Entries by Brian Mclaughlin

Should I Keep My Windows Open or Shut?

It’s a question that comes up every year: should you keep your windows open or closed? If there’s one thing we know at the Air Treatment Company, it’s staying comfortable. Here’s our expert answer to the age-old question: When to Keep Your Windows Open • Mild or breezy weather: If the weather is pleasant, or […]

Are Air Leaks Costing You Money?

Is your money going out the window? If your home isn’t properly sealed, it could be. In fact, some estimate that air leaks throughout the home could spike energy bills by 20% or more. Read below to learn how to find and fix air leaks in your home… What are air leaks? According to the […]

Spring Cleaning 101: Dust

Did you know that the average four-person household generates about 40 pounds of dust per year? While there’s no way to eliminate this dust, there are ways to minimize it. Here’s a few tips to keep in mind while spring cleaning… Use the top-down approach. Dust is like snow, it falls from top to bottom. […]

Install a Smart Thermostat Now and Save All Season

Times are changing, and so are our thermostats. If you are still utilizing the simple, antiquated thermostat that came with your home, it might be time to consider upgrading to a smart model. Thermostats are generally overlooked, but they are an important component of our heating and cooling systems. The location, settings, and model of […]

Spring is Here, and So Are the Allergies

Spring is in the air! Wait a second, maybe that’s just the pollen. As the weather warms up around Fairfax County, Virginia, homeowners should keep these five tips in mind to keep their allergies under control… Start Medicating Now If you wait until you’re having sneezing fits to start taking your medication, it’s already too […]

How to Prepare Your Home HVAC System for Spring

Today marks the official start of spring! Here’s seven steps you can take to make sure your home HVAC system is ready for the heating-to-cooling transition:   1. Change your air filters. It is estimated that 80% of HVAC-related problems could be prevented by simply cleaning or replacing the air filters. Change yours at the […]

Customer Testimonial Spotlight

  The Air Treatment Company has provided professional home heating, cooling, and air quality services for more than 50 years. Our up-front pricing, NATE-certified technicians, and commitment to customer service make us a favorite among homeowners in Fairfax County, Virginia. Don’t take our word for it, though. Check out what real customers are saying about […]