What is an Air Scrubber?

What is an Air Scrubber

Did you know that according to the Environmental Protection Agency, airborne pollutants in the home can be up to 5 times more dangerous than the air outdoors? Odds are, if you don’t have an air cleaning device like an Air Scrubber, you’re breathing in contaminated air every day without even realizing it. Indoor air pollution […]

How Often To Replace Air Filter

How Often To Replace Air Filter

Though its importance in your heating and cooling system is often overlooked, your air filter is an essential component of your HVAC system. That’s why it’s important to regularly check your air filters and change them when necessary. Generally, to keep your HVAC system energy efficient and to keep your indoor air quality up, most […]

How To Remove Allergens From Your Home

How To Remove Indoor Allergens from Your Home

Do you struggle with seasonal allergies? Does even the smallest amount of pet dander, dust mites, or other airborne contaminant trigger allergic reactions year-round? Do your allergy symptoms seem to follow you even inside your own house? Well, that might have more to do with your air conditioner system than you know. After all, your […]

Why HVAC Systems Have Air Filters

Someone inserting an air filter into an HVAC system

Your HVAC air filter, although arguably one of the simplest parts of your HVAC system, is also one of the most important. Its primary function is to keep the HVAC system clean and free of damage, but it also plays a part in your indoor air quality. Here’s why your air filter is so important […]

How Air Conditioners Treat Humidity

An illustration of a ductless air conditioner

Can Air Conditioners Control Humidity? If there’s anything that Texas residents are familiar with, it’s extreme summer temperatures and high humidity levels. Humid air can take a normal, hot day and turn it into an unbearably uncomfortable one. Luckily, there’s a solution to regulating indoor humidity levels and it’s already in your home! Air conditioners […]

Air Scrubbers vs Air Purifiers: How They Clean Your Air

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Many people wrongfully assume that they’re breathing in clean air every day in their home. The truth is, there is actually much more indoor air pollution than there is pollution in the outdoor air.  Indoor air quality is crucial to maintaining a comfortable and healthy home. Nowadays, there are many ways to manage your air […]

ActivePure Technology® Reduces the SARS-CoV-2 Virus by 99.9%


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that the SARS-CoV-2 virus, or COVID-19, is most easily and commonly transmitted by respiratory droplets that are produced when an infected individual talks, breathes, laughs, coughs, sneezes, or sings. These airborne droplets can remain suspended in the air for a few minutes or even hours, […]

4 Surprising Things That Are Fouling Up Your Indoor Air Quality

Air Fresheners

Your home’s indoor air quality isn’t something you likely give much thought to. The only time it’s a concern is when you’re following your nose to find the source of a weird smell.However, things that contribute to poor indoor air quality don’t always have an unpleasant odor. In fact, some of them smell great, emitting […]

The Risk of COVID-19 Transmission Indoors & the Importance of Adhering to Safety Measures


By now, the CDC has confirmed that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is spread through respiratory droplets that are produced when an infected individual speaks, coughs, sneezes, or breathes. Once these respiratory droplets are released, surrounding individuals may become infected by: 1) inhaling them or 2) touching surfaces that the droplets have landed on and then touching […]

Get a Great Deal on the REME HALO Whole Home Air Purifier

REME HALO Whole Home Air Purifier

Did you know that according to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency,) indoor air pollution is now considered as big if not an even bigger threat to our health than pollution outdoors? Unfortunately, in the world we live in, the quality of our indoor air is worse than ever. For those with allergies, asthma, and other […]

Maintaining Good Indoor Air Quality during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Indoor Air Quality

At Lex Air Conditioning and Heating, the health and safety of our customers are our top priorities. As we continue to watch the world around us struggle to cope with and slow the spread of COVID-19, we remain as committed as ever to delivering premium-quality services and keeping your home and family protected. We are […]

The Big Question: Can Airborne Viruses Travel Through Ducts?

Can Airborne Viruses Travel Through Ducts

With indoor air quality and the transmission of viruses a top concern these days, we thought we’d help answer a question we’ve been getting a lot lately: Can the flow of air produced by an HVAC system spread disease? Let’s dive into what the U.S. Centers for Disease Control has to say. A Case Study […]