How Indoor Air Quality Makes a Difference for Your Home Comfort

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

allergies-indoorsComfort depends on a lot of factors. Many people are most comfortable in their own homes, where their family members, pets, and possessions are, but there’s a lot that can take away from that level of comfort. Low or high temperatures, of course, affect the way you feel, but that’s only part of the equation.

You’re most comfortable when your indoor air quality is under control too. And an air conditioner alone may not do the trick. Find out how your air quality might be affecting your health and what you can do to improve it in our guide.

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Comparing 4 Methods of Indoor Air Quality Control

Monday, April 17th, 2017

germs-virus-dark-backgroundNot sure which method of indoor air quality control is right for your home? There are a lot of options on the market today, and we’re here to help you navigate through a few of our favorites. Whether you decide to stick with a high-efficiency air filter or a new UV light system, be sure to consult with a local HVAC technician first!

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Your Air Filter vs. Whole-Home Filtration

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Every home’s air conditioner and furnace should have an air filter (we hope!). This is the part of your system that prevents it from suffering damage at the hands of incoming debris pulled in with the air sucked in from around your home. An air filter is an essential part of a home comfort system—but does it keep the air clean?

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Does UV Light Really Work for Cleaning Indoor Air?

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Air quality is a major concern among homeowners, but it can be difficult to figure out what to do about problems with the air inside of your home. We know exactly how to manage temperature levels—by raising or lowering the settings on the thermostat. But targeting the contaminants that make your family members sick is another matter.

Ultraviolet lights may offer the solution you need to control air quality within the home—or they may not. Learn more about what these lights do and whether they are your ideal indoor air quality solution below.

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4 Ways to Make Your Indoor Air Healthier

Monday, February 6th, 2017

clean-ductwork-cleaningPoor indoor air quality is a major problem in this country. Studies show that the air quality inside of a building is often about 3-5 times worse than the air quality outdoors. That’s because allergens and irritants can just recirculate around your home as you run your heating and air conditioning systems, never really getting the chance to vent from the structure.

Homeowners have to invest in better indoor air quality if they want to see improvements, but it’s worth it. Better indoor air quality means less coughing and sneezing, reduced illnesses, and peace of mind for you and your family.

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Why Your Indoor Air Quality Is So Important

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

allergies-indoorsWhen we think about indoor comfort, we typically think about the basics we need to be content: central air conditioning, heating, and comfortable furniture. But comfortable indoor air means more than air that is just the right temperature.

The quality of the air you breathe every day is just as important to your home comfort, but it is often overlooked. Yet, did you know that, according to the EPA, your indoor air quality may be up to 5 times worse than the quality of the air outside?

Poor indoor air quality can affect your family members in many ways. Learn more about what may be wrong with the air quality in your home in the following guide and what you may be able to do about it.  

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How Does an Electronic Air Cleaner Work?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Hopefully, you know that your air conditioning and heating systems have an air filter (as long as you have a conventional forced-air heating and cooling system in place. This filter serves a couple of important purposes.

First, it protects the blower (fan) unit in your HVAC system from damage, trapping particles that could otherwise pummel the equipment. Secondly, the air filter cleans the air by filtering out many particles that could make you sick or aggravate allergy symptoms.

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3 Installations That Can Make Your Air Healthier

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Your air conditioner and your heater work best when the windows and doors are shuts and the home is sealed up tightly. However, this can cause a number of indoor air quality issues, trapping in particles and contaminants and aggravating allergy and asthma symptoms.

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3 Ways Duct Cleaning Benefits You

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Because you cannot easily peer inside of your air ducts to have a look, you might be unaware of just how much dust and debris is present. When your air ducts fill up with dust and debris, it could contribute to poor indoor air quality and a whole lot more. Having your air ducts cleaned out by qualified technicians offers some benefits that may surprise you.

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Why Is My Home So Dusty?

Monday, July 4th, 2016

It seems like no matter how much you dust your home, it’s always dusty by the end of the week. You can’t explain it. You might even notice that the issue gets worse when you run your air conditioning system (or your heater).

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