the opposite effect. Today, we’re in Fremont with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Ron McLeod of…Read More

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The Importance of Cabin Filter Replacement

FREMONT − Cabin filter replacement is one of the most commonly overlooked aspects of vehicle maintenance. Designed to filter out elements like dust and pollen, a cabin air filter provides clean air for a vehicle’s driver and passengers. However, a…Read More

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How to Locate and Replace Your Furnace Filter

CONCORD – While routine furnace filter replacement remains a commonly neglected aspect of home maintenance, for some, the problem starts with locating the filter in the first place. Here are a few common places to look: Internally: In many cases, the…Read More

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Video: Maintaining Your Furnace

CAMPBELL – Host, Sarah Rutan: When caring for your home, you’ll need to learn how to maintain and change your filter. Today we’re with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Susan Nichol of Cold Craft to learn about furnace maintenance. Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Susan…Read More

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The Importance of Changing Your Furnace Filter

CAMPBELL – One simple yet often overlooked aspect of furnace maintenance is regular filter replacement. It’s an inexpensive investment considering the benefits it provides, especially when you consider that neglecting to replace a furnace filter can lead to costly system repairs….Read More

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Video: Managing Air Flow in Your Home

CAMPBELL – Host, Sarah Rutan: If you want to maintain air flow in vacant parts of your home, you’ll first need to know your options and the pros and cons of each. Today we’re with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Kent Penning of Cold…Read More

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