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What is Air Balancing and Why is it Important for Your Home?

The architect or designer that drew the blueprints for your home did more than simply show the construction crews where to put walls, doors, and windows. There exists a page in the blueprint package of your home for the HVAC requirements. The way the internal ducts should be laid out, what size register should be put in each room, and other pertinent information regarding the recommended HVAC system for your home. On that page of the blueprints, each room...

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6 Practical HVAC Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

Owning a furry pet is a joy known by millions of people across the country (and billions across the world). We humans need companionship and pets like cats, dogs, and even hamsters provide warm and fuzzy unconditional love. They also provide an unlimited source of pet hair. When you love on your dog or your cat rolls on the carpet, pet hair is the result. When you clean your hamster cage or brush your rabbit, pet hair gets into...

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4 Ways Your HVAC Unit Can Alleviate Allergies

Allergies trigger when small agitating particles hit your airways. Maybe it's yellow pine pollen or sage brush that blows through once a year. Perhaps it's pet dander you're allergic to or mold spores in the air. Most of us notice that allergies are less problematic indoors, because there are fewer allergens. It's not just that the doors and windows keep out extra pollen. Staying indoors can alleviate your allergies because of how HVAC systems work. A well-maintained HVAC unit can...

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Things To Know Before Turning Your AC Back On For Summer

The first blast of cool air from your air conditioning unit is a refreshing introduction to the spring and summer seasons, but without AC that is operating properly, the transition into the warmer months can become uncomfortable.  Knowing when to call a professional is important, especially when your air conditioning unit is showing signs of a potential problem after winter. Homeowners should know how to protect their unit during the idle months and what to look for when turning it...

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How Often Should You Have Your Heater Inspected?

The heater in your home is an essential part of both comfort and safety. Protecting the home from extreme cold temperatures in the winter months is something all homes should b equipped for. Of course, heaters are like any home appliance; they still need the occasional inspection and maintenance. Heaters need to be kept clean, internally and externally, and many types of heaters need to be monitored to ensure they remain safe inside the home. It's important for your heater...

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Calculate Actual Cost of New AC Unit [2021]

The decision to repair or replace your AC unit can be difficult. A newer system is typically more efficient, and requires less maintenance and repairs, making it less expensive year after year. However, new AC units can be expensive. When does it make sense financially to upgrade your system? This online calculator is designed to estimate as accurately as possible the actual savings you'll get from purchasing a new ac unit. Skip to the bottom of this article to see...

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10 Steps We’re Taking This Summer to Keep Your Family and Our Staff Safe

As a heating and air company, Legacy Air has the honor to be an essential business during the COVID-19 pandemic. With this honor, comes the responsibility of keeping our clients and staff members safe and ensuring that we don't spread the virus. The nature of our business means that we must come to your home, and in most cases, we must come inside your home. During these visits, we want to keep you and your family safe along with our...

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Is R22 Still Available?

On January 1, 2010, they approved a ban that began a gradual phase-out of the refrigerant R22. They slowly reduced the amount of R22 that could be brought into the United States as well as could be produced here. That timeline ended on January 1st, 2020 and now R22 can no longer be manufactured in the United States, now can we import it from other countries. Does that mean that I will not be able to make repairs to my...

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Why You Need Annual AC Maintenance in Las Vegas

With a subtropical climate, Las Vegas has long and hot summers. During the months of summer, your house can feel like an oven during the day as temperatures rise. This is why a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system is a crucial component in the house. Though HVAC systems are durable, they are still subject to wear and tear, which can reduce performance. As such, to protect your loved ones from the excessive heat and undue discomfort, it is...

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How Air Filters & Air Quality Products Effect Viruses like COVID-19

Below is a list of the most common Indoor Air quality products for residential homes. We are trying to gear this to answer the questions on the benefits that each product does provide, but also let you know how it might affect the Covid-19 disease and your chances of getting it. Can an Air Filtration System Protect from Covid-19? Ultimately no matter what filtration system you have, the only way it can filter out any virus is if you or somebody...

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