IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

December 13, 2011

Why Schedule A Thorough Duct Cleaning? Because What’s In There Winds Up In Your Air

Poor indoor air quality can pose a number of health risks, including aggravating allergy and asthma symptoms. If you are looking for ways to improve the quality of the air inside your home to minimize these risks, one step you may want to consider is professional duct cleaning. Over time, certain contaminants can build up inside your home’s ductwork. These contaminants can then be distributed throughout your living spaces when you operate your heating or cooling system. By hiring a […]
December 8, 2011

Concerned About Your Indoor Air Quality? A 10-Point Strategy To Clean It Up

Indoor air quality can mean the difference between living healthfully and happily or being miserable and plagued by chronic health issues. Invisible airborne particulates can aggravate existing conditions such as allergies or asthma and create a variety of obstacles to ultimate well-being. Use this 10-step strategy to help you get started on significantly improving your indoor air quality: Each room should have an operable window or two to allow for ventilation needs that arise from everyday household tasks and activities […]
November 24, 2011

With The Arrival Of Heating Season, It’s Time Do Some Maintenance On Your Whole-House Humidifier

With winter on the horizon, it’s time to make sure maintenance on your whole-house humidifier is scratched off your fall to-do checklist. A well-maintained humidification system can relieve or prevent the side effects of dry air, such as reduced home comfort, health issues and even possible damage to wooden floors and furniture. You’ll have a more comfortable home and save energy just by performing some simple maintenance. Models differ, so it’s good to know the basics. For residential use, the most […]
October 27, 2011

Three Places In Your Home Where It Can Pay To Insulate

Upgrading your home’s insulation is a worthwhile investment that will pay for itself in the coming years with what you save in lower monthly energy costs. It probably goes without saying that the more insulation you have in your home, the better your energy cost savings. Insulation also affects the overall comfort of your home, by creating home temperatures that are much more consistent and that correspond to weather demands. You may be wondering where to insulate your home for […]