5 Common AC Problems You Should Know About

Air conditioner refrigerant needed for a home in Jackson, MS.

There are countless reasons to love the air conditioners in our homes. After all, they keep us cool on some of the hottest days — and we don’t have to worry about them breaking down or malfunctioning. Usually, that is.

How Do You Test the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home?

A man checking a carbon monoxide detector in a Jackon, MS home.

Many people expect their homes to automatically have healthy, clean air. However, there’s a chance that your home’s air is harboring various types of airborne pollutants. Allergens such as dust mites and pollutants like volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are just some of the contaminants that you may be exposed to. VOCs are more common in […]

How An Economizer Can Keep Your Air Fresh and Utility Bills Low

Customers sitting at a business in Jackson, MS.

Why the Ventilation in Your Building Matters We are all well aware of how much the world has changed in the past few years. We have changed the way we do so many things in our day-to-day lives. It’s probably not a surprise to anyone that the way we think about the air in our […]

Understanding the Increase in R22 Prices

R22 refrigerant being used in a Jackson, MS home.

R22, also known as “freon,” is a common type of refrigerant. Many homes still have HVAC systems that utilize R22 refrigerant—and this may include you. However, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made the production of R22 illegal in the United States as of January 1st, 2020.

5 Benefits of Hydro-Jetting Your Drains

A family using a kitchen sink in a Jackson, MS home.

Plumbing problems can happen to the best of us. If you find yourself facing down clogged drains, your first thought might be to use a plunger, drain snake, or chemical drain cleaner. However, you shouldn’t overlook the advantages of hydro-jetting.

What’s the Most Dangerous Indoor Air Pollutant?

A woman blowing her nose in a Jackson, MS, home due to poor indoor air quality.

Many homeowners would like to think that their home’s air is clean and free of harmful contaminants. However, it’s possible that your indoor environment is being affected by airborne pollutants. There can be short-term and long-term health effects of indoor air pollutants, such as heart disease, respiratory diseases, and cancer.

How to Clear a Clogged Pipe Without Digging

Environment Masters plumber feeding sewer camera down clogged drain.

Stubborn plumbing clogs at your home or commercial building are never convenient. When the obvious solutions like a plumbing snake don’t work, the next approach most plumbers take is to get direct access to the clog. 

How to Keep Your Water Heater in Good Condition

Water heater installed in Jackson, MS, home.

You may not think about it that often, but your water heater has to put up with a lot of demand on a regular basis. Don’t believe us? Think about how many times a day you use hot water for things like washing dishes or taking a shower. Now multiply that by 365, and you’ll […]

What’s the Best Furnace Air Filter for Your Home?

Environment Masters technician changing air filter in Jackson, MS, home.

Replacing your furnace’s air filter every 30-90 days can enhance energy efficiency, improve indoor air quality, and more. Certain types of air filters can trap airborne contaminants such as pet dander, pollen, and dust. However, it’s worth noting that not all furnace filters serve the same purpose. For instance, some air filters are ideal for […]