Winter is here… and so are those nasty viruses and flus. Being considerate of your indoor air quality can prevent sickness from spreading between you and your family members this season. Indoor air quality (IAQ) focuses on the degree which the air inside your home can start to affect a your overall health, comfort, and well-being.
How do you know which air filter is best for your home? The primary difference between these seven types of filters is their ability to filter various airborne pollutants. Different factors affect filtering ability, such as the material that makes up the filter. We'll go through the main types of filters and the pros and cons of each.
Maintaining healthy levels of indoor air quality, or IAQ, is important year-round. In the summer, though, there are different factors that may affect your home's indoor air quality. Understanding when your home's IAQ levels are too low and the various ways to strengthen the air quality is important to staying healthy.
The last thing you want when trying to cool off on a hot summer day is to notice a foul odor coming from your AC system. Unfortunately, this problem is all too common. But with all the different smells that can be coming from your AC, how do you know what the cause is and how to fix it? We'll go over the seven most common AC smells and what to do about them.
Homeowners know how crucial it is to keep your AC system running smoothly during the blazing hot summers. If your AC unit isn't installed, maintained, and properly used you may be damaging the longevity of your system. This could waste lots of time, money, and energy. See what common AC mistakes homeowners make and some troubleshooting tips and tricks.
Wondering if it's actually important to have your air conditioning system cleaned and checked annually? The answer is definitely!!
With spring upon us, it's prime time to make sure your HVAC system is ready to provide cool air by scheduling a professional tune up, getting filters changed, etc. Then, when winter comes around, it'll be time to seal up our houses and try to keep the heat in.
There are many reasons to do routine maintenance on your HVAC system: it will help your system run optimally and efficiently, it will help to preserve the unit’s lifespan and reduce maintenance costs, and it will help remove the harmful stuff from the air we breathe in our homes.
No matter what time of year it is, maintaining adequate indoor air quality is key to staying healthy. In fact, the air in our homes is approximately two to five times more polluted than the outside air.
Air pollution, breathing in smoke, and allergies due to dust and pollen are common concerns when spending time outside. But have you ever thought about what you're breathing in when inside?
Are you experiencing unexplained eye, nose, and throat irritation? Headaches and fatigue? Or even respiratory issues? There is likely a very simple underlying issue: your indoor air quality.