Are Scented Candles Air Quality Killers?

  After a long day at work, it’s nice to get home. Your home is your place to relax, unwind, and feel comfortable. For some of us, that means lighting a scented candle. There are so many candles out there with gre

Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Saving Lives

  When winter rolls around, we start to talk more about furnaces and fireplaces. Both heat producers keep us toasty warm all season long. However, both can also produce dangerous amounts of carbon monoxide, a deadly

8 Quick Tips for Fresh Indoor Air This Winter

  Winter is not kind to indoor air quality. During the winter months, we tend to keep our homes wholly closed off. After all, we don’t want that precious heat to escape! But closing our houses up means that pollut

What is an Air Purifier?

  Alabama is known as a state that is not friendly to those with allergies. Every spring and summer, we experience a deluge of pollen. Most of us are familiar with that nice powdery yellow-green coating that covers

Heat & Humidity – A Bad Indoor Air Combo

  We know the summer months come with extra heat and humidity. When that extra warmth and moisture makes its way into your home, your indoor air quality can suffer. Here are the big three to watch out for during the

It’s Time for Us to Say “Thanks”

At Brown Heating and Cooling, we take working with the community seriously. Our job is to keep our community comfortable through our commitment to using excellent products, professional development, and to hire the best

Can Mold Grow in My Air Ducts?

Here in Birmingham, we contend with a lot of miserable summer weather. While some of us may never admit to feeling the least bit bothered, the truth of the matter is that it gets downright hot and sticky here. This combi

The Key to Clean Ducts? Fresh Filters!

We spend a lot of time on the blog discussing air conditioner maintenance. This time of year it is an especially important topic. Here in Alabama, we have a ton of pollen, which causes allergic reactions like crazy. We h

Simple DIY Duct Repairs for Cleaner Air

  We all want to save money. With all the information available online, it is easier than ever to find tutorials on basic and advanced home maintenance. Having access to this information is great – it provides hom

Does Your Home Need a Good Duct Cleaning?

Everyone knows that your air conditioner and heater need routine maintenance. When mechanical equipment works as hard as most HVAC systems do, it is normal to expect a tune-up every six months or so. Most homeowners, how