IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

January 14, 2014

Get on Top of Pet Allergens in Your Home With These Tips

If you are a homeowner with allergies to animal dander, it may seem like getting rid of your beloved pets is your only option. While many people pursue allergy treatments like allergy shots or medications, they may not realize that there are many things they can do to greatly reduce pet allergens in the home. Pet allergies can be difficult to treat, but a few simple improvements around the house can alleviate many symptoms. Frequent cleaning will get rid of much of […]
November 14, 2013

UV Lights: Here’s What They Can Do to Improve IAQ

One of the big, regular threats to your indoor air quality is the incidence of micro-organisms – mold spores, bacteria, fungal growth, etc. – in the air that circulates through your home. These disease-causing organisms often thrive in hard-to-access places, including inside your air conditioning system itself, and can be difficult to stamp out. Installing UV lights to handle this threat makes sense for a lot of homeowners. Ultraviolet (UV) light in extremely harmful to life on the micro-organism level, […]
October 29, 2013

Experiencing Fall Allergies in Your Peachtree Home? Here’s What You Can Do

If you’re one of the 30 million Americans who suffer from fall allergies, there are a number of ways you can make your Peachtree City area home a haven from the 17 varieties of pollen that can trigger severe allergy attacks and make your life miserable. This two-pronged approach will improve your indoor air quality to help alleviate allergy symptoms and help you breathe easier this fall. Source Control Your best defense against pollen and other allergens is to prevent […]
September 3, 2013

Unhealthy Volatile Organic Compounds: Getting Them out of Your Indoor Air

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs as they are often called, are gases that are released by common materials found in your home. Exposure to VOCs can result in short-term problems including headache, dizziness, sore throat, itchy eyes and nausea. Long-term exposure has been linked to increased risk of certain types of cancer, liver damage, kidney damage and damage to the central nervous system. There are VOCs in your home right now. Learning how to bring the concentrations down can help […]