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The Importance of Duct Inspections

Around 80 percent of American homes have central air conditioning systems that rely on ductwork to deliver air conditioned comfort. Thanks to their reliability and great performance, they are the most popular cooling option, hands down. If not properly maintained, however, ductwork can lead to higher utility bills, poor indoor air quality, and reduced HVAC system performance. Duct inspections are your first defense against the problems that arise from faulty …Read More

Improving Indoor Air Quality Requires a Little Attention

When the temperature drops, you spend more time indoors. Make sure you’re breathing easier by taking a few steps to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) and keep your family healthy through the seasons. Cleaner Air It might be a while before you’re able to keep windows open so keep the air inside cleaner by not using pollutants such as chemical cleaners, pesticides and air fresheners. If you have to paint …Read More

Mold, Dust and Dander – Emitting These Common Allergens in Your Home

Indoor pollutants including mold, dust and pet dander can leave you sneezing throughout the day. Indoor air pollution can even lead to respiratory problems like asthma, so it is important for you to be proactive about getting rid of these common allergens in your home. Use the tips outlined below to improve indoor air quality and protect the health of your family. Taking Steps To Control Air Pollutants in Your …Read More

Summer Indoor Air Quality Tips and Solutions

Staying cool in the summer is important, but keeping a home tightly closed for the efficiency of a cooling system can lead to problems related to indoor air quality. Opening the windows lets in outdoor pollutants, so how can a homeowner deal with the indoor air pollution without compromising comfort in hot weather? Here are some tips for keeping the air clean while staying cool. Sources of Indoor Air Pollution …Read More

Why Allergies Attack Indoors

Each spring and summer, pollen counts climb as trees and grasses begin their annual proliferation. Like clockwork, they release their pollen and bring respiratory misery to millions of people around them. Some of these people seek respite with medications while others hunker down in their homes and try to ride out the onslaught of seasonal allergens. Many people are forced to call off work with itchy eyes and runny noses. …Read More

Winter Indoor Air Quality Solutions

Although indoor air quality is a major year-round concern, there are distinct differences between winter and summer conditions in the home. Improving the indoor air during the winter is specifically related to climate conditions and home heating. From monitoring a home’s heating system for dangerous emissions to keeping the humidity levels proper, there are several solutions for better winter indoor air quality. Improve Winter Indoor Air Humidifiers: Since cold air …Read More