SmartHouse Heating and Cooling Blog

May 2, 2023

Top AC Accessories to Enhance Your Home Cooling

Top AC Accessories to Enhance Your Home Cooling. Summer is a season of warmth, sunshine, and fun activities, but it can also be accompanied by unbearable heat, especially indoors. Anyone who's been inside a St. Louis home in the summer understands the importance of a well-functioning air conditioner. But many homeowners don't know that there are a range of additional AC products that can help increase your efficiency while stabilizing your comfort. At SmartHouse, we cater our AC ... Read More

May 2, 2023

The Pros and Cons of Portable Dehumidifiers vs. Whole-House Dehumidifier

The Pros and Cons of Portable Dehumidifiers vs. Whole-House Dehumidifiers. Dehumidifiers are an essential tool in maintaining the comfort and health of your home. However, with so many options on the market, many St. Louis homeowners may be unsure about what's best for them. Do I need a whole-house dehumidifier? Isn't it cheaper just to get a portable one? That depends on you and your unique situation. SmartHouse Heating & Cooling can help you make an informed decision ... Read More

May 2, 2023

Home Comfort in the Dog Days of Summer: AC Tips for Pet Owners

Home Comfort in the Dog Days of Summer: AC Tips for Pet Owners. We owe it to our furry family members to keep them, ourselves, and our homes healthy, comfortable, and cool. While pets bring a lot of joy and companionship to our lives, the fur, dander, and dust that come with them can reduce indoor air quality and put a strain on your cooling system. But, with some planning, preparation, good decisions, and honest advice from your St. Louis ... Read More

December 15, 2021

3 Home Upgrades That Help with Indoor Allergies

Coughing, sneezing, an itchy or stuffy nose—the symptoms of indoor allergies can make living in your St. Louis home uncomfortable and unpleasant at all different times of the year. Common indoor allergens can include:
  • Dust mites
  • Pet dander
  • Smoke
  • Germs
  • Pollen
  • Mold
Many homeowners don’t realize that ... Read More
July 21, 2021

Where Does Indoor Air Pollution Come From?

Indoor air is more polluted on average than outdoor air. But while many people think of car exhaust pipes or factory chimneys when they think about air pollution, neither of those are in our homes. So what are the different kinds of indoor air pollution, where do they come from, and how harmful are they? (View as a downloadable PDF version)

Mold & Moisture

Excessive humidity inside a home can not only be ... Read More